huge sound effects recap Asbjoern Andersen


There's been an impressive number of new sound effects releases from the indie sound community lately, so we decided to do a huge roundup of the new libraries this time around. Without further ado, let's get started:
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App FX
 
  • App FX is a comprehensive collection of 445 sound effects designed specifically for app makers looking for original notifications, alerts, tones, and general effects.

    Designed using both software and retro synthesizers, this collection contains a wide variety of sounds to accompany every action and function on a modern phone, tablet or desktop application: from simple clicks and tones, to complex melodic alerts and interface sounds.

    This collection is divided into 11 folders, according the the type of sound:
    • Alarms: 34
    • Alert General: 214
    • Alert Negative: 18
    • Alert Positive: 24
    • Buttons and Clicks: 15
    • Game FX: 51
    • Interface: 16
    • Messaging: 11
    • Retro: 20
    • Swell Alerts: 9
    • Tones and Beeps: 33

    All sounds were programmed, designed, processed and edited at 24-bit / 96kHz, with embedded meta data and accompanying spreadsheet.

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'App FX' by 3MAZE has 445 sounds for mobile designers who want their users to feel at-home while experiencing their app’s soundscape. With pleasant and succinct notifications, alerts, tones, and more, you'll have plenty of sounds to inform and direct your audience. Plus, you get a large sonic palette, fitting for both modern and retro projects, as well applications for phones, tablets, and computers. Whether you're looking for melodic notifications or short and sweet clicks, this one has them.
 
Sounds & Ambiences Of Prague
 
  • Environments Sounds & Ambiences Of Prague Play Track 47 sounds included, 174 mins total $40

    Beautifully captured sounds from the stunning Czech Republic capital of Prague.

    This library takes you on an whirlwind audio journey around the most popular areas of Prague. Listen to the sounds of people crossing the famous Charles Bridge, take a stroll into the Old Town, visit the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague’s Jewish Quarter, venture into the atmospheric torture chamber at Daliborka Tower, walk around the palace, listen to the evening chorus while overlooking the city, enjoy the sound of the church bells ringing for mass, walk through the famous Naplavka Farmer’s Market, take some time out to enjoy a drink in one of Prague’s most famous beer halls. These and many more sounds are included in this library of ambiences, traffic and crowd sounds.

    The library is  6.05GB in size and approx 3 hours of audio, all recorded at 96KHz / 24 Bit and is perfect for the film / documentary maker, theatre sound designer or anyone who needs that authentic sound of Prague for whichever project they are working on.

    The whole library contains detailed Soundminer, ID3v2.3.0 and RIFF INFO metadata embedded. It also includes PDF, Numbers, CSV and XLSX info.

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'Sounds & Ambiences Of Prague' by WW Audio has 3 hours of Czech ambiences in 96kHz/24bit. This library will take you to all the popular spots like the famous Charles Bridge, the historic Old Jewish Cemetery, the creepy Daliborka Tower torture chamber, plus town squares, beer halls, farmer's markets, and more! Recordings last an average of 3 to 4 minutes, and the metadata tells you the specific location as well as major events. If you want to feature one of the most charming cities in the world, check this one out.
 
Marbles
 
  • Materials & Texture Marbles Play Track 156 sounds included, 27 mins total $25

    This sound pack is dedicated to marbles rolling, jumping, falling, colliding & being handled.

    Most of these sounds have been recorderd with the Barcus Berry Planar Wave System 4000 contact microphones and the Neumann KM184.

    2 versions are included:

    • Split: all sound versions appear as individual files (156 files total)
    • Combined: all versions of a sound are combined into one longer file (42 files total)
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'Marbles' by The Sound Pack Tree gets you 27 minutes of marbles as they roll, drop, pass by, shake, and more. This library contains a very thoughtful selection with lots of movements, looping actions, and recordings from both a Neumann KM184 and Barcus Berry contact mic. You also get several variations of each action and metadata with plenty of keywords. Whether you're looking specifically for marble sounds or you want something to experiment with, this one has what you need.
 
Rolling Objects
 
  • Rolling Objects, the next step of our Materials & Textures SFX series, is a diverse collection of 270 HQ sounds which covers a wide range of objects rolling on various surfaces.

    The possibilities you have with this library are genuinely endless. You can cover anything from vehicle sound design to landslides and giant boulders to more innovative concepts like drone textures and sci-fi mechanical movements.

