Sound Design

Get to Know the DEADBOW Sound Collection and Creator, Alessandro Romeo

Alessandro Romeo is a sound designer and composer based in Rome, Italy. He’s the creator of several popular sound collections, including DEADBOW. In this post, we’ll introduce you to the DEADBOW collection and its sounds, along with some tips on how to use them in your projects. The DEADBOW sound collection includes over 400 carefully…

DEADBOW: A New Approach to Horror Strings

SampleTraxx released DEADBOW their newest addition to the SampleTraxx organic sound effects series. A new horror strings library that takes string sounds to a new level. Sound designer Alessandro Romeo created this collection of WAV files and Kontakt instruments. His raw, live recordings of cellos and violins have captured the essence of fear. From smooth…

4 Aspects of Synthesizer Sound Design

Synthesizer sound design involves a series of different steps. For beginners, it may seem difficult to figure out how to achieve a specific sound, but the process is really simple if you understand the fundamentals of sound design. In this article, we’ll cover 4 aspects of synthesizer sound design: Attack, Modulation, Substituted synthesizers, and Effects…

Super Loud Action Metals: The Ultimate Sound Design Resource

If you’re looking for professional sound design resources that will blow your mind, you need to check out Super Loud Action Metals! This collection of field recordings made in a HUGE scrapyard is packed full of jaw-dropping audio effects and sound design ideas that will help you achieve the sounds you’ve always wanted. Not only…

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?

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?

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?

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…

The Sound Designers You Need to Know

Whether you’re an aspiring sound designer or just love the art of it, these names should ring a bell. Sound designers are responsible for creating and implementing the audio for a project while working in film, television, video games, and other media. This includes everything from music and dialogue to crowd noise and sound effects….

Learning How to Make Sound Effects

Cinematography is a complex art form that requires the ability to create sound effects. Sound effects must blend in with other audio elements of the film without distraction. Since our ears are constantly doing detail work, it’s important that these effects can be both effective and non-distracting. Sound effects are a fun way to create…

How to Add Sound Effects to Home Videos

Adding sound effects to your home videos can take them from dull to exciting in no time! By adding the right sound effect in the right place, you can really bring your video to life and make it more enjoyable for viewers. Here are a few tips on how to add sound effects to your…

How to Create Sound Effects

Sound effects are an integral part of filmmaking and film scoring. They can be created in many ways and are commonly used in various films. The Toy Symphony is a well-known example for its sound effects. Richard Wagner used sound effects when introducing the dwarfs in his opera Das Rheingold. In the 1981 film Das…

How to Get Started With Sound Design

When thinking about how to get started with sound design, there are several important aspects to consider. These include techniques, equipment, process, and goals. Keeping these things in mind will help you achieve success and become an excellent sound designer. Below are some of the steps you can take to get started with your own…

What Is Sound Design? – The ABCs of Sound Design

Unless you work in audio or video production, you probably haven’t thought much about sound design. Even if you’re unfamiliar with the term, you’ve benefited from sound design in one way or another. Ever been to a movie with particularly effective sound effects? Chances are good that a sound designer was responsible for creating those…

UNSTRUNG by Fallout Music Group

The artist’s series of instruments is unstrung and feature the sound design of Randon Purcell. Each instrument in the series will highlight one of Fallout Music Group composer/sound designers, who will create most or all of the samples independently. This will give each instrument its unique sound and provide an excellent opportunity for Fallout Music…

StrongMocha Acquires Trailerheroes.Com Domain

StrongMocha has announced the acquisition of the trailerheroes.com domain, a website that provides information on movie trailers and trailer sound design. The company plans to use the integrated website as a resource for its customers and to provide information on film trailers’. With the acquisition of this domain, StrongMocha continues its mission of providing quality…

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…

Review of DEBIRD by BOOM Library: The AI-Powered Tool to Remove Bird Sounds from Your Recordings

If you’ve ever tried to record nature sounds, you know that birds can be a real nuisance. Their chirping and tweeting can easily drown out the sounds of wind or water that you’re trying to capture. Until now, the only solution was to spend hours editing your recordings in an audio editor, trying to remove…

Boom Library’s Enforcer Sale: Your All-Sub-Bass Power House

Do you need some serious low-end power in your life? If so, then you need to check out Boom Library’s Enforcer! This easy-to-use bass plug-in adds an irresistible punch, powerful body, and a rigorous low-end bass impulse to your samples. Boom Library’s Enforcer Sale: Your All-Sub-Bass Power House You can heavily beef up sounds or…

