Hear. Here. Singapore. Episodes

September 01, 2021

609431 Thunder Storm - BB Delta

Welcome to Blended Binaurals, a limited series from the Hear. Here. Podcast. This episode is a blend of a binaural soundscape of a thunderstorm and a binaural beat soundtrack in the delta range. This session is 15 minutes. Adjust your device so that the volume of my voice is comfortable, find a quiet space, and put on headphones.

August 30, 2021

628926 Jurong Hill Light Rain - BB Theta

Welcome to Blended Binaurals, a limited series from the Hear. Here. Podcast. This episode is a blend of a binaural soundscape of Light Rain recording at Jurong Hill and a binaural beat soundtrack in the theta range. This session is 15 minutes. Adjust your device so that the volume of my voice is comfortable, find a quiet space, and put on headphones.

August 23, 2021

098521 Palawan Beach - BB Delta

Welcome to Blended Binaurals, a limited series from the Hear. Here. Podcast. This episode is a blend of a binaural soundscape of Palawan Beach in Sentosa and a binaural beat soundtrack in the delta range. This session is 15 minutes. Adjust your device so that the volume of my voice is comfortable, find a quiet space, and put on headphones.

August 16, 2021

259569 Singapore Botanic Garden - BB Delta

Welcome to Blended Binaurals, a limited series from the Hear. Here. Podcast. This episode is a blend of a binaural soundscape of Singapore Botanical Gardens and a binaural beat soundtrack in the delta range. This session is 15 minutes. Adjust your device so that the volume of my voice is comfortable, find a quiet space, and put on headphones.

August 09, 2021

618641 Jurong Lake Garden Night - BB Delta

Welcome to Blended Binaurals, a limited series from the Hear. Here. Podcast. This episode is a blend of a binaural soundscape of Jurong Lake Garden at night and a binaural beat soundtrack in the delta range. This session is 15 minutes. Adjust your device so that the volume of my voice is comfortable, find a quiet space, and put on headphones.

August 02, 2021

609431 Thunder Storm - BB Theta

Welcome to Blended Binaurals, a limited series from the Hear. Here. Podcast. This episode is a blend of a binaural soundscape of a thunderstorm and a binaural beat soundtrack in the theta range. This session is 15 minutes. Adjust your device so that the volume of my voice is comfortable, find a quiet space, and put on headphones.

July 28, 2021

038983 Fountain Of Wealth

In the CBD, the best-known fountains are the 2 Merlions at Merlion Park. But a few blocks away, at Suntec City, is the world's largest fountain. At 14 meters tall and the top ring measuring 66 meters in circumference, it was designed as the palm of a left hand, the 5 towers of Suntec City forming the 5 fingers Recorded with our 3Dio FreeSpace Pro II Binaural Microphone w DPA 4060 capsules, our Audio Technica BP4029 M-S Stereo Shotgun Microphone into our SoundDevices MixPre 6ii. Listen on Headphones

July 24, 2021

424167 Tunku Khalsom Art

Of all the unique sounds you can record, the human voice is the most expressive, and we talk with Tunku Khalsom, a Singapore-based artist. Her style is bold, fluid colors, richly layered, and many of her large-sized pieces incorporate butterflies, her muse for many years.

July 19, 2021

259569 Palm Valley Singapore Botanic Gardens

If you ask a Singaporean where Palm Valley is, most likely they'll tell you it's a condo in the East. Actually, it's one of the best places to visit in the Singapore Botanic Gardens to see their collection of over 220 species of palms. The Botanic Gardens were inscribed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2015.

July 12, 2021

117606 Gantry Crane

What's as tall as a condo block, can lift shipping containers in a single move, and has a top speed of... an average human walking? We check out an Automated Rail Mounted Gantry Crane at PSA Pasir Panjang Terminal 1. Singapore is one of the world's busiest ports, with nearly 37 million TEUs a year.  Listen to the ep, and I will explain all!

July 05, 2021

099981 Cicadas

Everywhere you go in Singapore, you hear them. The distinctive rhythm initially holds steady, then ramps up until it blurs into a continuous note can cause hearing loss if enough of them are around. They're cicadas... and they like to pee on you!

