Brett Lardaro

The sound of a small car driving by on W. Markham Avenue bordering Duke University around 2:00pm. I stood still and held my recorder, an iPhone 6, at my waist while standing on the sidewalk next to the street as the car drove past me.

John R. "Johnny" CashProduced by Rick Rubin

An excerpt from "God's Gonna Cut You Down." Johnny Cash's rendition of the traditional folk song "Run On." The song was recorded in 2003, and released posthumously in 2006 on his album, American V: A Hundred Highways.

John LeBeau

A recording of three men working at a construction site in Durham, NC. The brief excerpt captures the laborers using a hand-held jig saw to cut through a piece of plywood.