The sound of peoples' lives from across the globe.
Use these tracks as meditation and relaxation guides, study buds, memory or sleep aids, or just close your eyes and let them transport you to another place and time for 20 minutes.
Let these take you to the places you've been and the things you felt at the time. Let them take you to the places you always wanted to go.
Thailand: Bangkok Golden Mount Templetop Soundscape
You're sitting on a bench on the peaceful rooftop of a temple, an oasis in the middle of a city which makes so much noise.
Feel totally smug as you sit in this magically quiet, peaceful and spiritual space in the middle of the crazy shouting city of Bangkok. You watch people walking around, circling the stupa, with the sound of chanting, wind chimes and gongs sprinkled into the air. What can you hear?
Use this as a meditation and relaxation guide, a study or sleep aid, or just close your eyes and let this track transport you to Thailand for 20 minutes. Imagine yourself sitting in peace atop this artificial mountain as the weirdly comforting humid air wraps around you. Enjoy!
Belgium: Rainy Garden Soundscape
You're relaxing inside as the rain pours in the garden and trickles down your windows. As it starts to calm, you hear the birds hesitantly coming out of hiding.
Feel cosy and safe as you sit inside in the warm listening to the refreshing sounds of rain and someone studying around you. What can you hear?
Use this as a meditation and relaxation guide, a study or sleep aid, or just close your eyes and let this track transport you to Belgium for 15 minutes. Imagine yourself sitting in peace as the clouds cause havoc outside, replenishing your plants in the garden "with the occasional bird" ;) . Enjoy!
Costa Rica: Bijagual Jacó Soundscape
You're chilling in the lush, alive Costa Rican mountains as the warm breeze brushes past you.
Feel refreshed as you relax with your friends by the pool, enjoying nature's music. Inhale the warm, humid air. What can you hear?
Use this as a meditation and relaxation guide, a study or sleep aid, or just close your eyes and let this track transport you to Costa Rica for 20 minutes. Imagine yourself sitting in peace as the sun shines over the mountains, listening to nature's conversations. Enjoy!
Thailand: Mae Hong Song Mountain Sunrise Soundscape
You're in a sleepy hilltop village on the Thai-Burmese border.
Feel refreshed as you wake up with the mountains, watching the sunrise, the clouds pass and the greenery below come to life. Inhale the cold, fresh air. Surrounded by roosters, villagers preparing for a day's work with their crops and the sweet, sweet sound of quiet... What can you hear?
Use this as a meditation and relaxation guide, a study or sleep aid, or just close your eyes and let this track transport you to Thailand for 20 minutes. Imagine yourself sitting with your legs dangling over the mountains as the sun rises, listening to the nature around you. Enjoy!
Greece: Taxiarches Church Courtyard Athens Park Soundscape
You're sitting in Taxiarches Church courtyard, a spiritual oasis in the middle of a huge park.
Imagine yourself sitting on a bench in the sun listening to the birds. A soundscape in the secluded centre of a huge park (Pedion Tou Areos) in Athens, Greece. The city roars around the edges of the park but you'd have no idea from this recording. Surrounded by trees, birds, a water pump and the call to prayer-like chanting.. What can you hear?
Use this as a meditation/relaxation guide, a study/sleep aid, or see what memories and emotions this jogs for you... Memory works in funny ways ;) Enjoy the 20-minute trip to Greece.
Thailand: Bangkok Youth Protests for New Constitution Soundscape
You're watching from the sidelines of the October 2020 protests, then you join the crowd.
Sounds from the protests happening in Thailand. The young people are demanding a new constitution, new PM and for the monarchy to come under law. Listen out for the call to prayer as the protesters walk past the mosque chanting.