14 new sound libraries Asbjoern Andersen


This week on A Sound Effect, we have tons of new car sound effects for all the roaring engines, vehicular destruction, and whooshing pass-bys you need, plus more!

You can hear sounds of an FSO Polonez police car, an Opel Blitz truck, racing rally cars, Foley from 13 different cars and the flipping and rolling of destroyed vehicles, as well as sounds of a 1942 SKP m/42 armored personnel carrier and a Supermarine Spitfire.

You can also check out crowd sounds from an LA comedy club, a huge worldwide sampler pack, ambiences from the dark alleys of London, sonic weapons for NI Massive, a range of sci-fi sound effects, ’80s and ’90s landlines, and a collection of Surround ambiences from a remote area of the Congo Basin rain forest. Happy listening!

Car Destruction

'Car Destruction' by Pole Position Production contains chassis scrapes, dragging, flipping, road rail scratching, and multiple car destruction to include rolling down a slope, falling onto the ground, and impacting other cars.
 
  • The Car Destruction sound effects collection contains chassis scrapes, dragging, flipping, road rail scratching, multiple car chassis dropping takes include rolling down a slope, falling onto the ground, and impacting other cars.damaged engine idling and slow to fast driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs from both onboard and exterior perspectives both on two cylinders and without oil and more.

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African Jungle

'African Jungle' by Mindful Audio is a huge collection of unique Surround ambiences recorded in Central Africa's Congo Basin rain forests. These recordings take place at the height of the rainy season when birds are most vocal.
 
  • Animals & Creatures African Jungle Play Track 80+ sounds included, 460 mins total From: $125

    African Jungle is a huge collection of unique ambiences recorded in Central Africa’s Congo Basin rainforests. To my knowledge, these are the first surround field recordings made in this area. Last year I spent a whole month off the grid, listening to and recording a variety of habitats at all times of day and night, at the height of the rainy season when birds are most vocal. It took me many days of travel to get to these places, from using trains, boats, cars and planes to hiking on foot in the jungle.

London Edge

'London Edge' by If a Tree Falls gets you sounds of London's far corners, featuring the darkest, dirtiest, dimly lit areas of the capital's streets in search of evocative and truly authentic sounds. This library is the result of a methodical and passionate search for moods, atmospheres and textures, inspired by beloved London dramas.
 
  • City Life London Edge Play Track 160+ sounds included, 260 mins total $75

    We’ve spent many hours exploring London’s far corners, seeking out the darkest, dirtiest, dimly lit areas of the capital’s streets in search of evocative and truly authentic sounds.

    On visiting a large range of locations across the city we embraced our surroundings to capture the city’s natural reverberation and unique sonic qualities.

    London Edge is the result of our methodical and passionate search for moods, atmospheres and textures, inspired by our favourite London dramas.

    The library contains a collection of recordings from/of:
    • Rooftops
    • Residential Streets
    • Housing Estates
    • Industrial Areas
    • Canal Footpath
    • Skylines
    • Sirens
    • Passenger Trains
    • Freight Trains
    • HVAC Units

    All sounds have been recorded in high-quality 24bit, 96kHz using Sound Devices recorders and Sennheiser MKH8040, MKH416, MKH30 and DPA4060 microphones. Each file has been tagged with detailed Soundminer metadata to speed up workflow and increase organisation.

    The majority of recordings contain both a stereo MS decoded and ORTF version. The midside has a narrower more focused stereo image whilst the ORTF provides a wider version.

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Car Foley

'Car Foley' by Soundholder has Foley recordings of different actions performed inside 13 different cars. With 176 files and a length of 37 minutes, it covers actions like closing and opening doors, hoods and trunks, as well as sounds of interior buttons and switches, windows, sunroofs, seat belts, brakes, gear levers, handbrakes, horns and more.
 
  • Cars Car Foley Play Track 200+ sounds included, 37 mins total $40

    The Car Foley sound effects library features foley recordings of different actions performed inside 13 different cars. It’s 176 files with a total length of 37 minutes, covering actions like closing and opening regular doors, slide doors, hoods, trunks, interior buttons and switches, windows, sunroofs, seatbelts, brakes, gear levers, handbrakes, horns and more.