    Some of the most exciting elements included are large metallic pipes rolling on concrete, tree logs and gravel sloping downwards, a Chinese meditation ball slipping from an aluminum rail, a metal barrel moving on various surfaces, various kid toys rolling on wooden surfaces.

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'Rolling Objects' by Sound Ex Machina extends their ‘Materials & Textures’ series to offer you a variety of rolling objects on various surfaces. With 270 sounds, you'll get everything from rotating bicycle wheels and cars driving on gravel to rolling metal pipes and tree logs. Each sound was captured with a stereo and directional configuration, plus they were minimally edited for maximum flexibility. Whether you're designing interesting machines, metal-like drones, or massive environmental effects, this one will get you on your way.
 
Analog Synthesized UI & SFX
 
  • User Interface (UI) Analog Synthesized UI & SFX Play Track 550 sounds included, 10 minutes mins total $30 $18

    550 purely analog synthesized sounds covering all aspects of UI / UX plus more. You’ll find click, button, send, receive, confirm, achievement, alert, collection, notification, open menu, close menu, connect, disconnect, engage, lock on, whoosh, power on, power off, and swipe to just name a handful but so much more! Great for projects requiring true analog warmth and soul.

    Music is only heard in the demo. Downloads are high resolution and without background music.

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'Analog Synthesized UI & SFX' by The Chris Alan is a selection of sounds that will give you a vintage edge without sounding overdone or too familiar. With 550 recordings of analog synthesis, you'll hear clicks, buttons, confirmations, alerts, notifications, and more, with that warm tone we all love. Each sound also comes in several variations to keep your menus and user interfaces fresh. For a sound library that will save you from the rabbit hole of synth collecting, give this one a listen.
 
Personal Cassette Player_Pack 01
 
  • Mechanical Personal Cassette Player_Pack 01 Play Track 700+ sounds included, 29 mins total $7 $3.50

    Before streaming, before the mp3 Player, before the portable CD Player, the Portable Cassette Player reigned supreme. Now you could walk and listen to your favorite tunes!

    Personal Cassette Player_Pack 01 is the first in the Personal Cassette Player collection. Pop in that cassette and listen to the GPX Cassette Personal Stereo Player. Included are various buttons with and without batteries in, with and with out the tape in, open and close of both the tape compartment and also the battery compartment. Flip that cassette to the b side and pop it in. Maybe shake it a bit and squeeze first.

    Over 700 sounds fills out the 30 files. They were recorded with the Sennheiser MKH8050 and MKH30 microphones and exported in stereo. Recored at 24 bit, 192kHz and metadata tagged using Soundly and Bashead.

    Play and run the tape, or fast forward to the good part, plug in those headphones and enjoy!

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'Personal Cassette Player_Pack 01' by All You Can Eat Audio brings you even more retro fun this week with sounds of a GPX cassette player. This library covers all the basics, with sounds of inserting and removing the tapes, running with and without tapes, flipping the cassette to the B side, and more. Each track lasts from 11 seconds to almost 5 minutes and is helpfully labeled with how many sounds it has. Whether you have a character who likes to keep it vintage or you're creating an analog-inspired device, this one has plenty to play with.
 
Lids Caps & Corks Foley FX
 
  • From the mundane to the oddly fascinating, this collection of caps spinning, lids cracking and corks popping, screeching, scraping and twirling will elevate your next dinner, kitchen or pub scene with something exciting and different.

    Recorded with a variety of household objects as well as creatively found items, this selection of sounds were recorded in studio and in house. The emphasis was to capture only the tops being removed from the products, with effort made to pickup as little handling noise or finger touches as possible.

    Objects recorded include:

    • beer bottles
    • soda cans
    • jelly jars
    • cookie jars
    • jewelry containers
    • champagne bottles
    • milk cartons
    • liquor bottles
    • shampoo bottles
    • soap bottles
    • teapots
    • and much more!
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'Lids Caps & Corks Foley FX' by Tall Tale Sound gets you lots of sounds of opening and closing various containers. In this collection, you'll hear the pop of a champagne bottle, the hiss of a soda can, the released pressure from an airtight pickle jar, as well as the usual clicks, clangs, and twists of opening other bottles, cartons, jars, and more. This library was also made to sound nearly "hands free", so expect to hear clean and ready-to-go sounds. Check out the demo and hear for yourself!
 
