Dusk by the Frog Pond
January 23, 2014 8:10 PM   Subscribe

Marc Anderson, the winner of the Beautiful Now sound competition has a site called Nature Soundmap where you can listen to sounds from around the world.

Check out the other sections of the Beautiful Now site too. The food/drink section has some very nice things.
posted by unliteral (10 comments total) 27 users marked this as a favorite

Excellent! I love this; just the sort of 'white noise' that I like for background while I'm on the computer. Thanks!
posted by The otter lady at 9:09 PM on January 23

Antarctica Groaning Icebergs sounds like something from outer space!
posted by JujuB at 9:47 PM on January 23

I listened to the lions and baboons on the savannah at night and wondered how anybody ever slept at all in that place! Then I found the bird songs--six recordings from Costa Rica alone--and a YT of 180 minutes of bird songs. I love the map linking; I guess I am just a sucker for a map.
posted by Anitanola at 9:59 PM on January 23

Cool idea, and well executed - thanks for posting the link, unilateral!

I hope they are able to keep adding sounds, especially from regions that are not yet represented.
posted by Nat "King" Cole Porter Wagoner at 11:17 PM on January 23

A similar set of sounds is Sonic Wonderland
posted by stuartmm at 3:27 AM on January 24

Antarctica Groaning Icebergs sounds like something from outer space!

*hits the site*


(The Yosemite Dawn Chorus one is lovely, however.)
posted by Katemonkey at 4:24 AM on January 24

I love this too! They're amazing!
Are they all unedited/unmixed?
posted by abecedarium radiolarium at 4:27 AM on January 24

Nice find. thanks for the link.. A neat site to explore with kids!
posted by HuronBob at 4:44 AM on January 24

Am loving the Humpback song...thanks for posting!
posted by PlantGoddess at 6:21 AM on January 24

Is there a way for it to stream all of them, one after the other? I would love to leave this on in the background, enjoying it, and then suddenly go "Wait, WTF was THAT!?" and click over-- "Ooh, barred owl. Got it."
posted by The otter lady at 4:42 PM on January 24

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