Field Recording: Peniche Waves

Date:

08/20/2022


Time of day:

Afternoon


Subject:

Ocean waves hitting rocks


Location:

Peniche, Portugal



Notes: Back in August, I had the pleasure of taking a trip to Portugal. For 3 days, I stayed in peniche, the surfing capital. When I arrived it quickly became apparent why it was, some of these waves were insanely massive - reaching 10ft sometimes! To make things better, there was a cliff that overlooked an alcove full of rocks and I knew there was a good spot to record these monstrous waves.


Because I was in a more public setting with many tourists and to keep portable, I couldn't bring a whole mic rig with me, but my trusty Tascam dr40x (surprisingly) handled the wind quite well and captured exactly what I was aiming for.