Filename: Walthamstow cigarette beggar
Classification: Economic > Hustlers and beggars
Recorded by: IM Rawes
Recording date: 22 July 2012
Description: A beggar detaches himself from a small group of his comrades when he sees the recordist light a cigarette. He cadges one politely before dropping it.
Technical guff: Headworn stereo. 2 x Shure WL-183 mics, Sony PCM-M10 recorder.
Additional notes: A wiring fault with the microphones has added a hum to one of the channels, although this is hard to make out against high background sound levels.