Recording Blog: Rain on Car Windscreen

Only a sound designer could think themselves when they're forced to wait in a car for an hour, waiting for someone, whilst it was absolutely lashing it down outside! I'd been trying for ages to get some great recordings of varying degrees of rain on a car windscreen, and now I had a chance to get an almost uninterrupted hour of it.

There was some car noise, but I was in quite a large car park set quite far back from the main road, so this was limited to cars driving past me in the car park, and so could easily be edited out afterwards.

Here's three different levels of rain mixed into a short audio file to give you an idea of what the entire recording sounded like in a nutshell!