Binaural Diaries

Field Recordings by Ollie Hall

Train From Bruges To Brussels – 4th October 2019

Train From Bruges To Brussels – 4th October 2019

A field recording made during a train journey from Bruges to Brussels on 4 October 2019 - 17:11. The first leg of our journey home from Bruges. It was a popular route, with many fellow passengers spread across the two levels of the train. The three recordings I've...

New Year’s Eve 2020 Fireworks – 31st December 2020

New Year’s Eve 2020 Fireworks – 31st December 2020

A field recording made of fireworks on 31 December 2020. A last-minute unplanned recording off fireworks being let off in our neighbourhood using the Sony PCM-M10 built-in mics. I'd never heard such a cacophony of fireworks let off at such quick succession for so...

Clap For Our Carers – 2nd April 2020 19:58

Clap For Our Carers – 2nd April 2020 19:58

Clap For Our Carers - 2nd April 2020 19:58. ​Field recording of our neighbourhood taking part in #clapforourcarers. This was the second such event of the covid-19 UK lockdown. Photo by Guillermo Latorre on UnsplashGear:Sony PCM-M10Clippy Stereo EM172 microphones

Alistair Park Woodcarving, 2nd September 2018

Alistair Park Woodcarving, 2nd September 2018

Alistair Park Woodcarving, 2nd September 2018. Having talked about doing it for quite some time, I recently visited Alistair Park at his studio at Bower Ashton in Bristol to make field recordings of some of the sounds that his tools make in use. Alistair has been...

Under the M4 Severn Bridge 23rd June 2018

Under the M4 Severn Bridge 23rd June 2018

Under the M4 Severn Bridge 23rd June 2018 11:00. Field recording beneath the M4 Severn Bridge on the Severn Beach side. Gear: Sony PCM-M10 built-in mics Sound Professionals SP-TFB2 in-ear binaural mics Listen:

Sandbanks Ferry 13th August 2018

Sandbanks Ferry 13th August 2018

Sandbanks Ferry 13th August 2018. Field recording of the Sandbanks Ferry, sailing from Shell Bay to Sandbanks in Dorset. Gear: Sony PCM-M10 built-in mics Listen:

Police Helicopter Circling Overhead, July 2017

Police Helicopter Circling Overhead, July 2017

Police Helicopter Circling Overhead, July 2017 22:04. Field recording of a police helicopter circling over our neighbourhood on 26th July 2017. Gear: Sony PCM-M10 built-in mics Listen: [soundcloud id='484262577' height='false'] Image By Tony Hisgett from Birmingham,...

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