11 new sound libraries Asbjoern Andersen


This week on A Sound Effect, we have eleven new libraries that bring you high-energy impacts, detailed ambiences, and interesting sonic ingredients.

We have creepy libraries that top off the Halloween season with ghostly voices and a collection for horror games.

We also have cars from the opposite ends of the loudness spectrum with growling V8 engines and a quiet, earth-friendly electric car, plus three new packs of Foley – footsteps, armor hits, and body impacts – and ambiences from churches and hotels.

Finally, if you’re looking for dramatic cinematic action, be sure to check out a Dunkirk-inspired clock library and a compilation of hard-hitting, climatic sci-fi sounds. Happy listening!

Electric Vehicles vol. 2: BMW i3

'Electric Vehicles vol. 2: BMW i3' by Morten Green Sound FX delivers 162 minutes of stereo recordings of the BMW i3 B-class, high-roof hatchback electric vehicle.
 
  • Cars Electric Vehicles vol. 2: BMW i3 Play Track 211 sounds included, 162 mins total $60

    Looking for electric car sounds? This library delivers 211 files / 162 minutes of stereo recordings of the BMW i3 electric vehicle.

    The BMW i3 is a B-class, high-roof hatchback manufactured and marketed by BMW with an electric powertrain using rear wheel drive via a single-speed transmission. Its underfloor Li-ion battery pack is offered in two capacities as well as with an optional range-extending gasoline engine. The i3 was BMW’s first mass-produced zero emissions vehicle and was launched as part of BMW’s electric vehicle sub-brand, BMW i.

    As of December 2016, the i3 ranked as the world’s third best selling all-electric car in history with more than 65,000 units sold since its inception.

    This very quiet car has been recorded using onboard DPA-4060 microphones, to capture the engine and tyre sounds. The different surfaces are gravel, asphalt and rumble strips on the highway. The interior sounds have been recorded using the Zoom H5 XY microphone. There are also contact mic recordings of the wheel housing using Schaller mics.

    Passby sounds have been recorded using Line Audio CM3’s in an XY setup as well as the Zoom H5 XY microphone. There are passes on dry and wet asphalt as well as gravel at different speeds.

    Finally the engine has been recorded using the Elektrosluch electromagnetic microphone, resulting in 33 minutes of electromagnetic madness in 96 kHz.

    I sincerely hope you will find this sound archive useful!

    Best,

    Morten

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Cars - V8

'Cars - V8' by BOOM Library features classic cars like the 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle, Ford Mustang, 1968 Plymouth Satellite, and the sheer fury of a 750 horse-power Ford Shelby GT500 with astonishing definition and sublime detail.
 
  • Cars Cars – V8 Play Track 376+ sounds included $299

    9 CARS WORTH OF UNTAMED, MIND-BLOWING SFX
    Get the legendary sound of classics like the 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle, Ford Mustang, 1968 Plymouth Satellite and the sheer fury of a 750 horse-power Ford Shelby GT500, among others, in astonishing definition and sublime detail. CARS — V8 is the giant brother of EVERYDAY CARS and CARS – SUVS AND VANS, and it's our third installment in the CARS series.

    ONBOARD + EXTERIOR
    All onboard engine recordings include slow, medium, fast, steady and other sounds from the engine, exhaust and interior perspective. The exterior features approaches, turning corners, distant sounds, passes, reverses, starts and rev-ups. Additional sounds like handling, horns and more round off the package.

    FOR FILM, GAMES AND BEYOND
    V8 CARS stands prepared to master any linear or interactive challenge that gets thrown your way as a sound designer. With the vast variety of sounds available, you will have the perfect audio to match at your disposal, whether authentic real-time engine ramps or heavily edited film scenes are on the table. Pay close attention to the changes in perspective in the announcement trailer.

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    Included Sounds – Keywords:

    Buick Regal (1976), Chevrolet Chevelle Big Block (1966), Chevrolet Chevelle Small Block (1966), Chevrolet Express 1500 (1997), Dodge Durango (2007), Ford Galaxy Xl (1968), Ford Mustang (1966), Ford Mustang Shelby Gt500 (2007), Plymouth Satellite (1968), Approaches, Turning Corners, Distant Sounds, Passes, Reverses, Starts, Rev-Ups
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Quiet Hotels At Night

'Quiet Hotels At Night' by West Wolf includes 27 stereo tracks with evening and night atmospheres from hotel corridors and rooms recorded in Bulgaria, Sweden, and Romania.
 
