Notes from binaural recordings in Marfa, TX

I love how these read like some sort of miniature poetry. Maybe one day I’ll upload some of the recordings.

disk 4
2005-07-04 12_44.wav - supermarket 6.8 Mb
2005-07-04 12_44(1).wav - supermarket talking in background 11.7 Mb
2005-07-04 13_16.wav - squacking bird, too windy 3.1 MB 19s
2005-07-04 13_16(1).wav - quiet a few birds 22.1 Mb ** (speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 13_20.wav - cleaning up sounds 14.4 Mb ** (speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 14_23.wav - bbq little wind at start 22.2 Mb *** good for radio (speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 14_25.wav - clearing sticks train in the middle 66.6 Mb * really high pitched sounds
2005-07-04 17_21.wav - town and country 19.2 Mb
2005-07-04 17_58(1).wav - windmill and laughing *** good for radio
2005-07-04 18_01.wav - cars and windmills (a touch of wind) 23.1 Mb ** bit windy, maybe ok
2005-07-04 18_37.wav - rustling birds wind at end 8.3 Mb windy
2005-07-04 18_39.wav - flies, cars, rumble 13.2 Mb *** good for radio (speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 19_38(1).wav - talk, fireworks, some wind in middle 20.4 Mb *** (speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 20_11.wav - klang klang wind at start and end 17.5 Mb windy
2005-07-04 20_13.wav - drips and wind mill 11.2 Mb ** make into loop cut before beeps at end
2005-07-04 20_57.wav - mdstartup noise, long approach car, some birds 18.8 Mb windy
2005-07-04 21_10(1).wav - v quiet. metal tinking. birds. cow at end pinto canyon road 18.4 Mb ** 
(speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 21_14.wav - cows, birds insect, stone throwing 31.3 Mb *** (speaking at very end)
2005-07-04 21_38.wav - bad sound in car, car door, after dusk at pinto canyon, cars passing 52 MB 
5m10s *** edit down start
2005-07-04 22_23.wav - town and country after dark, train passing 27.7MB 2m45s 
2005-07-05 06_51.wav - windy then quiet then windy luna at the arroyo, dogs and roosters, distant 
highway 53.9MB 5m21s 
2005-07-05 06_59.wav - amber at luna on the last morning, birdies chirping, roosters 25.3MB 2m31s 
wind
2005-07-05 07_26.wav - Ben at luna on the last morning, birdies, dogs, roosters, crickets 32.2MB 
3m12s  *** (speaking at very end) radio too
2005-07-05 7_37.wav - Burros and pissing and and crickets and a truck at luna 58.7MB 5m49s  *** 
(speaking at very end) radio too
2005-07-05 9_11.wav - footsteps and birds, beautiful, quiet metal banging 14.7MB 1m28s ** wind 
through 
2005-07-05 9_13.wav - good cars passing rockshop, quiet, 14.2MB 1m25s ** edit off start
2005-07-05 9_14.wav - GOOD TRUCK (topped out) 11.8MB 1m11s
2005-07-05 9_16.wav - seven minutes of perfection, am at rockshop 73.6MB 7m18s **** fade in and out
2005-07-05 9_23.wav - one minute of perfection, am at rockshop ** a little wind
2005-07-05 9_32.wav - truck at rockshop 9.2MB 55s
2005-07-05 9_57.wav - Good! train tracks by the drug blimp 54.8MB 5m25s
2005-07-05 11_54.wav - annoying mexican radio broadcast 45.7MB 4m32s 

disk 3
2005-09-13 19_01.wav - TALKING the fear is that the train was going away 13.7MB 1m22s
2005-09-13 19_02.wav - TALKING I don't hear anything. 1m22s
2005-09-13 19_02(1).wav - TALKING and cars 7m17s
2005-09-13 19_02(2).wav - drunk and under the shirt, beer bottles 5m07s
2005-09-13 19_03.wav - nowheresville 18s
2005-09-13 19_03(1).wav - redford dog story 1m48s
2005-09-13 19_03(2).wav - junk 02s
2005-09-13 19_03(3).wav - blather 1m45s
2005-09-13 19_04.wav - this is the train, shh 5m56s
2005-09-13 19_04(1).wav - crickets, cars, listening from trestle, some wind, scratchy 5m45s

