Proctor Creek Greenway

Joseph Guo

Sound recording of an orchestra of crickets chirping in tall grass field under power-lines, along the Proctor Creek Greenway trail on a hot summer day. In addition to the sound of crickets, the buzzing of cicadas as well as chirping of birds could also be faintly heard in the distance. The predominant sound of nature invokes a sense of calm for visitors, thus offering a welcoming escape from the busy hustle and bustle of the city. Recorded with Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone

 

Kailani Tamisin

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.

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Angel Gomez
Kwanza Hall
Rubin Park

Sound recording of bicycle bell rung by Kwanza Hall on the Proctor Creek Greenway (PCG). Recorded with Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone. The bright, almost shrill chirp of the bell cuts through the otherwise serene soundscape of the PCG. Despite not conforming with the rest of the soundscape, however, it is nevertheless part of the welcoming culture of the PCG as it is the sound of multiple people and multiple methods of transportation interacting—it is the sound of a biker warning those on foot that s/he is approaching. It is additionally a sound of the safe pathway within the PCG itself as the ringing of a bicycle bell warns everybody on the path to be alert such that no accidents happen.

Dyrol Forbes

Sound recording of a piece of iron rebar found on the Proctor Creek Greenway in Atlanta, GA falling and striking the concrete pathway.  Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone. 

Diana Omomehin

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.

Annabel Luong

This is a recording of the wire bridge at the beginning of the Proctor Creek Greenway as it is being struck with our hands. The low rumble of a lawn mower can be heard in the background. The sturdiness of the bridge evokes a sense of safety as one crosses it, and its smooth transition to the trail is indicative of a safe pathway. Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser. 

Khalil Keyton

Recorded sound of birds and cicadas at the Proctor Creek Greenway in Atlanta Georgia. Though the birds and cicadas are the main subject in the audio, there are signals such as wind, walking and talking that add to the soundscape of the audio. These sounds create a welcoming culture for the Proctor Creek Greenway. These natural sounds act as an escape from the busy Atlanta and allow people to relax and thrive. Recorded with Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone. 

Braden Colbert

Sounds of many different species of birds from the Proctor Creek Greenway that give a welcoming environment to the visitors, due to the comforting sounds of nature.  The sounds of footsteps and insects can be heard in the background of the recording.  The sound was recorded on the Sony PCM-M10 with the microphone Electro-Voice RE50B omnidirectional dynamic.