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    For anybody who's interested, I've done a mock-up of the cylon sound. It's not exactly the same, but as near as I could make it in the time I was willing to invest. tongue

    Enjoy. smile

    http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=87409

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    I'm glad you find my attempts in creating such sounds useful.

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    Oh no, no problem smile

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    nemoDaedalus
    Spleencast
    Heh, I do that too, but photos only take moments, so I categorise that kind of thing within what I consider reasonable. tongue

    Depends how you take your pictures. Setting up tripod, finding the exact right spot, shooting 30 photos 360 degrees round takes a bit longer than run out, point, shoot, run back in tongue
    But yeah, audio recordings generally take more time.

    I agree, "moments" was a poor word choice. I've taken time to take photos too, it does take longer than simply pressing the shutter. I probably said that because I was still feeling stupid when I wrote that post for freezing my arse off.

    Sorry. tongue

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    These might be of use as well

    http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=78487
    http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=78488
    http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=78486

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    Hey Spleencast. Thanks for your comment. I've sent you a PM

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    Prob just spam or something.

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    Spleencast
    nemoDaedalus
    Well, not with audio, but a few days ago, I went outside at 3 am in the freezing cold just to snap some photos of snow by moonlight tongue

    Heh, I do that too, but photos only take moments, so I categorise that kind of thing within what I consider reasonable. tongue


    Depends how you take your pictures. Setting up tripod, finding the exact right spot, shooting 30 photos 360 degrees round takes a bit longer than run out, point, shoot, run back in tongue
    But yeah, audio recordings generally take more time.

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    Try slowing down this squeaky gate ... http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=32839

    This pack of mine may be of use ... http://www.freesound.org/packsViewSingle.php?id=5101 (not as good as Acclivity's gate though).

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    Does anyone have, or has used this mic ? If so is it possible to have some feedback on it?

    http://www.bluemic.com/yeti/

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    Try playing around with these

    http://www.freesound.org/packsViewSingle.php?id=4174

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    Inspirational, nice one.

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    fun / interesting / thick / well done! grin

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    nemoDaedalus
    Well, not with audio, but a few days ago, I went outside at 3 am in the freezing cold just to snap some photos of snow by moonlight tongue

    Heh, I do that too, but photos only take moments, so I categorise that kind of thing within what I consider reasonable. tongue

    Microscopia
    There are two types of audio recordists, the studio recordist and the field recordist; welcome as one of the latter!! :wink:

    Regards

    PS. Spleencast - you spend far too much time in the bathroom - get out more! :lol:

    Thank you very much for the welcome. smile And believe me, the bathroom is way more comfy than some other locations I could mention. tongue

    Bram
    I only have one question: can we hear the result?
    See it's all about the result!!

    wink smile

    - bram

    Yes you can, I uploaded a sample pack of station announcements from that day. smile

    And I agree, if the results are fabulous, then the temporary discomfort was worth it. Discomfort is temporary, fabulous audio is long-lived. smile

    Benboncan
    dobroide
    Spleencast

    I sat for well over an hour outside in the snow on a windy exposed railway platform recording ambient station and train sounds in below freezing conditions.

    Geez, your post took me out of a basically non-talkative mood...
    This might not be a consolation, but you are not alone in feeling yourself a bit... eccentric (nuts?). Just spend a few months in this 'hobby' (? ha!) and you'd fill a book with anecdotes, maybe we all should write such stuff down.

    Like most of us, I've recorded in really weird - to say the least - circumstances during the last years. I've had arguments with people who simply couldn't understand why should I stay in the middle of nowhere doing nothing (their words). But the weirdest situation I have lived recently was having a four people crew followingd me for three days just to film me while I recorded !! Boy, this really makes you feel like a monster or something, weird experience indeed

    By the way, I'll let you all know when the movie is finished.

    D

    Thanks for your input, I feel relieved. smile The anecdotes thing is a great idea, I'll try to document my experiences as well as the audio itself.

    As for the crew following you, in my experience, all sorts of people have all sorts of interests, and if that crew's interest was documenting your interest, then so be it. tongue I just hope they were dead quiet so you didn't have more work to do! I've been considered "odd" for my whole life, so this oddness isn't too odd for me, if you know what I mean? The oddness for me was that I moved my priority for my own comfort (usually very very high!) down a few notches to prioritise getting the audio over my own discomfort. But maybe I'll just move my locations to warm indoors or warmer times of year.

    Or I could just go back to the bathroom and do more work there. tongue

    I look forward to seeing your movie when it's done. smile

    Thank you all for your warm welcome and reassuring input. I feel much better (and warmer!) smile

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    ......again so well mixed,I like your stuff!!!!

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    grin
    OSD ist the magical word
    special thx
    hal9010

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    i thought this was pretty cool. well done.

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    Hello Paul, I've got a Zoom H4n on the way so I've no need for your Edirol, but I'm quite interested in your binaural mics. I very much enjoyed your 10 minute recording of your evening stroll with your son. smile

    Would you sell me the mics, and how much would you want for them?

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    Hi everyone.

    Thanks for all of the sounds here. I have downloaded so many amazing sounds, and am really grateful for this site.

    Virtually the one sound that i have not been able to find anywhere is a good metal tearing/shearing sound. You know the kind of thing I mean. When metal is put under immense stress, it makes that slow groaning sound. Anything along those lines would be great. Metal groaning/shearing/tearing. Picture something like the sound inside a modern battleship that has been hit by a torpedo and is slowly buckling under its own weight, or a building that is collapsing, and the metal supports are not taking the load, they start to bend. It is that sort of sound I am after.

    Thanks again everyone. grin

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    and 1 more pic to show you it works:

    http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/4889/audiogear4.jpghttp://img690.imageshack.us/img690/audiogear4.jpg/1/w800.png