I wrote a new article about field recording practice that is based on my experience and practices I have been shaping. It’s interesting to look back at my first projects and understand how much my listening and methods have evolved.
As I have started to read and study about ethnography and “listening slower” my approach to capturing soundscapes has been transforming.
“In theory, the number of things to record are infinite: the world is always changing – either for landscape-soundscape alterations – or cycles and seasons in Nature.
But when we’re out recording, what are we specifically looking to capture? Keeping in mind that all approaches are valid, there could be a number of ways to be more specific in order to serve the purpose and enhance the effectiveness of our recording sessions.
So let’s start with the basics. Equipment? No. Your ears!”
I hope you enjoy this article. You can read it here.