April 17th, 2013

By the complete reconstruction of a railway-track at the North of my city the construction-workers make the base for a viaduct for trains. Concrete piles a driven into the soil. The beauty of this recording is the 'concert-noise' two pile driving rigs make when the work together arithmetic.
The rigs used here two-stroke diesel hammers.
The deep humming is from an enormous diesel generator powering the hole plant.

date: October 28th 2011 4 pm
Sony PCM D50 recorder internal mics xy90.
Location: Plevierstraat, 's-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch), Holland (Netherlands)
weather: temp 17c, 1024 hPa, wind SE 1-2 bft, sunny
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    takas20 3 years, 2 months ago

    Thank you very much for providing this sound.
    I used it as part of a collage in a piece called "Chasing the Mountain of Light" which is listenable and downloadable on SoundCloud here: https://soundcloud.com/ivodne-galatea/chasing-the-mountain-of-light
    The natural quasi-randomness matched up perfectly with an older piece of music I had recorded. Thank you very much

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