RYCOTE CLASSIC-SOFTIE WINDSHIELD. 1. Blackbird Singing on a windy day. by Martin Mitchell published on 2019-04-26T10:33:40Z Recorded at a distance of around 30m this recording illustrates the effectiveness of the Rycote Classic-Softie Windshield. The sound of the wind is in the background but the bird is loud and clear. No EQ or processing has be used. For more information visit :- https://martinmitchellsmicrophones.wordpress.com/2019/04/26/rycote-classic-softie-windsheild/ Genre Test Recording.