A Swedish 1967 Volvo 142 with a B20 2 liter, straight 4 cylinder gas engine modified for higher performance and built for rally.
The Swedish 1967 Volvo 142 rally car sound collection includes 259 clips in 18.04 gigabytes of audio. It showcases the sound of a B20 2 liter, straight 4 cylinder gas engine modified for higher performance and built for rally.
A total of 11 synchronized takes share both exterior and onboard driving in 35 channels. 7 exterior perspectives showcase slow, medium, and fast driving as the rally car departs, arrives, passes by, and reverses. 13 onboard perspectives share driving with ramps, steady RPMs, and gearshifts from microphones mounted in the interior (with an Ambisonic perspective), engine, and exhaust.
Every file is embedded with complete professional metadata. The package includes mixing sessions in Pro Tools and Reaper formats, custom mixes of the onboard recordings, and metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
The Volvo 242 sound fx collection includes 271 sounds in 13.51 gigabytes of audio. The 242 is a DL 1975 version of the car, also known as models 240, 244, and 245. It features 25 takes of recordings from the Swedish vehicle and its 4-cylinder B20 A, 82 horsepower engine.
16 synchronized perspectives capture both onboard and exterior performances. Eight onboard perspectives (12 channels, including 4 in AMBEO) recorded driving at steady RPMs, with gearshifts, and ramps using microphones mounted in the engine, interior, and exhaust. Eight other exterior perspectives (18 channels) showcase driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds approaching, departing, and passing by. There are also steadies in neutral, blips, and performed effects, as well as an Altiverb impulse response.
All clips have 18 fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata.
This sound library features the Swedish Volvo 780 Bertone 1990, similar to Volvo models 740, 745 and 760, powered by a straight 4 cylinder B230GT/FT engine with turbo. It includes 317 files in 15.09 gigabytes ranging from 4-channel exterior Holophone recordings, stereo passes, focused mono takes, and more.
The recordings capture all aspects of the 780’s performances from starting, stopping, and passing by on straight roads and corners. A suite of 11 onboard takes compliment the exterior perspectives with engine, interior, and exhaust recordings. The recordings feature driving and passes at steady RPMs, with gearshifts, and ramps. There are idles, steady RPMs in neutral, and blips. Also included are Ambisonic recordings of the interior, various performed sound fx, and an Altiverb impulse response file of the interior of the car.
The Volvo 850 SE 2.5 sound fx library features 25 takes of recordings from a classic 1996 Swedish car. The bundle collects 596 sound fx that total 21.53 gigabytes of audio from a straight 5-cylinder, 10-valve, 2.5 litre manual drive 144 horsepower engine.
The 9 exterior perspectives (20 channels) present the vehicle travelling on straightaways and around corners from multiple distances at fast, medium, and slow speeds performing approaches, departures, and passes. The onboard takes (11 perspectives from 16 channels, out of which 4 are AMBEO) capture synchronized driving performances from the engine, interior, exhaust, and trunk at steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts. Also included in the library are performed sound effects of doors, horns, etc, and idles, blips, and steadies in neutral. Both Altiverb and Waves impulse responses are provided of the interior car cabin.
All takes are embedded with 18+ fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata.
This library features a Volvo A30E articulated dump truck with a 6 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, rated to 343 horsepower. The hauler weighs 23 tons and has a top speed of 53 km/h. The recordings consist of eight onboard tracks: interior left and right, two engine, intake, transmission and two exhaust, and eight exterior tracks. With 169 sounds of startups, idling, driving at various speeds and RPMs, blips, shutdowns, approaches, passbys, aways, doors, horn, flatbed up and down and more, you're sure to have all the dump truck action you need.
This library features onboard recordings of a powerful Volvo F12 firetruck which is often used at airports. With its diesel V6 and open exhausts to get some extra horsepower, it can reach the place of fire quicker. The recordings consist of two engine and two exhaust channels, and contains startups, stops, idling, driving, as well as the vehicle's sirens and horns.
You get the sounds of a real semi truck with this SFX library, featuring a 1992 Volvo F12 truck with a straight 6-cylinder diesel engine. The recording contains of both onboard and exterior material, and covers startup, idle, shutdown, accelerating and decelerating through gears, driving at steady rpms, blips, approach, passbys at different speeds and more.
