Asbjoern Andersen


This week we have sounds for games and plenty of Foley, ambiences, musical SFX and otherworldly material. You will find the happy chimes of social game design, flexible explosions, sounds of grooming in the bathroom, tranquil ambiences from rural Texas, handmade glitches, high-tech hums of an electric car, sounds of catching bait knee high in mud, the squeals of dry ice and metal, and lots of sleighbells just in time for Christmas. If you need an eclectic assortment of libraries, this is your week!
Tesla Electric Car
 
  • Cars Tesla Electric Car Play Track 146+ sounds included $119

    It's finally here: An electric car sound effects library with recordings from a Tesla!

    The Tesla Electric Car SFX library gets you 146 High Definition sound effects. It features recordings of the subtle sounds of an all-electric car – with its drive motors, servos and alerts, as well as interior and exterior perspectives of doors opening and closing and the horn honking.

    It also captures the interior environment at highway speeds and the tires on gravel and pavement at various speeds. Plus, it has exterior street-based perspectives of vehicle pass-bys and arrivals on different road surfaces at various speeds.

    So if you need electric car sounds for your projects, this library delivers.

    TESTIMONIALS & BUYERS COMMENTS

    “I had a Tesla in a show and realized I had no Tesla library – This kit got the job done perfectly – Thanks Rick!

    -Jonathan Lipman, MPSE
    Sony Pictures: “The Good Doctor” network TV series

    “Rick’s TESLA SFX library was a life-saver for us on Season 2 of HBO’s Divorce, especially since Tesla demands that ONLY authentic Tesla sounds be used whenever their vehicles appear in a scene! Rick’s FX gave us that authenticity. Very valuable resource. Thanks Rick!”

    – David Briggs
    Supervising Sound Editor, HBO “Divorce”

    “Hey Rick! Awesome job on the Tesla library! Literally minutes after downloading, I cut one of the servos into a commercial I’m working on… I’m going to get a TON of mileage out of the wheel recordings. I feel like wheels are a really difficult sound to get a great recording of… All around great job!”

    -Kai Paquin
    Sound Editor | Los Angeles, CA

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'Tesla Electric Car' by Rick Allen Creative features this envied all-electric car brand as it quietly whispers 'the future in now!' This library has interior and exterior perspectives of the car's engine and foley of its doors and horns. It also has recordings of pass-bys as it travels at different speeds and on various terrain like gravel and pavement. Plus it features not only the Model X but the Model S, too! If you need the modern sounds of an electric car but don't have access to one quite yet, check out 'Tesla Electric Car'.
 
High Desert Ambiences
 
  • Environments High Desert Ambiences 1: Miniature Play Track 10+ sounds included, 94 mins total $29

    In High Desert Ambiences 1: Miniature, get a mini-nature collection of desolately beautiful sounds of the American southwest as the sun brings to life the songs of desert wildlife. This collection features sounds that will make you fall in love with the desert with the trickling of distant rivers, smooth cricket chirps, echoey caws from ravens so close you can hear the details in their wings flaps, snorts from a cautious yet curious mule deer, choruses of birds at dawn, and much more. Most recordings are well over 4 minutes, with one half-hour night-time track that will make you want to take out your tent immediately. For a mini-nature collection of lush, peaceful nature sounds from the heart of the American Southwest, here’s High Desert Ambiences 1: Miniature.

    2% for the Planet:
    Two percent of the price of this library is donated to an environmental cause. I view it as an “artist royalty” for the planet!

