The Recordist has released North Idaho Wind HD, a bundle of three new libraries of wind recordings, including Forest Wind HD, Frigid Wind HD and Corn Stalk Wind HD.
North Idaho Wind HD | $50 | 31 files | 1.46GB | 24-Bit 96kHz
Forest Wind HD contains 10 elegant 24-Bit 96kHz wind sounds from some intense windstorms here in North Idaho. Recorded over 3 distinct seasons it has blowing wind through tall fir trees with leaves and without. With slight howling and long sweeping gusts this wind demonstrates the open and dynamic forest landscape here in the North Western part of the US. Recorded with a Sound Devices 702 and a Sanken CSS-5 (Normal and Wide mode).
Frigid Wind HD contains 12 24-Bit 96kHz freaking cold wind sound effects from my field, garden and woods in North Idaho. Recorded with a Sound Devices 702 and Sanken CSS-5 during one of the coldest days of the winter in early 2011. The snow pack was hard and the wind was blowing with gusts that nearly froze my face off as I was standing out in the open with mic in hand. I was able to get the wind through my garden fence and whipping through the utility wires overhead. Another location was right out my back door on my porch which was getting hammered by the wind as it blew throught the bushes and trees. I’ll never forget how cold it was that day as it was for the record book.
Corn Stalk Wind HD contains 9 24-Bit 96kHz wind through dry corn stalk sound effects from my feeble attempt at a corn garden on my ranch here in North Idaho. Recorded during an elevated wind event with a Sound Devices 702 and a Sanken CSS-5 along with a Sony PCM-D1. The corn had long since died off but was still standing tall. I was making a last walk through of the garden before the colder temperatures set in and noticed the wonderful noises coming from the corn section. I was not sure how long the wind was going to last so I ran and got my PCM-D1 and sat low near the stacks and started recording. I was pleased with the results for the most part but decided I needed more wind protection for the mics. I switched to the Sanken CSS-5 and continued recording for another hour. A lot of the recordings were not usable but I was able to pick out sections that were pretty good. So, here they are.
Each library can be purchased separately at $20.