Category: Foley

  • Foley Sound Effects

    Foley Sound Effects

    Foley sound effects are used to produce everyday sounds for use in film, television, and other media. These sounds are recorded in a recording studio and sometimes used in comedy or action scenes. The sounds are added to improve the audio quality of media. Foley sound effects can add depth and realism to a film […]

  • What Are Foley Sound Effects?

    What Are Foley Sound Effects?

    Foley is a filmmaking term that describes sound effects added to a film or media in post-production. These sounds can be real or recorded. They are usually added to add quality to the audio. Foley sound effects are also used to make instruments that can be heard in movies. Foley artists use a variety of […]

  • How is Foley Sound Made?

    How is Foley Sound Made?

    You’re not alone if you’ve ever wondered how Foley Sound is created for film or television. Foley Sound often adds a unique flavor to action or comedy scenes. These sounds can be created with anything that can be transported into a recording studio. The best way to create a Foley Sound is to think outside […]

  • What is a Foley Artist?

    What is a Foley Artist?

    If you’ve ever seen a movie or TV show, chances are you’ve wondered: “What is a foley artist?” Foley artists reproduce everyday sounds in film and television. They work in closed studios to record sound effects. Sometimes, they work with props and create background noises. Foley artists reproduce everyday sounds Foley artists use everyday objects […]

  • CREATURES HUMANOID: Bone-Chilling Creature Sounds for Your Horror Productions

    CREATURES HUMANOID: Bone-Chilling Creature Sounds for Your Horror Productions

    Looking for bone-chilling creature sounds for your horror productions? Look no further than CREATURES HUMANOID by BOOM Library. This collection of sound effects features horrifying screams, bone-rattling growls, and drool-dripping snarls that will leave your audiences gripping the edge of their seats. With over 1,000 high-quality sound effects, you’re sure to find the perfect sounds […]

  • AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS: A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns

    AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS: A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns

    AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS, This library is a crossover between an ambiance library and a polyrhythmic pattern library! Selected from over 14 hours of multitrack recordings, captured during two days of Summer rain. By strategically placing inverted metal trashcans below cracks in the clear light roof of the porch at the back of Tim Prebble’s house, […]

  • Freetousesounds Releases Seoul Train Sound Library: Hangang Railway Bridge

    Freetousesounds Releases Seoul Train Sound Library: Hangang Railway Bridge

    If you’re looking for an authentic soundscape of Seoul, look no further than the new Hangang Railway Bridge sound library from freetousesounds. This library is packed with recordings of trains crossing one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. The bridge was the first to be built in Seoul, and it still sees a lot of […]

  • How to Record the Ocean Sounds

    How to Record the Ocean Sounds

    The Art of Recording Ocean Sounds It’s not enough to simply admire ocean waves from the shore. The ocean is a soundscape that deserves your full attention and recording ocean sounds can be as simple as using an iPhone or some basic equipment like a microphone, headphones, and a field recorder. Ocean sounds are incredibly […]

  • How To Recorded the Sound of Fire

    How To Recorded the Sound of Fire

    This blog post is about how I recorded the sound of fire. Sound recording has always been my passion, and when I was given this assignment for Sound Recording 101, it gave me an opportunity to explore a new type of sound. Sound recordings are typically made in studios with microphones and reverb units to […]

  • How to Record the Sound of Wind

    How to Record the Sound of Wind

    The sound of the wind is a sound that many people find to be calming and soothing. This sound can also help you focus on something else when it is too noisy around you. Recording the sound of wind can be difficult, but this blog post will show you how to capture this sound without […]

  • Best Hydrophones for Underwater Sound Recordings (AMBIENT ASF1 vs ASF2)

    Best Hydrophones for Underwater Sound Recordings (AMBIENT ASF1 vs ASF2)

