Perhaps the coolest thing about binaural audio is that you don’t need any special gear to experience it. Just a regular pair of headphones. With that being said, check out these top 10 YouTube channels doing incredible work, all in binaural 3D Audio!
Curated by expert YouTuber and SmarterEveryDay Founder Destin Sandlin, The Sound Traveler takes you around the world, letting you see and hear from Destin’s perspective as he travels to South America, Munich and beyond! The binaural audio will make you feel like you’re there.
Winding Road’s YouTube channel features weekly car videos that let the cars speak for themselves. Many of their videos feature no music and no talking, just the experience from the driver’s seat. Their spoken POV reviews give further insight into the driving experience of the test cars. Winding Road TV specializes in POV driving videos recorded with high quality in-ear binaural audio.
No Binaural YouTube list would be complete without a callout to the top ASMR artists! For those of you who don’t know, ASMR stands for Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR). It’s a term used for an experience characterized by a static-like or tingling sensation on the skin that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. It has been compared with auditory-tactile synesthesia. Binaural microphones are always used to capture ASMR content. On Heather Feather’s channel, you’ll find 50+ role plays, Sound Assortments, Guided Meditations, original stories, Pure Sounds, Tingle Blitzes, & Sound Slices. According to Heather, “I love experimenting with my content, & don’t believe in creative boundaries when it comes to eliciting ASMR.”
Hooke Audio (www.hookeaudio.com) makes Hooke Verse: The world’s first Bluetooth headphones that can capture binaural 3D audio to any device. Hooke Audio’s YouTube channel is chalk full of videos all captured in binaural 3D Audio with the Verse. From travel videos, to music videos, to live music, to weddings to sports games.
ImmersAV Technology is a group of audio and video techniques for creating recordings that are true to the original performance and exciting to experience. Their YouTube channel showcases their product as well!
The only channel in the WORLD specialized in producing binaural audio (3D) in Portuguese language!
Sozo is a production studio that specializes in transforming audio into 3D sound. Their channel is filled with great stories, reviews and videos all captured in immersive audio!
Ears4D is all about investigating, experimenting & creating virtual environments using binaural recording (and more), to bring a more immersive experience to the world of Music and Sound.
Makers of the SR3D binaural microphone series. The SR3D can be used for many things, ASMR, Foley, nature monitoring, almost anything depending on which microphone is used, the XLR version has a wider dynamic range, and can be in louder, everyday environments without distortion. Their channel showcases recordings made with Frank!
Not much to say here, all in Japanese. But AWESOME!
From One Ear To Another,
Founder, Hooke Audio