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Today's high-speed, high-anxiety media culture assaults us every day with a torrent of noise and flimflammery. As my sweet, now-departed mother-in-law used to say, it's "crazy-making!"
MinnesotaSoundscapes.com is my small attempt to offer a measure of temporary relief from the madness through a collection of stereo sound portraits captured in quiet, remote locations in northern Minnesota. No music... just clean, spacious nature soundscape recordings like this:
You can hear more soundscape tracks here or at SoundCloud.com >>>
(WARNING: This material won't grab you by the ankles and swing you around in circles the way you might expect from some of your favorite music. If you choose to listen, be prepared to "throttle yourself back" and allow these natural ambiences to settle over you in their own good time. If you're able to do that, there's a good chance that you might enjoy a rewarding listening experience.)
Curtis R. Olson
(Last updated: November 29, 2021)