    In this video, we’re using the Ambient ASF1 MK2 & Ambient ASF2 MK2 and recording new sounds underwater in and around Bangkok! We’re Libby and Marcel, a full-time traveling couple recording unique sounds around the world! Follow us as we go to different destinations, showcasing new audio gear, and providing tips and tricks for field […]

  • How to Record the Sound of Rain

    How to Record the Sound of Rain

    There’s something special about the sound of rain. Whether it’s the gentle patter of a spring shower or the heavy rumble of a summer thunderstorm, the sound of rain can be both calming and invigorating. For many people, the sound of rain is the perfect backdrop for relaxation or sleep. However, for others, the sound […]

  • Hong Kong Traffic Sound Effects Library

    Hong Kong Traffic Sound Effects Library

    Traffic ambiance from Hong Kong. Now when I think about it, I have never published a traffic sound library recorded in major cities specific to this theme. I honestly don’t record too much traffic but this sound library features 21 tracks recorded in different locations around Hong Kong including trucks, motorcycles, bus and of course […]

  • Subtle Air Motions Ambiance Library

    Subtle Air Motions Ambiance Library

    MOTION OF AIR AMBIENCE LIBRARY is a library of TONSTURM’s subtle and steady air motion ambiances. Toned recordings with a broad range of wind energy contrast in different flavors of air, like Tension, Calm, Enthusiastic, and Relaxed. This library contains all the atmospheres you need to create an immersive experience for your project. What is […]

  • KA-CHUNK! – Toy Guns – GRAB, SHOOT, RELOAD, AND MORE

    KA-CHUNK! – Toy Guns – GRAB, SHOOT, RELOAD, AND MORE

    KA-CHUNK! – Toy Guns Everything a toy gun can do is waiting for you in this tightly stacked utility package of sound effects. Grab, movement and clicks await to be heard alongside rattles spin snaps grasps magazines reloads shots!It’s time to build your own mechanical contraption from scratch or complement an existing design with new […]

  • Plate Smasher Tim Prebble’s New PLATE SMASH MiniFX Library

    Plate Smasher Tim Prebble’s New PLATE SMASH MiniFX Library

    FX012 PLATE SMASH HISSandaROAR’s Tim Prebble (Field Recordist/Plate Smasher) released a new MiniFX Library, originally started as a request: a dedicated plate smash library! The tonality of ceramic plates and pottery is quite different from glass, so it has been fascinating to explore a range of techniques to hit, break and shatter, specifically to capture a wide […]

  • TONSTURM New INDOOR EXPLOSIONS Effects Library

    TONSTURM New INDOOR EXPLOSIONS Effects Library

    INDOOR EXPLOSIONS SFX LIBRARY INDOOR EXPLOSIONS feature massive explosion effects performed and recorded inside huge halls, shattered hallways, and narrow corridors. Producing breathtaking detonation effects with extra meaty reverb tails. The main challenge for TONSTURM actually was to get permission to perform big explosion effects inside a building. After long research, TONSTURM found an abandoned […]

  • Brute Force – Aggressive Elements – Out Now

    Brute Force – Aggressive Elements – Out Now

    AGGRESSIVE SOUND ELEMENTS TO PUSH THE LIMITS The recordings were performed in and nearby BOOM Library’s studios. BOOM Library broke all the habits on their Eurorack to get the right squealing and squelching, pushing those red lines beyond what’s safe. The testament of a dominant sound is in its intricate composition. Layered to perfection, a […]

  • THE WORKBENCH the Sounds of Harald Salaun’s Workshop

    THE WORKBENCH the Sounds of Harald Salaun’s Workshop

    Sounds of Harald Salaun’s Workshop Did you ever want to know how it sounds in Harry’s Workshop? Yes? Then it is time to check out The Workbench, a Kontakt 6 driven sample library of various tools. Reverse, Pitch Shift, Lo-FI, Distortion, and Reverb effects allow you to turn those everyday tools into some slick hybrid […]

