Sound recordist Gordon Hempton discusses the documentary Soundtracker: A Portrait of Gordon Hempton, by filmmaker Nicholas Sherman at the 2009 International Festival of Experimental Music held at the Vallecas Villa in Madrid, Spain. Hempton's presentation includes a discussion of his life-long work as a sound recordist, and shares some of his favorite field recordings selected from those he has made around the world.
The presentation is in 5 Parts:
Official Trailer: Soundtracker: A Portrait of Gordon Hempton. (2:31) In this documentary that shadows an Emmy-winning sound recordist at work, writer-director Nick Sherman captures one man's solitary obsession with obtaining "natural" sounds in an aural world that's littered with noise.