Blog Archives

Podcasts ‘R’ Us?

Podcasts pose challenges beyond the historical applications of analog oral history methodology.  Pre-interview etiquette, in-depth narrator research, closely monitored sound recording levels and interviewing techniques all continue to be valuable skills of born-digital oral history collection; however, as the Oral

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in NMSU

Autumn Dreams

This summer, after too much time spent working rather than recording, a chance presented itself to schedule sound recordings along Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Transferring sound equipment —i.e. checklist packing to allow for easy hauling, set-up, and tear down—

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Sound

Rain Cars

Near Los Griegos Library, the normally welcome sound of rain is questioned by the street traffic noise of Griegos Road along North West Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recording environments in open (outside) spaces can be intimidating without the right equipment. It’s

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Sound

narrator

A realistic effort to record story, place, and memory remains crucial to narrator sense of past, present, and future story telling. The ability to perform memory during sound recording continues with keystone interview questions to help promote memory recall: the

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Narrative

active sound research

During performance or sound event, writing and sound recording are a presence within contextually social and monetary use of the body and its energy. Should a storyteller chose not to be recorded, another may choose to tell the story as

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Narrative, Sound
listen to
contact
David Lee

David Lee

Public History at New Mexico State University: Poverty, Homelessness, and Hunger in New Mexico Borderlands. Email record@nmsu.edu Phone (505) 715-8779

View Full Profile →

timeline