Month: September 2012

Starting Next Week, Sound of the Day Highlights Endangered Species Sound Effects

September, 27 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

Recently, CNN published a profile of Bernie Krause, a musician-turned-sound-ecologist whose work in natural environments and ambiences totals some 44 years of  experience. In that time, the article goes on to say, Krause has recorded an estimated 15,000 creatures. But a more startling statistic comes from within that figure: 50% of those …

Introducing PSE User Stories: First Up, Ben Minto of EA DICE

September, 25 2012 by PSE in PSE User Stories, Sound Design, Sound Effects

We are thrilled to have Ben Minto from Electronic Arts talk for the first of our PSE User Stories. Here’s what he had to say: “We started working with PSE when the Blastwave FX library was first released” says Mr. Minto, Audio Director at the EA DICE studio located in …

Tom Fleischman Talks Old School Sound Effect Libraries

September, 21 2012 by PSE in Audio Branding, Events and Parties, How-To, Interactive Media, Interviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects

Last night I attended “Music and Audio for Film,” a panel discussion held in the NYC SOHO Apple Store featuring Academy Award Winner (most recently for Hugo) Tom Fleischman. I came across a podcast Tom partook in with Hollywood-based 123 Film Easy. He spends some time discussing his entry into the sound-for-film …

Blowing Nose Sound for Hypochondriacs

September, 13 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

Did you know: Blowing your nose forcefully can drive viruses and inflammatory substances deeper into your sinuses? Download FREE blowing nose sound mp3 (personal use only) Buy full-resolution .wav (commercial license) This sound comes from the BBC Historical & 1 – 166 Library! Want more? Follow @prosoundeffects

NASA Titan Voyager Rocket Launch Sound to Lift Your Day (Sound of the Day)

September, 10 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

A retired family of rockets, Titan 3E (also called “the Centaur”) was launched seven times between 1974 and 1977. Did you know? One of the three payloads Titan 3 carried was Voyager (both 1 and 2). A total of 11,000 work-years were devoted to the Voyager program! Download FREE Titan …

Referee Whistle Sound for NFL Fans

September, 5 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

Before the 1961 season, NFL players were expected to be two-way players—that’s offense AND defense! That’s pretty tough. But then again, before 1906 (when President Teddy Roosevelt had to convince universities to change the rules of American Football) gang tackling was still allowed, forward passing was illegal, and the distance …

Pro Sound Effects @ IMSTA Festa 2012

September, 4 2012 by Administrator in Events and Parties, Sound Effects Licensing, Trade Shows, Uncategorized

Beginning September 22nd, Pro Sound Effects will be at this year’s IMSTA Festa, right here in New York City! Alongside other participants like Guitar Center and Ableton, we’ll be exhibiting and giving away our new Library Cards that give access to the Pro Sound Effects Online Library. Admission is free — you …