Morning in McMurdo

December 1st, 2007 andrea Posted in news, sounds | Comments Off on Morning in McMurdo

mcmurdo sound

Yesterday I met Tia and made a plan for recording interviews with people around the base talking about their Antarctic sonic experiences. As the main point of radio contact for people at the remote field sites, Tia said that the sound of her voice sometimes becomes an important lifeline. She told me a story of how one group that was particularly remote for many weeks was inspired to write poetry celebrating the radio voices and posted the poems all over their camp site.

This binaural recording I made walking around the base this morning may give you a sense of what it feels like to be here:

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