Electromagnetic Fields Collection
 
  • This library has a unique selection of electromagnetic sounds, recorded and edited with the utmost care.

    Includes over 600 Electromagnetic Field sounds, 200 raw stereo 24Bit/192kHz recordings of more than 40 different electronic devices. Only the most interesting have been selected for this collection.

    Inside you’ll find different kinds of Noises, Glitches, Whooshes, Passbys, Beeps, Mechanical Movements, Hum, Buzz, Clicks, Crackles, from simple smartphone to carving machine or laser engraving machine, eco-solvent printer, cutting plotter, touch screen terminal and much more.

    Includes embedded Soundminer metadata.

      Get The FREE Mini Pack Here ( 103,1 MB )

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'Electromagnetic Fields Collection' by Soundbox Library has all sorts of hums, buzzes, glitches, beeps, and crackles using a recorder from our favorite EMF brand. With an Elektrosluch Mini City recorder, these fantastic sounds were captured from 40 different devices like desktop computers, quadcopters, DVD players, smartphones, beard trimmers, hair dryers, wood carving machines, printers, turntables, and more! All together you get 200 192kHz sounds that are ready for you to add otherworldly qualities to your soundscapes.
 
Card Game
 
  • Game Audio Packs & Bundles Card Game Play Track 503 sounds included, 20 mins total
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $59

    Create an outstanding fantasy card gaming experience with Epic Stock Media’s hottest new game sound effects library 'Card Game'. Inspired by hit fantasy card games like HearthStone – Card Game brings you the energy of online card gaming mixed with the epicness and adventure of World of Warcraft.

    Features sounds such as:

    • 33 Abilities, Poofs, Pops, Water Missles, Wind Blasts and Movement, Shimmers, Shields
    • 26 Achievements, Chimes, Glimmer, Grand, Poofs, Shimmers, Twinkles, Wisps
    • 61 Game Actions, Bashes, Blocks, Breaks, Deflects, Cracks, Health Packs, Releases, Fire Wall
    • 22 Alerts, Advances, Turn Passed, Time Freeze, Next Round, End Turn, End Round, Cursed Winds, Your Turn
    • 8 Game Ambience Loops, Beach, Cave, Dungeon, Forest, Pasture, Snowy Mountain, Swamp, Underwater
    • 33 Card Movements, Deal, Shuffle, Tap, Cycle, Deck, Bets, Light, Singles, and Multiple Card Movements
    • 52 Special Effects, Bless, Shrine Buff, Expose, Fracture, Liquify, Lock, Miniaturize, Poof, Puncture, Slow Down, Tear, Fire, Rush, Shimmer
    • 33 Items, Boulder Slam, Cork Pop, Glass Break, Potion, Pour, Stone Breaks and Smacks
    • 34 Magic, Crackle, Punches, Smash, Shield, Glitter Missile, Launch, Pierce, Shot, Shimmer, Seal, Ice, Earth, Reinforce
    • 38 Plays, Bop, Hush, Mech Arms, Punch Metal, Shield, Skip Turn, Slam, Water, Swirl, Switch
    • 49 Upgrades, Buffs, Crystals, Earth Strength, Flutter, Long, Medium, Shimmer, Enhance, Power Up
    • 114 UI, General, Silly, Light, Heavy, Bubbles, Pops, Clicks, Thunks, Shimmers, Mechanical, Dings, Percussion, Menu Collapses, Gentle, Bells
    • + so much more!

    Also, check out War UI, or Modulated Movement for complementing sounds and designed sounds.

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'Card Game' by Epic Stock Media is a personality-driven compilation that is full of magic, wonder, and lots of strategy. Here you will get over 500 poofs, shimmers, wisps, crackles, upgrades, slams, buffs, alerts. etc., as well as tons of card movements, charming menu sounds, immersive ambiences, and even more! Plus, the metadata will lead you right to the sound you're looking for. If you are creating an epic card game that wants to be inviting to beginners and pros alike, this is the one for you.
 
Braaam Strike 2
 
  • Destruction & Impact Braaam Strike 2 Play Track 100 sounds included, 15 mins total $49 $29

    Gain a hybrid trailer producer’s essential sound bank- Braaam Strike 2. Explore the depths of deep cinematic synth bass impacts, stingers, and droning hits. Includes 100 boutique massive sound effects, all in high quality .WAV 96k 32bit. Created by award-winning film composer, David Levy, Braaam Strike 2 is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed trailer sound effects library Braaam Strike 1.

