Category Archives: sound

Contact Mic

Whilst sorting through some audio files I found a load of recordings I made a little while ago with a cheap contact mic. I’d originally bought it as an easy way to amplify a ukulele live, but I’d had lots … Continue reading

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19 August 2014

The other day I was driving along listening to radio 4, when I was quite surprised to hear an old uni friend being quoted as an expert academic. Quite a few years ago I did a masters in Soundtrack Production … Continue reading

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The Sience Museum and St Paul’s

I was in London the other day and happened to have some free time, during which I decided to pop into the Science Museum. I stumbled upon the Exponential Horn, a reconstruction of a large loudspeaker originally displayed in the … Continue reading

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28th Aug 2012, BBC's New Studios, Film Festivals, Online Journals

Hi, hope everyones doing well, just a brief update post. I’m working on a few different things at the moment. Last month I got to have a look around the the BBC’s new Roath Lock studios too, following a little … Continue reading

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Ticking Swedish Pedestrian-Crossings

When I was in Stockholm I noticed these ticking pedestrian crossings, which use mechanical clicks to notify when its safe to cross. (hear recording on soundcloud) I’m sure to any Swedish people, it must seem strange how fascinated I was … Continue reading

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The iPhone Jonas Alarm

So there’s this alarm / ringtone on the iphone that my friends and I have affectionately come to know as the ‘Jonas Alarm’, because it sounds like the opening of a happy, smiley, summery Jonas Brothers Song. The other day … Continue reading

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the sound of mumbles

The other day I was at the touristy seaside village of Mumbles near Swansea, South Wales (map). Evidently, the autumn weather doesn’t show it off to its full potential. As I was about to leave, the wind along the sea … Continue reading

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