Category: Postcard Audio

Postcard Audio on SoundCloud

Hi Y’all,

Want to listen to Postcard Audio on SoundCloud?

A complete archive of all the PA podcasts is now on SoundCloud for your listening pleasure!

Enjoy!

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Postcard Audio #037 – Airport Security Check, or, “Is that a USB key in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?”

Sydney Domestic Airport: Passengers empty pockets and bags into plastic containers. Everyday items move through x-ray scanners while security officers scrutinise them for danger.

Recorded on an iPhone 5, sometime in December 2012.

Postcard Audio #036 – Waiting to Audition

Standing backstage at a Sydney arts company waiting to be collected for an audition. Sounds from rehearsal spaces filter in as doors open and close. An assistant arrives to usher me to the panel.

Recorded with an iPhone 4, sometime in April of 2012.

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Postcard Audio #035 – Children Taking Flight

Hobart Airport: The aircraft fills and prepares for takeoff. Children chatter as they wait for flight.

Recorded on an iPhone 5, sometime in December 2012.

Postcard Audio #034 – Mr Whippy at the Construction Site

Sydney City: An old fashioned Mr. Whippy van drives through a back street and passes a construction site. It pauses for the workers to buy ice-cream before driving away.

Recorded on an iPhone 5, sometime in March 2013.

Postcard Audio #033 – Playtime!

Haymarket, Sydney: The balcony of an old marketplace has been converted into an entertainment hub.  Lights flash, claws drop into prize buckets and games machines compete for aural dominance.

Recorded on an iPhone 5, sometime in February 2013.

Postcard Audio #032 – Singing Scottish Ballads

A workshop of traditional Scottish Border Ballads passed from teacher to choir, line by line, song by song.

Recorded on a Sony MZ-R900 minidisc with a Rode NT3 condenser microphone.

Sometime in January 2003.

 

Postcard Audio #027 – The Barista and the $12,000 Bathtub

A barista and his customers observe a sales rush at a boutique bathroom supplier. Coffee is made. Customers dance. Waitstaff whistle. People shop for expensive bathtubs.

Recorded on an iPhone 4, sometime in October 2012.

Postcard Audio #026 -She Does Not Play The Harp With Reverence, But With Fire. Part 1.

In the studio she teases, thuds and caresses her harp drawing forth sounds we are not suppose to hear.

Featuring Sarah Burgess on harp.

Recorded at Fragile Light studios with a Rode NT4, sometime in August, 2009.

Postcard Audio #025 – Falling Four Stories to the Alley Floor

Drip. Float. Fall. Four stories pass before it splashes at my feet. Each drop sounding like a gun in the nigh-time city alleyway.

Recorded on an iPhone 4, sometime in November 2012.

Postcard Audio #024 – Waiting, or, Wherein I am Delayed

I am waiting at Central Station for a train which is delayed. People and birds converse as announcements and trains roll by.

Recorded on an iPhone 4, sometime in November 2012

Postcard Audio #023 – The Magpie Chorus

On the top of a mountain overlooking the Megalong Valley, twoscore magpies gather in gum trees by a little dirt road. The chorus begins.

Recorded on an iPhone 4, sometime in October 2012.

Postcard Audio #022 – Through a Window a Story is Being Told but I do not Understand

Through a window a story is being told but I do not understand. Maybe I will never know. The minidisc whirls.

Recorded on a Sony MZ-R900 minidisc with a Rode NT3 condenser microphone.

Sometime in December 2002.

 

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Postcard Audio #021 – Playing With Stuff

Playing with a drawer full of stuff including a whistle which belonged to my grandfather, Ronald. Ronald used the whistle to referee rugby games in the 1940s.

Recorded on a Zoom H4, sometime in January 2006.

Postcard Audio #020 – A Big Band Warms Up

24 musicians work on snatches of James Bond and the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies while they prepare for their audience. A mic check. The music awaits….

Recorded on a Zoom H4n, sometime in April 2010.

Postcard Audio #019 – She Bargains in a Shanghai Market

A middle aged Australian women bargain hunts in Shanghai Lao Jie (Shanghai Old Street).

Recorded on a Sony MZ-R900 minidisc with a Rode NT3 condenser microphone.

Sometime in December 2002.