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'Braaam Strike 2' by Epic Stock Media has cinematic effects that will roll beneath and pinpoint your action. In this sequel, you will get 100 sounds of synthy bass, sharp stingers, and droning hits created by David Levy, composer of the beloved Red vs. Blue and RWBY series, as well as several films. Each epic sound is labeled with visual names like "Black Hole Crater Expanding", "Left Over Toxic Mold", and "Wanted Criminal Explosive". If you want your project to sound edgy, dark, and perhaps Gotham-inspired, this is one to hear.
 
Church Bells of Norfolk
 
  • World Sounds Church Bells of Norfolk Play Track 244 sounds included, 464 mins total $60 $40

    A distinct sound of the traditional English countryside, the ringing of church bells is an art that has been practiced for centuries, be it to summon the people to their prayers, celebrate a wedding, or announce a death.

    “Church Bells of Norfolk” is a collection of sound recordings taken at a variety of different churches throughout the County of Norfolk, England- an area famous for it's large number of surviving medieval churches.

    The bells of each church vary in size, weight and tone and no two towers are the same, meaning that the resulting sound varies from location to location.
    Some churches are nestled amongst the bustling town centres- their chimes echoing off nearby buildings whilst competing with the raucous noise of passing traffic whilst others stand in glorious isolation in the countryside.

    Aside from the exterior recordings, this collection also features recordings taken from inside the belfry as well as below in the ringing chamber, capturing the clatter of the rope pulleys and the calls of the tower captain as they instruct the ringers.

    Also included are a selection of clock chimes as well as a set of sounds from the automated 12-bell carillon of St. Martin's, Glandford, which plays one of a selection of hymn tunes every third hour.

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'Church Bells of Norfolk' by Infrastructure Recordings is a pristine musical collection from the English countryside. You'll hear bells of all sizes from medieval churches in Norfolk, giving you nearly 7 hours of outdoor and interior recordings from the bell towers and chambers of over 20 chapels. Plus, you'll hear the interesting inner workings of the tower systems with sounds of the pulleys and calls of the tower captains. Whether you need melodic ambiences to set the scene or there's a chase scene to the top, this library will have you covered.
 
Trailer Elements 2
 
  • Destruction & Impact Trailer Elements 2 Play Track 354 sounds included, 84 mins total $119 $69

    Cinematic Trailer Elements 2 is a cinematic toolkit library, packed with 84 minutes of heavy and powerful sounds. It features 53 instruments for Kontakt 5 (full version required – not included), as well as 354 wav files that can be used without Kontakt.

    Sounds include:
    Booms, Long Booms, Braams, Dark Hits , High Hits, Short Metal Hits, Mega Horns, Big Metal Whooshes, Metal Whooshes, Pads, Pianos, Pulsations, Pulse Clocks, Pulse Low, Pulse Mid, Rises, Reverse sounds, Soft Whooshes, Stutter Whooshes, Stutter FX + Epic Vocals by Bulgarian vocalist Vladislava Hristozov

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If you loved the first one, you will surely be blown away by 'Trailer Elements 2' by TH Studio Production. With a powerful demo that must have been inspired by Dunkirk, this library has over 80 minutes of metallic hits, rippling braaams, piercing whooshes, anxiety-inducing clocks, dramatic rises, tender pianos, and whispers and vocals by Bulgarian vocalist Vladislava Hristozov. You also get 53 Kontakt instruments to really help you drive your score home. With so much packed into this collection, you won't find a better deal anywhere else, so check it out!
 
Glitch Factory 1: Boom, Crackle and Scream
 
  • The Boom, Crackle and Scream library is the first in a planned series of Glitch Factory mini libraries.  This library uses sounds recorded of Fireworks ranging from large booms to small sparklers and mangles them into interesting textures in varying degrees.

    The sounds have been manipulated using analog synthesizers, custom Reaktor instruments and other types of granular processing.  They will work well for Sci-Fi weapon layers, user interface sounds and more.

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'Glitch Factory 1: Boom, Crackle and Scream' by Sound Spark LLC is a glitch library with an ingenious source. These mangled sounds come from fireworks, and you will kick yourself from not having thought of this sound design process first! Using custom Reaktor instruments and granular processing, you will get sweet textures, intriguing UI SFX, and decimated layers for your sci-fi weapons, electronic music, and interesting menus. All together you get 114 sounds, so if you're looking for a sonic palette to perk your listeners' ears, this is the one you want.
 
