Low Residency – Day 4 – Sound Workshop

During the Sound Workshop with Ed Kelly Sharktracks.co.uk we experimented with recording sound using field recorders and then editing sound using Audacity. Ed spoke about the field Recorder the Zoom H1 and the Quadraphonic Field Recorder Zoom H2. He encouraged us to consider sound events when recording sound and we experimented with removing Hiss from the audio. Before we recorded the sound we set the audio levels on the devices so that the sound being recorded was at an appropriate level. Some of the features we experimented with in Audactity were: Noise Reduction At Zero Crossings Clip Reduction Fade tool…

Sound Box

As part of my Project Proposal is to experiment more with audio I have created a sound box to use when recording minute sounds. Here’s what I did: – Firstly I purchased foam board, egg trays to create the sound boards. I also purchased a rubber matting that I could use for the base of the sound box. Perfect opportunity for some egg tray photographs – of course. Having cut the foam board down to size I then attached the egg trays to the foam board using hot glue to create the sound boards. This was followed by removing the…