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Gamelan Sound Effects

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24 files • 24 bit / 192 kHz • 3.0 GB • 35 min


The Timeless Beauty of Gamelan Sound Effects in Ubud, Bali

As I lived in Ubud, I had the privilege of meeting a young composer and together, we recorded the sounds of Gamelan music instruments.

With a collection of instruments in hand, including the Gender (of different sizes), Gong, Bonang, Kendang (drums), Ching Ching, and a broom, we recorded a range of tones that would showcase the beauty of these instruments.

We chose to record mostly at night to avoid the distractions of construction and street noise, but you’ll still hear the occasional chirping of cicadas or the pitter-patter of raindrops in some of the recordings.

Using the Zoom F4 and Zoom F8n, and equipped with the DPA 4060 and AKG C 411 contact microphones, we recorded all sounds in 192kHz/24Bit to ensure that you receive the best possible quality.

Recording these instruments was a thrilling experience, and we’re confident that you’ll love the results. Our favorite sound of all has to be the gong. It’s simply out of this world!

Be sure to check out more sounds on our Special SFX collection and this Bali Ceremony Sound Library.

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About Us

Who would have thought a handy sound recorder in Cambodia would lead us here?

Hi there we’re Marcel and Libby and every sound on this site has been recorded by us. For nearly 7 years, we’ve been traveling around the world recording unique sounds for others to use! 

If you’re curious and want to learn more about our journey traveling full-time as sound recordists you can read on here or on CNN Travel.

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