Vehicle sound effects and recordings – cars, helicopters, motorcycles, airplanes, ships, trains and sci-fi
In need of some distinct bicycle passbys for a street scene? Missing some handling sounds of a bicycle? This library has the answer with superbly captured exterior recordings in the inner city without traffic.
It includes various types of bicycles from the rattling sounds of a drunken cyclist or the smooth whirring of a nicely maintained bicycle with it’s headlight dynamo or the violent shrieking of a bicycle about to fall apart.
And if that’s not enough you can always add more drama with the various handling effects we recorded, bounces / scrapes / skids / rattles it’s all here.
Everything recorded in XY stereo and well described to make finding that one distinct bike easier.
However, we are aware that some people have different needs for different purposes, so we’ve created a Metadata Reference Guide that explains the structure. And because we’ve automated the metadata proces, you can be confident that a ‘find & replace’ command will always replace all instances.
If you have any questions about this, contact us!
Additionally, we added Markers to some wave files, so specific sound events are easy to spot in Soundminer or other database apps.
This library is part of the complete ‘City Bicycles’ library package available at www.frickandtraa.com. It consists of all 4 bicycles and includes additional surfaces and extras ranging from one-off bicycle passes captured in the city and bounces and rattles. The extra bicycles surfaces and additional effects are also available seperately here on ‘a Sound Effect’. If you’ve bought a single library and want to upgrade to the full package, contact us for a reduced price on the complete City Bicycles library. Every part of City Bicycles that you paid for will get you an extra reduction on the full package.
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City Traffic brings the daily noise of Berlin to your library. It delivers 10 different locations – split into 55 single takes with metadata embedded.
The library contains recordings of main roads during the morning rush hour, when the trolley car rumbles over the rails and the trucks are roaring through the kettles. In between a bunch of honking mopeds and cars with broken exhaust pipes are fighting for their space. Commuter trains are crossing every minute, the omnibus arrives just in time and the long-distance trains pass the station with squeaking brakes. In the evening it is rainy and at least the suburb calms down a little bit.
‘Cityscapes and street’ is a collection of different atmospheres, recorded in Sofia, Bulgaria. Inside you will find various cityscapes from hectic street traffic through city parks, subway stations, pedestrian zones to quiet morning urban sounds. This package covers various city states and is an excellent choice for filling your library or using it in a project where urban environment is necessary. Enjoy the varied sounds of the city.
Classic Car Pass Bys consists of 231 beautifully recorded and edited sounds, tagged with rich metadata. From Jaguar E-Types and Ford Mustangs, to Triumph Spitfires, Ferrari 250s and more.
Classic vehicles is a jam packed high-quality classic vehicle sound library filled with fantastic engine starts, engine revs, engine idles, door opening/closing, kick starts and much much more! Recorded at 24 bit/192 kHz you’ll be able to pitch/bend these sounds to your hearts desire to create some truly monstrous sounds! The vehicles in this library are: a custom 1930 Ford Model A with a V8 flathead engine & a 1967 Triumph Bonneville. Let this pack be a small but powerful addition to your sound FX library.
Closely Recorded Trains delivers interior spot effects of a 1950s UK steam-hauled train carriage, plus rides, station atmospheres and passes.
Over 60 sounds to enhance your period productions.
Recording of a 1944 British Comet Model B cruiser tank, also known as an A34, with a Rolls-Royce Meteor Mark III V12 petrol engine.
The British Comet tank sound collection includes 167 clips in 11.93 gigabytes of audio. Also known as an A34, it features the sound of a 1944 Model B version of the cruiser tank and its Rolls-Royce Meteor Mark III V12 petrol 600 hp (447 kW) engine.
The bundle shares 25 synchronized channels of exterior and onboard recordings. The 9 onboard perspectives include recordings from the tracks, engine, exhaust, and the interior while driving with steady RPMs. Also included are 4 stereo mixes of the onboard perspectives. 7 exterior perspectives share driving at slow, fast, and medium speeds while departing, arriving, and passing by.
The collection downloads with Reaper and Pro Tools mixing sessions, full professional metadata, and metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
Orbital Emitter is proud to present Command Center I – a comprehensive sci-fi sound-set providing a rich arsenal of futuristic sounds for you to quickly build believable sci-fi atmospheres for all of your sci-fi projects! Inside you will find nuanced environments, futuristic instrument displays, multiple alerts and imaginative lo-fi system sounds. And like the rest of our growing library, this environment sound-set can be customized to your liking allowing multiple possibilities -all from this one sound-set!
Our sound-sets are made up of two main folders labeled as Audio-Scenes and Audio-Stems. The Command Center I Audio-Scenes consist of five long playing scenes representing this star-cruiser command center in various modes of operation; -From busy to calm to high alert and more. Think of these audio-scenes like we dropped microphones into a futuristic space cruiser command center and have captured all of its sounds in real-time!
