99Sounds releases free Rain And Thunder sample pack

99Sounds has announced the release of Rain And Thunder, a free sound library from the new indie sound design label started by Bedroom Producers Blog, featuring 64 high quality audio samples recorded during a spring storm on the streets of Belgrade.

99Sounds Rain And Thunder

This free sample collection contains all the sound effects you may need in order to evoke the atmosphere of a rainy day in a large city. You can hear the cars passing by on some of the recordings, tires splashing through puddles and people walking around in a hurry. The rest of the audio content was recorded in quieter parts of the city, far from the busy downtown. I’ve also recorded the beautiful sound of raindrops falling on an umbrella, it almost sounds like vinyl noise.

There are also around twenty recordings of distant thunder rumble. These can be mixed with clean recordings of rain, if you need background noise for a movie or an audio project. The coolest part of this sound library though are the samples of seven thunders which struck very close, even too close if you ask me. Those are the most valuable samples in the pack, because recording a storm from such close distance is indeed a very rare opportunity.

The sample pack is a free download at 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Rain And Thunder


AudioGaming updates AudioWind Pro & AudioRain Pro to v1.3

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AudioGaming AudioWind Pro

AudioGaming has released version 1.3 of the AudioWind Pro and AudioRain Pro procedural audio plug-ins for creating wind and rain sounds.

AudioWind is our revolutionary procedural audio plugin that helps you create the perfect wind sound in a matter of minutes. It requires just a few resources to work perfectly. Our D.O.S.E. technology allows you to work in real-time for up to 5.1 channel audio. You can modify your sound without entirely having to recreate it.

AudioRain is AudioWind’s little brother and offers high quality rain sounds. Shape your rain sound in real time, work from the small drop to the shower. Have it your way even in 5.1 channel audio.

Changes in AudioWind/AudioRain Pro v1.3

  • 64-bit compatible.
  • Supports Avid AAX plugin format.
  • New interface design .
  • Further optimized performance.
  • OSC control thruogh iPad.

AudioWind Pro and AudioRain Pro for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) are available to purchase for 290 EUR each. A bundle of both is 445 EUR.

More information: AudioGaming


HISS and a ROAR releases Wet Traffic sound library

Hiss and a Roar Wet Traffic

HISS and a ROAR has announced the release of Wet Traffic, a 11.3GB ambience sample library featuring 93 recordings of traffic on wet roads.

This is a library I have needed myself dozens of times: traffic in a rainy city!

Compiled from over ten hours of recordings and delivered 24 bit 96kHz in dual stereo (ORTF 8040 pair and MKH70 discrete) each track in this library has a minimum duration of 3 minutes and includes locations from inner city, suburbia and motorways, with various densities (busy rush hour, medium/light and single passbys) and a range of degrees of road dampness.

Bring your rainy city ambiences to life!

The sample library costs $49 USD. For the first 24 hours Wet Traffic is on sale for $33 USD.

More information: HISS and a ROAR / Wet Traffic


Chuck Russom FX releases Violet Rain sound fx pack

Chuck Russom FX Violet Rain

Chuck Russom FX has announced the release of Violet Rain, a sound fx sample library.

Violet Rain, because if the rain were purple, Prince would be upset.

A new library featuring recordings of actual rain. Each recording length is between 1:20 and 2:45 for a total of over 14 minutes of rain sounds. Once again, I’ve drenched myself and my equipment so that you don’t have to.

Violet Rain features

  • 8 files, over 14 minutes of rain sounds.
  • 24bit 96k Stereo.
  • Metadata embedded Wav files.
  • Instant download.

Violet Rain is available as a “name your own price” purchase.

More information: Chuck Russom FX / Violet Rain