This library grew out of my training as a classical composer. In graduate school, I studied John Cage’s music including Child of Tree (1975) which gave me the idea to explore the sounds of cacti. Cage’s use of amplified plant materials was full of exciting possibilities to investigate as a field recordist.
This library is the marriage of my love of recording wind and making drones. Hear singing wires brought to life by 30 mph gusts and desert winds meshing perfectly with melodic drones. Enjoy listening to the natural music of the wind as it sings on long thin wires.Continue reading
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:Continue reading
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:Continue reading