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Listen and create ambient sounds easily

A World Made of Ambient Sounds

Listen to relaxing music, ambient atmospheres and astonishing sound effects. Just click on an image below to start chilling. If you want, you can even create your own atmospheric sound mix, online and for free. Every audio template can be easily edited for your own needs. Here is a short video explaining some of our features.

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How Audiobooks Are Becoming an Art Form Unto Themselves

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast

Audiobooks are here to stay—and that’s good news for readers.

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2017 Listen List Winners Revealed – RUSA Update

The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2017 selections of the Listen List: Outs…

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Audiobooks were set to destroy books — but instead, they opened a new world – The Washington Post

Matthew Rubery on the curious history of ‘phonography.’

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Bragi Dash Puts a New Kind of Computer In Your Ears | WIRED

Josh Valcarcel/WIRED
Josh Valcarcel/WIRED

As Bragi CEO Nikolaj Hviid slides his personal pair of Dash earbuds across the table, he promises they’ve been properly cleaned. I open up the textured black box, and pull two earbuds out of their charging case. One goes in my right ear, the other in my left; there are no wires, there’s no power button. At first, I don’t put them on correctly, so Hviid reaches out and presses the right bud a little more snugly into my ear canal. It dings brightly—it’s connected. I reach out and tap once on my right ear. Adele’s “Hello” starts playing. It sounds fantastic.

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