Audio Shade provides evocative sound effects that are meticulously recorded, edited, and embedded with rich metadata.
Approaching each library with the sound editor/designer in mind, we provide a wide variety of coverage, perspectives, and performances.
We also “trim the fat” from the recordings so your time can be focused on the creative process.
Clicks is busting at the seams with a wide variety of buttons, switches, dials, pumps, and more. Whether you’re in need of realistic buttons for a dramatic movie scene, or designing mechanical sounds for the next AAA video game, these clicks are bound to have you covered. Both near and distant perspectives were captured for (nearly) all recordings in this library, which adds flexibility when matching these sound effects to picture.
Some of the objects in this library include but are not limited to:
After the presidential election of Donald Trump in 2016, many Americans have taken to the streets to express their opposition. This library features many chants from various crowd sizes including: “Black Lives Matter” “We reject the president elect!” “Show me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!” and many more. Also included are isolated crowd cheers, walla, and distant speeches.
Recordings were made on 11-12-2016 and 1-21-2017 in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Microphone used: Sennheiser MKH40+30.
100% of the profits from this library will be donated to the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Non-Profit organizations may utilize this library free of charge. Please contact Audio Shade directly to receive a copy after verification of organization credentials.
Encore! Concert Audiences is packed with vibrant cheers, applause, and walla to bring your concert crowds to life. The variation from small lounges to outdoor music festivals allows you to cover a multitude of projects. We wanted to put you “in the audience” with this library, so we got nice and close to all the emotion emanating from these crowds. In addition, there are plenty of distant perspectives to give you more general sounding crowds.
The post process:
Great care was put into the editing phase of this library in order to maintain clean heads and tails for many of the recordings. We seamlessly sewed together multiple takes for those perfect sounding effects. We also took the time to edit out any and all extraneous noises such as stage sounds, distracting audience voices, offensive nearby claps, and more. In order to maintain the greatest dynamics, these sounds were all mastered at theatrical monitoring levels, giving you the most options in post. Metadata has been thoroughly fleshed out for this library which makes searching for these sounds quick and easy, allowing more time for your creative process.
Gear Used: Sennheiser MKH30/40 in MS setup, Sound Devices 744t, Sony PCM-D50, Tascam DR-100 mkII
‘Quadcopter Flight’ shows off these buzzing beasts from near and far in both quiet exterior locations and the studio.
Featuring a large quadcopter and two minis, these machines were captured as they performed all possible actions, such as take-offs, flybys, revs, and sustained flight.
The library also has foley, a few crashes, and recordings from contact mics that were attached to the two smaller quads for sounds of high-tech servo/rotor sounds that can be used for sci-fi projects containing robots, sliding doors, and more.
• Dromida Kodo II – Interior
• Eachine H8S – Interior
• Yuneec Typhoon G – Exterior
• Yuneec Typhoon G – Interior
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