Oslo city rooftop

One of the companies I freelance for has an office building downtown. I brought my recording gear with me one day and set it up on the roof before work. I let the recorder roll for a while and got some good city ambience. There are some sirens in there, as well as birds and a helicopter. For some reason, I just love to record city ambiences. I usually record at street level, but it’s nice to get up high to avoid loud footsteps, talking and other disturbing sounds.

Rode NT-4 > Sound Devices 302 > Sound Devices 744T (Not sure why I used the 302. I think I was testing something, but I can’t remember what. Note to self: take more notes when recording..)


  • October 2, 2011 - 5:02 pm | Permalink

    This recording is plain and thought-provoking at the same time. Thank you Thomas.

    • October 2, 2011 - 8:00 pm | Permalink

      Thank you, Vladimir. I’ll check out your blog. Looks like you have some interesting stuff posted there.


  • October 2, 2011 - 8:26 pm | Permalink

    It’s great to see that Norway is on the global soundmap too now, and I’m really looking forward to new recordings from you.

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