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Soundbox releases Impacts, Risers & Drops sample pack

Soundbox has launched its new Impacts, Risers & Drops collection of sound fx loops.

Soundbox Impacts, Risers & Drops

Soundbox have unleashed the beast with this their latest whopper of a collection Impacts, Risers & Drops. A humungous 4.06GB of pure effects heaven is jammed into this professionally crafted pack of loops and samples.

Crossing all genres spanning from 120Bpm, 128Bpm to 140Bpm you are bound to find the perfect FX accompaniment for your productions. Fans of Deep House, Tech House, Techno, Progressive, Dubstep, Electro and Glitch alike will find this behemoth selection of FX a no brainer for their sample weaponry.

In each of the 3 Bpm synced folders you will find 300 loops split into 3 sections of Drops, Risers and Impacts. A total of 900 loops make this Soundbox release, the biggest and best value collection to date.

The pack is available from Loopmasters for £16.95 GBP.

More information: Soundbox / Impacts, Risers & Drops

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HISS and a ROAR releases Wind Instruments + 50% off sale

HISS and a ROAR has announced the release its new Wind Instruments sound fx sample library.

HISS and a ROAR Wind Instruments

I’ve been collecting wind instruments, whistles and breath powered toys for years, and have at last captured them in the form of a new library of sound effects, notes, tones, phrases, character squeaks and generative drones. Perfect for animation, game audio, tonal music sound design and granular manipulation, the library contains over 5,000 24bit 96kHz sounds.

Props include a bosuns whistle, pan pipes, bamboo flutes, five different slide whistles, umpires whistles, squeakers, hooters, scouts whistle, a Vuvuzela, an Aztec Death Whistle, nose flutes, dog whistles, bone flute, kazoos, ocarina and twenty different resonating chambers ranging in size from a vodka bottle down to a tiny antique perfume bottle.

The library costs $99 USD.

HISS and a ROAR has also announced a limited time sale in celebration of its 4 year anniversary.

Hiss and a ROAR 4 Year Anniversary

Its been four years since our first release: SD001 VEGETABLE VIOLENCE and we still get a thrill to hear people using it for great sounding fight scenes & gore!

And today we are very proud to release our 28th library, along with launching an opportunity for you to pick up any of our libraries with our deepest offered discount. If you are new to HISSandaROAR or have tried out our free libraries, this is also a unique chance to affordably access the full scale of our work, in quality & selection.

Customers can save 50% off any purchase with coupon code BOING at checkout. This sale ends midnight August 31st, 2014.

More information: HISS and a ROAR

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Review: ModeAudio Hover drones & textures

ModeAudio Hover

With the Hover sample library, ModeAudio takes on the world of drones and textures.

Packed full of strange, floating tones, waves of noise, rasping, metallic textures, deep bass and circuit-bent synths, this release brings you 100 carefully prepared atmospheres to pour seamlessly over your mixes.

All the sounds move to their own internal rhythm, dancing and metamorphosing into exciting, unusual sonic forms.

The samples are categorized in 6 folders:

  • Ambiances (30)
  • Bass Drones (20)
  • Guitar Drones (10)
  • Metallic Drones & Textures (10)
  • Noise Drones & Textures (15)
  • Synth Drones (15)

The ambiance themes come with 3 samples each that can be layered. So you have something like a main bass or synth drone sound that you can layer with a texture, soundscape, some noise fx, etc. Other folders simply have a collection of individual 20 to 58 second recordings.

All files have descriptive titles including an indication of the type of sound, where applicable (noise, texture, bass, scape, etc).

The audio clip below demonstrates some of the sounds included in this pack.

So what do I think?

Product: Hover by ModeAudio
Format: Wav (44.1kHz/24 bit)
Price: £12 GBP
Like: Nice variety of sounds, well designed
Don’t like: some samples could be longer
Verdict: 8/10

Dark brooding bass, evocative melodic guitar scapes, sputtering noises, otherworldly synths, rhythmic crackles, reverb drenched goodness…

ModeAudio has recorded a nice variety of sounds using a diverse collection of sound sources. These drones and textures are on the more creative end of the genre, with lots of movement and dynamics. I personally like this a lot, but for some of the samples I really wish they were longer to allow a more elaborate development of the sound.

