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Re: rain samples to share

Hi there,

Very nice recording there.

I felt I was there.

I just wasted a bit of money buying some CD's of some environmental 
sounds like that.

Yeah, yeah, I know I could've recorded my own but it hasn't rained here 

Thanks for sharing.

Got any more?


Ted Killian

On Jun 03, 2007, at 13:08, burnett@pobox.com wrote:

> We had a nice heavy rainstorm this morning. I recorded three 2-3minute 
> chunks using a BLUE Snowball USB mic with the lo-gain firmware, 
> WireTap Pro, and a MacBook Pro. Files are available as both AIFF and 
> MP3 on this page:
> http://www.subscapeannex.com/rain.html
> I moved the mic different distances from the floor, from resting to 
> just a little off, to higher, so the deck-level impacts differ.
> No processing, just fieldwork. Anyone is welcome to use these as you 
> like. (I'd like to know if you do, though.)
> On a more technical note, does anyone have suggestions for 
> weatherproof (-resistant) mics that I might use for recordings such as 
> this, or how to construct an enclosure that I might be able to use for 
> recording such as this? This wouldn't have worked if I'd had any wind, 
> for example, but with the rain falling down and not sideways I felt 
> safe using a piece of two of paper towel for a few minutes to catch 
> splattering raindroplets. Yes, the mic is fine.
> best,
> Steve B  Subscape Annex http://www.subcapeannex.com/