Category: Experiencing Recording

Being There

Recorded sound most definitely triggers memories; and as I listen to some recordings I made last year I am returned to those spots.  I can again see and hear the activities around me; and have the feel of the place and my own feelings return to me from those moments.  But I am learning that ...

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Winter 2017

I started recording as an aid to memory.   I had been speaking with a friend about what triggers memories, and we were musing about how different senses can transport you to a different time and place.    Smell and taste are particularly effective in this way; cooking smells can send us back in time, ...

The Journey Begins

We are surrounded by sounds that we hear, but do not necessarily listen to.  We have a remarkable ability to filter, and this important survival mechanism prevents us from becoming overwhelmed by all that surrounds us.   However, this natural ability can also prevent us from fully engaging with the world. In addition, our busy ...