    KEY FEATURES:

    • Sounds in this library are NOT included in High Desert Ambiences 2 and 3.
    • This library contains a small selection of both “active” and “quiet” nature sounds from the high deserts of West Texas.
    • If you need more “active” or “quiet” nature sounds check out: High Desert Ambiences 2: Active Nature or High Desert Ambiences 3: Quiet Nature.
    • Featured on Designing Sound: “Our Favorite Sounds of 2016
    • Desert dawn and evening choruses
    • Distant flowing river, songbirds, and insects
    • Ravens soaring and squawking in a stark and resonant valley
    • Lengthy night-time cricket chorus
    • Partially audible and ultrasonic bat clicks up to 70kHz
    • Ghostly distant animal calls
    • Mule deer warning snorts and jumping movement
    • Files ranging from 31 seconds to 30 minutes
    • Rio Grande dawn chorus along the Texas/Mexico river border
    • Locations: Near Marfa, Texas (in a mountain valley at an altitude of 6,000 ft) and Big Bend National Park along the Rio Grande River, Texas/Mexico border.
    • These desert ambiences are extremely quiet, so I have included descriptive markers to signal interesting events in an otherwise featureless waveform. These markers can be read in programs such as RX, Reaper, and Soundminer. The markers are also included as .txt files in the sound files folder.
    ambiences_markers

    GEAR USED:
    • Sennheiser MKH 50/30 MS pair
    • Mid/Side recordings decoded to LR stereo
    • Sound Devices 702
    • Rycote AG MS Blimp
    ***Note – the name of this library was changed from High Desert Ambiences 1 to High Desert Ambiences 1: Miniature on 11/28/17. This was a name change only. No audio files were updated.
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Thomas Rex Beverly captured more of his beautiful Texan surroundings in 'High Desert Ambiences'. This collection features sounds that will make you fall in love with the desert with the trickling of distant rivers, smooth cricket chirps, echoey caws from ravens so close you can hear the details in their wings flaps, snorts from a cautious yet curious deer, choruses of birds at dawn, and much more. Most recordings are well over 4 minutes, with one half-hour night-time track that will make you want to take out your tent immediately. For lush, peaceful nature sounds from the heart of the mainland, here's 'High Desert Ambiences'.
 
TWISTED Universe
 
  • Electricity TWISTED Universe Play Track 257+ sounds included $29

    Twisted universe gets you a multitude of designed sounds: impacts, whooshes, loops, soundscapes, alarms, tension layers, zaps and much more. These sounds are all designed with synths and raw materials and processed with distortion, fuzz or deconstruction gears. You can use them dry or as layers to add a crispy effect to your sound, and they are perfect for radio effects, electric elements or music productions.

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'TWISTED Universe' by The Red libraries brings you over 250 organic glitches that will add a distinct edge to your sound design. With impacts, whooshes, loops, soundscapes, alarms, tension layers, zaps and more, you will make your audience feel like you are directly in their ears, popping sonic popcorn and shredding musical tones. These diverse sounds also range from a couple seconds to a minute and seventeen seconds for evolving hums, scrapes, stutters, rises and complex soundscapes. For a glitch library like no other, 'TWISTED Universe' is well worth hearing.
 
The Morning Routine Foley Pack
 
  • Foley The Morning Routine Foley FX Play Track 37+ sounds included $15

    Let this Foley sound effects pack help you get through the day with a collection of sounds focused on the household bathroom. This is your morning routine, recorded!

    Recorded in a small apartment bathroom for a close perspective, this collection of sounds are designed to have only a slight amount of natural room reverb. This is ideal for allowing the editor to just drop the files in a project and move on, while still maintaining that natural sounding, yet close & intimate, perspective.

    Sounds include splashing, shaving, flushing, drying, clipping, blowing, trimming, cleaning and many more sounds for your next bathroom, lavatory, locker room or dorm room scene. This Foley sound effect pack contains over 100 stereo files, recorded & mastered in M/S Stereo at 24bit/96khz with Pro Tools comments metadata.

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'The Morning Routine Foley Pack' by Tall Tale Sound is a collection of the sounds you hear as you transition from being a cranky, puffy-eyed slob to a clean, fresh-breathed champion of the day. With only slight realistic reverb, this collection captures sounds of shaving, swishing mouth wash, flossing, applying deodorant, opening shampoo bottles, using a plunger, trimming nose hairs and much more, which are great for locker rooms scenes and Heavy Rain-like games that focus on daily minutia. For over 100 sounds of morning refreshment, check out 'The Morning Routine Foley Pack'.
 
