The Shipyard

Cranes, Containers & Straddle carriers

Sonic Salute The Shipyard demo by gimaudio


Recorded in the summer of 2011, at the commercial port of Copenhagen. The area is filled with giant cranes, trucks, and containers, and is closed to the public.

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The Shipyard library contains multiple recordings of :
Big containers being unloaded from commercial ship liners.
Containers set onto the ground by crane, followed by large metallic blasts.
Dock workers working on the containers.
Pick ups by straddle carriers.
Crane and carrier alarms going off.
Several trucks passing by.
Harbor and customs area ambiences.

Tracklist: The Shipyard


The Shipyard: 16 decoded M/S to Stereo tracks, and 16 interleaved M/S tracks recorded at 96K 24 bit. Uncompressed 3,7 Gb  .wav audio, delivered as a  Zip file download.  All tracks named and Metadata tagged.

Mics: Sennheiser Mkh416, and Ambient Ate208 Emesser. Recorder: Sounddevices 702

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5 Replies to “The Shipyard”

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  2. Lee Banyard says:

    Really nice material here, should come in handy! Thanks Mikkel.

    1. gimaudio says:

      Thanks alot Lee 🙂

  3. Carsten Rojahn says:

    Nice! I really like impacts of the containers. I’ll keep this lib in mind for the future…

    1. gimaudio says:

      Thanks Carsten

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