First Day in D.C. Sounds

27 Jun

national mall carousel
Yesterday was my Day 1 in Washington D.C., where I’m summer interning at Smithsonian Folkways. (I arrived the day before, but I’m counting that as Day 0 since I was running on zero sleep.) In my one-time tradition of recording and synthesizing found sounds when I move somewhere new, I have this collection:

1) Metro Green Line
2) The Carousel on the National Mall
3) Garifuna conch
4) Greensboro sit-in demo at the National Museum of American History
5) Constitution Avenue busker
6) L’Enfant Plaza Metro busker

l'enfant plaza metro stationmetro green line


One Response to “First Day in D.C. Sounds”


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