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.
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
Recordists – Heavy Duty SUV
From www.therecordist.com comes an interesting new collection based on recordings from a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Special Utility Vehicle. Seven years in the making and a real labour of love, this library features interior and exterior recordings; doors, seatbelts and handling, engine turnovers and the electric sunroof, to name but a few.
A detailed sound file list, as well as pricing info, is available on the website. (Note: using the coupon TAHOESUV will get you a 20% discount off the retail price.)
Airborne Sound – Victory Vegas Motorcycle Collection (FREE)
On a similar tip, Airborne Sound have a new offering. Victory Vegas Motorcycle Collection is library bundle of sound recordings of the Harley Davidson-type Victory Vegas motorcycle. The collection is free for now, but grab it while you can – it’s only free for a limited pre-release period.
Dynamic Interference – Fabric
Designing Sound’s very own Shaun Farley releases his first sound library this month through Dynamic Interference. Fabric is 6.5 GB worth of over 9,000 HD fabric handling and movement sounds. Great for adding detail and texture to recorded Foley, this library features a whole host of textures, blends and weaves to work with, including linen, nylon, silk, polyester/rayon, denim, herringbone and ripstop.
Fabric is available now from: http://www.dynamicinterference.com/sfx/
Boom Library – Cinematic Hits
Boom Library have been busy already this year, and now return with Cinematic Hits. The third offering in their “Cinematic Series”, this new collection is sure to continue the high standard already set with Cinematic Trailers, with a set of impact effects geared toward those cutting sound for trailers.
Boom are offering a 20% on all orders of Cinematic Hits until August 1 2013. Check the website for full details.
The Soundcatcher – Industrial Print shop
The Soundcatcher are offering a 30% discount on The Print Shop, a mechanical sound effects and industrial ambiences collection. The Print Shop is available in a number of different package sizes and price points, from free to a full version at €45.00. Use the code: HEAVY-SUMMER-SALE to activate the saving.
Hiss and a Roar – Big Surf
Tim Prebble has a new library releasing next week through the Hiss and a Roar label. It’s a new ambience library focused on heavy and powerful wave sounds. Take a look at the preview video, and see if you can spot the man himself recording some massive waves.
Chuck Russom FX Summer Sale
There’s a huge summer sfx sale on at http://www.chuckrussomfx.com/ with 50% off all orders through July 31. With library packs such as Gun Handling, Blood and Guts and Dogs, it’s a great opportunity to flesh out the dark corners of your sound effects library!