    Inside you’ll find foley recorded in cars like:

    • Audi A4 Allroad
    • Audi A4 2.0 TDI Avant
    • BMW 114i E87
    • BMW 530D
    • BMW 420D Gran Coupe
    • BMW F12 640D Gran Coupe
    • Excavator MF 860
    • Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7
    • Renault Kangoo
    • Renault Master 2.3
    • Renalt Master 2.8 different generation
    • Renault Master F3500
    • Volkswagen Golf II

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Foundation Series: Sci-Fi

'Foundation Series: Sci-Fi' by PMSFX is a collection of 164 carefully designed and rendered sci-fi sound effects with rich ambiences, weapons, mech footsteps, doors, UI/HUD SFX, pass-bys, robotic movements, transformations and more.
 
  • FOUNDATION SERIES:SCI-FI is a collection of 164 carefully designed and rendered sci-fi sound effects.

    FS SCI-FI is everything you need to start working on your new science fiction project.

    Seamlessly looping, rich ambiances, weapons, mech footsteps, doors, UI/HUD SFX, pass-bys, robotic movements, transformations and more.

    FS SCI-FI is a perfect collection for your next indie project. Created with indie gamedevs/anaimators/filmmakers in mind.

    Recently used on: Robot Will Protect You

    Download includes additional 44.1kHz 16Bit version for Unreal Engine.
    RECORDED WITH: PCM D100, NTG3
    CREATED WITH: Pro Tools, Live, Reaktor, Modular

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Cinemassive

'Cinemassive' by SoundFxWizard is a library of 110 cinematic presets for NI Massive. All presets are meticulously crafted to provide a new sonic weapon for modern hybrid trailer music composers, cinematic composers, film music and sound designers.
 
  • Audio plugins & tools Cinemassive Play Track 110 sounds included, NA mins total $34.99

    CINEMASSIVE is a library of 110 cinematic presets for Ni Massive.

    All presets are meticulosly crafted to provide a new sonic weapon for modern hybrid trailer music composers, cinematic composers, film music and sound designers .

    Please note: Requires Native Instruments Massive – not included, but can be purchased separately here.

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Opel Blitz 3600 1939

'Opel Blitz 3600 1939' by Pole Position Production includes 567 sound clips in over 32 GB of audio of a 1939 6-cylinder truck. This bundle has 19 synchronized takes of onboard and exterior perspectives with sounds of driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds, as well as sounds of the engine, exhaust, and flatbed. It also features recordings of approaches, departures, passes, steady RPMs, gearshifts, ramps, horns, and more.
 
  • The German Opel Blitz 3600 3.5 tonne medium truck sound fx collection includes 567 sound clips in 32.86 gigabytes of audio. It showcases the sound of a 1939 3.6 litre petrol engine with straight 6 cylinders.

    The sound bundle gathers 19 synchronized takes of onboard and exterior perspectives. The 13 onboard perspectives depict driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds from the interior (including an Ambisonic perspective), engine, exhaust, and flatbed. A mix of each perspective is provided with steady RPMs, gearshifts, ramps, and more. The 11 exterior perspectives include approaches, departures, passes, and idles from 6 locations, as well as doppler horn passes. Also included are a variety of performed effects of doors, hood, tailgate, and more.

    The collection is complete with three types of impulse responses, Pro Tools and Reaper mix sessions, and 18 fields of Soundminer metadata, plus BWAV metadata and MacOS spotlight comments.

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WW Audio SFX Sampler Pack, Vol 2 - Crowds & Ambiences

'WW Audio SFX Sampler Pack, Vol 2 - Crowds & Ambiences' by WW Audio is the second in the sampler series and contains 70 professional random, sometimes eclectic sounds from around the world. It has calls for prayer in Marrakech, fireworks on a Spanish beach, ambiences from Jerusalem, sounds of go karts, ambiences from The Cheesecake Factory in Las Vegas, and more.
 
  • The second in a series of WW Audio SFX Sample Packs. This is Volume 2 – Crowds & Ambiences and contains 70 high quality, professional random, sometimes eclectic sound effects for your theatre or film projects.

