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Waves lapping, slack water, Hastings
Hastings, UK | Field recording | moto g9 power | 25 January 2022 | 01m14s


New Year’s Eve 2021 bells and bangs, Hastings
Hastings, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 1 January 2022 | 06m38s


Dawn Chorus, Hampstead Heath [Ogg Vorbis]
London, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 30 May 2020 | 1h07m05s


Asnelles Petanque
Asnelles, France | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 2 August 2019 | 10m12s


Campsite, trees and church bells [Composition]
West Hoathly, West Sussex | Field recording / composition | Tascam DR-05 | 25 August 2019 | 20m40s


St Mary with All Souls, Kilburn bells
London, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 28 February 2021 | 1m15s


Birdsong – robin – Hampstead Cemetery
London, UK | Field recording |Tascam DR-05 | 28 February 2021 | 56s


Shannon [Composition]
London, UK | Garageband / shortwave radio recording | February 2021 | 5m54s


St Anne’s and St Andrew’s, Brondesbury church bells
London, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 5 February 2021 | 1m53s


St Mary, Hampstead church bells
London, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 1 February 2021 | 1m09s


St John-at-Hampstead church bells
London, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 26 January 2021 | 1m17s


London snow – walking to Paddington Cemetery (4 parts)
London, UK | Field recording | Tascam DR-05 | 24 January 2021 | 9m27s


Everything’s Electronic
London, UK | Music | Garageband / websdr recordings | January 2021 | 1m36s


Klingentor bells
Rothenburg, Germany | Field recording | Samsung Galaxy S7 | April 2019 | 1m35s


Marktplatz bells
Rothenburg, Germany | Field recording | Samsung Galaxy S7 | April 2019 | 03m13s




A small selection of audio clips from various points and places.

At times – technology and tools permitting – I have tried to capture soundscapes when I have the time to really stop and notice them and how important they feel in conveying a sense of space. For me making field recordings is a very close analogue to photography for me: the desire to capture a moment in time in as truthful a way as possible.

I have also occasionally delved into editing field recordings to make… something else? Either layers or a sort of audio slideshow. This process of simply lining up tracks in Audacity or Reaper has occasionally led to neat juxtapositions or segues and meant it is something I want to spend a bit more time on in future.

Other times I have tinkered with Garageband on iOS to try and make some simple loops using the built in samples. This is in lieu of wanting a vast bank of analogue delay pedals and tape loops to play with that I can’t afford. In this way, Garageband is a kind of virtual slot machine to stave off my urges to go to a casino and blow all my cash.