Recording of a Swedish 1979 Volvo F609 Tow Truck with a straight 6 cylinder diesel engine with 118 horsepower and a 5 gear manual transmission.
The Swedish 1979 Volvo F609 Tow Truck sound bundle collects 239 clips in 31.03 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of a straight 6 cylinder diesel engine with 118 horsepower and a 5 gear manual transmission.
A total of 13 synchronized takes share both onboard and exterior perspectives. The 10 onboard perspectives capture audio from the engine, interior (with an Ambisonic perspective), chassis, and exhaust while driving with steady RPMs, gearshifts, and ramps. 7 exterior perspectives arranged at four positions showcase departures, arrivals, and passes at slow, medium, and fast speeds. The package gathers performed effects of doors, switches, gearsticks, and more.
Also included in the collection are Waves and Altiverb impulse responses of the interior cabin, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, custom mixes of the onboard perspectives, 18+ fields of embedded metadata, and metadata import files for keywords in seven languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
Recording of a Swedish 2003 Volvo FM10 heavy truck with a D9A (9.4 litre) inline 6-cylinder turbo-charged and intercooled engine.
The Swedish 2003 Volvo FM10 heavy truck sound library collects 332 sound clips in 43.03 gigabytes of field recordings. It features the sound of a D9A (9.4 litre) inline 6-cylinder turbo-charged and intercooled engine performing a wide variety of maneuvers in 14 synchronized takes.
14 onboard perspectives showcase recordings from the flatbed, interior, engine, and exhaust while driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs, together with stereo mixes of each location. 5 exterior perspectives capture departures, arrivals, and passes at slow, medium, and fast speeds from 4 locations. Several takes of performed effects contribute doors, gearshifts, wipers and more.
The collection is provided with Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions as well as 18 fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata.
Recording of a Volvo L90c Wheel Loader with a TD 63 KBE 5.4 litre straight 6 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine.
The Volvo L90c Wheel Loader sound bundle includes 192 clips in 23.36 gigabytes of audio. It showcases the sound of a 1996 Swedish construction vehicle with a TD 63 KBE 5.4 litre straight 6 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine.
10 synchronized takes share recordings from both onboard and outside the vehicle. 11 onboard perspectives share driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs from the engine, exhaust, and interior. The 9 exterior perspectives present departing, passing, and arriving at slow, medium, and fast speeds from multiple positions. Also bundle with the pack are performed sound effects of the forks, doors, windows, switches, and much more.
The collection includes impulse responses of the Volvo’s cabin, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, mixes of the onboard tracks, full professional embedded metadata, and metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
The 1966 Volvo P1800S sound fx collection features hours of recordings of a vintage Swedish sports car. 16 perspectives detail the B18 in-line 4 cylinder ohv 115 horsepower engine also similar to the models 1800S, 1800E and 1800ES.
The sound library includes 363 sounds from 17 exterior and 12 onboard channels totalling over 15 gigabytes of audio. The performances include departure, passes, and approaches at slow, medium, and fast speeds while accelerating, with ramps, gear shifts, and at constant RPMs. The collection also has idles, horns, an Altiverb impulse response and an extensive range of performed effects.
Recording of a Volvo PV4 from 1929 with a 1.9 litre, 4-cylinder side-valve, 28 horsepower engine.
The Volvo PV4 sound fx collection features 280 clips and 10.42 gigabytes of an antique 1929 Swedish car. Also known as the Jakob or ÖV4, the library shares a total of 22 takes of its 1.9 litre, 4-cylinder side-valve, 28 horsepower engine.
A total of 25 synchronized channels capture onboard and exterior recordings. Microphones placed at three exterior locations (7 perspectives) depict starting, shutting off, departing, passing, and arriving. The onboard microphones (6 perspectives) were placed inside the cab, around the engine, and at the exhaust to capture driving at steady RPMs and with ramps. Also included is an interior Ambisonic perspective, a number of false starts, and performed effects.
Every clip is embedded with Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata comments.
Recording of a Volvo PV444 from 1957 with an in-line 4-cylinder ohv B16A 60 horsepower engine with a three-speed manual transmission.
