Category Archive for 'New Releases'

North America ticks all the boxes when it comes to trees – they have the tallest, oldest and biggest! The Coastal Redwood, the tallest living thing on earth towers skywards (110+ metres) leaving you feeling ant-like, among the ferns. The Bristlecone Pine, the oldest living thing on earth, approx 5000 years old, endures a harsh […]

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Traveling to the Mojave Desert was a pilgrimage of sorts for me. I am a desert lover and the idea of camping out under a desert sky and sleeping under Joshua trees had been living in my imagination for years, actually, decades. I can’t remember the first time I heard about Joshua Trees and the […]

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With this post I’d like to take you through our new recording ‘Safari’ track by track – sharing how we made the recording and give you an insight into what you’re hearing. Tweet

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For me, the dawn chorus is nature’s great symphony. It is a time when nature transitions from the gentle sounds of the night into the activity of the day.Tweet

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When Sarah and I first began Listening Earth in 1993, I had no training or guidance in how to go about recording nature sounds. I simply turned the recorder on when something interesting caught my ear; a particular species calling, or a pleasing harmony in the sounds around me. As soon as the subject of […]

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Being in a tropical forest in the depths of night can be one of the most relaxing and meditative experiences for me. In total darkness, with a chorus of nocturnal insects chiming in the night air, I would describe it as being immersed in a hypnotic sound bath. Very peaceful. So I wanted to create […]

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Nature sounds recorded in Thailand feature in our latest album release: “Shama Song”. This album highlights one of the most beautiful singers in the bird world.Tweet

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Nature sounds recorded in the Blue Mountains National Park feature in our latest album release: “The Blue Mountains”. The album is an evocative sound journey into the nature of one of Australia’s most well-known landscapes.Tweet

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A week later, and we have a crazy plan taking shape. In this time we have crossed Orissa, travelling firstly to Kotagar forest in the southwest, and then Sunaberra in the far west of the state. The latter in particular has been fascinating and given us some lovely recordings. However somewhere along the many kilometres […]

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Shiva sleeps in the vehicle, and we often feel embarrassed to wake him predawn. but this morning he is up at 4.30 knocking on our door. The air is still, and stars shine through the branches overhead, so conditions are good. Half an hour later we are off, heading out of the guesthouse compound and […]

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