I've been thinking a lot about sound lately, especially sound you find in untrammeled wild places--natural soundscapes. Recently, I have been taking time to stop and listen to the sounds around me when I'm exploring wild areas. I worry that wild, untrammeled soundscapes are becoming a thing of the past, becoming more and more limited by the encroachment of human-made sound.
I decided it would be an interesting project to start recording and sharing some of the soundscapes I encounter while out. Even though I am no sound expert, I am posting my recordings as it's own blog Natural Soundscapes. I also post them to Instagram and YouTube.
Also, soon after I started my journey into natural soundscapes, I stumbled upon Bernie Krause's The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding The Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places. If you enjoy sounds of nature, you should check out this book!
I hope you enjoy these soundscapes as much as I do!
Thanks for listening!