MACABRE BUNDLE by SampleTraxx: 9 Horror SoundPacks – 2200+ Horror Sound Effects

A well-done horror film is designed to get your heart racing and keep you on the edge of your seat. Part of what makes these movies so suspenseful is the way that they use sound to create an anxious atmosphere. The score might feature a low, persistent hum that sets your teeth on edge, while…

Habit by Chase Bliss: A Happy Accident Machine

In this video, I check out the new Habit pedal by Chase Bliss. It’s an experimental delay pedal that allows you to randomly re-introduce audio from the last three minutes into your current music.

The NEW Drinking Piano 2.0: Tuned and Untuned Pianos, Bench Creaks, Plucks, Pedal Noises, SFX, Atmospheric Pads, Drones, Evolving Textures!

Welcome to the NEW Drinking Piano 2.0! This upgraded version has been remastered with fresh new sounds that will give your music a boost. In addition to tuned and untuned pianos, you’ll find bench creaks, plucks, pedal noises, SFX, 3 categories of atmospheric pads, drones, evolving textures and more! Soundiron also included a flexible four-layer…

Kilohearts Version 2 – Get AMAZING Cinematic Sound Design

Kilohearts has released the eagerly awaited v2 update to its entire ecosystem of music production tools. This update is focused mainly on modulation, introducing new modulators, and incorporating the Phase Plant modulation system into Multipass and Snap Heap. This opens up dramatically increased possibilities for dynamic modular effects creation. If you’re a producer, musician, or…

Panflow by Audiomodern: Creative Panning, Rhythmical Evolving Fluid Motion

Audiomodern Panflow is a creative panner plug-in that helps you to shape complex, evolving panning patterns and add random, rhythmical movement to any audio track in real-time. With Panflow, you can create instant fluid motion with precise stereo editing, using an easy-to-use interface and powerful pattern editor. Whether you’re looking to add some extra interest…

SOFA SMASH Sound Foley: The Ultimate Sound Effects Library for Creating Practical Destruction Sounds by Hissandaroar

In filmmaking, the sound is often just as important as visual elements. The right soundtrack can set the tone for a scene, create suspense, or provide comic relief. This sound library offers a variety of suspended tension hits that can add an extra layer of excitement to your next film score or trailer music. You…

Leather Jacket Sound Foley: A Unique Asset for Sound Effects by Hissandaroar

There’s something about a leather jacket that just makes you feel powerful. It’s no wonder that so many sound effects designers use this unique material to add an extra layer of realism to their work. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the different ways you can use a leather jacket to create sound effects, and…

How to Use Reverb for Sound Design: Creative Tips and Tricks

Reverb is one of the most important tools in a sound designer’s toolkit. It can be used to create an immersive sonic environment, evoke a sense of place, or add depth and texture to sounds. This article will explore some creative ways to use reverb in your productions. We’ll look at how to create special…

Create Dangerous Underscore with OFF THE GRID: Cinematic Sound Effects and Hits

SampleTraxx is back with another genre-defining library. Building on their already deep catalog of cinematic sounds and effects, OFF THE GRID, is poised to give your listeners chills, jumps, and screams. Partnering again with French sound designer Julien Caraz, OFF THE GRID follows their hit library (MONOCHROME). With over 2,9GB of sounds (790 Wav sounds…

Zynaptiq Wormhole Review: A Multi-Effects Powerhouse for Sound Designers and Music Producers

Do you want to create beautiful, shimmering detuned guitar sounds? Glassy ambient octave-shift tails? Surreal ambiances? Starship drones? Alien voices? Monster voices? Robot voices? If you’re looking for an all-in-one multi-effects powerhouse for sound design and music production, look no further than the Zynaptiq Wormhole. This plugin is packed with features that will let you…

Double Tracking – Fake It Till You Make It: How to Add That ‘Record’ Sound to Your Vocals

There’s a reason why classic records have that certain sound – because they were made in a studio with expensive equipment. However, you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars to get that same sound in your recordings! This blog post will show you how to add the ‘record’ sound to your vocals using fake…

How to Become a Sound Designer

How to Become a Sound Designer

If you’re someone who loves music and creativity, then becoming a sound designer may be the perfect career choice for you. Sound designers are responsible for creating and editing sound effects and music for films, television shows, video games, and other multimedia productions. They must have a strong understanding of audio engineering principles as well…

