In the January/February 2014 issue of Orion, I describe some of the grooviest things I heard in a summer of listening.
Some of them I actually managed to record—and here they are. Get some headphones, sit back, and ride to Alaska. Enjoy.
Hank Lentfer is the author of Faith of Cranes. He recently began a new career recording the whistles, clicks, groans, and splashes of his wild neighbors in Alaska’s backcountry. Check out a collection of his recordings of last summer’s sounds here.