Thijs Geritz is a Dutch illustrator, animator and an avid field recordist.
Some of the recordings are 'binaural', meaning that the method of capture recreates an accurate stereo image of the environment when listened to using headphones. To enjoy this effect, listen to those marked 'Binaural fieldrecording' using headphones.
For more information visit his SounCloud page:
Sounding tiles (parking deck Megastores, The Hague, December 17th 2021)
Recorded with binaural microphones on the parking deck of the Megastores in The Hague. This is covered with tiles that lie apart from each other, separated by rubber elements. This causes a distinctive sound when driven over.
Nightingale and joggers in the dunes (The Hague, May 12th 2021)
Recorded during my lockdown morning walk on May 12th 2021. While recording this Nightingale I was passed by by people walking, running talking and cycling.
Zuidelijk Havenhoofd Scheveningen (The Hague, March 19th 2021)
The sound of the waves against the breakwaters in the harbor of Scheveningen. Recorded during my lockdown morning walk.
Walking through Den Haag Sculptuur (The Hague Sculpture - Lange Voorhout July 22nd 2012)
Recorded while walking through Den Haag Sculptuur (The Hague Sculpture), An annual open air art exhibition that existed from 1998 to 2015. This recording dates from 2014 during the 'Rainbow Nation' exhibition of contemporary South African art.
This is an older recording with some wind and only available in compressed format.
Original photo by Roel Wijnants (https://www.flickr.com/photos/roel1943/)
William Of Orange's Pedestal (Plein, The Hague, June 4th 2016)
Recorded while sitting on the ledge of the pedestal of William Of Orange's statue on the Plein, The Hague.
Opgenomen zittend op de rand van de sokkel van het beeld van Willem van Oranje op het Plein, Den Haag.
Near the Ermelose heide (April 7th 2019)
Random recording in a small forest near Ermelo.
Internal mics of a Zoom H2.