Recording of a Speed Queen Industrial Washer in the Blackwell Residence Hall laundry room running a hot water cycle with four quarters inside. A stereo pair of contact mics by JrL were attached to the soap drawer and base of the machine, while a Zoom H4n Handy Recorder with unidirectional stereo mics was held about three inches in front of the porthole (four total audio tracks).
Sound recording of washers and dryers tumbling in a college dorm laundry room, as well as a vending machine and footsteps.
Sound of drying a shower towel by hand in Randolph dorm on Duke University East Campus. The towel was washed by a washing machine and then taken out, still soaked with water, to produce the sound. Recorded on a Zoom H4n.
Sound recording of a Speed Queen Electric Dryer in Duke University's Randolph Dorm. The clothes dryer is filled with approximately one and a half weeks worth of clothing. It is set to high temperature and a normal spin cycle. Recorded on a Zoom H4n.