DIY Stethoscope Mic

It’s been a while since i’ve written anything here as I’ve been wrapped up in studying for my MA and working at my new job at Doghouse Post but this week I decided I should get back on writing this blog and making some recordings. With that in mind, and inspired by Akash Thakkar and Rene Coronado, […]

Learning Granular Synthesis Pt 1

In the last couple of weeks on my MA course, we’ve been learning about editing audio using phase vocoder based technologies, and granular synthesis. This is frankly, all a bit technical and mind bending for me, but I think i’m starting to get my head around it and I’ve been playing around with editing some […]

Fun with Hydrophones

This month I have begun my MA program and so far it seems like it’s going to be loads of fun. The other folks on my course all seem very nice and they have a diverse range of interests in all kinds of things sound related, from the super high tech, to the very low […]

DIY Parabolic Mic!

After some months of faffing around and one botched attempt I have finally finished building a rudimentary DIY parabolic mic to use for field recordings. In total, the project probably cost me around £15 and I’m pretty happy with the result.     The materials I used are as follows: 1x Large Plastic Bin Lid […]