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December 5th, 2011

Roller coaster- nothing really noteworthy about this recording. It’s just a nice wide stereo capture of an old style wood-frame roller coaster. I think there were only 2 or 3 people riding it as I did this recording, as it was a not-at-all busy weekday afternoon in the off season. We get a passing motorcycle at the very beginning, and then a distant plane just prior to the roller coaster.

Nady stereo condenser microphone
Focusrite Saffire Pro24 interface
Logic 8 on a MacBook Pro
San Diego

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    Bruce Burbank 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Ha, no, I didn't actually ride the roller coaster to record it. The interference of the wind sound would be unbearable in that situation I think.

    Yes, it is the Giant Dipper in San Diego as LostLewie astutely identified. It's right next to the ocean, and it has a small parking lot right at the base of it, so that's where I set up my equipment, on a day that wasn't windy.

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    merrygreen 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    They actually let you take the MacBook on the roller coaster without signing some sort of waiver? :) Glad you did, this fits perfectly for an eLearning course I'm working on.

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    LostLewie 1 year, 4 months ago

    Great nostalgic feel. It sounds like the Giant Dipper in San Diego.

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    edgarypz 1 year, 5 months ago

    Good job, mate!!

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    americanrockstar1 4 years, 4 months ago

    Kudos! Great capture.

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Type
AIFF (.aiff)
Duration
02:32:294
Filesize
25.6 MB
Samplerate
44100.0 Hz
Bitdepth
16 bit
Channels
Stereo
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