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I thought it would be cool to utilize one of my most under-utilized tools, my Zoom H2 recorder. I read this post about John Cage's piece, 4:33, and thought that it would be cool to post up some of my own versions of it, in different environments that I find myself in.
Here's the first one, taken this morning from my front porch. It had rained earlier, and there's a leaf-blower in the background. It's best to listen to this with a good pair of headphones.

4'33" December 17 2010

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