UI Designer
 
  • UI DESIGNER is an advanced soundset dedicated to the interaction between human and machines. The library is suitable for modern sci-fi movies, sound for apps, futuristic sound logos and any projects where sound design is needed to improve the users's experience and make it more pleasant.

    Essential metadata has been included in the filenames. This was done to facilitate users that do not own a library management tool to access the informations and to navigate the library more efficiently.

    UI DESIGNER covers sounds in 14 categories:• Elements Appear
    • Elements Flying
    • Window Open – Hologram
    • Window Close
    • Data Stream
    • Bad Data Crunching
    • Confirmation – Notifications – Navigation
    • Text Typing – Warning Text
    • Access Denied
    • Buttons – Selections
    • Screen Noise
    • Warnings
    • StandBy
    • Notifications – Navigation

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'UI Designer' by SampleTraxx is a high-tech library of futuristic sound bits. With effects designed for logos, confirmations, data processing, buttons, transitions, movements, key entries, alarms, and more, you'll get a fresh collection for your mobile games, interfaces, environment notifications, and anywhere you need sonic interactions for the 22nd Century and beyond. For over 330 UI sounds that will give your functions a voice, check this one out.
 
Downfall
 
  • Destruction & Impact Downfall Play Track 159 sounds included, 36 mins total $25

    Need to create a tense atmosphere to induce destruction and fear in your game or trailer? “DOWNFALL” is the library for you.

    Atmospheric elements, hits, percussive elements, noises, transitions and loops are some of the things you will find in this collection; sounds with a heavy, frenetic and tense feeling to grab people’s attention and evoke images of a desolated and doomed world in them.

    This collection of 159 Sound Effects can be used to enhance music tracks too, making this library a versatile addition to your current collection of production elements.

    Sounds included:

    Atmospheric element_Tension • Fx_Movement • Fx_Movement_Atmospheric • Fx_Movement_Riser • Fx_Transition • Impact_Braam • Impact_Hit_Distortion • Noise_Glitch • Noise_Interference • Percussive element_Distortion  • Percussive element_Distortion_Loop

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'Downfall' by MatiasMacSD is an apocalyptic library that is ready to take your audience's breath away. With 160 massive sounds, you'll get powerful risers, torn up braaams, percussive distortion, gigantic impacts, tense atmospheres, hair-raising glitches, and many astounding sounds. This is one of those libraries where you just need to feel the impact yourself, so head over to the product page, make sure your subwoofers are on, and experience the demo yourself!
 
Cinematic Elements: Fire and Water
 
  • This library delivers thousands of fire & water sound effects – and not only that: we added a lot of extraordinary sweeteners to further support the already strong character and to give your sound design this specific edge. As this library carries the BOOM Library „Cinematic“ label, it is destined to once more raise the bar in terms of characteristic and state-of-the-art sound FX – available in 3 versions:

    Fire & Water Construction Kit

    The CONSTRUCTION KIT equips you to sculpt authentic and powerful sounds for your hot & wet projects, featuring virtually any movement, size, intensity, duration, state or sonic color.
    From small sizzling and steady flowing over bubbling and submersion effects to aggressive and devastating blasts, crashes and whooshes, this library delivers an enormous pool of content that not only provides all the essential sound design components, but also raises the bar once more in terms of recording techniques and resulting quality.

    Sweeteners – The secret weapon for unique sound design
    You’re going to love those as they will enhance your designs and give them an unrivalled and instant presence in the mix. They can really make the difference between regular sound design and detail-rich sound design.
     


    Specs: 24 bit / 96 kHz • 476 files • 2356 sounds • 11.1 GB
    Fire & Water Designed:

    Unleash the fullness of nature’s fury with the fierce DESIGNED collection. This is where the incredibly detailed recordings of the CONSTRUCTION KIT take on a life of their own with earth-shaking force and impact. Most sounds are available as small, medium and large variants – all fully immersive and production ready: You can’t help but picture an epic scene for each with your eyes closed. Perfect to beef up trailers and more. Besides the obvious field of application which is designing fire & water sounds, this pack really shines when it comes to designing some out-of-this-world trailers. Or what about applying fire & water sounds to creatures, to destruction scenarios, to heavy impacts? This is all up to you.
     


