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Improvements to A Sound Effect - here's what's new:

A Sound Effect has undergone a lot of tweaks in the past few weeks - here are some of the improvements:

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Recording The Strange, Alien Sounds Of Industrial Sites

Sound designer Michael Theiler shares his experiences making a library that captures strange soundscapes from industrial sites

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Creating the haunting, sinister sound of 'Penny Dreadful'

Go behind the scenes on the dark, sinister sound of Penny Dreadful in this exclusive interview with sound supervisor Jane Tattersall.

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