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Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 | 6 comments

Black Friday SFX Library Deals

 

Photo by: Jennuine Captures

Photo by: Jennuine Captures

A bunch of SFX Libraries are having Black Friday deals!  Below is a description of each. Click their name to head over to the site or deal-specific page. If you find more deals let us know and we’ll add them!

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Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 | 0 comments

SFX Independence – July 2013 (Part 2)

A slew of independent SFX releases and offers this month, so we’ve put together another roundup with even more options for your hard-earned moolah.

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Tonstrum – Screaming Metal

Available as either a 192K or 96KHz at 24-bit, Screaming Metal is every bit as the title suggests. From ventilation shafts to blocks of solid steel, Tonstrum have created a soundpack full of metal-infused resonances, drones and – of course – screams.

Prices are $99.00 USD and $84.00 USD for the 192Khz and 96KHz packs, respectively. More details on the sounds and the techniques used to capture them are available at www.tonsturm.com.

Watch the trailer here: http://vimeo.com/70951640

 

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Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

SFX Independence – June 2013

It’s time for another collection of news items relating to the the world of independent sound effects!

Boom Library – Horses

Knights, the Cavalry, the Three Musketeers, Cowboys, Indians, Arnold Schwarzenegger in TRUE LIES: The cool guys sit on horses. Bring these animals to vibrant life with our extensive HORSES SFX library. You get 9 GB of high quality and royalty free SFX of countless horse voices, a mass of Foley sounds, pass-bys and steps in various gaits and different surfaces.

Included with the library, as evidenced by the video above is a playable Kontakt instrument! Head over to the product page on the Boom Library website for further details.

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Posted by on May 23, 2013 | 1 comment

SFX Independence – Late May 2013

There’s a whole heap of stuff going on in the independent SFX community that’s worth making note of. So, here goes…

New Libraries Available Now…

New Sound Lab’s Optical Drives

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This library features recordings of computer optical disc drives (two internal desktop CD/DVD-R and one internal laptop slim CD/DVD-R slot-load).

Two induction coil pickups were used to record the electromagnetic fields emitted by the drives, capturing a very unique set of sounds and textures. These range from sharp percussive bleeps, glitchy static and noise, to electromechanical motor sounds, and drones. You’ll find use for many applications, including UI interface design, transitions, sci-fi, robot/servo sounds, technology, and computer sound effects.

Recordings include all functions of the DVD drives, e.g. disc loading, reading, writing/burning, spin up/down, errors, and disc ejecting. Also, each drive was taken apart and manipulated to create additional sounds.

Check it out here!

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Posted by on May 3, 2013 | 2 comments

SFX Independence – Early May 2013

Here are all of the libraries of note we’ve spotted since the last round-up back in the beginning of April…in the order of most recent first (working from here…so forgive me if I’ve confused dates).

The Recordist

Machine Guns HD Pro SFX Trailer from Frank Bry on Vimeo.

Presenting Machine Guns HD Pro Sound Effects Library. This 24-Bit/96kHz collection features four fully automatic weapons recorded at a wide open 400 acre ranch in North Idaho. With a mountain ridge in front and open field behind, the guns generated a breathtaking echo while at the same time the “close up and personal” microphones capture the intense muzzle blast and mechanics of each weapon in stunning detail.

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