  • City Life Quiet Hotels At Night Play Track 27 sounds included, 93 mins total $30

    Quiet Hotels At Night is the first one of themed library series in which you’ll go through night hotels. The package includes 27 stereo tracks with evening and night atmospheres from hotel corridors and rooms. The library is recorded mostly in large hotels in Bulgaria, Sweden and Romania. You will hear a variety of quiet atmospheres from empty corridors and rooms, air conditioners, bathrooms, an empty lobby bar with working refrigerators, to low activity from neighbouring rooms and backgrounds, screaming from a distant room, etc. Room tones and ambiеnces are suitable background for any audiovisual projects.

    All files are meta-tagged in Soundminer

    Gear used: Sound Devices 633. Neumann KM184 stereo set, Sennheiser MKH8020 stereo set

    Enjoy your stay at the Night Hotel.

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Armour Pack 01: Humanoid

'Armour Pack 01: Humanoid' by Game Audio Resource contains over 45 minutes of nothing but medieval armor movements for humanoid entities.
 
  • Foley Armour Pack 01: Humanoid Play Track 266+ sounds included $33.33

    The Armour Pack 01: Humanoid contains over 45 minutes (250 files) of nothing but high quality medieval types of armour movement actions for an humanoid entity.

    The assets have been designed for use with computer game media that demands high asset variations, however this pack is suited for all forms of audio media.

    The included basic construction kit / original recordings enables further armour details to be created for more granular focus.

    All assets have been recorded & produced at 96kHz/24bit.
    Included in this pack:

    • Individual armour designed assets (30 per armour type / action type)
    • Sets of individual armour designed assets (30 individual assets in one file)
    • Continuous loops of different armour speeds (these have been created in sync for the loops in our Footstep Pack 01: Humanoid)
    • Armour Types: Leather, Cloth, Chain-mail, Segmented.
    • Basic construction kits of the original recording
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Horror Game

'Horror Game' by Epic Stock Media is a haunting cataclysm of horror sound effects featuring over 1,200 dark and devious sounds.
 
  • No need to barricade yourself in an old farmhouse to keep yourself safe from the swarm of zombies outside. This horror sound effects library is totally safe for use in any studio, video game or post production house. It’s a haunting cataclysm of horror sound effects featuring over 1200+ dark and devious sounds. They might just make your little brother cry (but that would be mean).
    This horror-able sound pack includes all the essentials and sonic inspiration to awaken latent darkness in any post production session. Perfect for your next zombie horror masterpiece. But use with caution.

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Body Pack 01: Humanoid

'Body Pack 01: Humanoid' by Game Audio Resource contains over 80 minutes of body falls, impacts, and landings on multiple surface types.
 
  • Foley Body Pack 01: Humanoid Play Track 554+ sounds included $41.67

    The Body Pack 01: Humanoid contains over 80 minutes (554 files) of high quality body falls, impacts & lands on multiple surface types.

    The assets have been designed for use with computer game media that demands high asset variations, however this pack is suited for all forms of audio media.

    The included basic construction kit / original recordings enables further body fall details to be created for more granular focus.

    All assets have been recorded & produced at 96kHz/24bit.
    Included in this pack:

    • Individual Body Fall, Lands and Impacts designed assets
    • Designed assets feature between 2>5 armour types: Chain-mail, Cloth, Leather, No Armour & Segmented
    • Sets of individual body designed assets (3>10 of the individual designed assets in one file)
    • Surface types: Concrete, Grass, Gravel, Leaves, Metal, Pebbles, Rock, Sand, Snow, Undergrowth, Wood & Water
    • Basic construction kits of the original body fall recording with 2 microphone versions (further creation detail can be added with our Armour Pack 01: Humanoid)
    • Bonus content – Surface texture pack: Grass, Leaves, Metal, Pebbles, Sand, Snow & Undergrowth, with various sweetener actions including 2 different mic tracks for each texture listed (excluding metal)
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Footstep Pack 01: Humanoid

'Footstep Pack 01: Humanoid' by Game Audio Resource gets you over 90 minutes of footsteps on multiple surface types and generic movements designed for game audio.
 
  • The Footstep Pack 01: Humanoid contains over 90 minutes (800 files) of high quality footsteps on multiple surface types and generic movement speed actions for an humanoid entity.

    The assets have been designed for use with computer game media that demands high asset variations, however this pack is suited for all forms of audio media.

    The included basic construction kit / original recordings enables further foot details to be created for more granular focus.

    All assets have been recorded & produced at 96kHz/24bit.
    Included in this pack:

    • Individual footstep designed assets (30 assets per surface type/speed)
    • Sets of individual footstep designed assets (30 of the individual designed assets in one file)
    • Continuous loops of different footstep speeds on each surface type
    • Surface types: Concrete, Grass, Gravel, Leaves, Metal, Pebbles, Rock, Sand, Snow, Undergrowth, Wood & Water
    • Basic construction kits of the original recording with 2 microphone versions
    • Bonus content: Metal boot generic sweetener layers (Soft &  Hard surface types)
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Trailer Pulse Clock

'Trailer Pulse Clock' by TH Studio Production features 10 different types of designed clocks and 7 Kontakt instruments with pulsing, reverberating, and clean clock sounds.
 
