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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    mchenry4339 6 years, 10 months ago

    I'm adding it to a visual representation of a short essay for a 6th grade classroom. The quality and number of different sounds is great!

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    Pixelcomet 6 years, 10 months ago

    I just listen to it. sounds like holiday for me. :) great!

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    Pheorach 6 years, 11 months ago

    Thanks greatly! I needed this for my Halloween animation!

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    grzebiuszka 7 years ago


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    grzebiuszka 7 years ago

    great, that's exactly what I needed for my animation that I'm making for studies!!! thak you! I'll write you a link when I finish! :)

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