""Dawn Choruses around Australia" by John Hutchinson, cassette then CD, stereo birdsong unfiltered and unmixed, from the 1980s. As the CD blurb says, "To pursue his hobbies John declines the comforts of the city and chooses a life in…"
"You could add another by Chris Watson - Outside the Circle of Fire. It starts with a cheetah purring, has a track Bjork refered to, cappercallie displaying and has my favourite, vultures feeding on a zebra carcass. He might even tell you the story I…"
"Not a field recording in the purist sense but I have always enjoyed artist Ian Breakwell's wryly funny alternative tourist guide to the city of Durham, recorded live on board a River Wear cruiser and in Durham Cathedral. Recorded in 1995 and…"
"Hi, The first album I heard, I do not remember the title, on forests of Southeast Asia by Jean C. Roche, but it was a wonderful experience for the first time to hear the tape "Rainforest Requiem" by Richard Ranft."
"I'm really not trying to promote British Library material here, but 'Rainforest Requiem' by Richard Ranft has to be one of my all time favourites. This was my very first foray into the world of published wildlife recordings, just…"
""Sounds of The Serengeti", a 12-inch LP that my parents bought for me as a pre-teens birthday present, transported me to a tropical world with an amazing array of exotic sounds: laughing hyaenas, mournful doves cooing, strange insect…"
Hi all,Just out of curiosity really I was wondering what field recording based CD's/records/tapes have influenced or inspired you the most?One of mine has got to be Chris Watson's Stepping Into the Dark (1996) for all its suggestive powers!Would be great to hear anybody else's...See More