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Listen to these holophonic auditory illusions using headphones. You might also want to try closing your eyes. The way the audio was recorded creates the effect of being in a 3D environment. The sounds seem to be coming from all different directions. Try out the virtual haircut.

(Use headphones for full effect!)


Holophonic Sounds (* = Recommended)

Bell   (152 k)

*Blow dryer  (160 k)

Courtyard sounds  (1.2 mb)

Dog barking  (192 k)

Flutes in Singapore  (3.4 mb)

Frogs  (654 k)

Homeward  (1.2 mb)

Invitation  (110 k)

*Matchbox  (1.8 mb)

Oldtime song  (744 k)

River run  (980 k)

Scissors  (175 k)

**Virtual Haircut  (6.2 mb)

Vivaldi  (748 k)

Waves  (1.2 mb)

Woman’s voice  (339 k)

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  1. sex

    I blogged this everywhere way tooo coool!!
    now all my friends are listening to it!
    great find and deliver!

  2. sex

    that was super!!! thx a lot

  3. sex

    hi, gr8 collection………..

  4. sex

    It is wonderful — your brain cannot help but trip over itself
    in a frenzy of confusion, for the sound is so realistic that it
    thinks the experience is truly taking place.
    I actually flinched and shivered a few times. Brilliant.

  5. sex

    Oh my gosh, this stuff is amazing. Crazy awesome though! Razz I loved every minute of these sounds and especially that virtual haircut. It is like they are in the room with me. I LOVE THIS STUFF! Thank you so much for providing for them for us!

  6. sex

    This is so cool!I love the virtual haircut….Awesome!

  7. sex

    The woman’s voice was wonderful, wish there were more of these types somewhere online!!

  8. sex

    brillo…..i shuddered when the barber, whispered. well to be honest i jumped ,opening my eyes looking around. quite a shock to see my room again! brillo!!

  9. sex

    The matchbox one sounded the coolest to me.

    All were awesome though.

  10. sex

    There is definitely a 3D effect but the sounds all sound like they are from behind. I’d be impressed with sounds that have more frontal sounds.

  11. ethernos

    it’s a real shame the bitrate is so low !

  12. Mickey Monk

    I remember listening to a demo 7″ record, yes vinyl, by sennheiser about 30 years ago. It was just like this. A woman’s voice, a church bell, birds singing etc.

    The cover of the record showed a dummy’s head with a microphone in each ear.

    It’s definitely not a new idea!

  13. That’s awesome!
    Believe me, when I first hear that Virtual Haircut, I thought someone knocks my door…

  14. hanumant

    great sounds!!!

  15. m.badawi

    virtual haircut really its awesome idea you feel some one do some thing in you head

  16. Akash

    Barbore shop is gr8

  17. awesome yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  18. nick

    who is copyright holder? can i sample these in a song?

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