Echoto is a small dedicated team of sound designers and field recordists, based in London, UK. We have created bespoke sound design for clients such as MTV, FIFA, The Guardian, Friends of the Earth and travel across the globe to capture the most obscure and inspirational recordings we can find. We’re constantly collecting and adding to our catalogue, so be sure to check back soon for more additions. If you have any feedback, questions (or sound requests!) please get in touch.
A comprehensive collection of 100 immersive wildlife and ambient sounds from the jungles, forests and national parks of Central and South Vietnam – 96k, 24bit and totalling over 2 hours/ 4GB, with a selection of isolated sounds at 192kHz for further manipulation. As well as the inimitable sounds of singing gibbons and some intense asian cicada chirps, over 20 bird species are identified, along with some raucous langur monkeys, rich jungle ambiences, busy dawn choruses, various boat sounds and white water rapids.
Full metadata is included (via soundminer), with keywords and detailed markers embedded to quickly locate specific sounds/ regions.
The rich and colourful sounds of the Mekong delta: this collection features a wide range of old diesel boat engines, gentle row boats along quintessential narrow waterways and a varied selection of local ambience, from quiet rural villages to the hustle and bustle of towns and live animal markets.
The majority of boats were recorded directly on board and up close from various points along the riverside, with a selection of perspectives. There are also over 10 isolated sounds – engines, waves/ wash, cock crows and dogs – with alternate versions at 192kHz for further manipulation. Full metadata is included (Soundminer), with keywords and detailed markers embedded to quickly locate specific sounds/ regions.
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