    Specs: 24 bit / 96 kHz • 97 files • 316 sounds • 2.5 GB
    Bundle:

    The Bundle gives you the full sound design power as it contains both – the DESIGNED and the CONSTRUCTION KIT edition at a discounted price.
    Specs: 24 bit / 96 kHz • 573 files • 2672 sounds • 13.6 GB
'Cinematic Elements: Fire and Water' by BOOM Library is a library that will bring these elements to your soundscape in an epic way. In this massive collection, BOOM brings you both a construction kit and designed selection of firey whooshes, huge water impacts, bubbling lava, large breaking waves, blazing flamethrowers, and much more. If you go for the bundle, you'll receive over 13GB and 2,600 sounds, covering you for projects, franchises, and seasons to come. If you're in the market for small sizzles and devastating blasts, you won't regret picking this one up!
 
Forgotten Neons
 
  • Game Audio Packs & Bundles Forgotten Neons Play Track 415 sounds included, 30 mins total $59.99 $40.99

    FORGOTTEN NEONS is a collection of 415 carefully designed, mastered and rendered, game audio sound effects. Mono compatible and meta-tagged.

    Power Ups, Level Ups, Portals, Teleports, Healing, Robots, Doors, Items, Weapons, Menus, UIs and more!

    FORGOTTEN NEONS consist of a few main “bucket” categories, organized in a way to spark your creativity.

    OBJECTS, ITEMS, INTERACTIONS, MENUS …
    Interacting with objects and items such as: Menus, UIs, Doors, Boxes, Buttons, Items, Mechanical elements and more.

    EVENTS, ACHIEVEMENTS, LEVEL UPS, POWER UPS, HEALING …
    Multi-layered sound effects for all game events such as: Achievements, Power Ups, Level Ups, Healing and more.

    WEAPONS
    Multi-layered sound effects of abstract, imaginary and sci-fi weapons. Each sound effect is delivered in two/three versions (A,B and C) that varies in pitch (+/- 0.2 semitone) ring outs and gun behavior. Very subtle changes just so to trick your brain into perceiving them differently.

    SPAWNS, PORTALS, TELEPORTS …
    Multi-layered sound effects for: Creature/NPC spawns, Teleports, Portals, Magic and more.

    On top of that, library comes packed with IMPACT, DASH, FIGHT, GLITCH, FOOTSTEPS sound effects and seamlessly looping DRONES, SOUNDSCAPES and MUSICAL LOOPS.

    RECORDED WITH: Sound Devices MixPre 6, Sennheiser MKH8060 and Sony PCM D100 at 192kHZ.
    DESIGNED & EDITED WITH: Pro Tools, iZotope RX, Sound Particles, Reaktor, MAX

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'Forgotten Neons' by PM:SFX takes you to a dark science fiction future where your your morning alarm displays on your bedroom walls and everywhere you go, someone is watching. This library has 415 sounds of power ups, portals, teleports, doors, user interfaces, robotic voices, etc. to bring your objects, items, and interactions to life - artificial life, that is. You'll even get sci-fi weapons, impact sounds, footsteps, drones, soundscapes, and musical loops, too! For a wide-ranging yet focused collection at an unbeatable price, give this one a listen.
 
Gizmos and Gadgets
 
  • The second advanced series of experimental fantasy machinery is here with the release of GIZMOS AND GADGETS. Perfect in games, film, or television. Great sounding smaller machinery, gizmos, gadgets, steam releases, foley, and more. This package of sounds also has massive potential for creating your very own fantasy machines! Gizmos and Gadgets features more than 200+ sounds and pristine 24bit/96khz .WAV files.

    Gizmos and Gadgets highlights:

    • Both designed sounds and source recordings
    • Medium, small and tiny machines
    • Lots of potential for experimentation
    • Create your own machines!
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'Gizmos and Gadgets' by Moon Echo Audio has 214 sounds for your Steampunk mechanisms, small machinery, and more! In this pack, you'll get metallic effects and steam releases for gadgets of a medium to small range to include sounds of gears, alarms, clicks, switches, power downs, pumps, movements, idling, and morphing. These sounds are cleaned up and ready to go, but you can also do extensive tweaking with their high-quality format. If you want to show off the complexity of your machines, this is the one for you.
   

