Ongelegen intros free Binaural 05: Water sample pack

Ongelegen Binaural 05: Water

Ongelegen has announced the release of Water, its 5th free sample pack featuring binaural recordings.

This release consists small scale performances of splashes, bubbles, drips and more which I tried to capture as big as possible. I say small scale as everything was recorded in the studio with a bucket full of water and a few other props.

I setup the dummy vertically with it’s face above the water. Several times things got a bit out of hand resulting in water getting on the floor and the dummy getting splashed in the face. Luckily both the floor and the dummy survived.

Binaural 05: Water features

  • 139 sounds (431 MB) including splashes, bubbles, dripping, movement, squiches and more.
  • Recorded with Fostex FR-2 – DIY Dummy Head (EM158) @ 24 Bit / 96 kHz.
  • Metadata has been added to each file using Wave Agent by Sound Devices which should translate well to most applications which can read metadata.

The sample pack is a free download at Ongelegen.

More information: Ongelegen / Binaural 05: Water

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Metal Scratch free binaural sample pack by Ongelegen

Ongelegen has released Metal Scratch, a free sample library featuring binaural recordings of metal scratches.

This fourth library of The Binaural Collection consists of metal scratches. The recipe for this pack was simple: a metal housing from a deceased tape deck and a few sharp and blunt objects to ruin the surface of the housing.

I tried to capture all the nuances of the sounds and make the sounds as big as possible without any additional processing so I close mic’ed them with the front perspective of my dummy head.

Ongelegen Metal Scratch
Binaural sounds made by scratching up the housing of an old tape cassette deck.

Metal Scratch features

  • 126 metal scratches, recorded and edited at 24 Bit/96 kHz WAV.
  • Embedded metadata (BWF MetaEdit).
  • Recorded with Fostex FR2 – DIY Dummy Head (EM158).
  • 128 MB content (unpacked).

The sample pack is available to download at no cost.

More information: Ongelegen / Metal Scratch

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Ongelegen releases Binaural 03 Household Motors free sample pack

Ongelegen has announced Binaural 03 | Household Motors, a free sample library featuring 233 small motors sounds in three perspectives.

Ongelegen Household Motors

This third installment of The Binaural Collection contains recordings of small motors of common household devices such as blenders, juicers, drills etc.

During this recording session I’ve tried to capture the sounds from three listening perspectives: stationary front, stationary rear and a moving perspective where the sound moves around the stereo field/listeners head. The front and rear perspectives sound very similar as the sounds were recorded close to the microphones.

All sounds are recorded and edited @ 24 Bit, 96 kHz.

The Household Motors sample pack is available as a free download.

More information: Ongelegen / Binaural 03 Household Motors

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Ongelegen releases Binaural 02 – Aluminum Cans sample pack

Ongelegen Binaural 02 Aluminum Cans

Ongelegen has announced the release of Binaural 02 – Aluminum Cans, a free sample library.

The second soundpack from ONGELEGEN features sounds of aluminum cans.

Once again I’ve tried to capture as many interesting sounds as possible. During this recording session alot of cans were tortured and mutilated. All sounds are recorded and edited @ 24 Bit, 96 kHz.

With Binaural 02 I Aluminum Cans you get 250 twisted metal sound effects. 311 MB full of dropping, hitting, tearing, bending cans and more.

Binaural 02 – Aluminum Cans is available as a free download.

More information: Ongelegen / Aluminum Cans

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Tramon Kaiser launches Ongelegen + Binaural 01 The Balloon sample pack

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Tramon Kaiser aka Martin Oskera has announced the launch of Ongelegen, a new website offering free sample packs.

ONGELEGEN releases free, royalty free, high quality sound effect soundpacks for sound designers and electronic music producers or anyone who is interested in sound design, electronic music production or sound effects.

ONGELEGEN is founded by Martin Oskera, a hobbyist producer, recordist and sound designer from The Netherlands. He created this outlet to share his recordings and sound effects with the world, live out his passion and gain more experience in this field of work.

In celebration of the new website, Martin has released Binaural 01 | The Balloon, a collection of sounds made with party balloons.

With Binaural 01 I The Balloon you get 152 unique and weird balloon sound effects. 179 MB full of inflating, deflating, squealing effects and many more…

More information: Ongelegen

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