    Recordings include;
    Marrakech skyline – calling for prayers, fireworks let off on a Spanish beach, the Church of the Nativity Bethlehem – the birthplace of Jesus, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem – the holy crucifixion site, Benidorm Old Town, Go Karting, The Cheesecake Factory – Las Vegas, The Ramblas – Barcelona, Dam Square – Amsterdam, Italian harbour, Leadenhall Market – London, Munich beer hall, London Aquatic Centre, The Old Town Square – Prague, British National Museum, Mersey ferry ambience, Ducks on a canal and much more.

    ​All files include Soundminer, ID3v2.3.0 and Riff Info metadata embedded into the files to make for easy searching in your database of choice.

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SKP m/42 ACP 1942

'SKP m/42 ACP 1942' by Pole Position Production has 684 clips featuring sounds of a 1942 Swedish armoured personnel carrier and its Scania-Vabis 4-cylinder, 115 horsepower engine. The sound library includes 14 combined onboard and exterior perspectives of the interior, exhaust, and engine while traveling at various speeds, as well as pass-bys, starts, stops, departures, Foley, and more.
 
  • Military SKP m/42 APC 1942 Play Track 684 sounds included $249

    The Terrängbil SKP m/42D APC sound fx collection includes 684 clips in 20.18 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of a 1942 Swedish armoured personnel carrier and its Scania-Vabis 4-cylinder petrol, 115 horsepower engine at 2300 RPM performing in 42 synchronized takes.

    The sound library includes 14 combined onboard and exterior perspectives in 23 channels. The 9 onboard perspectives feature microphones mounted in the interior, at the exhaust, and in the engine recording the vehicle travelling at slow, medium, and fast speeds with ramps and steady RPMs. The exterior microphones capture passes by, starts, stops, departures, and arrivals, captured in a rainy environment. There is also an extensive amount of performed fx such as hatches, doors, moving inside, shell drops and instruments.

    The package also includes Pro Tools and Reaper pre-arranged mixing sessions, Altiverb and starter pistol impulse responses, and almost 20 fields of professional metadata.

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Surround At the Club 1 5.1+Stereo

'Surround At the Club 1 5.1+Stereo' by 2496 Sound Effects features 108 5.1 Surround crowd effects with a large selection of audience laughing and cheering. These were recorded at two premiere comedy club locations in Los Angeles with discrete Quad microphones from center of the crowd to create the widest possible sound.
 
  • Human Surround At the Club 1 5.1+Stereo Play Track 108 sounds included, 18 minutes mins total $79

    Surround At the Club features 108 HD 24bit/48khz 5.1 Surround Sound Crowd Effects with a large selection of Audience laughing and cheering – recorded in 2 premiere comedy club locations in Los Angeles. Recorded with discrete Quad microphones, and mastered in 5.1 surround (L-C-R-Ls-Rr-Lf Embedded .WAV format). Recording locations are all from center of the crowd to create the widest possible sound. A stereo version of each cue is also included, as well as embedded metadata. All new, original recordings.

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Telephones Vol. 1

'Telephones Vol. 1' by Debsound includes over 300 sounds of phones from the '80s and '90s, including 2 rotary dial phones and 7 push-button phones. Each sound is on a separate track, making this library easy to drag and drop on your timeline.
 
  • Foley Telephones Vol. 1 Play Track 310 sounds included, 08 mins total $49.90

    Do you remember the phones from the 80's and 90's? Here they are – this collection includes 2 rotary dial-up and 7 push-button phones with associated sounds.

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Rally Cars Vol.4

'Rally Cars Vol.4' by Debsound includes 123 sounds recorded at rally service areas and the race track. You'll get sounds of pass-bys, idles, revving, and many other car engine sounds on tracks lasting from 3 second to over 2 minutes.
 
  • Cars Rally Cars Vol.4 Play Track 123 sounds included, 25 mins total $49.90

    This library includes 123 sounds, recorded at rally service areas and the race track. Pass bys, idles, revvings and other car engine sounds.

