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This week on A Sound Effect, we have 6 new libraries with fresh, unique ideas. You can hear ambiences of a suburb along coastal South Africa, an interior car that captures every button and dial, barefoot and sandalled footsteps, and surreal ambiences that will pierce your audience’s subconscious. You’ll also hear engines and turbines from futuristic podracers and lots of expressions for your female animations. Happy listening!
Space Racer 2 – Turbines & Engines
 
'Space Racer 2 – Turbines & Engines' by Fox Audio Post-Production is the second installation based on their popular podracing library theme. In this collection, you'll hear the engines and turbines of podracers with their startups, idling, accelerations and decelerations. It really is the perfect companion for their first Space Racer library! If this is your world's primary mode of transportation, then definitely give this library a listen.
 
Langa – Township Ambiences
 
  • City Life Langa – Township Ambiences Play Track 25+ sounds included, 53 mins total $20

    Langa – Township Ambiences is a collection of everyday sounds recorded within a vibrant township community in the heart of Cape Town. The townships are always a busy place with a lot of different soundscapes to offer – from the chaotic market street in the town centre to the quieter houses/shacks on the outskirts. This collection has both interior and exterior ambiences and wallas to set the scene for any project set in a lively city environment. This pack consists of 25 Ambiences.

    Photo Credits: Matthias v.d Neut

In 'Langa – Township Ambiences' by Ivo Sissolak Sound Design & Music, you'll hear nearly one hour of ambiences from the Langa suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. Capturing busy markets, community centers, bottle stores, barbershops, grocery stores, and more, you'll be introduced to the region by a sound designer who calls Cape Town home! You'll also hear lots of street walla of children and much more. If you need authentic ambiences from a lively community sitting where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, check this one out.
 
Emotes – Woman
 
  • Human Emotes – Woman Play Track 234 sounds included $20

    This library features a woman making as many vocal sounds as possible, without saying any actual words. F±rom blowing a ‘raspberry’, to coughing, laughing, crying, cheering booing and much more. Good ‘Emotes’ for video game or animation usage.

'Emotes – Woman' by John Silke has over 230 sounds from a woman that are great for your animated uses. You'll hear lots of expressions like laughing, crying, cheering, booing, coughing, blowing raspberries, eeks, gasps, jeers, kisses, fighting sounds, sneezes, snores, yawns, and more. You'll also hear imitations of a pirate, a kung fu master, and even a cowgirl! If you're looking for sounds outside our human languages, this collection has 'no words' to describe it.
 
Barefoot & Sandals: EUS Expansion
 
  • Barefoot & Sandals is an expansion pack for Edward Ultimate SUITE.
    Foley Artist: Lara Dale
    Foley Recordist: Josh Reinhardt

    A full version of Edward Ultimate SUITE is required to use this product.

     

    Key Features:

    • 14 800 additional Foley sounds in high quality @ 24Bit, 48 kHz
    • 27 new combinations of shoes and surfaces
    • 2 new Shoes
    • 4 new Surfaces


    Surface Types
    Clean Concrete • Sand • Mud• Leaves

    Footwear type
    Barefoot • Sandals

    Performances
    Extremely Slow Walk • Medium Slow Walk • Walk • Jog • Run • Stairs Slow • Stairs Fast • Stomp • Land • Scuff • Scrape 1 • Scrape 2 • Scrape 3

    Recording Equipment:
    Sennheiser MKH 416
    Neumann KMR 81i

     

'Barefoot & Sandals: EUS Expansion' by Tovusound is another great expansion pack for their beloved Edward footsteps engine. This collection has 14,850 sounds with 27 new combinations of shoes and surfaces like clean concrete, sand, mud, and leaves as they are trodden upon by bare feet and sandals. You'll also hear performances like slow and normal walking, running, climbing stairs, landing, scuffs, scrapes, and more. For a unique expansion that is hard to pass up, give the demo a listen.
 
Non-Engine Sonata Noises
 
  • Cars Non-Engine Sonata Noises Play Track 1224+ sounds included, 39 mins total
    4 out of 5
    $20 $15

    Sit back, relax, and listen to all the sounds a car makes. No, not the hum of the engine, not the tire squeal either, but everything else. Non-Engine Sonata Noises includes sounds (noises) of various button, switches, compartments, doors, slams, and even an automatic seat inside a 2013 Hyundai Sonata. These are the features you interact with ever time you step and sit inside the car, but get drowned out by the frustrations of traffic and stop lights. This pack totals 56 sound files with over 1224 sounds recorded in MS using the Sennheiser MKH8050 and MKH30.

    Flip on the heated seat switch, and search through meta-data tagged using Soundly and Basehead.