disk 2
2005-07-03 13_31.wav - judd 2m09s
2005-07-03 13_52.wav - footsteps, crunching at chinati, wind ~2m *** radio cut wind
2005-07-03 14_29.wav - inside artillery shed at chinati 1m53s *** radio cut talkk at very end
2005-07-03 14_35.wav - inside artillery, joey speaking 21s
2005-07-03 15_35.wav - what are you recording? crap 1m30s
2005-07-03 15_57.wav - boring 1m24s
2005-07-03 16_07.wav - joey braiding hair 1m07s
2005-07-03 19_24.wav - rays are supermarket 1m28s
2005-07-03 21_54.wav - wind 28s
2005-07-03 22_17.wav - 3m of crickets, then rest yapping 7m14s 
2005-07-03 22_30.wav - loud, boring crickets with wind 49s
2005-07-03 22_30(1).wav - loud crickets and cars under trestle 2m20s
2005-07-03 22_43.wav - more crickets and cars under trestle 3m20s
2005-07-03 23_18.wav - this is the train from ben's mic 5m43s
2005-07-03 23_44.wav - crickets and cars again (plus one dooley) and some wind 1m14s
2005-07-03 23_45.wav - crickets, crickets and a car 1m23s
2005-07-04 00_08.wav - mumbling at the marfa lights and a truck or two 3m26s 
2005-07-04 00_27.wav - luna crickets, foosteps and Lalito's engine 12m45s

disk 1
2005-09-13 18_22(1).wav - wmbr 8s 
2005-09-13 18_22(1).wav - wmbr
2005-09-13 18_23.wav - wmbr
2005-09-13 18_23(1).wav - wmbr
2005-09-13 18_23(2).wav - rockshop rustling not so crappy but crappy
2005-09-13 18_23(3).wav - testing rockshop 15s
2005-09-13 18_23(4).wav - birdies and cars ar rockshop; some wind but not bad especially at the 
end, train horn in distance 5m20s
2005-09-13 18_24.wav - wind 8s
2005-09-13 18_24(1).wav - lots of wind and drops of rain on tin and rustling, cars 1m27s
2005-09-13 18_24(2).wav - wind. metal.
2005-09-13 18_26.wav -  nothing
2005-09-13 18_26(1).wav - rain and thunder. nice a bit short
2005-09-13 18_26(2).wav - rain and thunder.
2005-09-13 18_26(3).wav - thunder and rain.
2005-09-13 18_26(4).wav - wind. birds. laughing. "hello"
2005-09-13 18_26(5).wav - rustle rustle. wind.
2005-09-13 18_27.wav - wind and rustle. then quiet rooster. then more wind.
2005-09-13 18_27(1).wav - boring.
2005-09-13 18_27(2).wav - trying to record the train. *** radio
2005-09-13 18_27(3).wav - glitch
2005-09-13 18_27(4).wav - train horn bad wind in middle.
2005-09-13 18_27(5).wav - rustle. late night fire talking.
2005-09-13 18_28.wav - aroya. wind and mic knocking.
2005-09-13 18_28(1).wav - long windy walk through aroyo
2005-09-13 18_29.wav - frogs and crickets 20s of good then windy
2005-09-13 18_29(1).wav - slow fade in and out. crickets and aroyo
2005-09-13 18_30.wav -
2005-09-13 18_30(1).wav -
2005-09-13 18_30(2).wav - rock shop birds

short wind:
2005-07-04 12_44(1).wav
2005-07-04 17_58.wav
2005-07-05 9_12.wav
2005-07-05 9_56.wav - crunching, walking and wind 10.5MB 1m03s

short speaking:
2005-07-04 18_45.wav - throwing rocks 18 Mb
2005-07-04 22_55.wav - luna "what are you thinking- of painting the house white?" 9.1 MB 55s

bad:
2005-07-04 18_21.wav - banging headphones test
2005-07-04 19_38.wav - nothing
2005-07-04 21_10.wav - not much 2.2 Mb

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