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Sound effects and recordings of various surfaces, textures, objects and elements – soft, hard, organic, wooden, stone, metallic and lots more

  • Drones & Moods 100 Fans, HVAC, & Mechanical Drones Play Track 124+ sounds included, 104 mins total $39

    Articulated presents here a careful collection of 100 Electric Fans, HVAC, AHU, and Mechanical Drones. After months of capture, we recorded, selected, and edited this unique library featuring rich, varied, and useful assets ready-to-use for any game or movie project.

    These sounds can serve to inspire life inside environments, provide industrial tones, domestic houses, or back alleys, setting moods or atmospheres. They can also serve as elements to design mechanical machine or engine sounds.

    The sonic quality extends a large spectrum from clean, modern, to old and rusty, on rooftop, indoor, flush ceiling-mounted, Bathroom extractor, or floor stand; along with many flavours like metal, plastic, smooth or raspy rattles with gurgling wobbles. Some of the Sounds have useful varied point of perspectives (Close-up, distance), and most of them are ‘loopable’.

    WHAT’S INSIDE:
    124 stereo files
    Highly focused and meticulously edited sounds
    Wide variety
    Different perspectives are included as well

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  • Discover the obscure sounds of 24 film cameras designed between the 1930s and 1970s. Carefully organised into 159 files, the 20th Century Cameras library offers over 3900+ sounds recorded at pristine 24bit/96kHz, thus allowing you to not only use the mechanical sounds of the cameras for their intended purpose, but also for sound design.

    In order to help you navigate through the plethora of sounds available, rich SoundMiner metadata has been carefully crafted in order to describe the sounds as simply as possible, using multiple keywords and terms, where needed.

    The library contains mostly mechanical sounds, such as the sound of shutter release at different shutter speeds, knobs, latches, wheels, and more, in addition to some Foley sounds as well.  Due to the age of the cameras, most of the shutter release sounds have slight variations between them, even at the same shutter speed.

    An update for the library is on its way, which will include the sound of a few different types of camera film being unwrapped, handled and installed into cameras. The update will be free for the people that have already purchased the library.

    The library also comes with a free eBook which can be viewed and downloaded here.

    In addition to the SoundMiner metadata sheet down below, the eBook provides information as to how older cameras work, and more details as to how each of the cameras recorded for the library work. The book goes into a fair bit of detail as to what sounds each camera offers, without getting too technical.

    If you have any questions about this library, feel free to quickly send me an e-mail. I tend to reply within minutes.

    If you would like to hear more, here is a slightly extended version of the video preview:

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  • Mechanical 3D Printer (NSL) Play Track 209+ sounds included $45

    Get the sounds of a Printrbot 3D printer – with four NEMA 14 stepper motors -, in this interesting SFX library by New Sound Lab.

    The high torque motors connected to a pulley system control the X-Y-Z movements of the aluminum extruder and metal print bed. When printing three-dimensional objects, these fast and precise movements result in a unique barrage of percussive and rhythmic mechanical noise.

    These sounds were captured using three different recording setups: Barcus Berry contact mics, RF coils, and combined contact mic / RF coil into a Sound Devices 702 recorder.

    The resulting sounds are a mix of grainy, gritty atonal patterns, robotic percussive bleeps, glitchy digital beeps/clicks, low fidelity drones, and chaotic noise. Both raw recordings, and processed elements are included and ready for further sound manipulation.

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  • 3Dimensional Printing is the multicolored result of different recording sessions of a couple of 3D printers (the Sharebot NG – Next Generation and the DeltaWASP 20 40) at Fabb and at FabLab Milan between 2014 and 2015.
    All the sounds were recorded directly as uncompressed .wav files through both a RME Fireface UCX and a Zoom H6 Portable Recorder.
    Duration ranges vary from 1 to 5 minutes, with the most sonically interesting excerpts from full printing cycles. Lots of pattern and sequences are available for selection and transformation.
    Five different transducers were chosen to capture all the sonic details of these mechanisms:
    – C-SERIES pro contact microphones, hand-made by Jez Riley French;
    – Barcus Berry 4000 Planar Wave System (Piezo crystal sensor+4000XL Piezo Preamp);
    – Piezo Film Tab Contact Microphones by Cold Gold Audio;
    – Custom Induction Coil Pick-up (also used to create the Unseen Noises collection);
    Zoom MSH-6 MS Capsule (the stereo image of the Mid-Side recordings is rendered as balanced stereo LR files).

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  • In this bundle you will receive three libraries full of dark, glitchy and ambient textures. 'Glitch & Noise' brings abstract and interesting tones to your sound palette. 'Twelve Tones' has detailed industrial hums for your spaceship interiors. 'Sphere' has dark atmospheres made from bowing a metal bin, which were then processed and mangled using Twisted Tools Slayer. Whether your project is a sci-fi soundscape or a shredded atmosphere, this bundle has something for everyone.

    Glitch & Noise:
    • 97 Glitch & Noise single sounds
    • 13 Texture loops
    • 35 UI clicks
    • 17 Impact sounds
    • 53 Musical loops (at 120 bpm)
    • 48 KHz, 24 bit
    • Embedded metadata
     

    Twelve Tones:
    • Twelve 96 kHz, 24-bit tones.
    • Two minutes each with 9 second bleed.
    • 851 MB (uncompressed).
    • Embedded metadata.
    • Description for each file inside the excel spread sheet.
     

