Sound Recording

Experienced field recordist, including 8 years experience with ambisonic recording, and an interest in extended and experimental recording techniques.

Sound recordings are made with combinations of the following equipment: SoundField SPS200, DPA 4060, JrF Contact Microphones, JrF Hydrophones, Stephen McGreevy VLF recorder, Sennheiser k6/ME64, Sennheiser MKH 418, Sound Devices 788T.

All field recordings on this site are copyright Bethan Kellough. Please contact for licensing.

Recent Projects:

New York Times Magazine, Voyages 2018. 

August 2018. Assignment for New York Times Magazine, field recording in the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Listen here to the special edition of the New York Times Magazine: Listen To The World.

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Excerpts from the recordings:

Wind whistling across the Salar.

VLF recording, Atacama Desert.

Salar cracking as it heats up and cools down.

Hydrophone recording in oasis.

Driving across the rough terrain of the Salar.


 

Gali Guleiyan (In the Shadows) 

Ambisonic Field Recordings made in Old Delhi for In the Shadows, directed by Dipesh Jain, and starring Manoj Bajpayee.

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Excerpts from the recordings:

Delhi Train Station

Temple, Old Delhi

Prayer Call, Old Delhi

Paper cutting machine, Old Delhi

Dogs in alleyway, Old Delhi

Coal Alley, Old Delhi

New Delhi morning from a rooftop


 

Other Field Recording Samples (stereo versions):  

Wind Whistle, Echoing Boat Masts, Ghost Radio, Bergen Norway, December 2016. (Soundfield SPS200, ambisonic recording mixed to stereo)

Wind, Strathmore Valley, Scotland, January 2015 (SoundField SPS200, ambisonic recording mixed to stereo)

Frogs, Marsh Road, Marin County, March 2015 (SoundField SPS200, ambisonic recording mixed to stereo): recording by Robert Kellough and Bethan Kellough

Hverir Mud Pools, Iceland, June 2014 (SoundField SPS200, ambisonic recording mixed to stereo)

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, June 2014 (SoundField SPS200, ambisonic recording mixed to stereo)

Godafoss Waterfall, Iceland, June 2014 (SoundField SPS200, ambisonic recording mixed to stereo)