7 new sound effect libraries Asbjoern Andersen


This week on A Sound Effect we have sounds for your horror films, military games, ski comedies, European documentaries, and more! You’ll hear a stabby collection, interior and exterior ambiences from cities and forests, a military game audio collection, clothing sounds for physical confrontations, and a downhill and cross-country skiing library. Plus, Reformer Pro is here, and you’re going to want to check it out. Happy listening!
Cross Country Skiing
 
  • Winter Cross Country Skiing Play Track 76+ sounds included, 31 mins total $37

    Two planks and two sticks, a simple yet effective way of transportation on snow. This release has various tracks, trails and off-trail skiing covered. Fast passbys, slow trekking, speeding down hill, falling down hill, climbing steep inclines, skidding stops and point of view skiing.

    Icey cold fast swishing skiis, stomping through deep snow or leisurely gliding through a beautiful winter landscape.

    Also includes some unique listening angles, single stomps & slides, and a couple of track preparation machines.

    Techniques: Stereo ORTF – Equipment used: Sennheiser MKH8040ST, RME UC(preamp) and Sony PCM D50(recorder).

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'Cross Country Skiing' by Sounds Of Norway was recorded in a country where kids essentially are born on skis. In this library you will hear sounds of both downhill and trail skiing with fast passbys, slow trekking, climbing, fast stops, and even falling down. You also get sounds from different perspectives, as well as recordings from off-trail treks. Whether your characters were challenged to race down K-12, K-13, or Devil's Mountain, this library will help your skiløpere in any situation.
 
Fight Moves
 
  • Foley Fight Moves Play Track 188 sounds included, 8 mins total $19

    Whooshes are a key component for energy and drama in a fight scene, but can sometimes be over the top. So I recorded a simple but very useful library of cloth moves specifically for fights. They work like whooshes but sound a lot more natural.

    Three different fabrics: jeans, nylon shorts and a cotton pillow case. All with the same coverage: grabs, single moves (varying intensities), sequenced moves for more variation, and struggling moves for when your character is pinned.

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'Fight Moves' by Big Room Sound Inc. is a quick pack of over 180 sounds of clothing for hand-to-hand combat scenes. In this collection you will hear lots of defensive movements created with jeans, nylon shorts, and pillowcases to give you realistic clothing sounds. Whether your protagonist is a Krav Maga expert rescuing a kidnapped family member or a survivor of the zombie apocalypse, these sounds will help put your audience right in the middle of the action.
 
Bloodbath
 
  • Horror Bloodbath Play Track 360 sounds included $39.99

    BLOODBATH is a collection of 360 carefully designed and rendered horror/gore sound effects.
    Stabs, chops, blood drips, flesh drips, Skinning, slicing, gush textures, cinematic flesh impacts and more!

    BLOODBATH is divided into two main categories:
    CLEAN 192kHz 24BIT | 250 FILES | META DATA
    All CLEAN sound effects have been lightly cleaned up in RX and meta tagged in Soundminer.
    Single layer with no pitch/time corrections, no compression nor other plugins alike.
    Realistic, organic sounds, recorded at 192kHZ. Perfect for stacking/layering or more subtle sound design.


    DESIGNED 96kHz 24BIT | 110 FILES | META DATA
    All DESIGNED sound effects have been put together using CLEAN sound effects.
    Multiple layers (Stacked), carefully processed to achieve modern cinematic sound.

    Recorded with: Sound Devices MixPre 6, Sennheiser MKH8060 and Sony PCM D100 at 192kHZ. Edited with: Pro Tools, iZotope RX, Sound Particles

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'Bloodbath' by PM:SFX will make your audience squirm in their seats. With 360 designed sound effects, you will get classic sounds of gruesome chopping, gushy slicing, quick stabbing, and lots of cinematic gore for your horror flicks and games. The library comes in two categories with 250 clean, lightly edited realistic sounds and 110 complex, multilayered sounds for the perfectly dramatic effect. Whether you have naive teenagers going to a cabin in the woods or a relentless fighting game, this is the visceral collection you need!
 
EXT
 
  • Environments EXT Play Track 125 sounds included, 546 mins total $39

    Over 9 hours of carefully recorded exterior ambiences, from cities, streets, squares and stations, to natural environments such as forests, parks and waterfalls.

    These recordings were made over a four year period, mainly in locations across Europe, including the streets of Malta, the Black Forest in Germany and city squares in Lithuania.

    Includes EXT ambience types such as:

    • Busy city streets and roads with traffic, trams, people, etc
    • Quiet suburban streets, parks and squares
    • City and town squares with people and distant traffic
    • Wet streets with traffic and people, during and after rainfall
    • Canals and boats
    • Airport Taxi area
    • Outdoor parking lots
    • Rooftop and balcony recordings
    • Walla
    • Countryside ambience with birds
    • Forest and lagoon
    • Sea and waves
    • Waterfalls
    • Rain and thunder

    All sounds were recorded and edited at 24-bit / 96kHz, with embedded meta data.

