Vehicle sound effects and recordings – cars, helicopters, motorcycles, airplanes, ships, trains and sci-fi
Anybody familiar with travelling on the London Underground will be aware of the distinct soundscapes beneath the streets of London; from the clatter of the ticket hall barriers to the eerie rumbles from the tunnels, waiting in anticipation for the next train to come rushing past before stopping with the squeal of the brakes.
Each type of train on the network has its own distinct characteristics such as the moaning of the electric traction motors or the peculiar sound of the 1996 Stock used on the Jubilee Line.
All of these sounds have been beautifully captured in 24-bit 48KHz quality- recorded both with XY stereo microphones and binaurally- creating a highly realistic experience for headphone users.
Sounds of the London Underground contains 40 minutes of recordings exploring the sounds of the London tube trains and station platforms.
This collection features 109 interior and exterior stereo recordings of the Soviet T-54 Tank as it is put through its paces. These effects have hand picked from the Sound Ideas Military Tanks library.
The Space Racer library features a diverse set of spaceship and pod racer pass-by sounds – designed for use in any futuristic sci-fi movies or video games. Strengthen your sci-fi sound design toolbox with this new collection – entirely edited at 96kHz, 24 bit, and embedded with Soundminer metadata.
With over 60 sounds, you will find podracers of all shapes and technologies with massive flanging vehicles, quick stuttering pods, booming plasmic rumbles and much more.
Whether you have an intergalactic competition or a more contentious extraterrestrial war, you will find your futuristic vehicle passbys here.
The top-selling Space Racer series returns with Space Racer 2 – and this one delivers a wealth of engines, turbines, start-up sounds and more. Be sure to also check out the first Space Racer library to complete your sci-fi spaceship sound collection.
Spaceship Interiors is a collection of spaceship interior ambience, room tones and alarms. The library weighs in at 10 GB, and contains 210 soundminer and BWAV metadata embedded files – with a total playing time of over 4 hours! Perfect for your next sci-fi, horror or fantasy project.
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.
This sound collection covers a wide range of sounds produced by many different steam engines. In addition to the real engines there’s also a wide variety of Foley sounds which can be layered to make funny (steam) engines for cartoons for example. All sounds recorded with high end equipment – 24 bit and 96KHz (some in 48KHz)
The ‘MAIN’ demo gives a good taste of what’s inside. The ‘POTENTIAL KONTAKT demo gives a glimpse of what you can do with the FREE BONUS Kontakt Instruments. So the latter is just a demonstration, these sounds are not included as such!
Recorder / Interface
Field Recording Mics
A collection of onboard and exterior field recordings of a Royal Hudson 4-6-4 steam train. Included are riding sound effects, exterior platform takes.
Featuring whistles, chugging, hisses, rail noise, and more.
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.
Recording of an American Stuart M5A1 Light Tank from World War II, equipped with two Cadillac V8 gasoline engines.
The recording consists of ten onboard channels with interior, engine, intake, exhaust and tracks perspectives, as well as several exterior channels from various positions.
It covers startup, idle, blips, steady rpms in neutral, various driving at different speeds, accelerations and decelerations, gearing, aways, approaches, stopping, passbys and much more. It also contains engine dying and gear grinding.
This sound effects library delivers the sounds of a 2017 Subaru Crosstrek SUV. Metadata is included, with over 35 minutes of recording time split into 90 ready to use wave files. There are onboard, external, and foley sounds, all in high quality 24 bit resolution, 96khz sample rate. This is the right library when you need stock sounds of a common Subaru vehicle.
Onboard multi-track recordings are in 4 separate mono wave files. Drag & drop or import each of the files into your audio editing software, then align them for creative mixing. There are also stereo mix versions of the OnBoard recordings. The External recordings are in stereo wave files. The combined recorded driving time is more than 35 minutes long.
Stereo in Left and Right Channels
An in-depth collection of subway recordings, captured in Kyiv, Ukraine. There are platform ambiences, train interior and exterior, escalators, underground tunnels with people.
Recorded in quadro on Nevaton MC 50 QUAD; in double-MS on Oktava MK-012 set; in stereo on AKG C414 pair. The double-MS recordings were encoded to quadro and the sources (Mid, Side, Rear) included as well.
DMS at the end of file name means Double-MS recording; Quadro means direct quadro recording; AKG means stereo recording.
The Spitfire sound collection includes 280 clips in 12.92 gigabytes of audio. The sound library features the 1943 British Supermarine World War II Mk IX PV202 H5R model aircraft and its 1,720 horsepower Rolls-Royce Merlin 66 V12 engine with a Bendix-Stromberg injection carburetor and a Dowty Rotol propeller.
