SURROUND & STEREO
Discover how France’s capital Paris sounds with the lockdown implemented. This collection of surround sound includes recordings from dead ends to alleys and large streets.
Sounds present in this pack were recorded during the strange period of lockdown in Paris, the second one in France, especially in the night. France was badly affected by the Coronavirus outbreak and a lockdown was implemented to hinder the spread of this virus.
During this period, the streets stayed almost empty and the capital gave off a vibe of a dead city. Even with the ban of going out, few vehicles and people were outside sometimes even between 00.30 and 05.00 in the morning, time of recordings.
It was a unique field recording experience of walking in the streets of Paris alone while carrying all the surround recording rig in this strange atmosphere, as the whole city of love sounded like a big dead city. Lockdown Night recordings and environments. This surround sound library contains long atmospheres of :
Dead ends , Alleys, Large streets, Quai de Seine
The ventilation tones and the passing of a few vehicles in the streets disturbed the quiet of the night. The variations of atmosphere of this dead city were interesting to record through different listening points.
These sounds were recorded in Paris but can be used for any requirement for city atmosphere sounds. This sound pack give an overall experience of a dead city with no particular sounds except a few vehicles and humans.