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'EXT' by 3MAZE gets you quiet exterior ambiences from bustling cities and exquisite forests. With ambiences from all across Europe - from Malta to Lithuania to the Black Forest (one of the most beautiful places on Earth) - you will hear urban streets and alleys, city squares, parking lots, outdoor train stations, quiet parks, countrysides, lagoons, boats and canals, seashores, waterfalls, rain, and a lot more. All together you get over 9 hours of carefully recorded ambiences - it's hard to go wrong with this one!
 
Reformer Pro
 
  • Reformer Pro allows sound designers, producers, musicians and performers to design, automate and perform any sound in real-time, like never before.

    Whether you already hear the sound in your mind, or you’re looking to experiment and search for the never-before-heard, Reformer Pro gives you powerful sonic tools to bring your sound to life.

    Reformer Pro also utilises the world’s first Dynamic Input technology, taking procedural, sample-based audio processing to new heights and into previously unexplored territory.

    The 3.8 GB Krotos Bundle included for free:

    VST/AU/AAX plugin comes with the Krotos Bundle for FREE (Regular price $449) . That’s over 3.8 GB of high-fidelity sounds to get you started.

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'Reformer Pro' by Krotos Audio is a tool that has stolen the hearts of sound designers with its procedural, sample-based Dynamic Input technology. Reformer Pro can instantly expand your sound collection, not only since it lets you create quick and easy variations and evolving sounds through mic input, automation, and MIDI, but also because it comes with the 3.8 GB Krotos Bundle for free! It also includes an Analysis Tool to look into your own libraries and you can blend up to 4 libraries in real-time. Go check it out for yourself - you won't be disappointed!
 
War UI
 
  • User Interface (UI) War UI Play Track 1764 sounds included, 63 MB mins total $79 $59

    The War UI Sound Effects Library enables you to quickly outfit your characters with pre-built military classes, gear, inventory, notifications, unlocks and alerts. From natural and organic SFX to highly designed and processed epic war style electronic and digital SFX, all assembled into a value-packed comprehensive collection of 1750+ sounds and effects.

    Library highlights:

    • Military User Interface Sound Effects Library
    • Class specific sounds like engineer, infantry, medic, recon, tech/communications specialist
    • War-themed drum cues, cadences, and alerts
    • Gear, equipment, health, painkillers, loot crates, and unlocks
    • Game starts, navigations, menu transitions, latches, turns, buttons
    • Designed notifications, killstreaks, skill, upgrades,
    • Achievements, unlocks, purchases,
    • Backpacks, Metals, Liquid, Matches, Hinges
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'War UI' by Epic Stock Media is a massive collection (would you expect anything less from Epic Stock Media?) with over 1,700 sounds for your military games. With sounds of gear, weapons, and items, as well as notifications, alerts, cadences, transitions, buttons, killstreaks, upgrades, and more, you have more than enough to get your game on its way. Plus, you get sounds for character classes, like medics, engineers, comm specialists, and more! For over an hour of sound effects to get your players strategizing, check this one out.
 
INT
 
  • Roomtones & Ext. Ambiences INT Play Track 124 sounds included, 546 mins total $39

    Over 9 hours of interior ambience recordings, from busy shopping malls, underground carparks, markets and stations, to quiet indoor pools, empty basements and room tones.

    These recordings were made over a four year period, mainly in locations across Europe, including Malta, Germany, Belgium, Lithuania and Spain.

    The collection is divided into 6 useful categories:

    Stores Markets Malls: From crowded market places to empty shopping malls.

    Public Transport: Buses, airplanes, train stations, airports and more.

    Restaurants and Cafeterias: Quiet to noisy, with crowd walla and chatter in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, German and more.

    Room Tones: Empty basements, old houses, offices, city apartments, hotel rooms and more.

    Underground Parking: Busy and quiet

    Lobby Church Pool: Hotel lobby, large cathedral, small church and indoor swimming pool.

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3MAZE is on a roll this week, releasing their 'INT' library, too! Once again, you get over 9 hours of interior ambience recordings from Malta, Lithuania, and Germany, plus Belgium and Spain. You'll hear sounds from crowded marketplaces, empty shopping malls, train stations and airports, basements, cathedrals, old houses, offices, apartments, underground parking, and restaurants, giving you walla in English, French, Russian, Portuguese, German, and more. For a perfect companion to their 'EXT' library, give this one a listen.
   

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  • Game Audio Packs & Bundles Gamemaster Pro Sound Collection Play Track 8076 sounds included, 189 mins total
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    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!!!

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  • Fire Designed Fire Play Track 255 sounds included, 34 mins total
    Rated 5.00 out of 5
    $50 $40

    Designed Fire explores the further sonic realms of a powerful element. It features special effects, ambiences, swooshes, whooshes, fly-bys, drones, textures, glitches and more, that range from heavily designed to basic elements.

    Created in collaboration with Thibault Csukonyi.

    Designed Fire highlights:

    255 24bit / 96kHz WAV files / Meta-tagged (Soundminer)
    89 Swooshes / Wooshes
    75 Short elements
    29 Impacts
    28 Winds
    34 Textures

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  • Destruction & Impact Grit Play Track 400+ sounds included $23

    An onslaught of movement and force using various granularities of dirt-like substances. It's all in the name. Dirty, gravelly, and ragged.