Fun Casual Sounds
 
  • Funny / Comedy / Cartoon Fun Casual Sounds Play Track 629 sounds included $15

    Fun Casual Sounds contains over 600 professionally designed sound effects!

    A perfect collection of fun sounds suitable for all types of sound designers, video editors, game developers or anyone who needs a large range of high quality fun sound effects ready to use out-of-the-box. Great for both quickly prototyping and the finished product. Designed specifically for games, video and other media by award winning sound designers.

    This pack also includes a variety of 150 bonus sounds effects from our full library Pro Sound Collection. ALL sounds from Fun Casual Sounds are included Pro Sound Collection so if you need more sounds be sure to check it out before purchase.

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Gamemaster Audio is back with more game audio in their new library 'Fun Casual Sounds'. In this collection you will find 629 sounds that have the happy charm of casual and social games with bells, chimes, 'coins', jingles, battle horns, retro bleeps and bloops, UI sounds and more. These tracks will not only help you prototype your game, they are also royalty-free and perfect for the fictional game in your film that all your characters are addicted to. For a library that quickly brings to mind words like 'saga' and 'freemium', 'Fun Casual Sounds' delivers.
 
Explosion Sound Pack
 
  • Destruction & Impact Explosion Sound Pack Play Track 204 sounds included $10

    Explosion Sound Pack contains 37 high quality, professionally designed explosion sounds.

    This pack also includes a variety of 150 bonus sounds effects from our full library Pro Sound Collection. ALL sounds from Explosion Sound Pack are included Pro Sound Collection so if you need more sounds be sure to check it out before purchase.

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Also new from Gamemaster Audio is 'Explosion Sound Pack', a collection of over 200 recordings of one of the Mythbusters' favorite sounds. This pack includes booms both big and small from various perspectives and with and without reverb tails. This library, along with 'Fun Casual Sounds', is also included in Gamemaster Audio's massive collection of over 4,500 sounds, 'Gamemaster Pro Sound Collection'. If you're looking for big booms and small blasts, here's 'Explosion Sound Pack'.
 
Yabby Pumping
 
  • Foley Yabby Pumping Play Track 62 sounds included $15

    Yabby Pumping or Pumpin’ Yabbies (as we call it down under) is a process of sucking sand, mud and water to catch bait for fishing. In this library you will find 62 sound effects that capture those sounds. All files are metatagged.

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'Yabby Pumping' by Alexander Gastrell features this Australian bait catching technique and all the crazy watery textures it produces. With what looks like a caulking tube, crustaceans are removed from their deep, muddy homes as they are sucked up and spit out onto the surface to be snatched up for crab bait. This library captures sounds of water, mud, sand and shells as they are vacuumed up and released in a laborious way that suggests there is a definite goal. For sounds of a fun Australian past-time - and some squishy, muddy pumping sounds, the 'Yabby Pumping' library definitely comes in handy.
 
Christmas Sound Effects Bundle
 
  • Get ready for Christmas with this X-Mas audio package featuring sleighbell loops, bells, swoosh, oneshots, twinkle and christmas ornament sound effects. With different mix-outs in a total of 175 sound files.

    Includes sounds like:

    04 Oneshots FX
    21 Sleighbell Loops
    14 Swoosh Sounds
    10 X-Mas Bell Theme Sounds (81 total)
    09 X-Mas Oneshots
    10 X-Mas Ornament Bell Sounds
    10 X-Mas Ornament FX Sounds
    05 Sleighbell Sounds
    04 X-Mas Swoosh
    17 X-Mas Twinkle Sounds

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'Christmas Sound Effects Bundle' by AudionFX isn't waiting until after Black Friday to pull out the tree. Since popular music has a funny way of crossing hemispheres, this library features the instrument synonymous with Christmas: sleighbells. With over 170 Christmas sounds and one-shots as well as other ringing, twinkling bells, this collection will help you complete your yuletide soundscape, conjuring up images of falling snow and hot cocoa, or a day on the beach with a fruity cocktail if you're in balmy Queensland. For a little Christmas cheer, have a listen to the aptly-named 'Christmas Sound Effects Bundle'.
 
