Gordon Hempton is one of the world's foremost nature sound recordists. He's won an Emmy, been the subject of a documentary, is an activist for acoustic ecology, and...in what many may deem a tragic irony...is also losing his hearing. Our focus on field recording this month is the perfect opportunity add his voice to our little community here. DS: How did you get into field … [Read more...]
As Chris Rock Said…Be POLITE
This article is about one of those universal inevitabilities that surrounds recording in the wild, dealing with the police. Sooner or later, we all have our encounters with them. Before I go further, let me lay out the persepective with which you should read this. I am not a lawyer. This article should not be construed as legal advice. What follows is a set of common sense … [Read more...]
October…Get Out and Record!
Thanks you for indulging us as we tried a different approach last month. We feel it's important to break out of tunnel vision every once in a while, and it was a nice (but relevant) departure for us. So let's get into October! This month, we're going to focus on the art of field recording, and it's a great month to do so. We're in that seasonal transition time where it's a … [Read more...]