The field recordings collect 20 takes of static and flying takes. Six onboard perspectives mounted in the cockpit, engine, and exhaust depict flying at fast and slow speeds, taking off, landing, and taxing. The seven exterior perspectives showcase the plane at three positions and a variety of distances passing by, taxiing, and lifting off and setting down. Also included are static idles, blips, and a suite of performed effects of rudder and flap movement, and more.
Includes 18+ fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata.
The Surround Sound LAB Complete Collection is a bundle containing the whole SSL Catalog. We offer it as a perpetual audio one-time subscription, getting you 3500+ files, 180+ GB of audio and free updates as the catalog grows! This one-time bundle purchase gives you access to all the Surround Sound LAB libraries, including new future releases!
Get the sounds of a 2003 Suzuki GSXR 750 sports motorcycle. The 105 files included are divided into External static sounds, External following sounds, Foley sounds, and Onboard sounds.
The combined recorded driving time is more than 40 minutes long.
The Onboard recordings are in 2 separate mono wave files, channel one for engine and channel two for exhaust. Drag & drop or import each of the files into your audio editing software, then align them for creative mixing. There are also stereo mix versions of the OnBoard recordings. The External recordings are in stereo, one MS (Mid-Side) for following (tracking) and the other MS at a fixed (static) position.
Vehicle Type: Motorcycle
Model: GSXR 750
Specification: modified with Level One Racing aftermarket exhaust, 750cc, in-line 4 cylinder 4
stroke, liquid cooled, manual 6 speed, fuel injection double over cam/twin cam.
Channel 1 = Engine, Channel 2 = Exhaust
Following (MS Stereo in Left & Right Channels tracking the moving vehicle)Static (MS Stereo in Left & Right Channels from a fixed position)
Definitions & FAQs:
Onboard: Sounds heard from driver and passenger perspectives (in or on the vehicle)
External: Sounds heard from bystander’s point of view.
This Suzuki motorcycle was modified with a Level One Racing aftermarket exhaust.
This library contains 17 different trains as they pass through the station, arrive and depart a rural station in Sweden. Trains include double decker passanger trains, local metro passanger trains, and few heavy freight train passes. They were recorded with two 4060s on the tracks with a mkh60 following, they are syncable.
These have a nice isolated stereo image and great for sound designing space ships and sci fi stuff. Also work Wonderfully for transition elements and corporate video introductions. Feel free to inquire before buying here.
Sydney Australia Trains consists of 55 beautifully recorded and edited sounds, tagged with rich metadata. From pass bys and ins and outs, to atmos' and more.
Who doesn't want the sounds of a WWII Soviet tank? This T-34-85 is a legend, having been the weapon of choice in Operation Bagration, the Soviet response in Normandy.
These recordings consist of 16 onboard channels which capture the interior, exhaust, intake, tracks and its 500 horsepower 12-cylinder diesel engine, as well as 14 exterior channels. It also contains startups, idles, shutdowns, driving at different speeds, approaches, aways, passbys, foley and a whole lot more.
Whether you're going for historical accuracy or something memorable, this library has what you need!
Tanks and jet was recorded during a real military drill in Sweden featuring a variety of tanks, and a JAS 39 Gripen.
From the creaking and clanking of the tanks to the glorious and soaring JAS, and all the way to the brutal tank cannon and machine guns. This pack contains all ingredients for nasty machine warfare. All of the files were recorded during a military drill performed in front of a live audience.
All files are meta-data tagged with keywords and a description.
• Tank Driving (18 files, 18:22 in duration)
• Tank Battle (7 files, 04:27 in duration)
• Jas Gripen Flyover (7 files, 12:09 in duration)
It's finally here: An electric car sound effects library with recordings from a Tesla!
The Tesla Electric Car SFX library gets you 146 High Definition sound effects. It features recordings of the subtle sounds of an all-electric car – with its drive motors, servos and alerts, as well as interior and exterior perspectives of doors opening and closing and the horn honking.
It also captures the interior environment at highway speeds and the tires on gravel and pavement at various speeds. Plus, it has exterior street-based perspectives of vehicle pass-bys and arrivals on different road surfaces at various speeds.
So if you need electric car sounds for your projects, this library delivers.
TESTIMONIALS & BUYERS COMMENTS
“I had a Tesla in a show and realized I had no Tesla library – This kit got the job done perfectly – Thanks Rick!