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'Non-Engine Sonata Noises' by All You Can Eat Audio features a 2013 Hyundai Sonata and all its interior bells and whistles. You'll hear sounds of its doors, compartments, automatic seats, dials, buttons, light switches, locks, power windows, windshield wipers, visors, trunk, and the list goes on! Altogether there are over 1,200 sounds neatly organized on 56 tracks that are labeled to let you know how many sounds they contain. Unique, focused, organized; what more can you ask for?
 
Surreal
 
  • Drones & Moods Surreal Play Track 100 sounds included, 36 mins total $25

    “SURREAL” is a collection of 100 Sound Effects for creating surreal moments in your productions and allows you to generate a bizarre experience to mess up with the listener mind.

    The sounds were created using a great variety of sources such as: transverse flutes, kalimbas, thunder drums and electric guitars to give the effects a more meaningful and emotive feeling.

    But if you are looking sounds to induce tension and suspense, this library is great for you too.

    Sounds included:

    Crazy atmospheres • Drones •  Detuned piano: Atmosphere, rarities and reverses • Atmospheric guitars • Atmospheric kalimbas • Glitches • Whooshes • And much more

    The sounds are great for any kind of production (games, trailers, movies).

'Surreal' by MatiasMacSD is a library that will mess with your audience's minds and emotions. This collection uses the power of sound design, music, and instrumentation to create suspenseful soundscapes that are perfect for any genre that's looking for a creepy, abstract, tense, or bizarre edge. It has kalimbas, thunder drums, detuned pianos, electric guitar, and transverse flutes that are molded into atmospheres and drones using reverse effects, reverbs, glitch design, and more. For 100 tracks with a feeling of suspense and danger, close your eyes and let this one take you for a ride!
 

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Popular sound effects this week:

 
  • Sci-Fi High Tech Interface Sounds Play Track 290 sounds included
    5 out of 5
    $30

    Looking for futuristic interface sounds? The High Tech Interface Sounds library is a targeted solution for just that. It features 280 sound effects in categories like Beeps, Buttons, Clicks, Data Processing, Micro High Tech and more – created by Sergey Eybog, who recently won an award for his user interface sound design.

  • Environments Backyard Play Track 30+ sounds included, 167 mins total $15 $11.25

    ‘Backyard’ by Badlands Sound puts you right in the middle of America's backyard. You will hear in the morning the peaceful sounds of mourning doves, robins, and other song birds along and at night you will hear a distant American School Football Game with crowds cheering and a sports announcer among with crickets and distant dog barks and yelps.

    It includes 30 high-quality 96k / 24-bit ambiences of the backyard, perfect for your projects. All sounds are long – Five and a half minutes each!

    The library features four different times during the day; morning, afternoon, evening, and night.

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  • Horror Atmosfear Play Track 50 sounds included, 31 mins total $10

    Featuring sounds taken from lo-fi instrumental recordings, harsh noise experiments and granular synthesis explorations, Atmosfear is a gritty soundscape collection geared towards the horror genre. With a distinctly unpolished production style to bring a rough edge to your scenario, these sounds can be used to invoke feelings of suspense, dread, tension, fear and doom into your characters and environments.

    What does an industrial scale torture chamber in an abandoned asylum sound like? What about a high-voltage electrical possession? Find the answer to these questions and more with Atmosfear. Enter if you dare.

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  • Looking for futuristic interface sounds? The High Tech Interface Sounds library is a targeted solution for just that. It features 280 sound effects in categories like Beeps, Buttons, Clicks, Data Processing, Micro High Tech and more – created by Sergey Eybog, who recently won an award for his user interface sound design.

  • Ambisonics Ambisonic Ambiance Collection 1 Play Track 71 sounds included, 203 mins total

    Ambisonic Ambiance Collection 1 aims to provide a complete solution for a wide variety of sound scenarios.

    It features a range of ambience recordings such as cities, roads, parks, countrysides, shores, airports, shopping malls, underground parking lots, various room-tones and much more.

    It is great for post production, VR/AR experiences, game developers and any real-time 3D audio engine.

    This package includes 71 Files – Total 3:23:00 hours of content, with an average track duration of 0:02:45 minuets.

    The full pack includes the following formats: B-format FuMa, B-Format AmbiX and Stereo (Total of 213 files). The library is also available in a stereo-only version.

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  • Over 40 B-Format recordings of the iconic World War 2 fighter aircraft, in flight, on the ground, singly and in groups.

    The library also includes some hard-to-find in-cockpit recordings of two landings and a takeoff of a Mk. IX variant, transcoded from the four-channel recording to B-Format and a 5.1 recording of a parade of 24 Spitfires at the celebration of ‘The Hardest Day’ at London’s Biggin Hill aerodrome.

    Also included are two long-form recordings of the Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight’s Avro Lancaster Bomber with Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane escort.

    Transcode with the free SoundField SurroundZone 2 plug-in in your DAW of choice, or use Svein Berge’s brilliant Harpex-B for stunning results.

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