Travel with Nimbus to the inside of a zebra carcass as it is being eaten by vultures, to the banks of the Zambezi where a Mozambique Nightjar sings for you, and join a family of elephants sleeping in grassland on the Maasai Mara. Take the world with you as you move through your day.

Natural history sound recordist Chris Watson has been working in collaboration with arts collective The Nimbus Group to create a new immersive sonic app featuring Watson’s precise and stark sound recordings of the natural world.


* 14 tracks drawn from the natural environment of many countries


* 3 sonic "games" – navigate by geolocation and sound; unlock a track at terminal velocity; orientate to north sonically


* Sounds for insomniacs - textured white noise to promote sleep

All packaged in an elegant, minimal but intuitive interface.

Ratings and Reviews

Let the sonic games begin!

Jason Zimmerly

A wonderfully useful app for sojourning into exotic aural dreamscapes! There aren't many apps that are practically useful or designed to benefit one's emotional mood/health *while* being so creatively enriching.

I can hike trough rolling tall grass surrounded by the hidden invitations of warm creaking insects... while I push and angle my way through steel and asphalt grids, dodging the cacophony and blight of urban signals. Or I can become one with the vultures... slicing and gobbling ribbons of flesh off a sticky-red carcass... all while I find myself trapped in a sterile room, speared by the sting of florescent rays, waiting for a doctor to exam my own flesh.

I can't wait till I figure a way to propel my body at terminal velocity (with tightly gripped phone in hand!) necessary to unlock the sonic game. Weeee!!!

5. For the sounds ^_^ but..but..

Producer sage

I truly, (no bull excrement) love the UI of this app, the colors flow with the emotions of the sound (or it wasn't intentional and I'm a douche) the only thing that pulls the sanity from my mind is the fact that i cannot use these amazing sounds!?!!?! I basked in them for roughly ten minutes before i thought to check if i could cut them into pieces in another app or export to create myself a tranquil (or slightly off kilter) sound field to live in for a time. Pretty please i beg you, PLEASE ALLOW EXPORT of audio, id be willing to pay for such particular sounds. And I'm a obsessive compulsive disorder producer and secret Disc Jokey who barely creates due to my pickiness >_<


Surface Impression
52.9 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Chris Watson, Touch, Nimbus Group and respective creators


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