  • HISSandaROAR New UI library: FX011 BLOCKS & BONES CLAVES & STONES

    HISSandaROAR New UI library: FX011 BLOCKS & BONES CLAVES & STONES

    FX011 BLOCKS & BONES CLAVES & STONES Tim Prebble running HISSandaROAR released a new sound library, Making ‘hi tech’ electronic UI sounds is so easy now that’s almost a no-brainer for Tim, but what if you want the gentle click & clack of organic sounds? This new MiniFX Library provides a multitude of options, with […]

  • IR003 WOOD Impulse Response

    IR003 WOOD Impulse Response

    IR003 WOOD OBJECT Impulse Response Following on from IR001 GLASS and IR002 METAL, this library of impulse responses explores the acoustics of wood objects via two specific approaches. Following on from IR001 GLASS and IR002 METAL, this new library of impulse responses explores the acoustics of wood objects, ranging in size and scale from a pencil case to an […]

  • STRANGE RAIN by HISSandaROAR Released

    STRANGE RAIN by HISSandaROAR Released

    New HISSandaROAR Ambience Library A month back Tim Prebble (HISSandaROAR) woke up on a Monday morning with plans to head out recording FOLIAGE stalled by pouring rain! Rain that the weather forecast forgot to mention… But rather than be frustrated Tim decided to experiment with unusual methods for recording rain, starting with the configuration above: capturing four discrete channels of granular metal […]

  • PM:SFX SUMMER SALE IS ON – EVERYTHING 40% OFF

    PM:SFX SUMMER SALE IS ON – EVERYTHING 40% OFF

    PM:SFX SUMMER SALE IS ON SAVE $1250 ON EVERYTHING BUNDLE! Entire PMSFX catalog in one bundle. All PMSFX releases in one bundle + 1 year of free updates! Get it for only $299.99 ($1550 value). I advise the EVERYTHING BUNDLE for any sound designer or composer that looks for a extra sound. You get thousands […]

  • HISSandaROAR Releases Quirky New UFX Libraries

    HISSandaROAR Releases Quirky New UFX Libraries

    QUIRKY NEW UNIT FX Now Released Tim Prebble Field Recordist/Sound Designer and owner of HISSandaROAR launched new libraries. UFX010 CRUNCH Apple Tim Prebble read an article about a Guinness World Record for loudest apple crunch, turns out the Sweet Tango apple variety is known for maximum crunch due to having cells twice the size of regular […]

  • FX009 MUD POOL X HYDROPHONE by HISSandaROAR

    FX009 MUD POOL X HYDROPHONE by HISSandaROAR

    FX009 MUD POOL X HYDROPHONE On the same road trip to Ruapehu (See HISSandaROAR’s New FX009 METAL GATE CREAK), Tim Prebble also revisited a large-scale mud pool near Rotorua and recorded the geothermal activity using a pair of Aquarian H2A hydrophones. Tim had checked with Aquarian Audio that their hydrophones could cope (they confirmed they have boiled them […]

  • HISSandaROAR’s New FX009 METAL GATE CREAK…..FROM HELL

    HISSandaROAR’s New FX009 METAL GATE CREAK…..FROM HELL

    MiniFX FX009 METAL GATE CREAK On a recent road trip, Tim Prebble spent some of his days exploring the alpine area of Ruapehu, and specifically the Tukino ski field. The landscapes are incredible – it felt a bit like visiting the red planet… To access the road up to the ski field requires obtaining a key for […]

  • Man Makes Noise Releases Kontakt Library The Bottle

    Man Makes Noise Releases Kontakt Library The Bottle

    Man Makes Noise’s The Bottle Man Makes Noise released a new Kontakt-based library – The Bottle. Tapsa a sound designer running Man Makes Noise One started with this library when his wife decided she wanted a fancy drinking bottle. A fancy metallic drinking bottle. Of course, it needed to be sampled by Tapsa. The Bottle […]

