Sunday Sound Effects Round Up - Sonic Salute, Chuck Russom, Hiss And A Roar, Tovusound, Sonniss

03-01-2015 02:01 PM

Sonic Salute - Mopeds

In collaboration with sound designer Rune Palving (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 1864, and Tordenskjold), and sound designer Peter Albrechtsen (Antichrist, The Queen of Versailles, and The Idealist), Sonicsalute is proud present the Mopeds Library.
Ranging from new and non modified models, to many characteristic sounding (old and wrecked), and one heavily tuned moped. The collection contains - Onboard driving and maneuvering (long onboard drives); Ambiences; Passbys; Circles; Incoming/aways;Start/stop; Revs; Horns & Fuel covers.
4 of the mopeds have been recorded in a multichannel setup, covering alot of needs. When imported, one can easily switch from onboard microphones (exaust/motor), to mono or MS boom microphone, to a total from the ambience stereo microphones, and all in sync!

Chuck Russom Looking at Multi-user And Site Licenses

A key area of focus right now for Chuck Russom FX is multi-user and site licenses. Chuck would love to see his effects used in as many studios and projects as possible! If you work for a game developer/publisher or audio post house, he would love to talk about how he can help your company license the sounds you need for your team and your projects and can taylor licenses to fit teams of any size. You can reach him on the Chuck Russom FX Facebook Page, or find me on Twitter (@chuck_russom)
Hiss And A Roar Release Mechanism Motors And Machines

This library is a celebration of machine sounds from a pneumatic blast furnace to a century old guillotine, workshop power tools, antique clockwork Meccano engines and a Mamod model steam engine, domestic hand tools, sewing machines, a tortured battery drill as well as more contemporary tools such as a CNC Router and a 3D printer.
Along with the unique rhythms of each machine, a range of performances have also been coerced from each – captured using extended range Sennheiser MKH80X0 mics as well as contact mics, and delivered as multitrack 24bit 96kHz .WAV files
Over three months research & recording has resulted in a huge 20.4GB library with over six hours of unique source material, delivered as 533 metadata enriched .WAV files.
Hiss And A Roar are offering this library for $99 until March 6th. After that it will be $179.

Tovusound Release Edward - A Foleyart Instrument

Edward brings real recorded and natural randomized Foley Artist footsteps and offers high end quality and parameters to adjust distance and environment based on Native Instruments Kontakt engine.
Tovusound’s Edward – The Foleyart Instrument is a live playable Foley Artist Instrument made for Native Instruments Kontakt with adjustable distance and high end recordings. The Edward sound patch gives access instantaneously to thousands of high quality and real recorded footsteps including different walking speeds, behaviours and surfaces. Edward brings the timeless and high potential of Foley Artists that fits perfectly in today’s studio.

  • 25.000 real and natural randomized Foley sounds in high quality HD WAV @ 24Bit, 96 kHZ
  • Different walking speeds and behaviors
  • 29 combinations of shoes and surfaces plus 3 patches clothes
  • Unique recording setup to easily change footstep distance
  • Automatically left/right-foot diversion
  • Add room response if you like
  • Envelope and filter control ready to hand
  • Use your favourite Midi Controller
  • Tablet Control ready
  • Classsic metataged WAV library included

This is a very interesting cost effective solution that uses the full version of Native Instruments Kontakt and with a regular price of $69, but just now it is around $58.
Developments At Sonniss

For the past couple of months Sonniss have been working hard fixing all of the bugs that have plagued their system, migrating the server to a faster switch over at Amazon, and moving office to a new centralised location in Manchester City centre. Things have been very busy and now it’s back to business as usual.

In the next couple of weeks they are planning some huge deals, competitions and plenty of exclusive libraries you can’t find anywhere else on the internet.