Forest ambi with intermittent animated talking, shouting in native tongue;
Shouting chant in native tongue;
Shouting chant in native tongue;
NPR/NGS Radio Expeditions
15 Feb 1999
- Pedu Lake
- 6.2723 100.81123
Stereo=1; decoded MS; From ground at base of tree; parabola with omni mic on left channel and figure 8 mic on right channel
Show: Honey Hunters
Log of DAT #: D-MS
Date: Night 1
ng = not good
g = good
vg = very good
Times New Roman = Wireless Microphone "C"
Comic Sans MS= Ground recording fromD1 MS-Night One
Ambi: Quiet forest noises, birds and chirping insects Honey hunters talking to each other in native tongue Initially English voices in background
(Same ambi sans conversation until 00: 10:40)
00:03 :50 Animated exchange between two hunters shouting to each other (Still on the ground hooking up mics and such)
Very quiet conversation and chuckling between 00:05:59 and 00: 10:29 Lots of forest ambi around 00: 08: 16 -only forest ambi
00: 10:40 Animated shouting by one man quiet conversation with the others.
00: 11:13 Loud animated phrase, no conversation, lots of shuffling around -scratchy mic nOIses
(After 00:10:40 only ambi of the forest until 00:12:43-one line followed by coughing)
00:14:24 Brief exchange between ground and hunters until 00:15:31 Some conversation follows in the few minutes afterwards-none of the following shouting as in the corresponding dat.-only ambiance until 00:22:39
Long period of climbing up the tree, little conversation mainly heavy breathing until
00: 15:20 one voice talking and various voices in trees in background
00: 15: 46 Animated shout response from other men in the trees
00:16:37 Greatly animated one line shout
File name: Honey hunters Logger: Simone Wellington
00: 19:20 nice forest ambi 00:19:37
00:20:30 Clear and loud shouting by one man to ground 00:20:38
00:21:15 Again until 00:21:30
00:22:39 Faint exchange between hunters heard
00:23:40 Faint tapping noise heard in the trees
00:25 :12 FX: Hammering of stakes echoes through the forest quiet narration by hunter
00:25:44 One line-Shout, twice from ground
00:26:56 Hammering begins again in treetops echoes throughout forest
00:28:31 Shouting heard in treetops, response from ground shouting in tops continues with a minimal amount of response from the ground. Voices in trees faint. Man on ground repeats same sentence a few times.
00:31:19 Conversing with hunters.
00:32:56 FX: Hammering again [longer segment of noises] 00:33 : 19
00:33:52 Shouts from ground to trees-loud exchanges until 00:34:24
00:35:07 Most animated shouting yet -exchange of shouting through trees 00:35:16
00:35:09 Another exchange with hunters, as well as sounds of distant yelling among the hunters
00:37:06 Nice far off yelling-would be good piggybacked onto a nearby shouting sound to balance out an exchange. 00:37:18
00:39:53 Shouts from trees, loud responses from the ground
00:00:39:57 Outbursts followed by far off-response
00:42:40 Quiet conversation between the hunters 00:42:59
00:44:22 FX: Sounds of blowing spitting or coughing followed by commentary by one of the hunters
00:44:03 Loud singing chants start from ground, intermittently continue repeating same phrase. 00:45:19
(Followed by a brief exchange with the hunters)
00:45:40 Good exchange between the hunters-extended period of dialogue 00:45 :56 Continues on quietly until
File name: Honey hunters Logger: Simone Wellington
00:47:03 Chanting resumes, intermittently 00:48:50
00:47:33 FX: Clunking of wood noises plunking and clinking of logs 00:48:00
00:49:49 Conversation with the ground crew to the honey hunters, followed by commentary on the ground.
00: 50:40 shuffling along tree, quiet commentary leads into a series of shouts to the ground 00: 51 :17 and conversation between the hunters then more shouting to the ground
good segment at 00:51:34 to 01:51:42
00:51:07 Chanting begins again only once this time before a shout to above.
