A couple weekends ago NPR bestowed the title of The Most Captivating Voice in the World to Iris Lettieri, the announcer at Rio de Janeiro’s international airport. Her “voice is so seductive that travelers have been known to miss their flights just to listen to her.” Here’s a clip from (lang: Portuguese) Iris’ website:
Transom Tools just posted a Portable Digital Recorder Comparison writ by (the amazing) Jeff Towne. ‘Chines compared are the Marantz PMD 660, Zoom H4, Sound Devices 702/722, Edirol R-09, and M-Audio Microtrack.
New audio software, not yet released yet, but a possibly promising tool: Snapper by Audio Ease.