Our Audio-Stems folder contains the curated sound elements used in creating the audio-scenes. This is where you will find isolated sound elements like tactical scans, lost communications, sweeping sensors, enemy alerts, interface sounds, probe telemetries, stellar mapping, systems under incredible stress and interface sounds and much much more!
Also included with our audio-stems are less glamorous necessities like room tones and back-wall system sounds to give your futuristic environments the nuance they deserve. This sound-set is delivered industry ready at 24 bit/48kHz WAV and each sound file contains simple meta-data to make our sound files easy to organize & find. All of our sounds are 100% original, created in our sound-labs and designed to boldly explore the universe of sci-fi sound!
Thank you for reading! Watch for more from Orbital Emitter coming soon!
Fresh on the heels of our successful Command Center 1 sound-set, we are releasing another imaginative environment from our Star Cruiser Environments Anthology Collection… Orbital Emitter is proud to present, Command Center 2!! – a comprehensive sci-fi sound-set featuring a rich arsenal of futuristic environment sounds for use in any multimedia project! Inside you will find rumbling room tones, futuristic system displays, stellar scans, trans navigational sequences, tactical perimeter displays, isolated processing sounds, an alert klaxon and much much more! And like the rest of our growing library, this environment sound-set can be customized to your liking allowing the creation of multiple environments -all from this one sound-set!
The Complete Amusement Park Sound Effects Bundle includes two sound libraries featuring various amusement rides, roller coaster pass bys with and without screaming, amusement park ambiences, and more.
Most sounds were recorded with LCR (Left, Center, Right) microphone setup with a tracking handheld mono shotgun microphone. Stereo downmixes are included for extra convenience.
If you are searching for high-quality amusement park sound effects library with a lot of useful content, this is the bundle for you.
• 5 roller coasters
• Pass by & onboard
• 10.3 gigabytes
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• 8 amusement rides
• Amusement park ambiences
• 5.4 gigabytes
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The Complete Audio Hero Sound Packs bundle features all 35 of our popular sound packs. In total this collection features an astounding 6,314 professionally recorded sound effects from a wide variety of categories. This bundle consists of the following packs:
Animals Volume 1
Animals Volume 2
Animals Volume 3
Animals Volume 4
Cartoon Volume 1
Cartoon Volume 2
Cartoon Volume 3
Cartoon Volume 4
Horses & More
Rodents & Reptiles
Space Whooshes & Winds
Abbot FV433 Tank
Chieftain FV4201 Tank
FV432 APC Tank
M4 Sherman Easy 8 Tank
Soviet T-54 Tank
Military Hummer H1 (Humvee)
Walla Volume 1
Walla Volume 2
Walla Volume 3
Wolves & Coyotes
Comrade Tractor is a 5-channel recording of a Universal 650M tractor, designed in Soviet era Romania and virtually unchanged since the 1960s. Powered by a 4.8 liter Diesel engine, this beast hadn’t been started since 2004. I got to drive it for an hour and all I can say is it doesn’t go too fast but it growls like a tank.
The Construction Zone library consists of 260 HQ recordings of a wide range of heavy-duty vehicles and construction workers engaged in raucous activities such as driving around, digging holes, flattening surfaces and more, that will satisfy your appetite for… construction!
Specifically, the library comes with sounds of dump trucks moving debris, hungry excavators, bulldozers pushing rocks, loud drilling hammers, cranes, asphalt paving machinery and screeching crawlers. Other sound effects include construction workers hammering, shoveling, sawing, welding and drilling in all kinds of environments such as public roads, cobblestone streets, renovation sites, and other facilities.
Construction Zone library has been captured using both control and stealth field recording techniques. In all those cases, post-production and curation work has created a fine outcome, totaling approximately 7 hours of material.
Overall, the collection caters to projects that require construction site ambiences and/or detailed, close up sounds of heavy machinery. The sounds in this library can also be used as raw audio material for further processing.
We had the chance to make the crossing of the North Atlantic Ocean on a cargo ship container (ATLANTIC STAR).
We boarded in the Antwerp industrial port in Belgium, sailed the English Channel, and then stopped at Liverpool’s industrial port.
Then we crossed the North Atlantic Ocean to reach Halifax, Canada. This trip took us 10 days, 10 days of sounds recording.
Through this trip, we were able to access places that normally are closed to the public: industrial ports, and a container ship.
-The completed sound bank (Stereo + Surround-Ambisonic) contains 154 files record in 24 bit / 96 kHz
Basic metro bus found in Copenhagen, Denmark. The library contains recordings of horns, ignition starts, idols, drive offs, turning, drive by on wet pavement, multiple interior perspectives with and without people, clicks, buttons, voice announcement, travel card check in, check out sounds, route stop chime, basic foley, backing up, and engine whirrs. Download the sounds list to see a full list!
