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CWBF Magdalenian Conch

by Colin WB Foley

Uploaded on Feb 13, 2021 (and last updated on Feb 13, 2021)

I read the Ars Technica article about a conch shell that was used about 18000 years ago as a musical instrument: Happily, some researchers had recorded three very nice samples of the instrument. I went to the source (, downloaded the file, chopped it up into samples, fixed the tuning, and turned it into a soundf...

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By nc small Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 International
Extra considerations: Using the license for the original work. It's arguable whether this can be copyrighted at all, though. My minimal work here can be used under a CC0 license.

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CWBF's Emma kit

by Colin WB Foley

Uploaded on Apr 22, 2020 (and last updated on Apr 22, 2020)

I hired a fantastic drummer on Fiverr to record drums for an album, and paid him to also record some samples of his kit. I mixed the samples, chopped them up, and added in some other percussion he recorded for me. I made this for my own usage, so it may be a little idiosyncratic, but hopefully you can get some mileage out of it too. I bought the rights to all the recordings he made, so thankfully I can release this one for free to all of you. The samples are WAV files, 48 ...

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By sa small Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 International
Extra considerations: As a special exception, if you create a composition which uses these sounds, and mix these sounds or unaltered portions of these sounds into the composition, these sounds do not by themselves cause the entire composition as a whole to be covered by the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license.

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