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Michael Oster
Edison made the light bulb. Michael made the "Mushroom Accelerator". Either way, you win. more

Tape Destruction
Destroy cassette tapes and get some awesome, mutated new sounds. It's fun, easy and I show you how to do it effectively. Pictures and audio examples right now. more

cassette tape destruction

Circuit Bending
No instrument is safe. No toy left unbroken!
The quest for new sounds has led me to this - circuitbending. Also known as taking electronic devices apart and rewiring their guts in order to make bizarre, mutant noises that were never intended by the original designers. more

ReGurgiTron electronic music
Field Recording
Get out of the studio and record the sounds around you. more
Field recording
podcast "the Difficult Listening Channel"

Experience "the Difficult Listening Channel" podcast where the sounds in my head become the sounds in yours. more

Field recording wind protection
Lizard cage doubles as microphone wind screen!

Microphones and wind don't mix well, but that all changes when I place a stereo field recording mic inside a nylon mesh lizard enclosure. more
Mountain Streams and Waterfalls CD
Mountain Streams and Waterfalls CD
This CD May Put You Right To Sleep!
Expertly captured and presented in this 56 minute uninterrupted CD are the pure and relaxing sounds of nature's beauty. more
Extreme Tape Manipulation

Play analog tapes on a turntable! All you have to do is replace the needle cartridge with a tape head and then make a "tape record". I'll show you how. more
analog tape head on a turntable
recording music, sound effects, broadcast, CDs.
Michael Oster
F7 Sound and Vision's Michael Oster has recorded music, thunderstorms, F-18s, wild animals, kitchen utensils, celebrities, strange insects.... He also makes the coffee and takes out the trash. more

Download some of Michael's original music in mp3 format - free and legal and Podcast safe! more
Sony PCM-D50 digital recorder review
Sony PCM-D50 Review
Can I have "too many" digital audio field recorders? Can a woman have "too many" pairs of shoes? I didn't think so.... learn more
Be an Audio Engineer
Want to be an Audio Engineer?
Fame, Fortune, Women.... Yeh, right! :-) more

Free Wavs to download!

These come from Michael Oster's original recordings and you're free to use them as you wish. These are 'wav' files, CD quality 16 bit, 44.1k. and are not available in any of my commercially released products.

Remember to "save to disk" when you download these wavs.

cicadaxcu.wav - 1Mb - extreme close-up recording of a live cicada buzzing.

distfireworks.wav - 1.7 Mb - brief ambience of neighborhood firecrackers.

dogbirds.wav - 2.3 Mb - outdoor recording of medium sized dog barking w/birds chirping in background. Sound reflects off close hill.

f18flyby.wav - 3.2 Mb - F-18 fighter jet passby recorded @ MacDill Airfest 2001.

frogs01.wav - 2.5 Mb - early am ambience of frog croaks, with crickets.

gunshot1.wav - 400k - single gunshot recorded outdoors, medium distance. Sound decays in hills.

medrain.wav - 2 Mb - medium Summer rainfall with splatts. Good for looping.

free wav sound effects More F7 Sound and Vision wavs on the next page....

Here are some free sounds. You can use them in your work (even if it's commercial, broadcast, or podcast). All I ask is that, if possible, you mention or credit F7 Sound and Vision and/or a link to this site be placed somewhere in your project or on your site(s). Fair enough?


Analog synth sounds! Here are some analog sounds made by an ARP Odyssey. Great for looping, game sounds or techno bleeps. Download and enjoy!

Keys to Web Site Success
Get your web site noticed! I give you some essential ideas that you can use to bring more traffic to your site. more
Zombies in the Basement! Scary sounds for Halloween on CD
Zombies in the Basement!
You neighbors may have termites, but YOU'VE GOT ZOMBIES! Now you can have all the sounds of brain-hungry zombies without the mess... even if you don't have a basement! more
thunderstorms 2006 CD-R
Thunderstorms 2006
You've asked for more thunderstorms. Here they are! My best storm recordings from the 2006 rainy season are now on CD.

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