Asbjoern Andersen


This week on A Sound Effect, we have easily-recognizable recordings and emotive drones you just can’t put your finger on. You’ll hear the growl and buzz of cruisers and motocross racers, the rhythmic footsteps of jogging on a treadmill, kitchen appliance foley, Americans protesting in Los Angeles, and UI sounds from futuristic devices. You’ll also experience creepy, complex atmospheres and distortions that were creatively recorded from drum and guitar effects. Whether you need an abstract mood or one with a very clear opinion, there are lots of sounds to experience in this recap!
Dirt & Asphalt Vol 1: Road bike collection
 
  • Motorcycles Dirt & Asphalt Vol 1: Road bike collection Play Track 161 sounds included, 111 mins total
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $58.50

    Dirt & Asphalt Volume 1 is the first addition of vehicle and transportation recordings from Output Audio. This library contains a selection of recordings from 3 road bikes, with additional bonus content from other road motorbikes.

    Road bikes included:
    • Yamaha 450cc Thumper
    • Triumph 600cc Dual Fuel Injection
    • Aprillia RST 1000cc Futura
    • A selection of bonus pass-bys and externals from a range of high performance bikes

    All 3 bikes have been recorded externally and with onboards to provide a wide range of editing options for film, TV and video game applications. Acceleration and deceleration ramps have also been provided so the content can be replayed using granular synthesis techniques most commonly used in video game applications.

    Output Audio have experience in the racing game genre as part of the team that recorded a wide variety of high performance vehicles for the video game ‘Need For Speed Rivals’.

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'Dirt & Asphalt Vol 1: Road bike collection' by Output Audio features a whole lot of wheels owning the pavement. With a 450cc Yamaha, 600cc Triumph, and a 1000cc Apeillia, this library has pass-bys of all speeds, as well as onboard recordings of accelerations, decelerations, and idling. As a library created by a team that helped provide SFX of high-performance vehicles for 'Need for Speed Rivals', these sounds are primed for granular synthesis techniques, too. But wait! There's more further down in this recap...
 
No Input Feedbacks
 
  • Drones & Moods No Input Feedbacks Play Track 56 sounds included, 72 mins total $17

    No Input Feedbacks is a library of tones, drones, noises, and oddities generated with a matrix mixer and a series of guitar and bass stomp effects.

    Gear Used:
    Xiwi Electronics Passive Matrix Mixer, Electro-Harmonix Bass Big Muff Pi and Holy Stain, TC Electronic Flashback Mini Delay, Tech 21 SansAmp Bass Driver DI, Jim Dunlop MXR Auto Q, Moog Minifooger MF Ring, BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer, TASCAM DR100-MKII.
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'No Input Feedbacks' by Alessio Mellina is an intriguing collection with over 70 minutes of looping drones from a Xiwi passive matrix mixer as it combines multiple guitar and bass stomp effects like the Moog Minifooger MF Ring and the Electro-Harmonix Holy Stain. You'll hear memorable, edgy tones that will creep into your ears and whisper sweet distorted affections with pulsating fuzz, reverberant whines, melodic stuttering, and much more. If you need some fresh experimental sounds to jump-start your soundscape, definitely check this library out.
 
UI Sounds: Futuristic
 
  • UI SOUNDS: Futuristic, the next step of our user interface (UI) SFX series, is a collection of 400 well organized selections ranging from subtle to glitchy and vivid elements which are ready to use in any futuristic user interface environment, smart TV app, wearable device app, UI demonstration or infographic video, as well as in your games.

    All sounds are spread across these 9 categories: selections, buttons, open – close – pause interfaces, holograms, alarm loops, notifications, calculations, screen errors, browse menu and delivered to you in the 3 most commonly used file formats to save you the trouble of having to create them yourself; WAV, MP3, OGG

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As modern technology propels us into futuristic wearable devices and smart entertainment, you can't help but feel like we're getting closer to The Jetsons, despite no flying cars. Yet while our current technology is relatively silent, Sound Ex Machina has captured the hi-tech aesthetic we all love in 'UI Sounds: Futuristic'. This collection has 400 user interface sounds of calculations, errors, alarms, and more that pleasantly notify your characters, players, users, or even purchasers on your eCommerce site. For UI sounds with calm, assuring authority, give this library a listen.
 
