Field Recording Belgium

Facebook Group – Field Recording Belgium

A new facebook group for field recordists in and around Belgium! The goal of this group is to provides regular links to inspirational people active in field recording, tutorials, tip & tricks and, at top of all, to organise monthly events during which field recordists who wants to join will be able to share this … Continue reading Facebook Group – Field Recording Belgium

Zoom H5 DIY

Zoom H5 – Going deeper…

In my previous post about the Zoom H5, I had to stick with original Zoom videos since I could not find really nice tips & tricks. Anyway, I've found some very interesting stuff about the Zoom H5... It goes from the teardown to the painting of the unit along must have accessories and much more! … Continue reading Zoom H5 – Going deeper…

Zoom H5 / XYH-5

Zoom H5 – Official Videos

To follow with my previous post about the Zoom H1 update along a few tips and tricks, I've been searching for some similar videos but specifically for the Zoom H5. To my surprise, I didn't found anything truly relevant in terms of "tips and tricks"... So, I decided to compile the official Zoom videos about … Continue reading Zoom H5 – Official Videos

Zoom H1

Zoom H1 Update + tips & tricks

Yesterday, I wanted to update the firmware of my Zoom H1 to version 2.1 and I must say the processus was easy and quick! I downloaded the zip file from Zoom website, uncompressed it into a folder and copied the ".bin" file to the Zoom H1 microSDHC. https://youtu.be/CHW_jwFKtr0 This 2.1 update allows me to use … Continue reading Zoom H1 Update + tips & tricks

Zoom H1

Electromagnetic sounds

Past week, I had some free time and a wonderful sun so I took my Zoom H1 for a walk and recorded some strange sounds through the streets. Here are a few examples of what I could find: https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity-2 https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-photovoltaic-panels https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity-3 https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity-4 https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-park 9633 Sound Design can create the audio for your next project, … Continue reading Electromagnetic sounds

Zoom H1

Live African Music

Yesterday afternoon, there was live African music in the streets of Tournai (Be) along free food... The ambience was crazy nice and people enjoyed to see amazing performers dancing on the percussions in a pure African style , children running all around and despite rain in the morning, the afternoon was under the sun! I … Continue reading Live African Music

Zoom H1 - SB-666 Microphone

Zoom H1 – SF-666 Microphone test

I recently got my hands on a Zoom H1 that quickly became the ideal alternative to my Zoom H5 when I want to go recording as light as possible. Since the Zoom H1 is equipped with a Mic/Line In, I connected a SF-666 microphone and started to record sounds in my garden. I share here … Continue reading Zoom H1 – SF-666 Microphone test

Microcassette

Noisy Voice (Microcassette)

This is typically the kind of audio I'm enjoying to find when going through microcassettes from unknown origins! This dutch noisy female voice is representing so well the quality level of microcassette players/recorders. In this particular case, low level definitely! But so interesting as material for further sound design! https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/microcassette-noisy-voice 9633 Sound Design can create … Continue reading Noisy Voice (Microcassette)

Minidisc

Audio Archiving – New media added “Minidisc”

Minidisc is the newly added “obsolete” media to the growing list of audio archiving possibilities. Minidisc has always been my favorite digital (magneto-optical in fact) media since it joined the solid aspects of the K7 Tape and the pleasure of vinyl aesthetics mainly due to the different colours available through different brands producing Minidisc. It's one of … Continue reading Audio Archiving – New media added “Minidisc”

Microcassette

Audio Archiving – New media added “Microcassette”

Microcassette is the newly added "obsolete" media to the growing list of audio archiving possibilities. Microcassette was mainly present in answering machines of the 70's / 80's and a popular media used with handy recorders. Microcassette is usually provided in 30 and 60 minutes length and sounds quite similar to normal K7 tapes (hiss, noise, … Continue reading Audio Archiving – New media added “Microcassette”