-Jonathan Lipman, MPSE
Sony Pictures: “The Good Doctor” network TV series
“Rick’s TESLA SFX library was a life-saver for us on Season 2 of HBO’s Divorce, especially since Tesla demands that ONLY authentic Tesla sounds be used whenever their vehicles appear in a scene! Rick’s FX gave us that authenticity. Very valuable resource. Thanks Rick!”
– David Briggs
Supervising Sound Editor, HBO “Divorce”
“Hey Rick! Awesome job on the Tesla library! Literally minutes after downloading, I cut one of the servos into a commercial I’m working on… I’m going to get a TON of mileage out of the wheel recordings. I feel like wheels are a really difficult sound to get a great recording of… All around great job!”
Sound Editor | Los Angeles, CA
Echo Peak presents: Tesla Model S!
This Tesla Model S P85D was recorded on a closed track with a professional stunt driver. (It was not easy to make it skid…) Not only is this library useful for Tesla sounds, but for tire sounds on pavement as well. As all of our libraries, this has been tested and approved by Hollywood sound editors. Enjoy the sounds of Tesla Model S!
Big. Wheels. They are the coolest things to kids and the toughest things to ride as adults. The Biggest Big Wheel library will take you on a trip down memory lane to the time you rode your big wheel to the park with your friends or that time you decided to try and ride it to the corner store. This library includes general riding sounds on grass, gravel, pedal movement, and more! All 52 files are 96kHz /24-bit WAV and are all ready to be placed in your project!
‘The Excavator’ by Cinematic Sound Design delivers a collection of recordings in pristine 24 Bit / 96 Khz. Captured using highest quality equipment providing a discrete signal path, such as Sound Devices 702 and a pair of Neumann KM 184, this collection features engine & bucket sounds from Neuson 3602 rd excavator, suitable for your car & construction games, visual projects etc.
In total, you will get 43 field recording sounds totalling over 10 minutes of engine & bucket recordings, captured from different perspectives.
• 43 Field Recording sounds
• Engine Sounds
• Powering ups, pumping, speed ups, powering downs
• Excavator bucket sounds
• Shakings, digging, rattle
The Farm is a sound library that I compiled about a year ago just for fun and I kept adding sounds recorded at the same location in the Canadian countryside at 4 different farms. During the recording session, I’ve been lucky enough to have met some fantastic people ready to share their passion for farming and pointing me out to what they felt was an essential part of their everyday soundscape.
I had the chance to stumble on two late 50s John Deere tractors that where still functional and that marked the end of an era. It is a comprehensive farm sound library that is not just about tractors or animals.
You will find, in the bonus section, 6 different footsteps surfaces each with a walk and run variation and some more. There are five main categories in this library: Ambiances, Animals, Footsteps, Misc (Various SFX) and Vehicles ready for creating a convincing farm soundscape for your project.
The GUNS series gets you the sounds of up to 19 weapons, captured at 24 bit, 192 kHz. For the series, we've aimed at capturing every possible sound of those weapons, including but limited to, falling bullets, bullet insertions, bullet ejection, refill insertion, refill ejection, reload, safety fuse toggle, no-ammo trigger and shots. Sounds are not metatagged but arranged, indexed and easy to find in order for you to have an easier workflow. Full sound lists are available below. The library is available in 3 installments + a bundle that gets you everything at a special price.
