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    The most unique sounds on Freesound.


    I was just wondering...

    What are some of the most unique, rare, extreme, odd kind of sounds on Freesound?

    The inside of a whirlwind? The last animal of a dying species? Nuclear fission? A collapsing building?
    Found anything like this?

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    RutgerMuller wrote:
    ... What are some of the most unique, rare, extreme, odd kind of sounds on Freesound?

    Pedantry alert ...

    "Certain adjectives do not admit of comparison because their meaning is already superlative. Examples are: perfect, ideal, unique, round, square, complete, extreme and universal. Nothing can be more complete or more perfect. It is therefore wrong to say: most unique, most ideal, or roundest".
    http://www.englishpractice.com/improve/correct-adjectives-part-ii-2/

    To answer your original question, I'd suggest the some of the contact-mic recordings ... http://www.freesound.org/search/?q=contact+mic

    e.g. ... http://www.freesound.org/people/yks/sounds/60057/

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    Dear Timbre,

    ...englishpractice, shmenglishpractice...

    Pendanticallistically {1} speaking, hasn't anyone ever read the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States? "... In order to form a more perfect Union ..."

    ––––
    {1} is that even a word?? :—)

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    Dear RutgerMuller,

    How about the sound of a tree falling in a forest when there's no one around to hear? :–)

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    Unpedantically speaking, and I do hope Everyone hears my post falling in the digital forests of freesound:
    I am most gratitudefully grateful for its existence. Thanks Everyone and the new look is great.

    Johann Kotze, Being Ambient Music & Audio http://www.beingambientmusic.com
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    I think this post got de-railed. So let me put it back on track.

    Contact mic recordings? Yes, for sure!
    What about recordings made with coils (i.e., picking up all sorts of electromagnetic interfeerence)?
    What about recorfings made with or from failing/broken gear?

    Some people have done extreme things with microphones, putting them inside things or even buried them (inside some sort of protective plastic cover, of course).
    There are some under water recordings.

    I remember a recording of an imploding building, but that sample was later deleted by the uploader...

    hmmmm..... erm..... I forgot...
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    AlienXXX wrote:
    ...There are some under water recordings ...

    e.g. http://www.freesound.org/people/KGJones/sounds/65293/

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    AlienXXX wrote:
    What about recordings made with coils (i.e., picking up all sorts of electromagnetic interfeerence)?

    I actually uploaded a sample pack of these today, awaiting moderation though!


    I am the thing that goes bump in the night...


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    Extreme animals, sports, fashion... And now for all of you extreme sounds! Soon in your iPod, WOW!
    Maybe that thunderstorm recorded by a (very young and famous) mountain climber just before dying (frozen) in a Himalayan summit? (yes, it's a shitty mp3 but so unique!)
    Sarcasm aside, this way even the average tv audience might become interested in otherwise boring sounds

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    Oh no! Just like Reality-TV... Reality-Freesound !!!!
    LOOOOOOOL

    hmmmm..... erm..... I forgot...
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    What about the ability to create "collections" by those who search for sounds (like packs made by uploaders) and find unique themes according to their view? Even if I'm using tags and/or keywords and/or advanced options - usually I can't find anything new, and after extensive search - I don't remember what I went through earlier. So the proper question should be - what kind of FS extensions would allow to find more cool stuff (and and in a more accurate way)? What kind of networking between sounds would add a few words here? I would think in this direction.

    http://planetaziemia.net - independent research on sound and consciousness
    http://conscious-sound.bandcamp.com - best sounds for extraordinary inner experiences
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    What about the ability to create "collections" by those who search for sounds (like packs made by uploaders) and find unique themes according to their view? Even if I'm using tags and/or keywords and/or advanced options - usually I can't find anything new, and after extensive search - I don't remember what I went through earlier. So the proper question should be - what kind of FS extensions would allow to find more cool stuff (and and in a more accurate way)? What kind of networking between sounds would add a few words here? I would think in this direction.

    http://planetaziemia.net - independent research on sound and consciousness
    http://conscious-sound.bandcamp.com - best sounds for extraordinary inner experiences
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    Timbre wrote:
    AlienXXX wrote:
    ...There are some under water recordings ...

    e.g. http://www.freesound.org/people/KGJones/sounds/65293/

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_05qJTeNNI

    www.rutgermuller.nl

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