Sunday Sound Effects Round Up - Star Wars, PSE, A Sound Effect, Foley Collection, SoundBits, PANO

12-21-2014 04:00 PM

25% Off Foley Collection

First up this week is a great offer from Foley Collection. They are offering 25% off all their products until 31st December 2014. Foley Collection are foley based sound that you play on a keyboard. Watch our Foley Collection show & tell review here to see how Foley Collection works.
PANO - Procedural Ambient Noise Orchestra

What’s that you might be asking? It is an interesting idea for creating dynamic ambience noises. It is a real-time multichannel synthesizer dedicated to dynamic ambient noises.
Current factory presets include liquid, fire and wind sounds. More are planned in the future and be posted to the Noise Makers website.
PANO is made of two parts : PanoPlayer (VST, AU, AAX) and PanoComposer (Standalone). Both can be downloaded here.
Noise Makers have produced a video to demonstrate how Pano works.
Click here to learn more about PanoPlayer and PanoComposer.
2 Videos Showing How Ben Burtt Created Sounds For The Original Star Wars Film

The first is a video with sound designer Ben Brutt demonstrating how he created the sound of the Millennium Falcon’s hyperdrive malfunction SFX in the original Star Wars film using an 8 track tape machine on which he laid up the different components.
The second is a TV mini documentary showing how Ben used a range of items like a plastic coffee cup to create the sounds for Star Wars.
SoundBits End Of Year Sale - Up To 50% Off

SoundBits was founded in 2007 by Saro Sahihi. He is a Sound designer, teacher, Steinberg Trainer from Stuttgart in Germany and creates special SoundFX libraries. You can find these on his own website as well as various distributors like Sonniss, A Sound Effect, Samplephonics, Prime Loops, Sound Ideas, Pro Sound Effects. At the moment he is working on a heavy “Metal Scrapes & Scratches” library.
Soundbits have an End Of Year Sale with up to 50% off.
Pro Sound Effects Hybrid Library Sale Ends December 31st

Pro Sound Effects have told us that they have less than 30 discounted units available for freelance sound designers of their Hybrid Library. Until December 31st 2015 eligible freelance sound designers can buy the Hybrid Library for $1500. From 1st January 2015 it will revert to the normal price of $2500. You can apply here on the PSE website.
Authentic Thailand From A Sound Effect

A Sound Effect have recently released 2 volumes of sound effects recorded on location in Thailand.
Vol. 1 is a collection of Urban Sounds from Thailandfrom places like Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Nakhon Ratchasima. It features typical Street, Market, Floating-Market, Traffic-Sounds, Walla etc.

Vol. 2 is a collection of Countryside & Island Sounds from Thailand from places like Isaan, Korat, Koh Samui, Krabi, Koh Samet. It features typical Residential Village-Sounds, Tropical Rain, Farmerland, Animals & Insects, Beaches etc.

I hope you have been enjoying Sunday Sound Effects and it will be back in the new year.