Recording New York Sounds OF Traffic, People & Subways Vol 1

New York City Sounds

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New York City Sounds 1.0
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  • Specs: 10 files • 24 bit / 96 kHz • 2GB • Includes metadata
  • Duration: Approx. 60 Minutes
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Royalty-Free Sounds of New York City

There’s no place on earth like the Big Apple. This densely populated city is home to an incredible diversity of sights and sounds. Take a soundscapes tour of the hustle and bustle of NYC with our handy Zoom H6!

Be sure to check out our updated Volume 2 & Volume 3 for more authentic sounds of New York City.

From the cobblestone street of Mercer St. to the busy shoppers of 5th Avenue, you’ll hear an abundance of unique sounds. Below we’ve described the different sounds available within the recorded locations.

 
NEW YORK CITY RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC & CARS HONKING AT MERCER AND BROOME STREET
Take a listen to a motorbike starting and speeding by, construction in the background, people walking by, many horn sounds, a traffic jam at an intersection, and hammering.
 
NEW YORK CITY SOUNDS ON COBBLESTONE AT MERCER STREET
This recording includes cars driving on cobblestone, people laughing, a skateboarder passing by, beeping sounds in the background, and car horns.
 
NEW YORK CITY TRAFFIC AND PEOPLE ON 5th AVENUE AND EAST 18TH STREET OUTSIDE H&M
This iconic street included sounds of horns and construction in the background, truck beeping and driving, car horns, birds chirping, people talking and walking by, cars driving, a person pushing a cart and walks by, a cyclist, door closing of a truck, and pass by of a large truck.
 
NEW YORK CITY TRAFFIC, PEOPLE, AND CONSTRUCTION AT MERCER & BLECKER STREET 18TH STREET 
Hear the sounds of a big construction site, truck beeping sounds, a huge hydraulic hammer, police siren, motorcycle driving by, background police siren, fast and slow cars driving by.
 
C TRAIN SOUNDS TO BROOKLYN
Listen to sounds from an open window inside the train, rumbling noise, train brakes, a train passing by, a high pitch sound, water dripping, train stopping, someone opening a bag and eating food, and arriving in the next station.
 
NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY SOUNDS – W LOCAL TRAIN SUBWAY STATION 
Audio of a train arriving, people talking & laughing, horns in the background, train idling then moving, doors opening and closing, arriving at 30th Ave, and arriving at Broadway.
Note: to safeguarding copy write issues I’ve removed all automatic announcements and beep sounds.
 
C TRAIN TO QUEENS 
A train trip to Queens and listen to ambience inside the subway station, doors closing and train moving.
Note: to safeguarding copy write issues I’ve removed all automatic announcements and beep sounds.
 
QUEENS NEIGHBORHOOD SOUNDS PART 1
Hear the ambience of Queens with people walking by, a bird flying away, a car engine started and driving away, a hand trolley pushed by, cars driving, door closing, car horns, people talking in the background, birds chirping, clicking sounds, someone gives a kiss, spitting on the street, and a truck driving by.
 
QUEENS NEIGHBORHOOD SOUNDS PART 2 AT QUEENS STREET
Listen to birds in the air, cars driving by, horn in the background, pedestrians walking by, a truck backing up with beeping sounds, someone dropping a coin, someone moving metal on the street, someone spitting on the street, and more cars driving by.
 
QUEENS NEIGHBORHOOD SOUNDS PART 3 ON BUSY STREET
Hear a car parked with the running engine, car horns in the background, a car started and people walking by, train in the background, people talking and walking by, someone with a key in the hand, a truck drives by, kids walking by, horn in the background and the truck drives away, the train departs and fades into the distance, and someone with a stroller walks by.

Files: 10 files • Including metadata 

Size: 2 GB

Sample Rate: 96-24 WAV

Duration: Approx. 60 min

GearZoom F6, Zoom H6 with MS Microphone

Delivery: Instant – Blazingly-Fast – Digital Download On Bandcamp

License type: Royalty-Free 

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Our recordings are provided as wav files and can be used with Logic Pro, Cubase, Nuendo, Ableton, Pro Tools, Reaper, Audacity, Adobe or any other audio/video editing software!

The library tracks are recorded in 96 kHz / 24 bit which gives you all the flexibility you need. 

Since we embedded these files with rich metadata like file description & keywords you are able to quickly find the sounds. We suggest using professional audio management tools like Soundly, Soundminer, Basehead or Sound Grinder.

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