Tips For How to Use a Reverberation Effect To Enhance Your Recording's Tonal Quality

Tips For How to Use a Reverberation Effect To Enhance Your Recording’s Tonal Quality

Tips For How to Use a Reverberation Effect To Enhance Your Recording’s Tonal Quality Reverberation is a particular sound effect that can be applied to any recording. The reverberation effect is used to create an echo-like sound, which can enhance the tonal quality of your recording. There are many different methods for applying reverb, but…

This is Not a Piano: A Speaker-Filled “Piano” That Produces Amazing Sound

Do you know those days when you just don’t feel like dealing with people? Do you want to hole up in your apartment and enjoy some peace and quiet? But your upstairs neighbor is blasting some god-awful music again, and you can’t seem to find the will to get out of bed? Well, friends, today…

The Best Free Auto-Tune VST Plugins to Use in Your Studio

The Best Free Auto-Tune VST Plugins to Use in Your Studio

It’s not that your voice is bad, it’s just that it’s a little too… perfect. You’ve sung in the shower for years and your voice sounds great, but when you try to sing with a band you sound like a robot. Nobody wants to sound like a robot, so you add some autotune effects to…

How to Use Your De-Esser Right

The harsh ‘ess’ sounds orators or singers can produce during a powerful delivery close to a microphone are well-known. Almost every vocal recording contains ‘ess’ noises, whether from a strong vocal delivery, bad recording, speech impediments, or simply many ‘ess’ words spoken together. Wind instruments and other musical instruments may also make piercing ‘s’ sounds….

The Art of Recording 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…

40% off Tonsturm RAGING FIRE Library is on sale until November 30th!

As the November dark sale is in effect over at Tonsturm, we would like to mention some of our favorite libraries that are currently on offer – all until December 1st, 2021. The RAGING FIRE library offers a whopping 40% off for this month only! Tapio Liukkonen from Finland Tonsturm is one of the most…

Effects to Modulate Sound

Did you know that sound can be modulated using a plugin? Sound modulation is the process of changing one type of sound to create an entirely different one. It is often used in video games but has many other applications as well. For example, it’s possible to change the pitch or volume of a guitar…

Review of Izotope Rx 9 new and improved Ambience Match, De-Hum, and more. Trusted by top post-production engineers to quickly and reliably deliver clean audio

The new Izotope RX 9 is now available. This latest version of the industry-standard audio repair tool has a streamlined interface that makes it faster and easier to work with, improved Ambience Match, De-Hum algorithms for removing unwanted background noise, and more! With the ability to remove clicks, crackles, hiss, hums, and other problematic sounds…

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…

ARSENAL: 3000+ Cinematic Sound Effects for Trailer, Soundtrack, and Electronic Music Projects

SampleTraxx is proud to announce SampleTraxx ARSENAL 3000+ Cinematic Sound Effects for Trailer, Soundtrack, and Electronic Music Projects. SampleTraxx ARSENAL features organic and synthetic elements, horror and scary sounds, futuristic and sci-fi sounds. SampleTraxx ARSENAL has everything you need in order to make sonic wonders in your trailer or soundtrack project. Weathered and rustic tiles…

The Ultimate Toolkit for Modern Horror Sound Design – DARKO

DARKO – Psycological Horror Soundpack What’s the best way to scare your audience? If you’re a horror filmmaker or game designer, then the sound design is key. You need to create an eerie atmosphere that will immerse the viewer in terror. That’s where DARKO comes in! This essential sound collection has everything you need for…

Add movement, dimension and rhythm to any track | DS Audio

Add movement, dimension and rhythm to any track Add movement, dimension, and rhythm to your sound design with DS Audio TANTRA 2. The Tantra 2 plugin is a multi-effect that can create mesmerizing rhythm sequences from any source material. It has been reported to work best with synth sounds, deep and evolving pads, or even…

Rum – Room Simulator – Meet your Original Roommate

Rum – Room Simulator Klevgrand released a new sound effect plugin: Rum – Room Simulator. Klevgrand started by looking into their own recording and mixing processes, trying to come up with tools that we’ll use ourselves. And Rum – Room Simulator will definitely be a frequently used plug-in. Rum is a room simulator, specialized in…

SampleTraxx Released “PLATFORM – A Universe of Sound”

