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
For his latest sound effects libraries, field recordist Thomas Rex Beverly went on a recording adventure to One Square Inch in Olympic National Park, Washington - a place hailed by renowned recordist and conservationist Gordon Hempton as 'the quietest place in the US'. Here, he shares the story behind the trip - and lets you hear some of the sounds from this special place.Continue reading
During January 2018, I had a contest for a chance to win my Complete Bundle. To enter, you had to share your best field recording story. I received some hilarious and wonderful submission and will be sharing a few of them in upcoming blog posts. However, my favorite story was from Brendan Rehill and his fabulous story of recording the elusive Black Grouse. He won the contest and I’m thrilled to share his story!Continue reading
Philadelphia-based field recordist Thomas Rex Beverly has created four impressive libraries, capturing the rich sounds of Montana's Glacier National Park. Here's the story behind his recording adventures in the Rocky Mountains:Continue reading