The Kitchen – Audio Playset
 
  • Spend some time in the kitchen without leftover dishes with UberDuo’s The Kitchen audio playset. This bundle comes with 97 high-definition sound effects and 2 impulse responses (IR). We’ve included some major appliances such as a stove and refrigerator and thrown in small appliances such as a blender, food processor, toaster oven, stand mixer and microwave. Each of these appliances comes complete with their buttons and switches, doors and drawers, assembly and food preparation functions – all the bells and whistles. In addition you get pots, pans, utensils, frying, boiling, mixing and grinding sound effects.

    We’ve even thrown in The Kitchen Sink audio prop set.

    The Kitchen audio playset is the latest release in a series of immersive audio environment sound effects bundles designed to allow producers, sound designers and other post-production audio professionals to quickly and easily establish an immersive audio set design with minimal effort.

    The Kitchen audio playset comes with everything you see here:

    • 97 high definition sound clips
    • 96 kHz, 24-bit mono and stereo WAV files
    • 2 HD immersive audio impulse responses
    • Impulse responses work with most major convolution reverb plugins
    • Includes file lists and broadcast WAV compliant metadata
    • Bonus Item: The Kitchen Sink audio prop set

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'The Kitchen – Audio Playset' by UberDuo takes us back to one of our favorites household areas for a collection of nearly 100 sound effects and 2 impulse responses. In this library you will hear sounds of a blender, toaster oven, microwave, and food processor with their doors, buttons and switches. You'll also hear objects like egg cartons, jars, spatulas, pans, and timers as they are opened and utilized - and on top of that, you'll get 'The Kitchen Sink' library, too! Whether you need SFX of someone preparing food or cleaning up afterward, this library has a lot for you to hear.
 
The Treadmill Workout FX
 
  • Get ready to get active and listen to this pack of treadmill sound effects!

    Deep in the neglected basement home gym lives this early 1990’s entry level electric treadmill. Captured close to the belt, you’ll find samples of this exercise equipment both with and without the sound of the users footfalls. Perfect to compliment any training or exercise scene, or general moving machinery, this pack contains 8 unique sounds across 16 mono and stereo files, recorded at 24bit 96khz. Recorded in M/S stereo, all mono tracks were sourced from the centre mic of the M/S rig.

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'The Treadmill Workout FX' by Tall Tale Sound is a pack of sounds from a machine that exists for people to get their burn on. This library has 8 recordings of an electric treadmill that has endured the pounding footsteps of runners since the early '90s. You'll hear recordings of the belt as it runs at various speeds by itself, from 1 mph to 8 mph, as well as the instantly recognizable rhythms of someone walking, jogging, and running. If you need a quick pack of treadmill sounds and you don't feel like putting on your running shoes, give this one a listen.
 
Dirt & Asphalt Vol 2: Motocross Collection
 
  • Motorcycles Dirt & Asphalt Vol 2: Motocross Collection Play Track 204 sounds included, 194 mins total $58.50

    Dirt & Asphalt Volume 2 is the second addition of vehicle and transportation recordings from Output Audio. This library contains a selection of recordings from two motocross events and two practise sessions, with additional bonus content provided as race atmospheres.

    Library highlights:

    AMCA Motocross Classes Included:
    MX1/MX2/Experts/Seniors Unlimited classes

    Engine Sizes Included:
    85cc/125cc/250cc/450cc engines

    All bikes have been recorded externally at a range of driving speeds performing stunts and manoeuvres in a competitive race environment. Jumps, pass bys and accelerations from groups and individual riders are all included so the content can be used to recreate a wide range of motorbike driving action!

