This library features crowds from 4 to 800 people. The highlight surely is very rare to come by recordings from inside a cinema (crowd chatting, leaving, afterparty, cueing, and clapping for the movie at the premiere). But with this library, you get lots of interior and exterior recordings of applause (in churches, at concerts, performances & press conferences. Also, there is quite a lot of walla. Mostly in German language, there is also lots of indistinct talking that can be placed in any background.
Most of these recordings were performed with a matched pair of Earthworks QTC50 on a stand in ab configuration, so they have a very nice stereo image and no movement during the takes. Some recordings feature hard to recreate crowd sounds like laughing, or camera clicking (motors) at a press confrerence, clearing throats, children applauding or playing or multiple feet walking. There is also a recording of a theatre / opera rehearsal on stage (no singing).
I had planned a bigger crowds library, but due to Corona, my recordings in music stadiums & at sporting events got canceled. If I record and release them at a later point, you will get them at a discount when you bought this library. I thought I release it anyway, as many editors can’t record crowd atmos and loop group atm.
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