  • Introducing TRAILER PULSE CLOCK, featuring 10 different types of designed clocks. Contains 7 Kontakt 5.6.6 Instruments as well as .wav versions.

    Features the following clocks:
    Clocks Instruments • Clock Pulse Clean • Clock Pulse FX 1 • Clock Pulse FX 2 • Clock Pulse FX 3 • Clock Pulse Reverb • Clock Pulse Triola

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Custom Tools

'Custom Tools' by SampleTraxx crosses the border between music and sound design with 570+ horror and sci-fi sound effects with 15 cinematic categories.
 
  • SampleTraxx continues to cross the border between music and sound design with “Custom Tools” a new collection of 570+ new sound effects and 15 categories for true cinematic lovers.

    Custom Tools is made to design high definition cinematic sci-fi horror trailer and soundtracks with a variety of production-ready sonic elements, noises and tension. This sound pack is a modern cinematic tool for shocking industrial horror sound design with a sci-fi aesthetics.

    Featuring 1.5Gb of content, 570+ sound effects and 15 categories in Wav format 48/24 meticulously named and organised for fast workflow to be immediately dragged in every DAW or sampler.

    Categories:

    • Stingers Whoosh Ramp Up
    • Atmospheric Low Ping
    • Larsen Feedback
    • Musical Ping and Tonal SoftHits
    • Megakicks Cinematic Hits Slam Impacts
    • Blast Blow Up
    • Sub Shadow Sequences – Sub Sonic Elements
    • Reverse
    • Braams Intros SynthBend
    • Rise
    • Ambience Sonic Aura
    • Field Recording
    • Noise Burst Sparks – Grounded Electric Impacts
    • Filters and Tones
    • Abstract Glitch Stutters Choppers
    BONUS: Get an additional Sampletraxx library – for free:

    For a limited time, when you purchase a license for this library, you also get to pick an additional Sampletraxx library for free. Instructions will be included with your order.
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Churches

'Churches' by Edible Audio features walla, chair creaks, coughs, prayers, foot traffic, and movements from 8 large cathedrals and small chapels each with their own unique characteristics.
 
  • Environments Churches Play Track 106 sounds included, 203 mins total From: $75

    Large cathedrals & small chapels each with their unique characteristics and reverb. Recorded at 8 different churches this library features walla, chair creaks, coughs, prayers, foot traffic & movement.

    All sounds were recorded using the DPA 5100 and Sound Devices 788T. This library is available in stereo or 5.0 (5.0 package contains stereo mix downs as well).

Ghosts Return

'Ghosts Return' by Articulated Sounds has recordings of male and female ghosts, crows, bells, extensive door knocks from various perspectives, and sounds of ghosts trying to enter a room.
 
  • Animals & Creatures Ghosts Return Play Track 425+ sounds included, 89 mins total $39
    2 years after the first installment of Ghosts sound library,
    THEY COME BACK! Ghosts Return is an expansion of the Ghosts library

     


    DESIGNED & SOURCE

    Through the development process, we gathered unique sonic materials from the scary inaudible sounds up to the piercing cry of Banshee ghosts. Included are: 14 pre-baked atmospheres, 38 designed sound, and 373 useful source sounds.


    It comprises recordings of male and female ghosts, crows, miscellaneous sounds of the house, bells, extensive door knocks from various perspectives, and sounds of ghost trying to enter a room.


    The atmospheres are easy and ready to use, containing haunting houses, town, forest, cemetery, thunderstorm, and eerie soundscapes.


    The designed sounds are mainly focused on ghosts creature with spooky murmur, breathe, group of ghosts and creepy inhalations.


     

    What’s inside:

    • 38 Designed Ghost Creature sounds
    • 14 Pre-Cooked Spooky Atmospheres:
    • Haunted house, cemetery, town, forest, storm, eerie atmospheres…
    • 373 various source sounds:
    • Extensive collection of door knocks, door handles, hit and misc from various perspectives (inside, outside, close-up, far)
    • Female & Male ghosts creature (thorough recordings and stereo movements)
    • various bells sounds and almost inaudible house sound

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  • *BUZZZZ* Left your phone in your pocket? On the tile floor? Under a pile of your roommate's disgusting laundry? Locate it with these 17 audio files, recorded in various locations using a customized vibration pattern.