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'Dirt & Asphalt Vol 2: Motocross Collection' by Output Audio is the second installment in their two-wheeled vehicle collection. In this volume, you will hear recordings from two motocross events featuring various classes and engines sizes from 85cc to 450cc. You'll hear stunts and maneuvers as well as pass-bys, revving, and accelerations from groups and individuals, plus a little bit of walla from before the race. Between this library and their road bike collection, Output Audio has plenty of motorcycle sounds for you to choose from.
 
The Horrid
 
  • Horror The Horrid Play Track 22 sounds included, 73 mins total $30

    Looking for creepy ambiences? The Horrid delivers 4 dark ambient / industrial / horror compositions and their complete stem layers (22 files included – a total of more than 70 minutes of ambiences), for when you need to create a truly unsettling atmosphere.

    Use a single track, or combine and remix your own variations. Rather than static tones, you will find significant, evolving themes here. Seamless loops, metadata included.

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Lukáš Tvrdoň takes you into the minds of the deranged with his new library 'The Horrid'. These 22 ambiences use tense symbolism to emote pounding, suspenseful industrial areas, cinematic metallic creaks and bell-like tones, and unsettling ambiences that swirl and surround you. This library offers you a true 70 minutes of content, as the atmospheres evolve for around three minutes and artfully loop back to the beginning. Whether you need unnerving ambiences right away or you are looking for some dark inspiration, this library will raise your blood pressure.
 
Crowds – American Protest
 
  • Human Crowds – American Protest Play Track 154 sounds included, 138 mins total $25

    After the presidential election of Donald Trump in 2016, many Americans have taken to the streets to express their opposition. This library features many chants from various crowd sizes including: “Black Lives Matter” “We reject the president elect!” “Show me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!” and many more. Also included are isolated crowd cheers, walla, and distant speeches.

    Recordings were made on 11-12-2016 and 1-21-2017 in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Microphone used: Sennheiser MKH40+30.

    100% of the profits from this library will be donated to the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Natural Resources Defense Council.

    Non-Profit organizations may utilize this library free of charge. Please contact Audio Shade directly to receive a copy after verification of organization credentials.

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The team at Audio Shade hit the streets of LA to capture voices of activism for their new library 'Crowds – American Protest'. Recorded on 12 Nov 2016 and 21 Jan 2017, this library features people who showed up to oppose the election of Donald Trump. It includes chants that support immigration, women's reproductive rights, and the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as distant speeches, cheers, crowd walla, and more. Plus, the profits from this library will be donated to the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. To not only hear support for your causes but also financially support them, this is the library for you.
   

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  • Mechanical Old Engines Grab Bag Play Track 486 sounds included, 265minutes of multitrack recordings mins total $129 $99

    “Old Engines Grab Bag” is a pack of numerous old, unique and characterful engines from early 1900s. It’s a massive collection of 56GB multitrack 192kHz recordings of old tractors and stationary engines, both diesel and gasoline fueled.

    The intention wasn’t to cover vehicles driving, but to get isolated and very closely recorded mechanical elements of engines and exhaust pipes as a source material for sound design. There are many starts, idles, revs, offs, RPMs variations, backfires etc. Some are heavy and large sounding, some are small and funny. Tractors were captured EXT and most of stationary engines INT, but since they are very closely recorded there is just a little amount of reverb on most of them.

    Most of engines are 1 or 2 cylinders and low horse power and their RPMs are also low. Thanks to this, many of those sounds aren’t tonal and can easily be used as additional layer with other design elements. They work great for adding vintage character, designing junky or funny vehicles, crazy huge steampunk machines or engines malfunction.

    Sounds were recorded using multi-mic setup: Sanken CO-100k (most of the time pointing mechanical parts), Sennheiser MKH-8060 (mainly for isolated exhaust pipe), Schoeps CMC6XT mk41/mk8 (general image) and part also with Trance Audio Inducer contact mics (adding unique mechanical perspective).

    The library is delivered as multitrack 192kHz files, as well as stereo mix of all microphones. Thanks to using microphones with extended frequency range, drastic pitch changes can be applied.
    All files have extensive metadata created in Soundminer, including leg picker with microphone labels.

