You can see and smell the Alewife Brook when you walk along the Alewife Greenway, the path that runs along the eastern edge of Arlington, parallel to the Alewife Brook, from the Minuteman Bike Trail to the Mystic River. Seeing it and smelling it is how most people experience the Alewife Brook.
Silas Price, however, is interested in listening to the Brook, to hear what it has to say. The Alewife is pretty quiet, at least until it starts to rain. When it rains, the Alewife Brook begins to sing.
Save the Alewife Brook is building an Open Source Field Recording Library of sounds from the Alewife Brook. The library will be free for anyone to use, as long as the recordings are attributed to Silas Price & Save the Alewife Brook.
Why are we doing this?
Besides that fact that it’s fun, we hope to inspire the creation of musical compositions, in a wider effort to bring attention to the unsafe quality of the water and the flooding of the Alewife Brook.
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