    SPHERE:
    • 230 sound effects.
    • 126 designed sound effects. With reverb, fast delay and tremolo/stutter.
    • 124 twisted (original recordings mixed and played forwards and backwards) source files.
    • Embedded metadata.
    • Recorded and designed at 48 kHz and 24 bit.
     

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  • Abstract Sound Design is a budget-friendly collection of unique audio material sourced from digital feedback loop experiments and granular processing sessions. Featuring 25 abstract atmospheres and 35 abstract FX, this library is perfect for those moments when creativity may be running dry, serving as an inspiring starting point for some serious sound sculpting. Of course, they may just fit your needs as they are, too!

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  • A unique collection of 141 useful effects, created knocking, scraping and disturbing a 12-string acoustic guitar.

    These sounds were recorded and processed with the intention of providing an interesting , different and unique set of audio effects.

    This collection is divided into two folders, for clean recordings, and processed sounds:

    • Clean (71 Sounds): hits, knocks, scrapes and various string sounds.

    • Processed (70 Sounds): Processed and re-designed hits, drones and swells.

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

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  • This small sound library contains all the original CPU fan and hard disk noises emitted by the following vintage Apple MACs, each with its own unique texture:

    • Power Macintosh 4400
    • Power Macintosh 6400
    • Power Macintosh 7200
    • Macintosh Classic
    • Macintosh Mac G4
    • Macintosh Mac LC 475

    The material contains a lot of mechanical noises and different startup chimes, plus a lot of boot sequences with all the hard drives/fans spinning and whirring.

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  • Destruction & Impact Action Bundle Play Track 6996 sounds included, 633 mins total $399.99

    Comprised of three action packed libraries, this bundle includes HEROBROKEN, and MELEE. Save by bundling all three in a single library.

    HERO contains over 7 GB spread across 2572 construction kit sounds and 274 designed sounds and includes sword fights, stabbing, guillotines, impaling, battle cries, shields, drawbridges, armor, Foley and more.

    BROKEN boasts over 9 GB spread across 1940 construction kit sounds and 326 designed sounds. From car crashes, explosions, crumbling buildings, earthquakes, ripping earth and metal, to debris, and more.

    MELEE contains 4 GB spread across 1596 construction kit sounds and 288 designed sounds. From punches, kicks, blocks, bodyfalls, grabs, slaps, bone breaks, blood splatters, and more.

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  • ‘Alarms & Warnings Designed’ is a collection of 52 alarm sounds suitable for the science fiction genre. This library includes ‘one-shot’ audio files that are ready to be placed in a sampler as well as 30 second loops of those same files. All sounds are ‘dry’ and ready to be processed.

    This library goes well with 'Fully Charged Vol.1'

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  • Mechanical Aldbourne Bells Play Track 98 sounds included
    Rated 4.00 out of 5
    $16

    A unique collection of antique bells of various shapes and sizes.

    The library features the House Bell, Hame Bell, Cup Bell and the Crotal Bell.

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  • Ambient Game is an immersive listening experience that will send your audience adrift in the ambience of warm and friendly game play environments. Like Spyro the Dragon and Crash Bandicoot, Ambient Game is designed to convey the cozy, family time popular sounds that older users recognize and new generation players love. Watch your audience respond as they engage with the worlds of fantasy you create in audio. Featuring 600+ shimmers, glistens, auras, magic keys, pick ups, angelic coins, trinket treasures, awards, buffs, potions, liquids, items, UI, player actions, object breaks, power ups and more.

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  • Ambisonics Ambisonic – Synthetic Sphere Play Track 10 sounds included, 51 mins total $15 $11

    Synthetic Sphere is a collection of spatialised synthetic pads, mixed in an ambisonic format for a complete 360 interactive soundtrack. Multiple layers of pads, tones and amorphic FX are spreaded across the sphere, resulting in a truly immersive experience. These pads include gentle movement across 3D space, creating rich ambiances but without catching to much of the listener attention.

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

    All files are tagged and categorized for your convenience – supporting tag filtering browsing applications.

     

    This package includes 10 Samples – Total 51 minutes of content.

    Supported formats: First Order AmbiX and Stereo (Total of 20 files).

    Download a B-Format Ambix demo here: Demo

    The library is also available in a stereo only version here.

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  • Analog Days contains 390 sounds extracted from old portable cassette players, Retro WW tube radios, vintage turntable vinyl record players and retro tape machines. This is really a sound time capsule ready to send your projects back to the good old analog days and give that sense of analog imperfection that makes the sound really interesting.

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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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  • This library was built primarily using two different modular synthesizer systems.  One based on the Korg MS-20 and the other based on the Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms 201.  Included in this library you will find various one shots and hits alongside longer evolving textures and drones.  The library was created in a very non-musical way and as such most of what you hear is noisy, gritty and a-tonal.  The library can be used effectively for Sci-Fi Weapons, User Interfaces, Droids and Robots, Ambient Textures and many more possibilities.

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