Field Recording Blog

I am joining forces with Andy Martin and George Vlad to raise money for environmental causes this holiday season. The three of us have a deep love of nature and actively work to preserve the natural soundscapes through our field recording. We are each donating some of our recordings as a prize to encourage donations.
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Sound libraries are works of art and I hope you will enjoy all the new sounds I’ve recorded this past year. Really what I’m trying to say here is thank you. I’ve put a little piece of myself into each...
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It's been a fantastic year of field recording. Thank you to everyone who has supported my recording adventures! I've released 12 libraries and I now have 23 libraries in my catalog. Oh, and the website is brand new too! I hope the new features make it easier to find new sounds.
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During January 2018, I had a contest for a chance to win my Complete Bundle. To enter, you had to share your best field recording story. I received some hilarious and wonderful submission and will be sharing a few of them in upcoming blog posts. However, my favorite story was from Brendan Rehill and his fabulous story of recording the elusive Black Grouse. He won the contest and I’m thrilled to share his story!
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Let’s talk about your libraries for a bit. What got you into field recording?

My decision to focus on field recording and start releasing sound effects libraries grew from my work as a composer. Over the last few years, I wrote several multimedia pieces with field recordings and time-lapse photography taken from regions around the United States. In these pieces, I developed “seasonal electronics” so that the electronic component of the piece changes each time it is performed based on weather data of a specific place. For example, my piece “Sitka” is a twelve-minute work for piano with “seasonal electronics”, exploring the relationship between music, technology, and nature.

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