    In this library you will find a myriad of gritty movement sounds derived from 4 different granularities: Course, Medium, Fine, and Ultrafine. There are sweeps, smears, crushes, scatterings, drops, scrapes, rubs, and more, with multiple variations of each. The assets chain together particularly well so that you can use them to make long continuous runs.

    The timbre and dynamics of these sounds lend them to be used for many different designs than just scrapes and scratches, such as movement in snow or sand, powerful bursts, high energy flames, shifting heavy objects, large beast vocalizations (dragons, anyone?), and more. As well, their metadata is organized conveniently to allow you to grab chunks of variations on similar movements and drop them into your favorite audio implementation software for quick assignment to random containers or sequences for an asset or call.

    This library will almost always find itself being thrown into a creative media project one way or another. Its full of a particular cornerstone sound that is essential to any sounds designer's toolbox.  And with such a variety and versatility to explore, we promise it will serve you well.

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  • Environments Head West Play Track 57+ sounds included, 133 mins total $29.99

    Nature and ambiance recordings across Ohio, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming.

    Including the Great Lakes, meadows, the Dakota Badlands (Both North and South) Wyoming mountains, Yellowstone geysers and mud pots, Bison, Prairie dogs, and birds.

    Take a 2000 mile aural road trip across the Midwest and west.

    Gear Used: Recorded with a Sound Devices 702, Tascam DR680, and Zoom H1, using Sennheiser MKH 30/40 Mid Side, Sennheiser MKH 20 spaced omnis, Sennheiser MKH8040 ORTF and XY, Sanken CSS5.

  • Environments Singapore City Soundscapes Play Track 122 sounds included, 327 mins total $50 $39

    Welcome to A Sound Effect first ever Singapore Sound Effects library!

    Explore Singapore as you've never heard it before! This massive library includes ambisonic sounds recorded with the new Zoom H3 VR, binaural recordings with the Soundman OKM II Rock Studio and stereo soundscapes recorded with the Zoom F8n, DPA 4060 and several LOM microphones.

    The diversity of Singapore makes this library unique with lush sounds from busy highways, crowded food markets/ hawker centers in many different languages, neighborhood basketball games at night, skateparks, horse races, city rain sounds, the countries super efficient underground train station (MRT), and even loud military fighter jets and helicopters.

    Perhaps you're wanting nature sounds? No problem! This library features sounds from a variety of cicadas recorded at night and birds from the famous Javan Mynah near Mount Faber.

    With nearly six hours of recordings throughout Singapore, we suggest reviewing the metadata and discovering sounds you may not have expected!

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  • The first in a series of WW Audio SFX Sample Packs. This is Volume 1 – General SFX and contains 90 high quality, professional random, sometimes eclectic sound effects for your theatre or film projects.

    Sounds include, Airbus A380 flying overhead, ancient well handle, audience applause, bar bell, bbq, fireworks, spooky walking with chains, various sound design elements, footsteps, various birds, wind and rain, motor bike starting and driving off, metal door unlocking and opening, police helicopter, radio interference, sledging, comedy farts and burps, various domestic foley sounds, footsteps 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.

  • Foley Realistic Snow Footsteps Play Track 347 sounds included, 4 mins total $30

    Mini pack of natural snow foley! Frozen type, individual sounds. Cleaned and gated, ready for fast usage.

    Few useful sound effects sets of realistic snow footsteps. Non-classic sounding, frozen type snow of ski slopes and paths. Included bonus walking on the snowy wooden bridge. Individual, cleaned and gated footsteps with clarity. Sounds are fully without clothing noises, usage with people moving foley is recomended, so it is pretty universal and elastic.

    Recorded with Sennheiser MKH 416 from 40cm distance. Great usage for foley sampling, midi, game audio and more.

  • Red Libraries teamed up with the sound designers Frederic Devanlay and Thibault Csukonyi to create the new “Mutant Insects” collection

    The library gathers a wide range of oversized wings for equally-oversized designed flying insects, along with an extremely rich toolbox. It allows you to quickly and easily create every flying creatures and mutants you have in mind, but also sweeten or emphasize details with natural layers for real-life documentaries, games or feature films.

    These insects are more impressive than in real life by their size and the noise made when flying.
    So we called them “MUTANT Insects”.
    And why not also use it for bird wings…

    8 different species are featured : Fly, Hornet, Grasshopper, Beetle, Moth, Gnat, Rhino Beetle, Dragonfly.

    The movements offered are Idles (loop), Passes by, Swirling Evolutions (loop), Swarms (loop), Abrupt Movements (take flights, attacks, spasms…)

    These evolutions have been created with the help of the Traveler plugin by Tonsturm, and the Sound Particles software by Sound Particles.

    Presets for Sound Particles and Traveler are included in the pack. Many thanks to Tilman Hahn and Nuno Fonseca.

    The toolbox will allow to imagine your own mutants or to just simply create real insects, With natural layers such as hummings or different appearances to made wing strokes.

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