Metal Resonances
 
  • Drones & Moods Metal Resonances Play Track 77+ sounds included, 83 mins total $50

    Metal Resonances is a pack full of resonating metal that was made resonant with contact from dry ice. This creates otherworldly metallic tones which we carefully recorded and crafted into this product.

    The pack contains everything needed to create all sorts of creaks and cranks and can be used to sound design everything from robots, bridges, hatches, hinges, cars, horror SFX, UI. There are also a very expressive trait to some of the sounds, and can probably be made into weird creatures and other unexpected things.

    The entire pack has unique descriptive meta data for each file to make it easy to navigate between the different sounds.

    The pack was captured in 96khz and 192khz and some sounds have two different perspectives to choose from. The 96khz version is usually from a close-up handheld perspective or in direct contact with the material, where 192kHz comes from carefully miced up static positions.

    Recorded with two Oktava MK 012 in spaced stereo configuration and a Sony PCM m-10

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'Metal Resonances' by Double Trouble Audio captures metal in its most hauntingly musical forms. Doors, shelves, faucets, air drums, tubes and more are experimented on in this library with dry ice, resulting in powerful squeals and scrapes that are perfect for horror movies, sci-fi films and UI design. Also, since they were captured at 96kHz and 192kHz with two different perspectives, the sounds can also be manipulated for 'large-scale' use for massive metal squeals from bridges, huge hinges and twisting rebar. If you need metal sounds that will leave an impact on your audience, check out 'Metal Resonances'.
   

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  • Destruction & Impact Volcano Play Track 13+ sounds included, 116 mins total $75 $50

    MAFX019 Volcano is a collection of unique sounds recorded in Ethiopia’s Afar region at Erta Ale volcano. Erta Ale is one of only a handful of volcanoes with lava lakes in the world, situated in the Danakil Depression, one of the hottest and most inhospitable places in the world. The name means Smoking Mountain in the local Afarigna language and Erta Ale does not disappoint in this regard, as you can see in the video. This place is also known as the Gateway to Hell, an appropriate moniker given the 47C/117F temperatures and lots of dead fauna we encountered.

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    There were only a few lava pits when the library was recorded but plenty of continuous and violent toxic gas releases. Occasionally the ground would move creating low frequency rumbles and debris falling. I had to use a long boompole in order to suspend my trusty MKH8060 over the edge and I improvised a spaced omni array by taping the MikroUsi mics to a video tripod ballhead. The expedition wasn’t 100% risk-free but it was more than worth it for these beautiful sounds.

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  • Game Audio Packs & Bundles Vintage Anime SFX Play Track 350+ sounds included $69

    The Vintage Anime Sound Effects Library brings all of the excitement of your favorite Japanese animated series to your fingertips. Inspired by classic cartoons from the 80's and 90's, these recognizable and versatile sounds will instantly enhance any FX collection. Vintage synths were used to create the auras, beams, mecha blasters, atmospheres, magic spells, guns, sonic blasts and explosives that makeup this pack of over 350+ custom 24bit/96khz .WAV files. Perfect for film, video games, podcasts and any project that could benefit from a power up!

    Both designed sounds and source recordings:

    • Classic anime sfx from the 80’s and 90’s

    • Auras, mecha, beams, blasters, spells, explosives and more! 350+ sounds!

    • Tons of source material for experimentation

    • Expert crafted metadata

    • Vintage Anime PDF

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  • Water & Oceans Hydrophone Play Track 40+ sounds included, 36 mins total $25 $17

    The Hydrophone underwater sound effects library gets you a rich collection of water sound effects, captured with a DPA 8011 hydrophone.

    It delivers you everything from bubbly underwater sounds, fizzes, droplets, dragging sounds, crab walking (!), underwater footsteps, bathtub drains, waves, splashes – and even an underwater scream.

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  • Water & Oceans Hydrophone Play Track 40+ sounds included, 36 mins total $25 $17

    The Hydrophone underwater sound effects library gets you a rich collection of water sound effects, captured with a DPA 8011 hydrophone.

