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Re: Best commercial recordings

Subject: Re: Best commercial recordings
From: "Philip Tyler" macmang4125
Date: Sat Dec 1, 2007 1:58 pm ((PST))
Hi Peter

Have you looked at the Wild Sounds web site? They do a
lot of atmosphere type CD's.
Take a look here:
Click on Atmospheres on the left hand menu and you can
choose from areas of the world.


--- Peter Nielsen <> wrote:

> I am interested in examining the current standard of
> commercial
> recordings of nature sounds. I had a look on Amazon,
> but the reviews
> are somewhat subjective. Of course, only the mass
> produced CD's
> appear there anyway. I don't know if this is a
> limiting factor. It
> also seems more than a few are heavily mixed,
> sometimes with
> disappointing results. IOW the sense of a contiguous
> environment is
> diminished. Others had tacky synthesized surf, rain,
> etc.
> Can anyone recommend what they feel to be the best
> "full length"
> selections, not compilations of short tracks? I am
> looking for
> ambience, not isolated birdcalls, etc. Ideally
> tropical birds and
> rainforest/wetland settings. Stereo, of course, and
> no background music.
> Anything else that is exemplary, or
> state-of-the-art, would also be
> appreciated. For example, I have heard some
> recordists use special
> processing techniques in the studio to achieve
> greater separation, etc.
> Thank you for any suggestions.
> Peter Nielsen

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