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FSO Polonez 1500 Police Car 1984

'FSO Polonez 1500 Police Car 1984' by Pole Position Production features 649 clips of this '80s Polish government vehicle. It includes 30 tandem takes from onboard and exterior perspectives with sounds of the car driving at various speeds, recordings of the engine and exhaust, Foley of the doors, horns, sirens and brakes, and more. Also included are ready-to-use designed mixes of the interior, engine, and exhaust perspectives.
 
  • The Polonez 1500 police car sound fx library features 649 clips in 28.01 gigabytes of audio. It showcases the sound of a 1984 Polish FSO car with an inline 4, four-stroke engine running at 75 horsepower.

    The collection includes 30 tandem takes from onboard and exterior perspectives, as well as 4 stereo mixes of the engine, interior, onboard, and siren tracks. Ten exterior perspectives document driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds while departing, passing, arriving, and starting and stopping. The 11 onboard perspectives feature ramps, gearshifts, and steady RPM driving from the interior (including an Ambisonic perspective), engine, onboard, and exhaust. Also included are ready-to-use designed mixes of the interior, engine, and exhaust perspectives as well as performed effects of doors, horns, sirens, brake pedals, and more.

    The package includes full Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata, Pro Tools and Reaper mix sessions, and impulse responses of the interior.

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Supermarine Spitfire MK IX 1943

'Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ix 1943' by Pole Position Production includes 280 clips of this 1943 British WWII aircraft and its 1,720 horsepower Rolls-Royce Merlin 66 V12 engine. You will hear 20 takes of static and flying takes, plus 6 onboard perspectives mounted in the cockpit, engine, and exhaust while flying at different speeds, taking off, landing, and taxing. Also included is a suite of performed effects of rudder and flap movement.
 
  • The Spitfire sound collection includes 280 clips in 12.92 gigabytes of audio. The sound library features the 1943 British Supermarine World War II Mk IX PV202 H5R model aircraft and its 1,720 horsepower Rolls-Royce Merlin 66 V12 engine with a Bendix-Stromberg injection carburetor and a Dowty Rotol propeller.

    The field recordings collect 20 takes of static and flying takes. Six onboard perspectives mounted in the cockpit, engine, and exhaust depict flying at fast and slow speeds, taking off, landing, and taxing. The seven exterior perspectives showcase the plane at three positions and a variety of distances passing by, taxiing, and lifting off and setting down. Also included are static idles, blips, and a suite of performed effects of rudder and flap movement, and more.

    Includes 18+ fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata.

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  • Foley Switch Play Track 124 sounds included $20

    124 recordings of various switches and buttons, flipped, pressed and clicked. This collection contains household light and lamp switches, radio buttons and a variety of other activate and click presses.

    Recorded in 2018 and 2019 with a stereo shotgun microphone.

    All sounds were recorded and edited at 24-bit / 96Khz resolution and mastered to broadcast quality, with only the best final sounds selected for this collection. Each audio file includes embedded meta-data.

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  • Destruction & Impact Bullet Impacts Play Track 320 sounds included
    Rated 4.00 out of 5
    $35

    Prepare for impact! This EFX Bullet Impact collection features a huge number of impacts into cars, metal, walls, water, body impacts, as well as passbys, ricochets and underwater passbys.

    A must-have for for actual bullet and combat sounds – and for adding oomph to many other types of impact sounds too!

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  • World Sounds Human Africa Play Track 46+ sounds included, 260 mins total From: $75

    Human Africa is a collection of authentic ambiences recorded in rural and urban locations across various countries in Africa.

    The library covers a wide range of settings, from urban idyllic countryside ambiences and conversations in various languages to traffic and skyline soundscapes. Each file is carefully meta-tagged with location, time of day and language (if present) information.

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  • Foley Switch Play Track 124 sounds included $20

    124 recordings of various switches and buttons, flipped, pressed and clicked. This collection contains household light and lamp switches, radio buttons and a variety of other activate and click presses.

    Recorded in 2018 and 2019 with a stereo shotgun microphone.

    All sounds were recorded and edited at 24-bit / 96Khz resolution and mastered to broadcast quality, with only the best final sounds selected for this collection. Each audio file includes embedded meta-data.