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  • Trains Steam Trains Play Track 175 sounds included $40

    The Steam Trains library delivers 175 sound effects of three different types of steam train engines, and the clatter, rattle, and grinding of wagons.

    The collection includes riding, idling, pass-bys, departing and arriving trains, bells, whistles, steam blasts, platform atmospheres, and doors and windows.

    Engines are the heavy Santa Fe 2-10-2, the Bavarian BB 0-4-4-0 Heavy Mallet, and a 4 Wheel Switcher 0-4-0 light railway. Also included are door and window handling effects of passenger cars

    Each engine is well documented and listed in full Soundminer metadata.

    The Steam trains library also includes a “Specification Sheet” with detailed information about the trains and environments.

    Recorded with a Schoeps MK4/MK8 MS, paired with a Sound Devices 702 recorder. Some takes provide an alternative mix with recordings from an additional Sony PCM-D recorder.

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  • The War Zone sound effects library gets you whooshes, debris, cannon shots, beeps, countdown, explosions – ready to be used as they are in your projects, or layered to create complex war ambiences. A total of 170 sound effects are included, categorized into beeps, explosions, beeping mine explosions, debris, low whooshes, whooshes, shots and whooshes + debris.

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  • Environments Baltic Forest Play Track 53 sounds included, 233 mins total $39 $23.40

    Baltic Forest is a collection of ambient recordings captured over one year in a private forest in Northern Lithuania. 53 carefully recorded exterior ambiences made during summer, autumn, winter and spring. From the bright sound of native birds in spring and summer, to the freezing cold (-20 Celsius) snow storms and tree movements of autumn and winter – sometimes recording in knee-deep snow.

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  • Destruction & Impact The Vault Play Track 12743 sounds included, 1249 mins total $599.99

    The whole 9 yards.

    Comprised of five heavy hitting libraries, this bundle includes GEARBOXSORCERYHEROBROKEN, and MELEE. Save by bundling all FIVE in a single library.

    GEARBOX:

    Boutique analog mechanical contraptions, steampunk gadgetry, gizmos and machines big and small.


    SORCERY

    Spells, deflects, casts, blocks, beams, and more. Unrivaled wizardry at your fingertips.


    BROKEN:

    Car crashes, explosions, crumbling buildings, earthquakes, ripping earth and metal, to debris, and more.


    HERO:

    HERO – Sword fights, stabbing, guillotines, impaling, battle cries, shields, drawbridges, armor, foley and more.


    MELEE:

    Punches, kicks, blocks, bodyfalls, grabs, slaps, bone breaks, blood splatters, and more.


  • Mechanical Gearbox Play Track 3551 sounds included, 279 mins total $149.99

    We've ventured to obscure boutiques, prop houses and vintage shops to capture mechanical contraptions from around the world. Ranging from bizarre creations, to steampunk gadgetry, gizmos and machines, GEARBOX clocks in at over 10 GB of high definition, precision mastered sounds spanning across 2987 construction kit sounds and 584 designed sounds.

    GEARBOX equips Sound Designers with a literal toolbox of mechanical gadgetry. Ranging from tiny to huge, GEARBOX's machines and gizmos provide coverage for interacts, mechanism, machine or device in your scene or game.

    INTRODUCING BUILDING BLOCKS

    In addition to CONSTRUCTION KIT and DESIGNED SOUND content, GEARBOX features BUILDING BLOCKS. This category of sound consists of designed phrases and oneshots utilized for our designed machinery, empowering Sound Designers with maximum flexibility when trying to get that particular phrase from an existing DESIGNED SOUND. GEARBOX features over 468 BUILDING BLOCKS ranging from levers, hits, grinds, snaps, and more.

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  • Military M16 Halftrack Play Track 313 sounds included $299

    The World War II American M16 Halftrack anti-aircraft sound library features 313 sound effects in 18.86 gigabytes of audio. Based on the M3 Halftrack, this “multiple gun motor carriage” showcases 20 takes of up to 42 channels of performances from a White 160AX, 6-cylinder, 128 horsepower engine.

    Twelve onboard perspectives present the vintage vehicle in slow, medium, and fast speeds with steady idles and ramps. The twelve exterior perspectives include 26 channels of the halftrack starting, departing, passing, reversing, and arriving. Includes over 18 fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS spotlight metadata.

  • This SFX library features 217 sounds processed by a mint condition Chorus Echo RE-501, including metal impacts, church bells, chainsaws, voices, and water. In addition, self-oscillation sounds from the RE-501 are included. The combination of the 192khz high resolution sample rate and the tape saturation/warmth from the Chorus Echo make these samples sound great when pitch shifted and/or time stretched, even at extreme settings.

 
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