  • How to Record a Sound Library – in a hotel room

    How to Record a Sound Library – in a hotel room

    How to Record a Sound Library Recording sounds and sound effects in a hotel room! We wanted to take you behind the scenes and and show you how we are recording for an upcoming sound library for our 60 days, 60 sound libraries challenge! Even though we’re staying in a space of only 200 square […]

  • The Odyssey Collection: Creatures and  Comprehensive Animal Sound Library

    The Odyssey Collection: Creatures and Comprehensive Animal Sound Library

    The Odyssey Collection: Creatures Excite your sound design project with a wide animal sound effects library. Use the recorded beasts and critters’ sound in your wildest sound design dreams with The Odyssey Collection: Creatures. Add life and energy to any project with characterful animal recordings ranging from rare and exotic to common and domesticated – plus […]

  • Hong Kong Ambience | Choi Hung Real Estate

    Hong Kong Ambience | Choi Hung Real Estate

    60 Days, 60 Sound Libraries starts today! Of all the places I’ve seen in the world, Hong Kong had the greatest impact on me. As soon as I left the apartment, I felt hypnotized and always full of energy ready to explore and record the sounds of this metropolis. I went out one late afternoon […]

  • TONSTURM Massive Spring Sale – One Week Only

    TONSTURM Massive Spring Sale – One Week Only

    TONSTURM Massive Spring 2021 Sale Massive discount on selected libraries for one week only! TONSTURM would like to celebrate with you this rough winter is almost over, and spring is finally around the corner. TONSTURM has a massive spring sale in full effect on selected libraries.For one week you can save up to 30% TONSTURM Massive Spring 2021 […]

  • French High School Sound Effects & Recess Ambience

    French High School Sound Effects & Recess Ambience

    French High School Sound Effects & Recess Ambience This sound library is from La Réunion and includes recess sounds recorded at a high school in St. Pierre. I recorded these sounds on February 6th last year and about 1.5 months before the official lockdown.  With French High School Sound Effects & Recess Ambience you can […]

  • How to Create Submarine Sonar Sounds with field recordings!

    How to Create Submarine Sonar Sounds with field recordings!

    Throughout our time recording sounds in Malta, we’ve been blown away by the history and architecture. If you’ve visited the island then you know what we mean! Just yesterday, we explored the forgotten tunnels and headquarters for WWII and the Cold War. It’s hard to put into words, it’s just something you have to experience. […]

  • Tonsturm’s Fight Extension an Advanced Foley Sound Library

    Tonsturm’s Fight Extension an Advanced Foley Sound Library

    TONSTURM SFX FIGHT EXTENSION Foley Library Released Supercharge your fight sound effects with our newest collection of PUNCHES, GRABS, SPLISHES, SMACKS, SLAPS, and supersonic WHIP CRACKS. This is the extension library to Tonsturm’s “THE FIGHT” SFX library. While the original excels at the more meaty, organic, and beefy sounds this extension library delivers more heavy, […]

  • Church Bell Sound Effects! Ave Maria Bell Ringing Zabbar Church Malta

    Church Bell Sound Effects! Ave Maria Bell Ringing Zabbar Church Malta

    Church Bell Sound Effects This new sound library contains new church bell recordings from Malta. This time I was able to record these sound effects for 15 minutes at noon, just below the bells in two bell towers. The church bells played Ave Maria. It was another incredible moment to stand on the roof of […]

  • Underwater Ambience! The Hidden Sounds – New Underwater Sound Library

    Underwater Ambience! The Hidden Sounds – New Underwater Sound Library

    Underwater Ambience! The Hidden Sounds We just released a new YouTube video and this sound library is part of it! This brand new underwater sound library from 2021 contains 29 high-quality sound recordings with hundreds of originally created sound effects. I recorded these new sounds in Croatia, Turkey, and Malta. I went to small fishing […]

