Sounds from the Quietest Place in the Continental US

I was thrilled to make my field recording pilgrimage to the One Square Inch in Olympic National Park. I’m an avid supporter of the conservation work the Gordon Hempton has done with One Square Inch, and two percent of the cost of all Pacific Northwest Series library will be donated to the One Square Inch to help support soundscape preservation in ONP.… Read More Sounds from the Quietest Place in the Continental US

Recording Hummingbirds in the High Desert

Looking for wing sound effects? Field recordist Thomas Beverly has just released a unique SFX library – one that captures the sound of hummingbirds. I was curious to know how he got the idea for the project, and how he managed to record the sounds of these tiny, aerial acrobats. Here’s the story behind the one-of-a-kind hummingbirds SFX library:… Read More Recording Hummingbirds in the High Desert

Recording the Strange Sounds of Ringing Rocks

The ringing rocks in Pennsylvania are a mysterious natural phenomenon, and no-one can explain exactly what causes these boulders to ring when you hit them. But they do ring for sure, producing chime-like tones – and now recordist Thomas Rex Beverly has created a new SFX library with these sounds. Here’s how he captured the sounds of these strange rocks:… Read More Recording the Strange Sounds of Ringing Rocks