Chemo Dream No. 1

Field recordings can be interesting all by themselves, or even useful (e.g., bird calls), but my main interest is in using them in musical compositions (FYI, my definition of ‘musical’ is quite inclusive).

Chemo Dream No. 1 is an example of a musical use that I first had the idea for more than a year ago, but I’ve only recently acquired & sorted enough field recordings to get the effect I was looking for:

Headphones recommended…

A Windy Day in May

Yesterday I was enjoying the blustery weather and its effect on our patio wind chimes, so I thought I’d capture it with the DR-100mkIII.

I parked it in the most sheltered spot possible, but it’s clear I’m going to need much better wind noise protection/reduction if I’m going to do a lot of outdoor recording…