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SOUND LIBRARY HIGHLIGHTS

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE BLOG
Water Sound Effects

Here's a clever take on water sound effects:

Water Rush, a new SFX release from Frederic Devanlay and Cedric Denooz offers a novel approach to water sound effects:

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GDC audio highlights 2015

Going to GDC '15? Here are the Game Audio Top Picks from Damian Kastbauer, Jack Menhorn & Frank Bry:

Get an overview of some of the game audio top picks at GDC 2015 right here:

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Three Monkeys

Creating 'Three Monkeys' - a new audio-only game that aims to push the boundaries of game audio

Meet the director on Three Monkeys, an audio game that aims to push the boundaries of what can be achieved with audio in games:

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Shaun The Sheep Sound

Want to explain Film Sound to children? Let the Shaun The Sheep sound team help:

Here's a cheerful look at the sound design, foley and music for the Shaun The Sheep movie, with Supervising Sound Editor Adrian Rhodes, Foley Editor Julien Pirrie and many more:

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Loud Recordings

How To Record Extremely Loud Things - Randy Coppinger interviews Chuck Russom and Michael Raphael

Randy Coppinger talks with recording and SFX veterans Michael Raphael and Chuck Russom about their methods, experiences - and hard-earned lessons - recording stuff that's LOUD:

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