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July 20th, 2018

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If you ever visit Istanbul, you should go to Taksim/Beyoğlu district. There's this avenue called "İstiklâl" which is full of people all the time. This avenue is a common tourist attraction point and evidently you hear different languages being spoken by people passing by. There are various shops and vendors on each side, street musicians are also a common sight.

I walked the street all the way down while holding the 120 degree wide X&Y stereo micprohone on one hand and Tascam recorder on the other. The gain was kept at low so hardly any handling noise is audible, partly thanks to Rycote's Invision INV-7.

I've just listened to this over and over when I came back after recording session. I love the parts when random melodies slowly fade in, make you smile and then disappear into the crowd noise...

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Camp

Recorder: Tascam DR100-MK3
Mic: AT BP4025
Shockmount: Rycote Invision INV-7-HG-Mark III
Wind protection: Rycote Baby Ball Gag 21mm & BBG Windscreen

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