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  • 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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  • Game Audio Packs & Bundles Gamemaster Pro Sound Collection Play Track 8076 sounds included, 189 mins total
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $49

    Pro Sound Collection is the highest quality and most affordable sound library you will find. The ultimate collection of 8076 ready to use sound effects!!!

    This is the perfect collection of sounds for all types of sound designers, game developers and video editors who need a large range of high quality sound effects ready to use. Designed specifically for games, film and other media by award winning sound designers.

    What’s included? EVERY sound Gamemaster Audio ever made! ALL our other other sound libraries (plus other sounds) have been packed into in this amazing sound collection.

    Pro Sound Collection Includes:
    Animal Sounds $25
    Explosion Sound Pack $10
    Footstep and Foley Sounds $10
    Fun Casual Sounds $15
    Fun Character Voices $10
    Gun Sound Pack $19
    Guns, Bullets and Explosions $35
    Human Vocalizations $25
    Magic and Spell Sounds $25
    Punch and Combat Sounds $29
    Retro 8 Bit Sounds $15
    Sci-Fi Sounds and Sci-Fi Weapons $25
    Silenced Gun Sounds $25
    Troll Monster Vocalizations $10

    Total value $278!!!

    Sound Categories:

    • Alarms • Ambience • Animals • Beeps • Bullets • Buttons • Cartoon • Cinematic • Collectibles • Comedy • Doors • Electricity • Explosions • Fire • Foley • Footsteps • Guns • Hums • Items • Levers • Magic • Misc. • Nature • Powerups • Punches • Retro/8Bit • Sci-Fi • Snow / Ice • Switches • User Interface • Voice • Water • Weapons • Whooshes + MANY MORE!

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  • Human Swordfighter Play Track 479 sounds included
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $25 $20

    Swordfighter is a robust package with sharp sounding swords, heaps of variations and all the extras you need to make a fight come alive. Build unique sword swings with various hits, swooshes, schings, different fighter vocals and impacts on various surfaces. All up there are 137 sword sounds, 93 surface impact sounds, 15 knife throwing sounds, 48 swooshes and 180 fighter vocals.

    This version includes two sub-folders: one optimised for a film & TV workflow and the other optimised for video games workflow. Plus a few bonus sounds of a charging army.

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  • Destruction & Impact Post Apocalyptic Trailer Play Track 514 sounds included, 173 mins total $59

    The day of reckoning is here! Inspired by Hollywood box office hits like Mad Max and The Book of Eli, we present to you “Post Apocalyptic Trailer” – Epic Stock Media’s newest hard-hitting, bass-rumbling designed movie trailer sound effects collection. Includes over 500+ stingers, big hits, impacts, drones, Shepard tones & more. All of the recordings are delivered in 96kHz/24bit, giving you the best quality for heavy sound editing, pitch shifting, and fx processing while keeping a top notch level of clarity and precision.

    Library highlights:

    • Includes embed Soundminer metadata
    • 100 scene setting drones and soundscapes
    • 99 brutal trailer impacts, slams, hits, and big booms
    • 23 abstract tension musical elements, indents and cues
    • 95 tension filled risers and selection of the infamous shepard tones
    • 99 hard hitting stingers, explosive and designed
    • 98 whooshes, stutters, and transitional sound effects

  • A broad cross-section of whooshes and swipes. Includes storm whooshes, energy sweeps, robotic fly-ins, ghostly swipes, electric whooshes, fire swooshes, and more.

    Also features bursts, blasts, power ups and downs, whip bys, and logo whooshes.

    Includes over 15 fields of metadata in three formats, including Soundminer.

  • Destruction & Impact Bomb Blast Play Track 107+ sounds included
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $16

    Get the sound of bomb blasts, explosions, debris and destruction in this high-impact library. The sound effects are separated into categories like falling glass debris, falling metal debris, stone debris and mixed falling rubble explosion impacts, allowing you to customize the sound and intensity of your explosion.

 
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  • Motorcycles MZ ts150cc 2-Stroke Motorcycle Play Track 150+ sounds included, 128 mins total $35 $15

    I took out a MZ TS150 2 stroke Motorcycle and recorded approaches, departures, pass bys, circling in a grass parking lot, engine revs, idoling, etc.

    I recorded this library with 2x dpa 4060s, 2x ME2, an sm57, sennheiser 416 and a pair of cm3s recorded in an xy pattern. I set up the cm3s on a mic stand, and followed the action with the 416, with 5 onboard microphones capturing sounds on the bike as well.