00:52:55 Shouting up to the hunters who respond with one or two words
00:54:00 conversation and FX: hammering of wood shuffling and working noises-great sounds from the ground -sounds like singing -and background forest ambi 00 :55 :25
FX: Puffing and sounds of creaking 00:55:36 sounds of creaking loudly and snapping ofwood-dialogue between the hunters and the ground
00:56:29 FX' Sounds of crunching and tearing
00:56:50 FX: Lips smacking and swallowing and far off shouts on the ground
00:57:01 FX: Blowing noises followed by shouts to the ground and response as well as conversation between the hunters
00:57:05 Ground crew yelling to hunters, hunters respond Discussion among the men on the ground follows. 00:58:07 Hunters can be heard yelling in the treetops.
00:57:38 FX: More blowing air
00:57:59 more wood clunking noises
00:58:27FX: First bee noise among very animated dialogue between the hunter and the ground
00 :58 :56 More blowing
00 :59:41 Dialogue and sounds of exertion on the part of the hunter
01:00:49 Faint tapping can be heard. Shouting between the ground and the hunters follows.
01:00:50 Loud exchange between the hunters and the ground FX: engine sound, hammering all mixed together with bee noises at the end
01 :02:43 Hunters yelling to one another in the distance, some exchange with the ground crew. 01:03:26
01:03:01FX:Smacking and licking, bee noises and happy exchange between the hunters and the ground and the hunters with each other.
01:03:35 FX' Noises of tapping followed by what sounds like a comb opening
01:04:19 Shouts in the trees, with ground and in between hunters.
01:04:13FX' FX' More working at the comb noises wooden instruments tapping and sawing, hammering with dialogue in the foreground
01 :06:00 Tapping noise with single bee buzzing by noise
01 :07: 13 Nice clear exchange with multiple voices on the ground
01:07:35 Nice dialogue between two men on the ground, faint but extended. Very clear loud tapping from above begins at 01 :08:04 Followed by dialogue on the ground.
01:08:00 FX: Repetitive rubbing and shuffling noises
01 :09:03 Another nice clear exchange with the ground people-with single voice this time
01 :09:49 FX: Tapping and clipping noises consistent dialogue in the foreground
01:13:53 FX: Loud sounds of hammering, bee noises intensify
01:14:53 Loud shouting. Quick voices from ground. Delayed response from hunters then reply. Extended period of conversation between the two groups followed by the resumed chanting at 01:15:38 until 01:17:42 then more conversation between the ground and hunters -*
01:15:15 Sounds of exertion and pulling while talking followed by FX: sounds of wood being shuffled around and blowing (01:15:54)
01: 17: 3 0 FX: Working noises-sounds like something being ripped apart lots of clinking tapping and sawing, single bee swarms about
01:18:56 Fun exchange between hunters -very lively dialogue
01:20:17 FX: Fervent blowing noises again
01:20:48 Loud and repetitive singing type shouts from the ground
01:21:06 Blowing, then shouting followed by definite bee noises singing chants on the ground continue while bee noises intensify at 01:22:20 again louder at 01:22:43
01:23:08 FX: Hammering and voices filled with obvious exertion *****
bee noises fade
01:23:17 Shouts from tree tops followed by loud quick responses from the ground.
01:28:04 Bee noises prevalent again during conversation between the hunters
01 :31 :07 Period of dialogue both on the ground and in the treetops -great forest ambi here .
01 :30:37 Intense bee noises, exchange to ground and creaking noises coupled with shuffling and individual humming bees above the drone-great dialogue between hunters 01:31:46 Sounds of wood tinkling and other working noises, shouts to ground
01 :32:28 Hammering and tapping 01:33:47 Panting by one hunter and grunting, other hunter chuckling
01 :33:26 Shouting between hunters and ground hunters voices echoing in the treetops. dialogue on ground and faint tree trunk clunking sounds.
01:35:18 Sounds of being inside something (the comb) and muffled narration by the hunter, heavy breathing and the outside again at 01:35:50 FX: bee noise continues
01:36:10 Shouting resumes with hunters. Nice exchange between 01:36:46 and 01:36:54ish continues with more conversation on ground until 01:37:40
01:37:41 OK so they are coming down ....
01: 38 : 15 Sliding noise resumes, maybe sliding down the tree (?)
01 :39:33 Shouts from ground still distant
01 :41 :13 Shouts from ground sound closer but FX from bees still in background
File name: Hon ey hunters Logger: Simone Wellington
01 :42:52 Loud bee humming noises -more individual than drone but very intense¬ shouting with ground continues
01 :46:00 Tape ends.
Talking about equipment and interview until 01:41:12 Tape ends.