September 30th, 2012

A train is passing by in the small town of Wadley in the Wirikuta Desert (Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi SLP). Train horn and railway vibration at the beginning (recorded by the contact microphone).

Sound recorded by a MS setup Schoeps mixed with a contact microphone
Microphone CCM41+CCM8
Contact Microphone Aquarian H2aXLR
Sound Devices 744T recorder
MS is encoded in STEREO Left-Right and mixed with the Contact Microphone
recorded in july 2012
sound is in 96kHz

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    itsnotimportant 1 month ago

    Sounds so old like this always gives me this weird feeling.

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    strangehorizon 2 months, 1 week ago

    I used it as the centerpiece of a track meant to represent the credits sequence of a "movie for your ears": https://soundcloud.com/sonic_kitchen/mountain-of-brass-pt9-the-story-of-what-happened

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    phalonmoy 5 months ago

    Awesome sound.

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    REZ1975B 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    Sounds really wonderful and amazing!

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    KandiKlover 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    I love rail sounds, I just recently finally gave it a start myself, was lacking a nice fuzzy windscreen for the portable until now. You mixed the contact mic perfectly that you can't really notice it and captured the track rattle amazingly. Very cinematic like.

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