Recording of an excerpt from song "Sa'alouni el Nas" performed by Lebanese singer Fairuz "Nouhad Haddad", which describes her experience performing without her long-time artistic partner due to his brain hemorrhage. Recorded on a Zoom H4n.
Sound recording of a metal nail file, filing short natural nails. The sound is very repetitive due to the back and forth nature of the products, however it is louder than most emery boards due to being made out of ground metal. The sound has a low echoing tone since metal files were made for thicken nails like acrylics, so the sound it makes when used on thinner natural nails is not as loud, but it is still an iconic sound associated with beauty and fashion. Recorded using IPhone 7plus Voice... Read More
Sound recording of a South Carolinian imitating the cries of a merchant from his hometown. Catchy tunes such as these were a common form of advertising in a society without digital media or amplification.
Some fisherman argue that any unnecessary noise from on the boat—such as the radio—will announce your presence to fish and thus scare them away. Others argue that music in the water will create a disturbance that will attract fish to the new environment. This recording puts together hydrophone recordings compared with above air recordings of the boat radio being played at three-quarter volume. The hydrophone was at an approximate depth of three feet, laying four feet off the stern. Recordings... Read More
Audio of an open freshwater fishing reel being reeled in by hand. The ringing noise is the open reel spinning on the rod. The other noise is the crank that is connected to the real which makes the reel spin. Recorded on a H1 Zoom audio recording device
The recording is the sound of a man casting his line into the Eno River. The sound of the river is present, and when listening closely one can hear the casting of the line. The sound piece was recorded on a clear, windy day. The recording device was about 10 feet away from the man casting his line so some of the sounds may be slightly muffled. An iPhone 4 was used to record this sound piece.