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SFX News 12.03.12

The Recordist released Ultimate Ice 2.5 HD Pro

Ultimate Ice 2.5 HD Pro Sound Effects Library is a small 24-Bit 96kHz addition to Ultimate Ice 2.0 with some BIG ice cracks and impacts from a perfectly round lake in North Idaho. Also included are fast ripping ice cracks from another 800 acre lake a short distance from Round Lake and some special designed ice sounds from here in the studio.

The extreme low frequency nature of some of these ice recordings are perfect for LFE tracks and as additional elements layered in with higher pitch cracks.

The SFX Bible special offer is coming to its end.

The Sound Effects Bible Hard Drive is a collection of 5,000 sound effects recorded by Ric Viers and his team at the Detroit Chop Shop including close to 2,000 new and previously unreleased sound effects. All of the sounds were recorded at 24/96KHz, along with a small selection of unique 16/44.1KHz sounds that were pulled from the Detroit Chop Shop archives.

The sounds are delivered as 24/48 KHz broadcast .WAV files complete with metadata that is compatible with your favorite search engine and are neatly sorted into 25 category folders: Ambience, Animals, Cartoon, Emergency, Explosions, Fire, Foley, Food, Footsteps, Horror, Horror Production Elements, Household, Humans, Impacts, Industry, Multimedia, Office, Production Elements, Science Fiction, Sports, Technology, Vehicles, Warfare, Water and Weather.

Recordist and editor Gabriele Fasano from Italy launched Surround Ambiences, a library focused on surround recordings.The first collection is available now, called Autumn Wind HD 5.1

Autumn Wind HD 5.1 is a collection of High Definition ambience wind sound effects recorded at 24bit/96khz using a Soundfield SPS200 surround microphone. Included are recordings of strong and medium strong wind taken on a very breezy autumn day. The microphone was placed in the middle of the trees to get the best surround effect of waving leaves. It was also positioned at the centre of a field within a forest to obtain a surround sound perspective from a distance. Some recordings also include birds singing.

Affordable Audio 4 Everyone released Elements of Terror, including 200 sounds. All proceeds above $5 go to International Suicide Prevention.

Building an insane asylum? Perhaps a scene with a dark nightmare. The Elements of Terror has both subliminal, and dark sounds that helps bring fear into a scene. Help provide that extra element to a horror scene. To make the audience wonder about what might be behind that next door.

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BOOM Library is now accepting pre-orders of their new Dogs library. Over 7 GB of sound recorded at 192 kHz, 24-bit.

This collection is your ultimate source for high quality dog sound effects. “Dogs” provides you with a huge variety of clean and crispy sounds of our four-legged friends. You get the full range from small to huge, from young to old, from tiny whining to aggressive barking. Look forward to tons of growls, snarls, moans, barks, scratching, drinking, eating and much more. Whether it’s the friendly Border Collie or the impressive Doberman, this library gives you the full flexibility for designing really authentic dog sound effects or some bad-ass creatures from another planet.


  1. How do I reach “Gabriele Fasano from Italy launched Surround Ambiences”? There is no link on the site to contact. My order for the wind left me with no links to download, and I’ve tried eMailing to the paypal receipt at “(” with no response.

  2. Sorted it out – This can be removed by the site admin if you like.

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