3D Binaural Sound

3d_binaural_soundDr. Fritz’s Cabinet A binaural 3-dimensional sound series originally produced for National Public Radio, The Cabinet of Doctor Fritz is a collection of thrilling audio dramas that feel as though they’re being played out right inside your head. How can the sanctity of your cranium be so invaded? Well, you can put it down to Ku81, or “Fritz”. All the “Cabinet of Doctor Fritz ” stories were recorded in Kunstkopf binaural sound. Kunstkopf literally translated means “art head”, and refers to a German-manufactured recording device: a Ku81 solid rubber head with microphones set inside the inner ear chambers. Nicknamed “Fritz”, the Ku81 picks up sound so perfectly that when you listen to the recording you’ll be convinced that those heavy shuffling footsteps, demented little chuckles and wheezing gasps are six inches from the nape of your neck. Kunstkopf binaural sound reproduces wonderfully on stereo speakers, but for the full spine-chilling 3-D effect, try using headphones.

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Aura - When Felipe Montero answers an ad, he meets an old woman, perhaps over a hundred years old, and her young niece Aura. But does the beautiful Aura actually exist? This is a strange, dreamy, haunting story. Recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting award for Best Radio Drama. ​​For fans of audio drama, radio drama,… Read more and listen »
Maltese Goddess - A detective story set in the 1930s, with voodoo, mobsters, goddesses worshippers, a snake cult, and an ancient, priceless, statue from Malta. Recorded with Fritz, the 3D binaural microphone. 75 minutes. ​​For fans of audio drama, radio drama, radio adventure, adventure radio drama, detective radio drama, radio mysteries and exotic metaphysical mysteries. Review by Brion… Read more and listen »
Mumbo Jumbo - Jazz, voodoo, the Cotton Club, flappers, gangsters and bootleggers intermingle in this lively adaptation of Ishmael Reed’s novel, “Mumbo Jumbo.” Dave Adams (Mojo) plays the voodoo detective, Papa LaBas. We captured the sounds of the era, riding in the back seat of old cars with Fritz, recording in the streets of Philadelphia late at night,… Read more and listen »
Saratoga Fat Cats - Willie, who paints houses, is hired by an abundantly wealthy man to repaint a few rooms in his summer mansion. His girlfriend, a wet T-shirt model for Sports Illustrated, can’t stand the colors. Her name is Christy St. Nichols, she’s a pretty down-to-earth gal, she knows the sexy modeling she’s doing is simply fulfilling unfulfilled… Read more and listen »
Sticks & O boy O boy O & The Bleeding Man - O Boy, Bleeding Stick Man! Three 3-D Mysteries Recorded in binaural sound. Three fun & frightening stories in one download – “Sticks,” “The Bleeding Man,” and “O Boy O Boy O.” Sticks by Karl Edward Wagner An abandoned farmhouse, built upon an ancient stone foundation, is surrounded by sculptures of twisted sticks in the forms… Read more and listen »
Ultimate Thunderstorm in 3D-Sound - July is thunderstorm month in these foothills of the Adirondacks where we live. Last July we recorded several thunderstorms with Fritz, the binaural microphone that captures sound that surrounds you. We put together the ultimate thunderstorm, you’ll hear growls and rumbles that pass not just from left to right, but front and back and right… Read more and listen »