Daymer Bay: grains of sand washed into the sea

Aug 14, 2015, 09:48 AM, Trebetherick, Cornwall, United Kingdom

This recording was made using a hydrophone, placed in the path of small stream running over Daymer Bay and into the sea. Grains of sand washed over the hydrophone by the flow of water, slowly cover the soundscape in silence. Further up the beach a small group of children build a dam across the stream, slowing down the rolling river of silica. Suddenly the dam is broken and a rush of water floods down stream, briefly and noisily unearthing the hydrophone. As the sand accumulates the bay is slowly buried in another tide of silence. #shoresounds, #Daymer Bay, #Cornwall, England

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