    Demo files include pitched sounds, which are not delivered with library.

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  • Mechanical Wooden Gear 192 kHz Play Track 215 sounds included, 345 mins total $64

    This construction kit creates the world of various rotating gear sounds. Medieval astronomical clocks, fantasy inventions and steampunk gizmos with a lot of wooden shafts, cogs, sprockets and other parts. From tiny to large objects, you can hear the wooden material working in all its nudity – friction, knocking, clacking, rattling, squeaking, crackling, howling and so on.

    The product includes 75+75 source recordings and 65 designed tracks of different wooden and sometimes metal gears, variety of styles, types, speeds and timbres.

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  • I have recorded 6 different fluorescent bulb lamps in an industrial warehouse with two close mic'd dpa 4060 in each that I then edited into 30 stereo files (about 5 takes of each with different lengths). Excellent for all of your warehouse, slum, industrial sound and ambience needs. Check out the video, or email before buying if you feel like it! Enjoy.

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  • Mechanical Old Engines Grab Bag Play Track 486 sounds included, 265minutes of multitrack recordings mins total $129 $99

    “Old Engines Grab Bag” is a pack of numerous old, unique and characterful engines from early 1900s. It’s a massive collection of 56GB multitrack 192kHz recordings of old tractors and stationary engines, both diesel and gasoline fueled.

    The intention wasn’t to cover vehicles driving, but to get isolated and very closely recorded mechanical elements of engines and exhaust pipes as a source material for sound design. There are many starts, idles, revs, offs, RPMs variations, backfires etc. Some are heavy and large sounding, some are small and funny. Tractors were captured EXT and most of stationary engines INT, but since they are very closely recorded there is just a little amount of reverb on most of them.

    Most of engines are 1 or 2 cylinders and low horse power and their RPMs are also low. Thanks to this, many of those sounds aren’t tonal and can easily be used as additional layer with other design elements. They work great for adding vintage character, designing junky or funny vehicles, crazy huge steampunk machines or engines malfunction.

    Sounds were recorded using multi-mic setup: Sanken CO-100k (most of the time pointing mechanical parts), Sennheiser MKH-8060 (mainly for isolated exhaust pipe), Schoeps CMC6XT mk41/mk8 (general image) and part also with Trance Audio Inducer contact mics (adding unique mechanical perspective).

    The library is delivered as multitrack 192kHz files, as well as stereo mix of all microphones. Thanks to using microphones with extended frequency range, drastic pitch changes can be applied.
    All files have extensive metadata created in Soundminer, including leg picker with microphone labels.

    Demo files include pitched sounds, which are not delivered with library.

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  • Drones & Moods Minacious Play Track 369 sounds included, 42 mins total $20

    “Minacious” is a collection of 369 sounds suited for horror/paranormal productions.

    If you need to induce tension, fear and oppression in your game, movie or trailer and evoke the sensation that someone or something is hiding and watching you ready to scare or kill, this library full of textures and atmospheric elements is great for you.

    The library consist of 50 WAV files at 24 Bit / 96 kHz with 6 variations in each file. You will get metallic movements, abnormal textures, dark pianos and guitars, dark vocals, atmospheric elements, reverses, noises and glitches.

    Also you will get the sources used to create the pack. 69 WAV files at 24 Bit / 96 kHz. Pianos, vocal effects, guitar noises and metallic cups are some of the things you will encounter in the sources section.

    The sounds in this pack can be used to add rare textures to musical compositions too.

    If you liked my library “DARE“, you are gonna love this one.

  • Mechanical Wooden Gear 192 kHz Play Track 215 sounds included, 345 mins total $64

    This construction kit creates the world of various rotating gear sounds. Medieval astronomical clocks, fantasy inventions and steampunk gizmos with a lot of wooden shafts, cogs, sprockets and other parts. From tiny to large objects, you can hear the wooden material working in all its nudity – friction, knocking, clacking, rattling, squeaking, crackling, howling and so on.