June 28, 2021

179556 Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall

What time is it? We visited the clock tower at Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall to hear the bells, but did you know the official time of Singapore has changed 5 times over the last 100 years? We also let you listen to clock mechanisms via contact microphones, including a $10 pink child's clock, a home version of the Mondaine Train Clock, and a S$10,840 Rolex Datejust - you'll be surprised to find out which is which!

June 21, 2021

099448 Chimes and Chirps

An early episode featured Koshi chimes & it was one of our most popular episodes. This time, we're at Mount Faber Park to record a blend of chimes and chirps. Close your eyes and enjoy an immersive 5 minutes sonic chill out

June 14, 2021

628925 Lion Dance

Every Chinese New Year, across Singapore, you'll hear lion dances to bring good luck in the new year. Learn more about the simple instruments used and, most importantly, how much it costs to get a lion dance troupe over to your home/office/shop to raise the roof and start the year right!

June 07, 2021

769201 Busy Bees

A 2006 study compared walking speeds across the world - guess who came first? Singaporeans! Singaporeans walk at almost 6.5 km/h, as fast as bees fly, which means when it comes to hustling, Singaporeans are busy bees. Join me as I visit a beekeeper at Bee Amazed Garden

May 31, 2021

618643 Singapura Cat

What's small. located 1-degree latitude north of the equator, and has whiskers? It's the Singapura - also known as the longkang cat - the world's smallest recognized cat breed. They have the most relaxing purr...

May 24, 2021

618643 Phase 2 Heightened Alert

On May 16th, 2021, Singapore hunkered down to handle a COVID surge with the new safety guidelines of Phase 2 Heightened Alert. Whether you are staying home voluntarily or due to a Quarantine Order or Stay Home Notice, the stress can impact mental wellness, especially those with pre-existing issues. This really is a time to be kind and support each other. Here's a late-night rain shower, recorded as Singapore's restrictions started.

May 17, 2021

189561 Vertical Transport

Which public transport carries the most people for the most daily trips? It's not buses or trains. It's vertical transport! Learn more about the mode of transport that carries people between floors - elevators and escalators! Recorded with our 3Dio FreeSpace Pro II Binaural Microphone w DPA 4060 capsules and our AudioTechnica BP4029 into our SoundDevices MixPre 6ii. Listen on Headphones!

May 10, 2021

618497 Food in Taman Jurong

Taman Jurong is one of the oldest residential precincts in Singapore, developed in 1964 for the workers and families of the industrial areas nearby. When you're hungry, there are two traditional eateries in Taman Jurong. We check out both!

May 03, 2021

640505 Wet Market

Cooking a great meal starts with one thing:  fresh, high-quality ingredients. In Singapore, that means going to the wet market. Most open early and close around midday, so set your alarm if you plan to visit.

April 28, 2021

098886 Beeps and Bleeps

Do you know how many times a day we interact with machines? They confirm this with a range of beeps, bleeps, and other noises. We grabbed our recording kit and grabbed sound every time we had a machine tell us we'd used them. You'll hear Train Turnstiles Bus Entry Readers Food Collection Beeper Smart Phones ATM Contactless Payment Temperature Check GreenMan+ Pedestrian Crossing Security Door PIN Entry Pad Lift Button And More!

April 25, 2021

018951 Marina Barrage

In 1987, Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew conceptualized a freshwater dam to be built across the Marina Channel. 21 years later, on 31st October 2008, Singapore's 15th reservoir was opened, the only one in the downtown area. The 350m long dam serves 3 purposes - water storage, flood control, and recreation. It took a year and a half before the seawater was naturally replaced by rainwater.

April 21, 2021

018953 Cloud Forest Conservatory

The Cloud Forest Conservatory At Gardens By The Bay is climate controlled at 23-25 C to replicate the cool-moist environment of tropical mountain regions between 1000m and 3000m, perfect for the orchids, pitcher plants, and ferns from the Tropical Montane region. The waterfall of the Cloud Mountain is 30m tall

April 18, 2021

628925 Lory Loft

Lory Loft is the world's largest lory flight aviary, where you can feed lories and lorikeets right out of your hand. They're small birds with a delightfully cheery chirp.