Category: Library Reviews

Post Magazine Reviews NYC Ambisonics Sound Effects Library

May 16, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Library Reviews

Produced and recorded by Pro Sound Effects, NYC Ambisonics is a sound effects library of New York City ambiences bundled with SurroundZone2 software. The Ambisonics format allows sound editors and mixers to tweak “virtual microphones” in real time with bundled software from TSL Products. This means the recordings can be decoded to mono, stereo, 5.1, …

Randi Altman’s postPerspective Reviews NYC Ambisonics Sound Effects Library

February 8, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Library Reviews

Produced and recorded by Pro Sound Effects, NYC Ambisonics is a sound effects library of New York City ambiences recorded with a SoundField microphone. The Ambisonics format allows sound editors and mixers to tweak “virtual microphones” in real time with bundled software from TSL Products. This means the recordings can be decoded to …

Pro Tools Expert Reviews NYC Ambisonics

August 27, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Library Reviews

This week’s Sunday Sound Effects Round Up on Pro Tools Expert features a top-notch review of our newest sound library, NYC Ambisonics! Written by PTE Editor, Mike Thorton, the review begins with a brief technical examination of the Ambisonics format. Mike then dives into the specifics of NYC Ambisonics, raving about …

Streaming Media Producer Reviews the Hybrid Library

February 27, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Earlier this month, Streaming Media Producer published an excellent review of the Hybrid Library. The reviewer, Paul Schmutzler, discusses the Hybrid Library’s high sound quality, world-class content, and efficient searchability. He even provides a “sonic movie” created using only sound effects from the Hybrid Library: Hybrid Library owners are most …

Sound & Picture Hybrid Library Review

January 30, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Earlier this week, Sound & Picture published a review of the Hybrid Library – and it’s one of our favorites to date. The review effectively explains the Hybrid Library’s features and value as well as PSE’s principles behind creating a library exclusively for freelancers and independents. It also provides an honest …

The Expansion 1 Reviews Are In!

January 28, 2014 by David Forshee in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Since the curation of the sounds in Expansion 1 was based on surveys of Hybrid Library owners, we are very happy to get positive feedback from the Hybrid Library community! Here are a few notes we’ve received from current Hybrid Library owners that purchased Expansion 1: “Got the new Hybrid Expansion 1 – …

MPSE Golden Reel Winner Ken Skoglund Reviews Hybrid Library

December 4, 2013 by David Forshee in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Ken Skoglund of Sound Control SE, just got a Hybrid Library for his assistant and sent us a review of the library.  Ken recently won a MPSE Golden Reel for his sound design on Fire With Fire (Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Josh Duhamel).  Thanks Ken! “I just got the Hybrid Library from Pro Sound …

Freelance Sound Designers Review the Hybrid Library

October 28, 2013 by David Forshee in Library Reviews

The Hybrid Library (dubbed “The Robin Hood of Sound Effects Libraries“) was put together with the freelance sound designer in mind.  In fact, the contents of the Hybrid Library were based on feedback that we received from working freelance sound designers.  So nothing makes us happier than receiving these reviews from working …

Designing Sound Review of the Hybrid Library

March 7, 2013 by David Forshee in Library Reviews

Shaun Farley from Designing Sound posted an incredibly detailed review of The Hybrid Library.  I encourage you to read the full review at designingsound.org, but here are some of the highlights: Blastwave FX: “These are all high quality sounds with effective metadata. Out of all the libraries we currently have at …

Introducing the Hybrid Library: Freelance Sound Designers, Rejoice!

December 6, 2012 by PSE in Library Reviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects

If you’re the type to get your PSE news here first, well then you’ve got some catching up to do! Earlier this week Pro Sound Effects™ released its Hybrid Library for Freelance Sound Designers. The Hybrid Library is a combination of 50,000+ sound effects on one hard drive, plus Online …