April 14th, 2007

Quiet night ambiance. An Owl (Otus scops, Eurasian Scops Owl)can be heard all along the sample and small cracklings from trees. In addition, one dog screams at 1 min, a jet passes high above, and a vehicle starts roaring at 2:30 (the radio inside the car can be heard as it moves away). When the vehicle vanishes you hear only the Owl. Sennheiser ME66+MKH30 into Shure FP24, into iRiver H320. Decoded to MS stereo with Voxengo free VST plugin. I had to perform a light hiss reduction on this sample in order to remove microphone (ME66) selfnoise, as it was spoiling the effect to a great extent. Recorded in the surroundings of Bernabe House (Carcabuey, S Spain), a naturally reverberant place because of a neighbouring cliff.


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    bastiencozon 10 months, 1 week ago

    Great job, exactly what I needed. I used it as a mysterious ambient background for a piano piece.

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    celest1n 6 years, 3 months ago

    Thanx for the awesome sound and good quality! I used it here: https://soundcloud.com/celestin-albers/mixtape

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    .Andre_Onate 8 years, 3 months ago

    @ Smith554 one part of me agrees with you, yet another says; "well... that's what happened that night.'

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    HocusPocuz 8 years, 9 months ago

    fantastic recording! makes me inspired to get back to sound design =P

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    dmyra 9 years, 8 months ago

    yeah the dog was actually surprised, since you dont speak dog.

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