July 10th, 2006

A Symphony For Birds And Rain. Early morning birdsong is interrupted by a heavy rain shower. First we hear Greenfinch, seagulls, Blackbird, Crow, Wood Pigeon, then the rain starts and builds to a crescendo, "drowning" out the birds. Big water drops splat on the window frame near me. The rain subsides and a couple of vehicles go by on a wet road. Birds are heard again, and a Herring Gull shows his indignation at having to take a cold shower. A smidgen of wind noise on the mic (just to show it's real!). Sony ECM-MS907 stereo mic -> MZ-N10 MD as pre-amp (low gain setting) line-out -> RockBox H120 with 12 dB gain. Recorded 5-July-2006 at 8 AM, end of a 2-hour recording that started with the thunderstorm of "RainThunderAndBirds.flac".


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    nixoblivion 9 years, 9 months ago

    thx, sounds great!

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    SirBlameHofmann 10 years ago

    i love it...

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    Caz J 10 years, 1 month ago

    it is so peaceful. Shut your eyes and you are in a rainforest.

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    LouAndreas 10 years, 8 months ago

    Rain and birds, a great sensation in my soul. Thanks a lot.

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    therippo 10 years, 9 months ago

    very nice environment, great crescendo and useful !

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