  • Abandoned Courtyard Ambience! Leaking Water Pipe & Church Bells

    Abandoned Courtyard Ambience! Leaking Water Pipe & Church Bells

    Abandoned Courtyard Ambience First things first! Thank you to two new Bandcamp supporters Krishanu and Nicholas that joined today and of course to all others who support us along the way. It really means a lot and now its time for a new sound library from Malta. This is for all of you who are […]

  • Lisbon Train Station Sound Library – Sounds Of Portugal

    Lisbon Train Station Sound Library – Sounds Of Portugal

    Sounds Of Portugal The next sound library I just published is from Lisbon, Portugal. By the end of 2019 we lived one month in Lisbon and today I finally finished editing all these recordings including train station ambience from Estação do Oriente, Rossio Train Station, Santa Apolónia, Cais do Sodré, and one underground station.  I […]

  • How To Set Gain For Field Recording

    How To Set Gain For Field Recording

    Setting Levels For Field Recording One question I’ve been getting more lately is about how and what are the best levels to set your gain for field recordings? This is a question I don’t have a clear answer which I’ll explain why in this video. With recording sounds full-time the past few years, I’ll share […]

  • New Church Bell Sound Effects from Malta!

    New Church Bell Sound Effects from Malta!

    Church Bell Sound Effects from Malta A couple of days ago I was able to record over 40 minutes of new church bell sound effects here in Malta at the Hal Safi Church! ▽ ▽The story about the church bell sound library▽ ▽ One evening I was able to visit the Hal Safi Parish Church […]

  • Free To Use Sounds New Aircraft Interior Sound Library Airbus 321 Neo

    Free To Use Sounds New Aircraft Interior Sound Library Airbus 321 Neo

    Aircraft Interior Sound Library Airbus 321 Neo I just released a brand new royalty-free “In-Flight Interior Sound Library” recorded inside a new Airbus 321 Neo from Istanbul to Malta.  ▽ ▽The backstory about this library▽ ▽ Our visa in Turkey was about to expire and we had to find a new temporary home. Malta is […]

  • New Relaxing Fireplace Sounds Cave Hotel Cappadocia

    New Relaxing Fireplace Sounds Cave Hotel Cappadocia

    Relaxing Fireplace Sounds Cave Hotel Cappadocia We spent a week in Cappadocia and during that time we stayed in an authentic cave hotel. The room we booked had a fireplace and one evening we asked the front desk to see if it’s possible to lighten up the fireplace. The staff later came into the room, […]

  • Gruesome Sound Effects – How we did it!

    Gruesome Sound Effects – How we did it!

    Gruesome Sound Effects We’ve gone and done it… finally! It’s taken some time and today we release the ultimate gruesome sound library! Not only did we record some of the most disgusting sounds our ears have ever heard, but we made this video to show you exactly how we did it! Hear gross sounds like […]

  • New Sound FX Library FOIL by HISSandaROAR

    New Sound FX Library FOIL by HISSandaROAR

    A Sound X Library Inspired By Banana Cake Tim Prebble the man behind HISSandaROAR launched a new Sound FX Library. The first full lockdown in NZ triggered panic buying. First was toilet paper – Second was yeast and flour. It seems people were going to bake their way out of the pandemic. But by week 4 […]

  • Best Audio Bag for Field Recording

    Best Audio Bag for Field Recording

    Best Audio Bag for Field Recording Best backpack for recording audio? In this video, we show you the bag I use every day when I’m out recording sounds. See how I pack, organize, and customize this bag for my field recording trips. For the past 2 years, I’ve used this backpack in all types of […]

  • Field Recording Around The World | Sounds of Antalya, Turkey

    Field Recording Around The World | Sounds of Antalya, Turkey

    Sounds of Antalya, Turkey Come around with us as we show you what a typical sound recording is like! In Antalya, Turkey I brought my audio equipment for field recording to capture many types of ambience at the old harbor, along the coast, and public transportation.