The Volvo PV444 sound bundle showcases field recordings of a vintage Swedish model from 1957. 15 synchronized takes gather 258 sound fx in 17.49 gigabytes of the car’s in-line 4-cylinder ohv B16A 60 horsepower engine with a three-speed manual transmission.
Eight exterior perspectives share 17 channels of audio as the car starts, departs, passes, arrives, and shuts off on straightaways and around corners. Eight more onboard perspectives (12 channels) from the car’s exhaust, engine, interior, and Ambisonic cabin capture driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds with steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts. There are also a variety of performed effects of doors, dashboard switches, and more.
Each file has 18+ fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS X metadata.
Recording of a 1965 Volvo PV544 Sport with an in-line 4-cylinder ohv 85 horsepower B18D engine with a 4-speed manual transmission.
The 1965 Volvo PV544 Sport sound fx library gathers 329 clips in 18.25 gigabytes of audio. The collection features 19 takes of the Swedish car’s in-line 4-cylinder ohv 85 horsepower B18D engine with a 4-speed manual transmission.
Seventeen channels arranged in four locations both close and distant capture 8 exterior perspective of the car traveling around corners and on straightaways. They depict the car starting, shutting off, idling, and departing, arriving, and passing at slow, medium, and fast speeds. Twelve onboard channels share engine, exhaust, and interior driving of steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts. The collection includes an Ambisonic recording of the interior, and extensive performed effects of doors, horns, dashboard elements, and more.
All tracks are embedded with 18+ fields of metadata.
Recording of a Volvo PV831, the 1954 Swedish vehicle – common as a cab in the 50s and 60s and also known as the Suggan, Sow, and droska, and PV802 – powered by a 3.6 litre ED straight 6 side-valve engine with 90 horsepower.
The Volvo PV831 sound fx collection features 15.37 gigabytes of audio in 306 sound clips. This classic 1954 Swedish vehicle – common as a cab in the 50s and 60s and also known as the Suggan, Sow, and droska, and PV802 – is powered by a 3.6 litre ED straight 6 side-valve engine with 90 horsepower.
The sound library gathers 15 takes of synchronized interior and exterior field recordings. The exterior recordings include 8 perspectives with 17 channels of audio. Those takes have microphones positioned on straightaways and at corners at various distances to capture slow, medium, and fast maneuvers of passing, departing and arriving. The onboard takes (8 perspectives and 12 channels) capture driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs from the exhaust, engine, interior, and an Ambisonic microphone. Also included are performed effects of doors, the glove box, radio, and many other specific sound fx.
All clips feature 18+ fields of embedded metadata.
The Volvo S60 Polestar sound library collects 309 sound fx totalling 18.39 gigabytes of audio. The 21 takes feature recordings of the 2015 Swedish vehicle and its 3.0 T6 AWD 6-cylinder, 350 horsepower with turbo.
10 onboard perspectives (14 channels) present the car driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds, as well as at constant RPMs, with gearshifts, and with ramps. The 8 exterior perspectives (23 channels) depict the “compact executive car” departing, arriving, starting, stopping, shutting off, and also passing with constant RPMs, gearshifts, and ramps. The 20 takes also include stationary idles, blips, and engine cooling ticks. Includes full metadata for Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Spotlight.
The Volvo V70 N 2006 sound fx library provides 760 clips in 29.15 gigabytes. It features 30 takes of the Swedish police car powered by a 2.4 litre 5-cylinder straight engine with 170 horsepower and an automatic gearbox.
Eleven onboard perspectives from the engine, exhaust, interior, and trunk capture 16 channels of audio. The recordings portray the car traveling at slow, medium, and fast speeds at constant RPMs, with gearshifts, and ramps from various sources including an AMBEO Ambisonic microphone. The exterior takes showcase 9 perspectives at four locations at close and far distances as the car starts, idles, departs, passes by, and arrives. There is a full arrangement on onboard and exterior siren recordings both static and while driving. A collection performed effects such as police equipment, doors, trunk, and more are also included.
The download provides Waves and Altiverb impulse responses of the car interior, as well as 18+ fields of embedded metadata.
