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Rural America Sound Effects Library

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11 files • 24 bit / 192kHz • 2.1 GB • 30 min


Rural America Sound Effects Library

Welcome to our ‘Rural America Sound Effects Library’, an aural journey through the heartland of America. This is not just a library; it’s an intimate experience of the sounds and atmosphere that define rural America. It’s early morning, and the sun is only just beginning to peek over the horizon. The day is fresh, and the first sounds of the world waking up fill the air.

Our journey begins in a quiet suburban neighborhood nestled within the friendly confines of Sioux City, Iowa. Here, the morning greets us with the serenade of chirping birds, rustling leaves, and a soft breeze whispering through lush green grass. The neighborhood boasts the quintessential American backyard, complete with a majestic, towering tree. The tranquility of this soundscape compelled me to capture and immortalize these soothing sounds, which you can now find in our ‘Rural America Sound Effects Library’.

The sounds of rural America, however, are not limited to the peaceful ambiance of a suburban backyard. This sound library also transports you to two additional landscapes that serve as perfect soundscapes of the American Midwest’s way of life.

First, explore the compelling sounds of a small town near an abandoned industrial area. There, the sound of distant machinery echoes softly, a stark contrast to the gentle sounds of nature, creating an aural backdrop that tells a story of a time long past. It’s a unique auditory experience that combines the rustic charm of a small town with a touch of industrial ambiance.

Next, the library takes you along a peaceful side road in Omaha, Nebraska. Here, the soothing sounds of wind whispering through the fields and the soft chirping of birds offer a calming soundtrack for a leisurely afternoon drive. The rural soundscapes captured here are as relaxing as they are inspiring.

Our ‘Rural America Sound Effects Library’ is perfect for various applications, from post-production to sound design, video game and music production. The recordings are royalty-free and ready to bring the rustic and authentic atmosphere of rural America to your projects. Experience the comforting sound of cows mooing in the distance, the rhythmic clip-clop of horses, the robust noise of tractors at work, and the atmospheric barn sounds. It’s not just a collection of sounds, but a slice of life from small-town America.

This sound library offers more than just sound effects. It’s a journey into the heartland, capturing the spirit of rural America in an authentic and unique way. These soundscapes add depth, authenticity, and a sense of place to any project, enhancing your creative work’s atmosphere and narrative. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bring a piece of small-town America to your creative ventures with our ‘Rural America Sound Effects Library’

Be sure to check out more sounds on our Nature page and this Flowing Water Colorado 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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