    It delivers you everything from bubbly underwater sounds, fizzes, droplets, dragging sounds, crab walking (!), underwater footsteps, bathtub drains, waves, splashes – and even an underwater scream.

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  • Destruction & Impact Magic Elements vol.2 Play Track 1438 sounds included $149 $119

    Discover the new and complementary opus of Magic Elements sound library!

    ‘Magic Elements’ is a detailed collection of designed & source sounds of organic elements, actions, characters, items, spells & atmospheres in the realm of Magic.
    Volume 2 is complementary to Volume 1 and comes with almost twice the sounds!

    The library is meant to be modular: while being ready-to-use, it delivers useful materials and building blocks that will allow you to create your own sounds.

    • DESIGNED: (772 SOUNDS)
    Volume 2 of this magic saga is comprehensively focused on these 6 elements:
    Energy, Liquid, Foliage, White, Cartoon/Anime, and Generic.

    Each element comes with a variety of spells, actions/movements such as whoosh, impacts, atmospheres, projectiles, along with many variations in intensity and speed.

    All these sounds are carefully designed, edited and meta-tagged.
    The ‘generic’ category contains handy neutral go-to sounds that are useful for any project.

    The ‘cartoon’ will also work well with anime, & manga.

    • SOURCE: (666 SOUNDS)
    The source folder is packed with`many useful files that cover a large spectrum; thoroughly edited and meta-tagged. They will support your creativity with materials such as electricity, liquids, foliage, explosion, whoosh, drones, textures, impacts, chimes, … (file list here)

    Unique & Useful
    This library is made to empower the sound designer’s sonic palette with high quality material but also with unique ‘never heard before’ sound effects.
    A godsend for every sound artist, wether you are looking to start off with a magical toolkit, or you want to enrich your collection with new unique sounds!

    What’s inside:
    Impacts, Whoosh, explosion, fireworks
    Chemical Acid, Bubble, Splash
    Aura, Glyph, Shimmer, Fairy Dust
    Electric Spark, zap, Discharge
    Foliage motion, hit, rustle
    Growing vines, Ent Footstep
    Choir, Harp, Chimes, Bells
    Laboratory, Potion
    Buff, Spell, Hypnotize, Projectile,

    Choose how you want your sounds!
    2 DOWNLOAD OPTIONS PROVIDED:

    • GLUED (Multiple variations of the same sound glued in one file)

    • SEPARATED (Each variations of sound are separated in different files)

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  • Destruction & Impact Volcano Play Track 13+ sounds included, 116 mins total $75 $50

    MAFX019 Volcano is a collection of unique sounds recorded in Ethiopia’s Afar region at Erta Ale volcano. Erta Ale is one of only a handful of volcanoes with lava lakes in the world, situated in the Danakil Depression, one of the hottest and most inhospitable places in the world. The name means Smoking Mountain in the local Afarigna language and Erta Ale does not disappoint in this regard, as you can see in the video. This place is also known as the Gateway to Hell, an appropriate moniker given the 47C/117F temperatures and lots of dead fauna we encountered.

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    There were only a few lava pits when the library was recorded but plenty of continuous and violent toxic gas releases. Occasionally the ground would move creating low frequency rumbles and debris falling. I had to use a long boompole in order to suspend my trusty MKH8060 over the edge and I improvised a spaced omni array by taping the MikroUsi mics to a video tripod ballhead. The expedition wasn’t 100% risk-free but it was more than worth it for these beautiful sounds.

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  • Destruction & Impact The Eiravaein Collection Play Track 21,000+ sounds included, 3265 mins total $1,129 $790

    The Eiravaein Works total mix.

    This auditory omnibus includes all 30 of our individually released SFX libraries. Encompassing a tremendously diverse amount of content, topics, unique sources, designs, recording techniques, and channel formats, our complete collection provides you with over 2.25 days of professional audio assets.

