April 30th, 2008

This is a sound of crickets singing on a summernight in a town or in the suburbs. It's not directly recorded, but made of different sounds. I tried to make a realistic Hollywood night sound with crickets as they really sound in Southern California. So I found an easy on-line field guide of cricket species of the US. Then I checked some different common cricket species and saw a map of where they occur. Then I found out that this site, also had real recordings of those crickets occurring in Southern California or elsewhere. So I downloaded the right species and mixed them together and added a bit of background traffic and wind, and even a dog barking for more realism. It was actually really easy!!! So the result is a sound of the real cricket species that live in California. Perfect for hollywood films where night scenes are included!!! ALSO: When you use this for a film, soundtrack or something, I would very much like to see/hear it. Write a comment with a link here!Enjoy!!! :D I encourage you not to use this sound in projects and sounds that maybe are going to be sold due to copyright issues that could occur by doing so.


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    tony_denza 5 years ago

    the dog is just perfect :) thanks!

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    DrumUnitedTD 5 years, 4 months ago

    Great, thank you !

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    J. Rheault 5 years, 7 months ago

    It's October. The windows are closed. Your sounds are putting me to sleep this winter. Thanks.

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    Amanda_Yates 5 years, 7 months ago

    My students loved this sound. They are very inspired. Thanks!

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    jackie123 5 years, 8 months ago

    thanks so much

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