    The product includes 75+75 source recordings and 65 designed tracks of different wooden and sometimes metal gears, variety of styles, types, speeds and timbres.

 
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  • Water & Oceans Hydro Contact Play Track 1000+ sounds included $40 $30

    HYDRO CONTACT brings you 273 audio files recorded with a contact mic and a hydrophone over the course of a year, in order to get you covered for any kind of underwater scene, in the outer space, for pitch shifting, time stretching or to add a weird tone to your soundscape.

    Recorded at 96 kHz and 24 bits, this collection provides underwater motion, waves, bubbles, impacts, hits, hums, buzzes, car foley, rumbles, bouncing, dripping water, dragging items, blasts, switches, engines, underwater screams, exotic musical instruments and many more sounds, ideal to take your sound design imagination a step further.

    All files are metadata tagged and named.

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  • This library features recordings of a Moog analog synthesizer. The sounds range from raw lo-fi zaps, buzzes and glitches, to more futuristic high-tech robot movements, morphs, vocalizations and drones.

    Both source recordings, and designed sound effects are included for further sound manipulation.

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  • Human Fight Vocalizations Play Track 1000+ sounds included $69 $52

    Fight Vocalizations is a sub-library from the more complete “Universal Emotes”. All the files in this library are already included in the Universal Emotes Library.

    ! If you already own the “Universal Emotes” library, you do not need to purchase this library!

    There is here 20 actors/20 folders, from all ages (kids, teen, middle-aged, elderly), male & female.

    You will find the material you need to “soundify‟ combat/fight scenes or to insert into your fighting/action video game software.

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  • Thriller Whooshes sound library brings you 200 tension-building transition sound effects perfect for horror, thriller and action movies, trailers, games, music, and more! In contrast to Sound Response's first installment of whoosh sound effects Whooshes & Transitions that features predominantly sci-fi whoosh sound effects, Thriller Whooshes soundpack contains transition sound effects designed using exclusively organic source sounds recorded with high-end recorders and microphones, in order for effects to be more raw-sounding.

    A must have for anyone looking for sinister-sounding transition sounds, these sound effects will instantly find a way into your production and help you with intensifying the atmosphere of your project!

    Thriller Whooshes sound library contains 547MB (200 sound effects) of high definition 24bit/96khz Stereo WAV files, embedded with metadata to speed up your workflow.

  • Mechanical Old Engines Grab Bag Play Track 486 sounds included, 265minutes of multitrack recordings mins total $129 $99

    “Old Engines Grab Bag” is a pack of numerous old, unique and characterful engines from early 1900s. It’s a massive collection of 56GB multitrack 192kHz recordings of old tractors and stationary engines, both diesel and gasoline fueled.

    The intention wasn’t to cover vehicles driving, but to get isolated and very closely recorded mechanical elements of engines and exhaust pipes as a source material for sound design. There are many starts, idles, revs, offs, RPMs variations, backfires etc. Some are heavy and large sounding, some are small and funny. Tractors were captured EXT and most of stationary engines INT, but since they are very closely recorded there is just a little amount of reverb on most of them.

    Most of engines are 1 or 2 cylinders and low horse power and their RPMs are also low. Thanks to this, many of those sounds aren’t tonal and can easily be used as additional layer with other design elements. They work great for adding vintage character, designing junky or funny vehicles, crazy huge steampunk machines or engines malfunction.

    Sounds were recorded using multi-mic setup: Sanken CO-100k (most of the time pointing mechanical parts), Sennheiser MKH-8060 (mainly for isolated exhaust pipe), Schoeps CMC6XT mk41/mk8 (general image) and part also with Trance Audio Inducer contact mics (adding unique mechanical perspective).

    The library is delivered as multitrack 192kHz files, as well as stereo mix of all microphones. Thanks to using microphones with extended frequency range, drastic pitch changes can be applied.
    All files have extensive metadata created in Soundminer, including leg picker with microphone labels.

    Demo files include pitched sounds, which are not delivered with library.

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