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Re: Those 17-year Cicadas

Subject: Re: Those 17-year Cicadas
From: "Klas Strandberg" klasstrandberg
Date: Sat Jun 1, 2013 3:27 pm ((PDT))
Thanks for this astonishing track!

If you will have the opportunity, please make a recording of these
cikadas also with the LS 100 internal mics. In this case, it would be
very interesting to compare the SSM phase stereo with XY amplitude stereo.


At 21:04 2013-06-01, you wrote:
>Here in New York's Hudson Valley, we're at the peak of the Brood II Cicada
>emergence. This happens once every 17 years, so I felt compelled to record
>the event - I likely won't be able to the next time!
>I just posted a short recording at
>, and will likely be
>posting more in the coming days. This particular recording was made at
>around noon today, 1st June 2013, at this location:
>The cicadas were everywhere, and several landed on me as I was recording.
>They are alien-looking creatures, but perfectly harmless, and there are
>literally billions of them in this brood, which covers many hundreds of
>miles from North Carolina to northern New York. Birds and other predators
>gorge themselves, and you can hear a cat bird singing along with the
>cicadas - perhaps anticipating a feast.
>"While a picture is worth a thousand words, a
>sound is worth a thousand pictures." R. Murray Schafer via Bernie Krause.
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