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The inside water sounded similar to someone gargling moutwash. Of the water recordings analyzed, it is one of the most loud and powerful underwater sounds. Again, as might be expected, no human factors can be distinguished.

The water under the stream also sounded powerful, and the jumps of the recorder in and out of the stream made for an interesting slurping sound.

The main waterfall at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.

This is a sample of the sounds overheard at the Chronicle from the Bhangra practice next door. The Chronicle's office is located on the third floor of the Flowers building adjacent to the West Campus Chapel. The performance room, from which the…

The inside water recording is incredibly quiet, sounding like nothing more an a tiny trickle of water. Again, the small layer of water is enough to filter out the human voices, though.

Biddle's fountain was the only one on this page where distinct human influenced noise can be heard. Indistinguishable talking can be heard in the background. Also, the fountain sounds similar to some of the other insider water recordings on the page,…

This is an experiment testing how people change their levels of volume according to the environment that they are in. Here, we discover how people subscribe to a certain set of generally-accepted social guidelines regarding appropriate noise level of…

Sound recording of the finale to Duke University’s Ciompi Quartet playing of Schubert’s Quartet in A minor in the Blackwell common room. Recorded on Samsung Galaxy S6

Sound recording of the Duke vs. North Carolina State football game on 11/09/13 in which Duke won 38-20 by scoring 3 touchdown in 26 seconds in a thrilling fourth quarter.

Sound recording of the Duke University Men's Basketball strength coach describing the making of a protein smoothie in the kitchen. Recorded using a Zoom audio recorder.

The small trickle of a stream can be heard and a noise that sounds similar to a whisper or wind. There is also a rumbling noise, perhaps from the bubbling of the waterfall. The knocking, it can be noted, is a result of the incredible shallowness of…

Sound recording of Duke volleyball game in Cameron Indoor Stadium. In this recording you can hear the crowd cheer as Duke scores a point. You can also hear the announcer of the game. Recorded with an iPhone 6 Plus from the court-side bleachers.…

Sound recording of water boiling in an electric kettle. The kettle switches off with a 'click' when the water is finished boiling. Recorded on a Zoom H4N

This is an experiment testing how people change their levels of volume according to the environment that they are in. Here, we discover how people subscribe to a certain set of generally-accepted social guidelines regarding appropriate noise level of…

Sounds of night insects in a bush on a rainy, wet night outside of Randolph Dorm on Duke University’s East Campus. Recorded with iPhone 5s.

The sound of a small car driving by on W. Markham Avenue bordering Duke University around 2:00pm. I stood still and held my recorder, an iPhone 6, at my waist while standing on the sidewalk next to the street as the car drove past me.

Sound recording of Siri giving directions to Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University. Siri is an electronic assistant feature of the Apple Inc. iPhone. She does not maintain the usual pronunciation of certain words. She calmly gives directions…

A thirty second recording of piano playing on a Monday afternoon in the Brown Residence common room on East Campus, at Duke University. A track with a main focus on a casual amateur piano improvisation, running parallel to the general noise of a…

Sound recording of washers and dryers tumbling in a college dorm laundry room, as well as a vending machine and footsteps.

Sound recording of a Duke student speaking Russian. Includes information about her family and her time at Duke.

Sound recording of “Devilsgate” at Duke University Main Quad before the first football game of the 2015 season at approximately 4:00 PM. Sounds of people talking and music in the background can be heard. This was recorded with an iPhone 6 held at…

Sound recording of Duke Men’s Tennis team practice. Eleven players practicing at once. Recording done with iPhone 5. The phone was placed behind one of the courts during the recording.

This sound was taken from under the spray-painted bridge on Campus Drive in Durham, North Carolina while a train was passing overhead. This was taken at night. All other sounds were drowned out by the sound of the train. It was taken using an iPhone…

Sound recording of a man typing away furiously on his laptop in a hotel lobby. A vacuum can be heard in the background. Recorded on a Zoom H4N

Recording of a Speed Queen Industrial Washer in the Blackwell Residence Hall laundry room running a hot water cycle with four quarters inside. A stereo pair of contact mics by JrL were attached to the soap drawer and base of the machine, while a Zoom…