What is the best "sound" you've ever heard?

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Post by kennerb » Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:16 pm

I'd have to say the grand cacophony/euphony of sounds that are a night at Burning Man.

and

the sound of my son when he was about 2 in such a giggle fit that he just fell over. I wish I had recorded it.
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Post by kabuki » Fri Feb 23, 2007 11:58 pm

plop
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Post by fsk » Sat Feb 24, 2007 5:07 am

Beethoven's Symphony no.7 in A Major, Allegretto

the build up is just amazing

and

Stravinsky - Rite of Spring... like oh my god :O
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Post by Tone Deft » Sat Feb 24, 2007 5:19 am

The elevator ride after getting my ears cleaned.
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Post by hambone1 » Sat Feb 24, 2007 5:23 am

kabuki wrote:plop
It's gotta splash your ass with water, to get the maximum effect...

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Post by hacktheplanet » Sat Feb 24, 2007 5:52 am

timothyallan wrote:I guess it would have to be my own voice.
Heh heh, good one. :wink:
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Post by rbmonosylabik » Sat Feb 24, 2007 6:12 am

Crystal Method's Acetone intro. You play it after Bound Too long and go "here it comes.... here it comes..... HOLY SHIT!!!". You play it on it's own and go "WHOOOOOOOOA!!!".
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Post by kent_sandvik » Sat Feb 24, 2007 6:52 am

* First time I heard Erik Satie piano pieces.
* Parrots outside the bedroom in Sydney long time ago, every morning.
* Some of the preset sounds in Roland D50 when it first came out.
* Sounds of avalanches coming down the mountains in Himalayas, Annapurna.
* My first born son freezing just after birth.

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Post by zordon » Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:06 am

The thunderous echos of pain and suffering that come from human souls in the 9th circle of hell! With mad distortion, during an orgie.

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Post by hoffman2k » Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:54 am

hambone1 wrote:
hoffman2k wrote:That horn from Jamie Bissmire's "numbers and measures".
That sound always sends my mind about 8 years into the past.
So pre-puberty, then... :wink:
Nah, that would be 10-12 years back. I was an early bloomer :wink:

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Post by NorthernMonkey » Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:33 pm

I'll give you a clue, see if you can guess...

http://www.hmv.co.uk/hmvweb/displayProd ... sku=222996
..?

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Post by nowtime » Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:56 pm

there are moments
when man and nature come together
in a surround-sound orchestra
one species of bird behind me jamming rhythmically with another species of bird at 2:00 to my right
the horsefly flies by with a doppler effect bending his tone to a fiftth below the distant sound of a tractor iddling
and just in time as he revs up his engine in a melodius cacophony of gears as
two blue jays make a love-dive at 11:00 with a syncopated answer to the grinding metal.

and then just the quiet meadow

and then a lone plane langorously humming, slowly getting lower and lower, occasionally pausing at perfect fourths and fifths with the sound of a far away car engine...

it's ten times better than i can describe it

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Re: What is the best "sound" you've ever heard?

Post by Scube » Sat Feb 24, 2007 9:05 pm

- TB303 basses :twisted:
- Girls orgasms :lol:

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Post by pepezabala » Sat Feb 24, 2007 9:17 pm

dmacintyre wrote: 12. I once stood right beside a Jaguar in Singapore zoo (on the other side of the bars) and it let out the most blood curdling roar I have ever heard. Primeval chills ran down my spine. Awe inspiring.
ups, same happened to me with a lion in gambia. I completely forgot about this until I read your post. Wow, that was shocking!

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Post by conny » Sun Feb 25, 2007 1:20 am

At times waiting for the train to Stockholm, there was this train from northern Sweded at times that had to stop at the station before going further south.
The cargo was lead an copper plates.
The breaks made people cover their ears.
I just loved it.

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