The Volvo XC70 III features 473 clips in 20.89 gigabytes of a 2008 model of the car. Twenty-one field recordings capture the Swedish car’s AWD Diesel D5 2.4 litre engine.
The collection includes a combined 36 channels of synchronized recordings. The onboard takes highlight 11 perspectives of driving at fast to slow speeds at steady RPMs, with gearshifts, and ramps. Exterior microphones are positioned at 9 close and distant positions to capture arrivals, departures, and passes on straightaways and corners. The library is complemented with Ambisonic recordings, 18+ field of metadata, and Waves and Altiverb impulse responses.
The Volvo XC90 2017 sound fx collection features 407 clips in 34.68 gigabytes from a Swedish hybrid SUV. The bundle gathers 24 synchronized takes recording the sound of a T8 4-cylinder petrol/electric hybrid twin-engine.
The onboard takes (12 perspectives, 16 channels) showcase a wide selection of microphones mounted in the engine, at the exhaust, and inside the cabin. The recordings depict driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds with steady RPMs, gearshifts, and ramps. The 8 exterior perspectives (18 channels) recorded the car starting, idling, departing, passing, reversing, arriving, and shutting off from 4 locations and two distances. There is a variety of performed effects such as doors, hoods, horns, and much more. Also included are an Ambisonic recording of the interior cabin, and an Altiverb impulse response.
Every take is embedded with Soundminer, BWAV, and macOS metadata.
A 2018 Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid electric with a rear axel 85kw electric motor.
The Swedish 2018 Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle sound library includes 855 sounds in 54.71 gigabytes of field recordings. It features electric-mode only recordings of a rear axel 85kw electric motor.
A total of 11 synchronized takes document both onboard and exterior driving. The 11 onboard perspectives arrange microphones inside the car (with an Ambisonic perspective), around the engine, and at the wheels to capture steady driving, ramps, hard braking, slalom turns, and more. The 8 exterior perspectives capture departing, arriving, passing by, and reversing at slow, medium, and fast speeds. Also included are extensive performed sound effects, custom mixes of the onboard microphones, and impulse responses of the interior cabin.
The sound bundle is delivered with Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, full professional metadata, and keyword import files in 7 languages.
We're proud to offer our inaugural bundle package, which includes the first four VSCRL libraries- The Park, The Road, The Snow, and The Beach. This collection comes at an incredible deal, and is the ultimate showcase of the immersive and VISCERAL quality of our ambisonics.
Recorded with the stunning Sennheiser Ambeo microphone, each ambience is delivered in both AmbiX and FuMa formats, as well as Stereo, 5.1, and 7.1.
What’s more- a 360 video reference is provided to offer a fully immersive image of the sound effect being captured!
This library is a compilation of the unique sounding horn, quintessential to South Africa and its culture, the Vuvuzela. It’s a collection of Vuvuzela sounds from various distances and varying intensities. There are mono and stereo versions, all recorded in isolation in order to be placed in any situation. Included are additional recordings with natural city reflections.
All tracks recorded with the Zoom H5 XY stereo pair as well as a Sennheiser MKH60.
Recording of a Volkswagen Polo from 2003 with a 1.4L straight 4 cylinder, 16-valve petrol (79 horsepower) engine.
Enormous in size and intricate in detail, this library provides you with all of the tea, coffee, and various drink sound effects you very well may ever need. Good pick. The sounds herein are rich and filling, striking chords of warmth and refreshment while stirring tantalizing thoughts of supple beverage creation. From hand utensils, and preparation vessels to automated units, unique devices, and heavy machinery, you get it all.
Many of the subjects in this library are captured from a variety of perspectives and with a multitude of takes so you can just as easily drop them into containers and events within a dynamic game environment, or choose from a wide variety of performances to perfectly fit in a one-off film scene. The vast majority of the library (99%) is recorded in 96kHz resolution, with a small chunk (1%) captured in 48kHz. This was done to save you some disk space regarding some of the longer and larger recordings. This is a truly comprehensive exploration of the sonic depths emanating from the wonderful world of tea and coffee.
When working with WakeyWakey, be sure to keep some of the above-mentioned drink on hand as well. You're gonna want a cup (or eight).
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