Field Recordings from Mississippi Palisades State Park (Savanna, IL)

by Myke Dodge Weiskopf

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Public radio producer and field recordist Myke Dodge Weiskopf spent a night camping out in Mississippi Palisades State Park near Savanna, IL. He chose the spot due to its proximity to the local railway lines, where he hoped to record the foggy, nostalgic sound of distant train horns. During the seven-hour session, he captured the full nocturnal chorus of the park, including owls, coyotes, crickets, dragonflies, and more. This 101-minute condensation contains all of the aforementioned elements, seamlessly edited for optimum headphone listening.

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released June 13, 2014

Recorded from 9pm, June 9 to 4am, June 10, 2014 in Mississippi Palisades State Park (Savanna, IL) by Myke Dodge Weiskopf (www.myke.me). Edited in Los Angeles, CA.

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Myke Dodge Weiskopf / Science Park / Field Recordings Etc. Los Angeles, California

Myke Dodge Weiskopf is a field recordist, radio producer, and songwriter from Los Angeles, CA. In 2005, he founded SHORTWAVEMUSIC: a global sound series which preserves the sounds of regional and international broadcasting around the world. He is making select recordings from his archives available for purchase and download at Bandcamp. When possible, all proceeds benefit the artists. ... more

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