556 NATO • UZI • VZ 58 • Revolver RUGER • TANFOGLIO • PUMP-Remington 887 Nitro Mag
Arsenal SLR 96L HMB • Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine • Hunting Gun Tikka T3 • Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt • Revolver Colt Single Action • Saiga 12 • Smith & Wesson M&P 40C
Arsenal SLR 96L HMB
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Bullet 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Bullet 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Bullet 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Bullet 4
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Bullet 5
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Refill 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Refill 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Eject Refill 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Bullet 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Bullet 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Bullet 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Bullet 4
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Bullet 5
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Refill 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Refill 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Insert Refill 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB NO Ammo 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB NO Ammo 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB NO Ammo 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB NO Ammo 4
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Reload 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Reload 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Reload 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Reload 4
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Shot 1
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Shot 2
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Shot 3
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Shot 4
ARSENAL SLR-96L HMB Shot 5
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine – Insert bullet 1
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine – Insert bullet 2
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine – Insert bullet 3
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine – Insert bullet 4
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine – Insert bullet 5
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Eject refill 1
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Eject refill 2
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Eject refill 3
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Eject refill 4
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Insert refill 1
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Insert refill 2
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Insert refill 3
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Insert refill 4
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -NO Amo 1
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -NO Amo 2
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -NO Amo 3
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -NO Amo 4
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Reload 1
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Reload 2
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Reload 3
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Shot 1
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Shot 2
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Shot 3
Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine -Shot 4
Hunting Gun Tikka T3
Hunting Gun Tikka – Insert bullet 1
Hunting Gun Tikka – Insert bullet 2
Hunting Gun Tikka – Insert bullet 3
Hunting Gun Tikka – Insert bullet 4
Hunting Gun Tikka – No Ammo 1
Hunting Gun Tikka – No Ammo 2
Hunting Gun Tikka – No Ammo 3
Hunting Gun Tikka – No Ammo 4
Hunting Gun Tikka – Reload 1
Hunting Gun Tikka – Reload 2
Hunting Gun Tikka – Reload 3
Hunting Gun Tikka – Reload 4
Hunting Gun Tikka – Shot 1
Hunting Gun Tikka – Shot 2
Hunting Gun Tikka – Shot 3
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt -NO Ammo 1
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt -NO Ammo 2
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt -NO Ammo 3
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt -NO Ammo 4
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Insert bullet 1
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Insert bullet 2
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Insert bullet 3
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Insert bullet 4
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Reload 1
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Reload 2
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Reload 3
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Reload 4
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Shot 1
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Shot 2
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Shot 3
Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt-Shot 4
Revolver Colt Single Action
Revolver Colt Single Action – Insert bullet 1
Revolver Colt Single Action – Insert bullet 2
Revolver Colt Single Action – Insert bullet 3
Revolver Colt Single Action – Insert bullet 4
Revolver Colt Single Action – Insert bullet 5
Revolver Colt Single Action – NO Ammo 1
Revolver Colt Single Action – NO Ammo 2
Revolver Colt Single Action – NO Ammo 3
Revolver Colt Single Action – NO Ammo 4
Revolver Colt Single Action – NO Ammo 5
Revolver Colt Single Action – Reload 1
Revolver Colt Single Action – Reload 2
Revolver Colt Single Action – Reload 3
Revolver Colt Single Action – Reload 4
Revolver Colt Single Action – Reload 5
Revolver Colt Single Action -Close 1
Revolver Colt Single Action -Close 2
Revolver Colt Single Action -Close 3
Revolver Colt Single Action -Open 1
Revolver Colt Single Action -Open 2
Revolver Colt Single Action -Open 3
Revolver Colt Single Action -Shot 1
Revolver Colt Single Action -Shot 2
Revolver Colt Single Action -Shot 3
Revolver Colt Single Action -Shot 4
Saiga 12- Eject Refill 1
Saiga 12- Eject Refill 2
Saiga 12- Eject Refill 3
Saiga 12- Eject Refill 4
Saiga 12- Insert Refill 1
Saiga 12- Insert Refill 2
Saiga 12- Insert Refill 3
Saiga 12- Insert Refill 4
Saiga 12- NO Ammo 1
Saiga 12- NO Ammo 2
Saiga 12- NO Ammo 3
Saiga 12- NO Ammo 4
Saiga 12- Reload 1
Saiga 12- Reload 2
Saiga 12- Reload 3
Saiga 12- Reload 4
Saiga 12- Reload 5
Saiga 12- Shot 1
Saiga 12- Shot 2
Saiga 12- Shot 3
Saiga 12- Shot 4
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 3
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 4
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 5
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 6
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 7
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject bullet 8
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject refill 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject refill 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C eject refill 3
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 3
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 4
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 5
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 6
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 7
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Insert bullet 8
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C insert refill 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C insert refill 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C insert refill 3
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C No Bullets 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C No Bullets 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C No Bullets 3
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C No Bullets 4
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C No Bullets 5
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C reload 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C reload 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C reload 3
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C reload 4
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C reload 5
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Shot 1
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Shot 2
Smith & Wesson M&P 40C Shot 3
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -01
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -02
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -03
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -04
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -05
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -06
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -07
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -08
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -09
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -10
Falling Bullet Hunting Gun -11
Falling Bullets Big Gun -01
Falling Bullets Big Gun -02
Falling Bullets Big Gun -03
Falling Bullets Big Gun -04
Falling Bullets Big Gun -05
Falling Bullets Big Gun -06
Falling Bullets Big Gun -07
Falling Bullets Big Gun -08
Falling Bullets Big Gun -09
Falling Bullets Big Gun -10
Falling Bullets Big Gun -11
Falling Bullets Big Gun -12
Falling Bullets Big Gun -13
Falling Bullets Pistol -01
Falling Bullets Pistol -02
Falling Bullets Pistol -03
Falling Bullets Pistol -04
Falling Bullets Pistol -05
Falling Bullets Pistol -06
Falling Bullets Pistol -07
Falling Bullets Pistol -08
Falling Bullets Pistol -09
Falling Bullets Pistol -10
Arsenal M-14 SF • Hunting gun IZH • Makarov • Sig Sauer • Valtro 9 mm • X-Bolt Eclipse Hunter
556 NATO • UZI • VZ 58 • Revolver RUGER • TANFOGLIO • PUMP-Remington 887 Nitro Mag • Arsenal SLR 96L HMB • Colt LE6920MPS-B Carbine • Hunting Gun Tikka T3 • Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II Bolt • Revolver Colt Single Action • Saiga 12 • Smith & Wesson M&P 40C • Arsenal M-14 SF • Hunting gun IZH • Makarov • Sig Sauer • Valtro 9 mm • X-Bolt Eclipse Hunter
Get the sounds of the the Honda VTX 1300 – a distinctive cruiser motorcycle.