PLATFORM – A Universe of Sound SampleTraxx’s new PLATFORM is authentic sonic violence of first-class sounds particularly crafted by sound designer Robert Dudzic and SampleTraxx! 2.2 Gb of content • 570+ sounds 48/24 with Key information• 14 Categories• 100% royalty-free – single-user license• For a multi-user license contact SampleTraxx here• Immediate fast download A next-gen sound library stuffed…

SampleTraxx VOLTA Industrial Sound Design Elements – Out Now

VOLTA Industrial Sound Design Elements VOLTA is a selected industrial sound design collection, recognizing SampleTraxx cooperating with Si Begg to produce a disturbing aesthetic meticulously crafted from live recordings of bespoke instruments and organic sounds for a new class of sonic elements. The VOLTA Industrial Sound Design Elements sound-pack comes with 2 folders: Designed and…

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…

SampleTraxx Releases Ui TRAILER TOOLS

Ui TRAILER TOOLS For Ui TRAILER TOOLS SampleTraxx teamed up with French Sound Designer Julien Caraz (Monochrome) to create a sonic blend of Ui interfaces and cinematic sound design. SampleTraxx latest Ui TRAILER TOOLS is excellent for your movie sound design, sci-fi score, animation, video games, motion graphics, and more.  Ui TRAILER TOOLS a hybrid large sound pack…

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…

Submority’s AERA a Free Cinematic Trailer Library

AERA – The Core of Trailer SFX AERA is a FREE library with 20 hard-hitting and cutting-edge sound effects for trailers as well as for movies, television, video games, and other visuals. AERA a small and complex package that includes a broad spectrum of sounds that are a solid basis for transforming your every project…

Accusonus Voice Changer – A Powerful Virtual Sound Designer for Sculpting Voice Tracks

Voice Changer – Craft perfect voice effects fast Just one piece of software, and an idea, that is the promise of Accusonus with Voice Changer. Accusonus released Voice Changer, their latest tool for democratizing content creation. By bringing a new product to their range of audio repair plugins and royalty-free audio libraries, users now have…

Phonolyth Launches Velvet Machine – Sonic Texture Generator & Blur & Non‑Linear Reverb

Velvet Machine – Sonic Texture Generator Velvet Machine is an audio effect based on real-time convolution with enveloped velvet noise. You can think of Velvet Machine as a special kind of multi-tap delay with a huge number of randomly located and densely spaced taps, where the volume of each tap is determined by the envelope. At…

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…

Tremolo a free Classic Stereo Tremolo by ANWIDA Soft

Classic Stereo Tremolo The Tremolo plugin continuously changes the amplitude of a signal creating the impression of a pulsing source. 64-bit internal precision highly optimized DSP code ultra-clean and noiseless processing factory presets parameter values can be entered manually fully automatable (depending on host application) stereo output (stereo->stereo) Tremolo is available for FREE for any…

Mix, Master, Repair, And Create – iZotope Community Appreciation Bundle

11 iZotope Plugins – Over $1600 in Value for $49 The Community Appreciation Bundle from iZotope gives you the opportunity to pick up an array of iZotope’s top-selling music-making software for a special price. Get 11 iZotope plug-ins and thousands of sounds and presets designed to inspire creativity and get your mixes and masters sounding…

INFILTRATOR – The Multi-Effect, Evolved

INFILTRATOR – Sequenced Multi-effects Powerhouse Infiltrator could be your new secret weapon. Infiltrator is a monster multi-effect sequencer that can satisfy any sound design appetite. Thanks to a choice of 28 effects, combined with powerful curve editing, sequencing, and macro controls, the possibilities are endless, and inspiration is guaranteed! Infiltrator Features Draw custom curves for up…

New Plate Reverb Plug-in, Spatio Plate by ANWIDA Soft

Spatio Plate by ANWIDA Soft After the release of SPATIO Light, that has been welcomed in a few weeks by very positive comments and thousands of downloads, ANWIDA Soft is glad to announce the release of SPATIO Plate, the first premium plugin of the SPATIO reverb suite. SPATIO Plate is a VST3/AU plugin that offers natural and…

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

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…

BRAAMS Vol. 1-2 Bundle Only €39/$39

BRAAMS Vol. 1-2 Bundle Only €39/$39 Braams make everything feel bigger, more satisfying and dramatic. SampleTraxx released their BRAAMS Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 as a bundle. This bundle is totally dedicated to that vibration that enhances slow-motion shots, intros and outros in trailer sound design and soundtrack scores. BRAAMS Vol.2 is a new collection of organic, raw…