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"Listen... do you hear that?"

Today's high-speed, high-anxiety commercial-political-media culture gushes with unrelenting noise and flimflammery. As my sweet, now-departed mother-in-law used to say, it's "crazy-making!"

"Shorelines and Logging Trails" is my small attempt to offer a measure of temporary relief from the madness. It's a collection of stereo sound portraits captured in quiet, remote locations across northern Minnesota. No music, just clean, spacious nature soundscape recordings.

Trumpeter swan photo above courtesy of Kit Larson

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" just a bit 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.

Curt Olson, Audio Producer/Editor
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

(Last updated: January 1, 2015)

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Copyright © Curtis R. Olson • Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
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