All life needs water to survive, and people are no different. As soon as your audience hears water, they will instinctively want to get closer to the sound source, and then even closer—but only to the point that the water sounds don’t mask faint sounds and thereby compromise security. Do the math and listen to our latest library RIPARIAN ZONES by Sound Tracker® and nature recording genius Gordon Hempton.
RIPARIAN ZONES are one of the 15 terrestrial biomes that characterize the Earth’s thin green mantle. They border streams and rivers. These soundscapes are characteristically diverse and rich with reflections, providing wonderful opportunities for sound designers to attract audience attention as well as take them on a sonic journey. Even a few minutes of a well-timed RIPARIAN ZONE recording at the right location will immediately join your Greatest Hits.
Increased available water at the edges of streams and rivers allows for plentiful plant growth, resulting in added food and shelter, which, in turn, increases wildlife diversity and translates into greater sonic diversity. An added plus is higher humidity. Humid atmospheres are more elastic than arid atmospheres and therefore propagate sound faster and more clearly to your microphones, resulting in excellent sound quality. From a sound designer’s perspective, these lush and varied locales also often feature a unique tubular echo due to overhanging vegetation and the landforms cut by the flowing waters. Factor in the much higher biodiversity than in adjoining habitats and you can generally count on mesmerizing soundscapes that will delight your audiences.
Become part of this impressive sound experience with its more than 14 GB and a total of 132 files of high-quality material. All sound files come with detailed content descriptions and have smart metadata with geographic location. THE STEREO VERSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE AS DOWNLOAD
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132 files, +14 GB of data | 48kHz/24bit, WAVGET XLS GET PDF
Surround ambiences are the closest approach to nature's true and original vivid sound. Once given the opportunity to unfold their true acoustic potential, taking you right into the world of RIPARIAN ZONES, these fabulous 5.0 surround recordings will surely keep you from accepting any less in the future.
Keeping the content of the already fantastic stereo version, you’ll gain the full spectrum of these fascinating acoustic regions plus an increase in flexibility and ways to shape the experience, taking your sound design to an even higher level!
The handling couldn’t be easier: Simply drag and drop the interleaved 5.0 surround files into your favorite editing program or DAW and mix them any way you like. The quality of the recordings is incomparably excellent and - as always - all files come with detailed metadata to increase your workflow. This collection also includes the stereo version and it comes as a download or on a USB drive.
You already own the stereo version? Please contact us to upgrade to the surround version and get a discount code to only pay the price difference.
132 files, +35 GB of data | 48kHz/24bit, WAVGET XLS GET PDF