Sound recording of sneakers stepping on pinecones at the Proctor Creek Greenway. The crushing of pinecones is the primary sound of the soundscape, however, cicadas can be heard chirping faintly in the background as a secondary sound. The hollow crunch of the pinecones offers a reassuring and satisfying response to every step, encouraging self awareness for walkers on the trail as they hear the crushing of the pinecones beneath them. Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder and a Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone.
Sound recording of cicadas above Proctor Creek near the Proctor Creek Greenway, recorded with Sony PCM-M10 recorder and Electro-Voice RE50B omnidirectional dynamic microphone. Voices of students and the bubbling of the creek are faintly audible in the background. The rise and fall of this sound contributes to the welcoming culture of the Greenway, reminding visitors of their natural environment in contrast to the sounds of the nearby city.
Sound recording of stomping on gravel next to the paved pathway of the Proctor Creek Greenway. This off-road terrain creates a more natural feel to the Proctor Creek Greenway. Individuals who want to experience more of a modern hike, ride a bike, or a skateboard can take the paved path, but people who want a true hiking experience can walk on the gravel. The sound of gravel crunching can be heard with the slight sound of the soil in the background. of leaves and gravel crunching can be heard with the steady beat of feet hitting the soil underneath. This sound shows that all people can experience the natural serenity of the Proctor Creek Greenway. Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone.
Sound recording of insects and birds along the Proctor Creek Greenway on a hot summer day. The voices of these animals fill the silence and bring sound upon the nature surrounding the pathway. By speaking out, these creatures contribute to the welcoming environment of the Greenway. Recorded with Zoom H6 and Rode HTG2 shotgun condenser.
Sound recording of a leaf blower on the beginning section of the Proctor Creek Greenway, recorded with Sony PCM-M10 recorder and Electro-Voice RE50B omnidirectional dynamic microphone. This blower's nearly overwhelmingly loud rumble acts a deterrence to visitors and negatively affects the Greenway's welcoming culture.
Sound recording of a peaceful, late-morning walk along West Side Atlanta's Proctor Creek Greenway, with the sounds of birds singing. Also included are sounds made by a backpack rubbing against polyester athletic shorts. The warm songs of the birds welcome visitors to continue walking along the pathway to explore where it leads to. Recorded with Sony PCM-M10 recorder and an Electro-Voice RE50B omnidirectional dynamic microphone.
Audio recording of water gently flowing over a rock at Proctor Creek below the first bridge on the greenway trail; quiet chatter can be heard in the background. The calming rush of water illustrates how the greenway is welcoming to all through means of the natural environment. Recorded with a Sony PCM-M10 and an Electro-Voice RE50B Omnidirectional Dynamic microphone.