    In the 179 files, there are 8 syncable takes of pass by's at different rpms with the onboards and 2 different exterior perspectives. Everything has been labeled in Soundly with metadata.

    You will find what you need to cover any small 2 stroke engine motorcycle in here. With purchase, I offer you to email me at peterseeba@gmail.com and I will send you the protools session that has the sync'd files and original audio if you would like even more coverage of individual microphones (if that is something you are into). Feel free to email me with any inquiries before purchase.

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  • Electricity Obscure Frequencies Play Track 336 sounds included $49.99 $39.99

    OBSCURE FREQUENCIES is a unique collection of 336 sound effects created from uncommon audio recordings of radio masts, antennas, digital meters, circuit boards, batteries, home & leisure electronics, broken electronics etc.

    Deep, dark, low and evolving soundscapes, cracking, distorted whooshes, hybrid electric loops and complex one-shots, all designed using exclusively recordings done with induction coil microphones.

    Obscure frequencies is a very versatile pack that can be successfully use in many projects such as sci-fi, horror, sound installations and game audio. Its unique sound comes from combining organic recordings of things that cannot be heard without a special equipment and hours of complex sound design.

    All soundscapes loop seamlessly and all source/raw recordings are included.

    RECORDED WITH: Sound Devices MixPre 6 + JrF Induction Coil Mic + DIY Mics
    CREATED AND EDITED WITH: Pro Tools, Live 10, iZotope Iris II, NI Kontakt.

     

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  • Nature & Countryside Cicadas Play Track 140+ sounds included, 300 mins total $80 $60

    Cicadas is a collection of summer ambiences recorded in Southern Spain over the course of 2018 summer. You will get massive chorus in different densities and areas, individual chirps, and a designed section.

    The temperatures during this time of the year are so high, ranging from 30ºC to 45ºC (86ºF to 113ºF), that cicadas are always present in daytime. The higher the temperatures, the more cicadas chirp. Having this in mind, some recordings from early June have less cicadas than the ones recorded in July and August. In addition to this, there are recordings both in the morning, where the cicadas are not so many but are already present, and in the evening, chirping all of them as a chorus after a whole day under the sun. The library contains:

    • Cicadas in the countryside, recorded in different months and times of the day. Some recordings only contains cicadas and some others also include birds, dogs barking, flies buzzing and rooster calls (26 audio files).
    • Close ups of single cicadas, to build your own atmosphere or design insects, creatures and other specimens (17 audio files).
    • Cicadas in urban environments, such as parks (16 audio files) and residential areas (8 files).
    • Ambisonics recordings, also decoded into binaural by using Harpex-X (20 files).
    • Designed Section: includes abstract ambiences, futuristic alarms, glitches, flybys, flapping of winds, flock of birds, individual birds, frogs, and much more (71 files).
    • Descriptive markers that highlight interesting events in an otherwise featureless waveform. These markers can be read in programs such as Izotope RX, Reaper and Soundminer.

    All files come in 96 kHz / 24 bit and with embedded metadata, both in Soundminer and BWAV.

    Featuring more than 250 minutes of cicadas recordings plus 65 minutes from the Designed Section.

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  • Nature & Countryside Birds and Nature Play Track 86 sounds included, 124 mins total $89

    Over two hours of birds, crickets, cicadas and frogs primarily from Southern Ontario, Canada, but also from Britain and Costa Rica. Specific calls and ambiences from the forest, the beach, the neighbourhood or on the dock of a quiet pond. Essential sounds to bring background tracks to life.

  • The 2015 German MAN Lion’s Coach tourist bus includes 760 clips in 41.05 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of a 6-cylinder 460 hp Euro 6 diesel engine.

    The collection includes a total of 29 synchronized takes from exterior and onboard microphones. The exterior microphones captured departures, passes, arrivals, ignition, shutting off, idles, and doppler horns from 9 microphones at 4 positions. The onboard microphones were placed inside, at the exhaust, in the engine, the luggage hold, and in the washroom in 15 perspectives (including an Ambisonic perspective) as the coach drives at steady RPMs, with gearshifts, and ramps. Also provided are 4 designed mixes of the interior, exhaust, engine, and luggage compartment.

    The package comes complete with performed effects of doors, wipers, fans, and more, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, impulse responses, and full Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS metadata embedded in every clip.

 
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