The sound of rain is music to my ears, because it’s so soothing and calming. That’s why I devote my life to recording and sharing all kinds of rain sounds.
The other day I received an email containing a “running in the rain” story called Need Washing? from a friend. Although it has nothing to do with rain sounds per se, Need Washing? provides another perspective on why rain can be so calming to the soul.
This small story struck quite a responsive chord with me, so I’d like to share it with you: (more…)
The recording of real rain sound can be a hit or miss proposition. For example, over the weekend I was in Gainesville working on a special recording project. While I was there, I thought that with a tropical storm passing by along the west coast of Florida I’d be able to record some (more…)
Rain Song came about in my quest to create a rain music album that focused on the rain as the “star,” accompanied by a soothing underbed of music. It was important that the rain album let the music support the rain, and not the other way around.
Most importantly, I wanted a rain music CD that was quite mellow and very potent for falling and staying asleep. Who knew that a hurricane would provide the ideal rain sound? (more…)
Being an incurable insomniac all my life, I have always been on the lookout for tools to help me relax and fall to sleep. One of my all time favorite sounds for sleep has been the rain. Even as a young child and teenager, I would always look forward to incoming night time rain storms, as this meant I could open my bedroom window and enjoy the wonderful soothing sounds of the rain and blissfully drift off to sleep. Even in the coldest weather, I would crack open the window just enough so I could hear that wonderful white noise rain sound. (more…)