In short, the Hover pack includes a lovely bunch of well designed, quality samples that are great for cinematic/underscore works, game soundtracks, ambient music, and more.

More information: ModeAudio / Hover

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99Sounds releases Vinyl Noise SFX free sample pack

99Sounds has launched Vinyl Noise SFX, a free library of 37 vinyl noise and crackle sound effects by Matoto aka Chia.

99Sounds Vinyl Noise SFX

All vinyl crackle samples included in Vinyl Sample SFX were recorded on a Numark TTUSB turntable connected to Audacity. Records used were innumerous, ranging from 78s from the 1950s to 7″s from the ’70s-80s as well as a few modern 12″ dance records.

No samples have been EQed, limited, compressed, panned or post-processed in any way. All samples are available in 16-bit WAV format. All recording, editing/cropping, compiling and graphic design done by Chia.

Vinyl Noise SFX features

  • 37 vinyl samples, 16-bit/44.1 kHz WAV format.
  • Includes instrument patches in SFZ and NKI (Kontakt 5) formats.
  • 56 MB size on disk, 39 MB download size (RAR archive).

The pack is available as a free download from 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Vinyl Noise SFX

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Chuck Russom FX releases Guns: Volume 1

Chuck Russom FX Guns: Volume 1

Chuck Russom FX has launched Guns: Volume 1, a multi-channel HD sound effects library featuring recordings of 12 weapons firing live rounds in an outdoor environment.

In Summer of 2014, Chuck Russom FX sent a team of recordists to the Arizona Desert to record sounds for an epic collection of guns. Multiple microphones were placed at close, medium, and distant perspectives. High resolution (24 bit 96K) audio was recorded to 20 tracks using high-end professional recorders, microphones, and preamps. After an extensive recording process, we came away with 55 gigabytes of raw source recordings to build this library from.

The result was a collection so big, that it had to be split into two libraries. Each Handgun, Semi Auto Rifle, and Bolt Action Rifle includes multiple single shots (10 or more). Submachine Guns, Assault Rifles, and Machine guns inlcude multiple single shots, bursts, and long bursts (generally 20 rounds or more). Every gun in the library features sounds from 10-16 microphone positions, covering close, medium, and distant perspectives.

The library is available for purchase for the introductory price of $150 USD until September 1st, 2014 (regular $175 USD).

More information: Chuck Russom FX / Guns: Volume 1

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HISS and a ROAR releases Tortured Wood sound library

HISS and a ROAR has released Tortured Wood, a unique 7GB sound library featuring the sounds of breaking wood.

HISS and a ROAR Tortured Wood

Tortured Wood? Hell yes! We’ve spent the last month breaking wood, slamming 40kg poles into stacks of debris, throwing pallets, planks and furniture around as loudly as possible! We also tortured wood in our quiet foley room, rendering half a dozen baskets into kindling & capturing some truly nasty crunches, creaks and breaks.

Primarily captured with Sennheiser MKH8040 ORTF microphones, we also used contact mics at times (although its very difficult to keep them attached to disintegrating wood!) We also captured some of the louder moments to Nagra 4.2 which will be released as a free update to this library, once final demonising is complete.

The library is available for the introductory price of $79 USD until August 9th, 2014 (regular $99 USD).

More information: HISS and a ROAR / Tortured Wood

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99Sounds launches Cinematic Sound Effects free sample pack

99Sounds has announced the release of Cinematic Sound Effects, a free collection of futuristic sound effects for film score composers and electronic dance musicians designed by Joshua Crispin aka Generdyn.

99Sounds Cinematic Sound Effects

The library contains a set of free sound effects, including impacts, risers, atmospheres and musical loops.

Packing 50 production ready futuristic sound effects in 24-bit WAV format, this free sample library is a neat audio SFX toolbox for movie scoring, trailers, video projects and electronic music production.

Cinematic Sound Effects features

  • 50 audio samples, 24-bit/44.1kHz WAV format.
  • Includes 11 atmosphere sounds, 7 drone sounds, 2 interface sounds, 14 impact sound effects, 10 background loops, 6 risers.
  • 151 MB size on disk, 74 MB download size (RAR archive).

The pack is a free download at 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Cinematic Sound Effects

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