Its 1300cc displacement is right in the sweet spot between the zippier 750 models and the massive 1800 road warriors. This particular one was equipped with a set of custom Vance and Hines Big Shots exhaust pipes early in its life, giving it a distinctive and throaty note that can be heard up and down the highway. The VTX line is also known for its distinctive transmission, which gives a meaty ‘clunk’ with every shift.
This library is a set of recordings that were made using a combination of onboard and exterior mics at a variety of useful speeds, as well as free running on the highway. Its a smaller set, but very distinctive and useful.
We recorded multiple channels on every movement:
• Onboards consisted of Line audio CM3, Crown PZM and Sanken COS11 mics
• A handheld MKH416 rig covered bys and exteriors
After a half day of recording we had material ranging from idles and slow starts to fast bys and highway runs.
Need the sound of a lawn mower? Here’s an entire sound effect library dedicated to just that!
The Lawn Mower SFX library features sounds recorded from different perspectives while using the lawn mower + on-board recordings of the engine and lawn cutting sounds. It also comes with the sound of an electrical lawn mower, as well as sound of a mower being moved/dragged with the engine turned off. Recorded with a Sound Devices 702 and 2 Oktava’s MK012 set in MS and XY mode in 96kHz and 24bit. Every WAV file was tagged in ProTools 11 for quick and easy access.
Perfect for when you’re looking for that lawn mower sound – or for more creative sound design uses.
The Lawnmower Library has just been updated with 44 new recordings – two additional lawnmowers: A Standard and an electrical lawnmower, for a total of 2.29 GB, 41+ minutes of extra content
Recorded over the course of two months this sound library features an extensive amount of Dutch ambiences including locations such as train stations, parks, cafes, streets and forests.
All atmospheres run for approximately 5 minutes and were recorded at 24 bit/96khz using the DPA 5100 and Sound Devices 788T. This library is available in stereo or 5.0.
The Porsche 911 GT3 is not a typical race car.
With engine, transmission, air intake and exhaust all situated in the rear of the vehicle under a large wing, this pure driving machine has sonic characteristics very different from many familiar racing vehicles. Its exhaust note is deep and throaty and the transmission is snappy at speed.
The Porsche 911 GT3 library is a series of recordings that were made on a track just outside of Houston on media day for the Effort race team. These are 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Rs that race on the Pirelli World Challenge series. Each car has a naturally aspirated, water cooled, four valve 4.0 liter flat six cylinder Porsche engine. These cars create 500 horse power from the factory and race with E10 fuel. The transmission is a Porsche six gear racing box with sequential shift mechanism.
With full access to the vehicles and the track, we recorded up to 13 channels on every movement.
• Onboards including Sanken CUB01, Crown PZM and Sanken COS11 mics
• Interiors captured with a Sure VP-88
• An ORTF array of Line Audio CM3s at pit row
• An array of MKH60s and a Shoeps MS rig at another straightaway on a balcony
• An ORTF array of Line Audio CM3s at a long slow turn
• A roving handheld MKH70 rig
After a full day of recording we had material ranging from idles and slow starts to whip bys and burnouts. We also got a wide variety of foley and ambient recordings that happened organically throughout the day.
Streets and stop signs, freeways and highways, and yes, even a roundabout! This is a massive library featuring traffic ambiences that range from quiet suburb avenues, to downtown rush-hour. Not just urban environments, we also “hit the road” and drove north to sleepy desert towns, and single lane canyons. There's a ton of variety here!
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!
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