Author: PSE

3 Keys to Success for Interactive Sound Design and Mobile Sound Effects

July 26, 2011 by PSE in Interactive Media, Sound Effects

Interactive and mobile technology is paving the way for the future, both in terms of how information is consumed, and how the products that we use to consume information are produced.  And in order to make cutting edge apps, whether it’s for iPad, iPhone, Android, or one of the various …

New Video from “Brownstone” concert with BBC Animal Sound Effects

July 19, 2011 by PSE in BBC Sound Effects Library, Events and Parties, Interviews

Video from “Brownstone” concert released by the Metropolis Ensemble – electronic score composed using only sounds from the BBC Nature Sound Effects Library.

How to play 24 bit 96 kHz WAV files in NetMix Lite on Windows

June 30, 2011 by PSE in Sound Effects

In this article we explain how you can easily enable playback of 24-bit / 96 kHz HD audio files in NetMix Lite for Windows. 1. Download the Legacy HD Audio Filter written by Chris Parson  here and extract the zip file. 2.Copy the AudioTypeConvert.ax file to C:WindowsSystem32 3. Select Start > Run , …

Sonopedia 2.0 HD Sound Effects Library Arrives! NAB 2011

April 7, 2011 by PSE in Blastwave FX

Our friend Ric Viers (Blastwave FX/Sound Effects Bible author) has just unveiled a major, major upgrade to the original Encyclopedia of HD Sound Effects – it’s SONOPEDIA 2.0, contains an additional 10,000 sound effects (for a total of 30,034 sounds @ 24/96 ) and remains at the same original price …

Soundrangers Interview – “We are total audio geeks.”

March 15, 2011 by PSE in Interviews, Sound Effects

Personally, we at PSE feel that the Soundrangers are a little bit too cool for the self-proclaimed title of “audio geeks.” To curb some curiosity about the inner psyche of the Rangers of Sound, we asked them some questions about their new library, appropriately called the Soundrangers Sound Effects Hard Drive Library. Volume 1.

Q: Tell us how you became a sound effects recordist…

Sound Effects Licensing Exposed: the “Royalty-Free” vs. “Buyout” Myth (1 of 10)

March 15, 2011 by PSE in Sound Effects, Sound Effects Licensing, Uncategorized

After my last post entitled “3 Little-Known Facts About Royalty-Free Sound Effects Licensing”, we @prosoundeffects received a number of pings, calls and emails (including one attempted morse code message 😉 requesting further clarification. The one question that came up very often and I will attempt to address, simplify and expose …

3 Little-known Facts About Royalty-Free Sound Effects Licensing

February 17, 2011 by PSE in Sound Effects Licensing

At PSE, we often refer to ourselves as Next Level Licensing Specialists. I know, it’s a bit Star-Trekian meets tech-geek, but when you are working with the Mothership of  Next Level sound effects libraries such as Blastwave FX, you have to be prepared to go where no man nor sound …

NEW: The Foundation Sound Effects Library

January 20, 2011 by PSE in Sound Effects, Sound Librarian

I love recording and creating sound effects material and each time I find something new I feel like a kid in a candy store.

The Best Sound Effects Library for New Sound Designers

November 2, 2010 by PSE in Lists, Sound Effects

Pro Sound Effects has listed five of the best sound effects libraries that will cover your audio post production needs without breaking the bank.

Interview with Sound Effects Darling Ric Viers – Blastwave FX

October 21, 2010 by PSE in Sound Effects

3. What is your favorite sound effects library?
That’s a trick question. My favorite library is always the current one that I’m working on. I like the challenge of creating something new and different. I’m definitely at my best when I’m inspired.