  • Destruction & Impact Modular Explorations: Bristol Play Track 700+ sounds included, 90 mins total
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $35

    Modular Eplorations: Bristol features cinematic alien arcades and cities, deserted crystalline caverns, vast hives of digital insects, distressed metal impacts and abstract user interface sounds.

    Created in Bristol with Eurorack equipment (Mutable Instruments, Intellijel, Doepfer, Erica Synths, Make Noise, Arturia, Expert Sleepers, 2hp, Ladik) recorded into an Emu E5000Ultra Sampler, then processed digitally using a variety of techniques and high-end effects in Berlin.

    Modular Explorations: Bristol is an experimental collaboration between Gregor Quendel and ARC Noise.

    Professional metadata provided and edited by Kai Paquin.

    Modular Bristol highlights:
    • 546 24bit / 96kHz WAV files / 700+ Sounds / Meta-tagged (Soundminer)
    • 104 Alien Textures
    • 46   Harmonic Textures
    • 30   Simple Textures
    • 50   Ambient Effects
    • 108 Chaotic Effects
    • 93   Nano Effects
    • 38   Organic Effects
    • 77   Transition Effects

  • Destruction & Impact Bullet Impacts Play Track 320 sounds included
    Rated 4.00 out of 5
    $35

    Prepare for impact! This EFX Bullet Impact collection features a huge number of impacts into cars, metal, walls, water, body impacts, as well as passbys, ricochets and underwater passbys.

    A must-have for for actual bullet and combat sounds – and for adding oomph to many other types of impact sounds too!

 
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  • Introducing Foam Gun Fun! Over 300 fun-filled plastic toy gun sounds to share with your friends. Featuring small to large sizes of gun cocks, dry gunshots, and bullet fires. Also featuring designed, processed or effected sounds such as rapid-fire and sci-fi blasts! New from Carma Studio! 44k/24bit and 96k/24bit metadata enabled.

  • Fire Medieval Play Track 605 sounds included $59

    The Dark Ages are calling! With this curated package full of high-quality sound effects everything in your medieval world is brought to life. From objects like doors, chests and fire over foley sounds like steps, chains and gore to weapons such as the crossbow, sword, hammer and axe. This compilation provides a solid foundation of „ready to use“ sound effects to give your project an authentic medieval feeling.

     

    The Library includes:
    Horse, Textile, Impact, Whoosh, Armor, Chain, Gore, Step, Chest, Door, Drawbridge, Fire, Gate, Mechanical, Flag, Portcullis, Carriage, Axe, Blade, Bow, Catapult, Crossbow, Hammer, Knife, Quarterstaff, Sickle, Sword

  • Environments Sports Crowd Cheer! Play Track 41 sounds included, 15 mins total $9.95

    Welcome sports fans to Sports Crowd Cheer sound library.  Be in the crowd up close with this mini-pack of over 40 crowd reactions including cheers, boos, your ups, and downs, down to the buzzer, score and more!  Short crowd bursts to longer reactions with sirens and horns.  With sounds from the arena, ballpark, stadium, and court, it's a score from Carma Studio!

  • Environments Comedy Stand-Up Crowd Play Track 33 sounds included, 4 mins total $9.95

    Hi folks and welcome to the Comedy Stand-Up Crowd sound library.  We’re here tonight from Carma Studio delivering you a mini pack of over 30 sounds including laughter, applause, and cheers to add comic relief to any of your production work whenever that comedic moment is desired.  Very short bursts to extended fill-ins.  Great for television audience reactions too.  Try it out, it’s a laugh!  44k/24bit with metadata added.

  • Vehicles Classic Vehicles Play Track 40+ sounds included $20 $15

    Classic vehicles is a jam packed high-quality classic vehicle sound library filled with fantastic engine starts, engine revs, engine idles, door opening/closing, kick starts and much much more! Recorded at 24 bit/192 kHz you'll be able to pitch/bend these sounds to your hearts desire to create some truly monstrous sounds! The vehicles in this library are: a custom 1930 Ford Model A with a V8 flathead engine & a 1967 Triumph Bonneville. Let this pack be a small but powerful addition to your sound FX library.

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