Devin Deal

Field Recording Library

Blower Fan -
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Toilet Hits&Break -
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I'm constantly recording interesting events or things. Every time I do so, I edit them down, and add them to my small but growing library of self-recorded sounds. I find that as a sound designer, field recording helps me find sounds I need faster, as well as aid in bridging the gap between what sound is in my mind, and how I'm going to produce it. Here are a few examples from my library.

Barking -
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GT350 Revs -
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Lake Superior Performance Rally 

Stage 15 Launch Recordings (2016)

The Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) is a rally that happens in the Keweenaw Peninsula every fall. In 2016, the final stage occurred in the middle of downtown Houghton, so I seized the opportunity to record the rally car launches at the stage start. What I captured were very unique car sounds, specific to each car and driver. In the editing process, I matched the chronological order of my recordings to the stage start list, so I was able to label each recording with the appropriate driver, car make, model, and year.

Each recording is a stereo file, using the X/Y Zoom microphone, and a Zoom H6 recorder. Files that say

"(Shotgun)" were recorded in mono with an old EV shotgun microphone. Unfortunetly the fidelity of the shotgun microphone isn't favorable. 

2016SubraruWRX-STI_Pastrana -
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1981VolkswagonRabbit_VanDamme -
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(Shotgun)_2009MitsubishiEvoX_Djordjevic -
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2003PontiacVibeGT_Gekiere -
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2006MitsubishiEvo9_Burke -
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1990EagleTalon_Immonen -
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