Screeching Bin

Me and my recording buddy Matt Meachem ( were walking through a corridor when I heard this horrendous noise. I looked back, and saw that Matt had an excited look on his face whilst looking at this bin. It turned out that Matt had just hit the bin lid which sent it spinning round making this wierd screeching sound. I whipped out my little H2 recorder to get a sample of it because it sounded pretty unique.

We spent about 10 minutes getting different speeds of the bin lid, until we’d practically exhausted it.

Here’s one of the tracks we managed to get from it:

It kind of sounds like train brakes squealing and screeching.

Just before we left I managed to get a photo of it:


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Sound Editor, Dubbing Mixer and owner of

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