  • Free SMENA SYMBOL Camera Foley by PMSFX

    Free SMENA SYMBOL Camera Foley by PMSFX

    SMENA SYMBOL Camera Foley PMSFX launched a new free SFX library – SMENA SYMBOL. The library includes 159 hi-quality sound effects of an iconic soviet camera – LOMO Smena Symbol. Recorded with 3 microphones: DPA4060 (extremely close), Sennheiser MKH8040 (close) and Sennheiser MKH8060 (mid close) at superb 192kHz 32bit. Shutter releases, Shutter speed dial movements, […]

  • Continental Typewriter by PMSFX

    Continental Typewriter by PMSFX

    681 hi-quality sound effects of an iconic Continental Wanderer typewriter.  Continental typewriters used to be the writer’s favorite – Ernest Hemingway used the very same model (Wanderer).  The library comes packed with a lot of mechanical sound effects recorded with 3 different microphones (DPA4060, MKH8040, MKH8060) for the verity of tone and perspective.All sound effects […]

  • How much YouTubers make with 10,000 Subscribers

    How much YouTubers make with 10,000 Subscribers

    How much YouTubers make Curious how much YouTubers make with 10,000 subscribers? This video takes you behind the curtain and shows you exactly how much money we make with our current subscriber count. Plus, we explain why we’re taking YouTube more seriously and what you can expect from us in the future! We have to […]

  • Cappadocia, Turkey, and how it Sounds

    Cappadocia, Turkey, and how it Sounds

    More than just Stunning Scenery Cappadocia, Turkey is one of the most beautiful areas in the world. With hot air balloons overlooking stunning valleys, ancient underground cities, and stunning scenery, it’s no wonder why this place is on so many bucket lists! While the region is no doubt gorgeous, it also is home to unique […]

  • Scary Wind Textures Exterior & Interior Wind Sound Effects

    Scary Wind Textures Exterior & Interior Wind Sound Effects

    Scary Wind Textures Exterior & Interior Wind Sound Effects A few weeks ago we lived on the Turkish coast in a town called Bodrum. The wind was a big advantage there. Okay, if you’re a field recordist it’s great, but a cyclist will likely tell you otherwise. I was a cyclist and always felt like […]

  • Use Field Recordings with the Vital Synth

    Use Field Recordings with the Vital Synth

    Free Vital Synth – Use Your Own Samples There’s a new exciting wavetable that everyone is talking about! I recently downloaded this free synth wavetable and I was blown away by the groundbreaking UI and versatility of it! Not only is the experience incredible, but Vital also makes it possible to use and manipulate your […]

  • Hot Air Balloon Sound Effects! Cappadocia, Turkey by Free To Use Sounds

    Hot Air Balloon Sound Effects! Cappadocia, Turkey by Free To Use Sounds

    Hot Air Balloon Sound Effects Hot Air Balloon Sound Effects! Cappadocia, Turkey is the latest and first 2021 released of Free To Use Sounds. Free To Use Sounds spent one week in Cappadocia and MArcel was able to pick up the sounds of several hot air balloons from the ground. Before the balloons took off, […]

  • Fire Sound Effects Eternal Flames Olympus Turkey

    Fire Sound Effects Eternal Flames Olympus Turkey

    Recording the sounds of the eternal flames near Olimpos in Turkey. After a steep 1km hike, Free To Use Sounds arrived at the mountainside and saw already a dozen flames constantly burning out of the vents in the rocks. Luckily no other tourists around and Marcel from Free To Use Sounds was able to record […]

  • Bioscape Updated Now With 122 Extra Presets in ǝsɹǝʌǝꓤ

    Bioscape Updated Now With 122 Extra Presets in ǝsɹǝʌǝꓤ

    Bioscape Adding 122 new Reverse Presets Bioscape is updated to v1.1 adding 122 new Reverse themed presets to the factory library. These are preset with sound sources played in reverse, from dark cinematic effects to distorted risers, subtle pads, and esoteric textures. The 8-minute video below is an audio demo of 20 of the new presets added in […]