Category Archive for 'Our business'

Every now and then we get an enquiry asking this question. The quick answer is: some of our albums are in print on CD, but many are not. Here’s why, and what the options are. Tweet

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To make the best nature recordings we use a customised microphone setup. We utilise a SASS, or Stereo Ambient Sampling System, to capture the directional relationships between sounds in the landscape, giving a lovely stereo field and deep sense of space. Tweet

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I have been recording nature sounds professionally since 1993. I recall that when I was about 10 years old, a friend and I went off to a local park armed with a cheap portable cassette recorder. We managed to record a Wattlebird screeching from a few yards away and returned with much excitement to listen […]

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In part 1, I described how we began our business and recorded our first album. For our next project, we were unsure of how to proceed… Enter a good friend, Steve Craig. Steve worked for the Department of Conservation, but his passion was owls, particularly the rare Powerful Owls that live in the moist forests […]

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Sarah and I were camped out in one of the most ancient forests in Australia, and the weather was turning bad. The dense mountain forests of East Gippsland, in far-eastern Victoria, are a realm of giant tree ferns, towering eucalypt trees and impenetrable undergrowth. They are places of peace and majesty, of sheltered gullies, birdsong […]

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