Recording of a Chevrolet 2004 Corvette C5 with a 5.7L LS6 V8, super charged 1100hp engine modified with 3” straight pipes.
The American Chevrolet 2004 Corvette C5 sound bundle includes 170 clips in 12.05 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of a 5.7L LS6 V8, 8 cylinder, super charged 1100hp engine modified with 3” straight pipes.
A total of 10 synchronized takes feature both onboard and exterior perspectives. 10 onboard perspectives showcase recordings from the engine, exhaust, and interior as the muscle car drives with ramps, steady RPMs, and gearshifts. The 7 exterior perspectives depict departing, arriving, and passing by at slow, medium, and fast speeds as well as idles, start ups, and shut downs.
The package also includes three custom mixes of the onboard perspectives, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, professional embedded metadata, and metadata keyword translations in 7 languages.
Recording of a Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06 with a modified V8 7 litre engine with long tube headers, 3 inch straight pipes and a ProCharger.
The Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06 sound collection features a 2009 version of the American car in 166 clips and 13.05 gigabytes of audio. It includes field recordings of its modified V8 7 litre engine with long tube headers, 3 inch straight pipes and a ProCharger.
The sound library includes a total of 26 synchronized channels from both onboard and exterior perspectives. The onboard takes include interior, engine, and exhaust recordings as the car drives at steady RPMs, with ramps, and shifting gears. 7 exterior perspectives share driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds as the car departs, arrives, reverses, and passes by.
Also included in the package are Reaper and Pro Tools mixing sessions, custom stereo mixes of the onboard perspectives, detailed metadata embedded in each clip, and metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
Recording of a Corvette C7 Z06 from 2016 with a 6.2 L LT4 supercharged V8 engine and a Borla exhaust.
The Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06 sound library collects 179 clips in 13.95 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of an American 2016 version of the car with a 6.2 L LT4 supercharged V8 engine with a Borla exhaust.
The field recordings share 10 synchronized takes of onboard and exterior driving. The 10 onboard perspectives provide recordings from the engine, interior, and exhaust as the car drives at steady RPMs, gearshifts, and ramps. The 7 exterior perspectives include microphones from four positions that showcase driving from slow to fast speeds with departures, arrivals, passes, as well as starting and stopping and idles.
The package includes Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata, custom mixes of the onboard perspectives, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, and metadata translation import files in 7 languages.
Recording of a 1943 Metro Cammell Birmingham Cromwell cruiser tank from World War II with a Mk4 F-type hull and its 5-gear Rolls-Royce MK1A Meteor V12 engine.
The 1943 Metro Cammell Birmingham Cromwell cruiser tank sound library includes 150 clips in 12.46 gigabytes of sound. It provides 9 tandem takes of field recordings from this World War II United Kingdom tank with a Mk4 F-type hull and its 5-gear Rolls-Royce MK1A Meteor V12 engine.
Nine onboard perspectives gather sound from microphones placed at the tracks, engine, exhaust, and interior (with bonus designed stereo mixes of each perspective). Six exterior perspectives capture driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds as the cruiser departs, passes, reverses, arrives, as well as starts and stops and idles. Also provided are various performed effects of the brake, clutch, radio, levers and other fx.
The package is complete with Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, and full professional custom metadata embedded in every clip.
CROWDS in TOKYO features Japanese crowds (walla) from authentic izakaya bars, cafes, train stations, and shopping streets, fish market streets and more.
And STREETS in TOKYO features busy traffics on highways, main streets, and distant traffic from alleys and city rumble and more.
High quality unprocessed drone/quadcopter recorded using both binaural and mid-side microphone techniques. 4 different types of quadcopters were used in this sound library.
Gear: Neumann KU-100 binaural dummy head microphone, Schoeps mid-side setup (Schoeps CMC6 MK8, Schoeps, CCM M4, Sound Devices Mix-Pre 6)
This plane sound effects library features the American World War II transport aircraft Curtiss C-46 Commando, equipped with two Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp engines.
The library contains two stationary ground runs, and covers startup, idle, steady rpms ranging from low to high, ramps, throttle movement to simulate broken engine and shutdown, recorded to more than 24 channels from different perspectives, both onboard and exterior.
The Cyborg Collection features a wide assortment of over 3000 Sci-Fi sound effects ranging from small user interfaces to massive robots.
Everything from simple droids to powerful plasma rifles and futuristic transformations are included in this 3.2GB library. Check out the track listing here to see the variety of robots, interfaces, weaponry, vehicles and spacecraft included in the collection.
4-channel recording of an old Dacia 1310 driving in the city and on motorway, recorded with 2 DPA 4061 mics (one on the engine and the other on the exhaust) plus a Sony PCM D100 in the boot. These sounds can be used to portray this specific model, but also as sound design material for old carburetor engine vehicles or rickety rattletraps.
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