    With the Eiravaein Collection, you will receive:

    48Kilos, Anarchy, BigBlock, Bunretsu, Burst, Crepitus, Dx, Epona, Flourish, Gravitas, Grit, Helinä, Ilmarinen, Jarred, Kieuk, Latchlocker, Meridian, Mouthy, Nocked, OutwardInversion, Parched, Start Select, Tubular, Unfathomed, Vaeya I, Vaeya II, Vaeya III, Vaeya IV, Wakey Wakey and Yvaine.

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  • Environments Assorted Water Play Track 82 sounds included $70

    Introducing ASSORTED WATER – A collection of graceful, pure water sound recordings.

    Each sound has been meticulously studied to ensure it is free of any blemishes or unnecessary background intrusions, such as wildlife, to make sure that the recordings can be used for any scene or environment with ease, maximizing efficiency and usability. Hear the results for yourself by taking a listen to the audio demo.

    This collection focuses on water flowing and falling, with categories such as water through a variety of drainpipes, hose nozzles, taps, storm drains and more. There is also a broad selection of smooth streams, raucous rivers, waterfalls and weirs. Also included is an array of often-useful rain recordings hitting mud, leaves, vehicles, umbrellas, plastic and other surfaces. Check out our sound sheet for the full list.

    All sounds are royalty free and equipped with comprehensive Soundminer metadata for rapid access.

    We are extremely proud of this collection and we hope you will enjoy using the sounds …we sure have been!
    Introducing ASSORTED WATER – A collection of graceful, pure water sound recordings.

    Each sound has been meticulously studied to ensure it is free of any blemishes or unnecessary background intrusions, such as wildlife, to make sure that the recordings can be used for any scene or environment with ease, maximizing efficiency and usability. Hear the results for yourself by taking a listen to the audio demo.

    This collection focuses on water flowing and falling, with categories such as water through a variety of drainpipes, hose nozzles, taps, storm drains and more. There is also a broad selection of smooth streams, raucous rivers, waterfalls and weirs. Also included is an array of often-useful rain recordings hitting mud, leaves, vehicles, umbrellas, plastic and other surfaces. Check out our sound sheet for the full list.

    All sounds are royalty free and equipped with comprehensive Soundminer metadata for rapid access.

    We are extremely proud of this collection and we hope you will enjoy using the sounds …we sure have been!

    KEY FEATURES
    • 96 kHz, 24 Bit mono/stereo WAVs
    • 82 individual SFX in 72 files
    • 6 GB of data
    • All WAVs include extensive embedded descriptive metadata
    KEY FEATURES
    • 96 kHz, 24 Bit mono/stereo WAVs
    • 82 individual SFX in 72 files
    • 6 GB of data
    • All WAVs include extensive embedded descriptive metadata

  • Motorcycles Scooter SFX – ’94 Piaggio Sfera 50cc Play Track 200+ sounds included $40 $28

    This library brings you a comprehensive sound effects collection of a ’94 Piaggio Sfera roller scooter and its 50cc 2-stroke engine.
    You get everything you need to bring any scooter scene to life. Electric- and kick-start ignition, idle- and steady-driving loops, idle mixtures, pass-by, approach, pull-away and brake as well as well as several foley sounds for helmet, kick-stand, trunk and kickstarter.
    And of course lots of diverse on-board driving sounds.

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  • The ultimate metal sound toolbox with all the sounds you need for your metallic cravings!

    METAL PHYSICS IMPACTS & MOVEMENT DESIGNED contains 2306 sounds in 104 categories weighing in at 3.74 GB!
    This library includes impacts with 3 velocity layers, drops, slides, rolls, tumbles, with multiple speeds (all looping).
    These sounds are mixed, mastered and ready to use immediately in any type of media production.
    The sounds were created from the source version of this library.

    All sounds are tagged with metadata

  • The ultimate metal sound toolbox with all the sounds you need for your metallic cravings!

    METAL PHYSICS IMPACTS & MOVEMENT SOURCE contains 4265 sounds in 104 categories weighing in at 14.6 GB!
    This library includes impacts with 3 velocity layers, drops, slides, rolls, tumbles, with multiple speeds (all looping).
    Most sounds have been recorded with both a close and wide perspective for maximum flexibility.

    All sounds are tagged with metadata

 
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