Category: Sound Effects

Happy Thanksgiving from Pro Sound Effects!

November, 23 2011 by Jeremy Siegel in Sound Effects, Sound Librarian

Hey there turkey lovers (and you too, untimely vegetarians)!  We here at PSE would love to wish you all a happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday, and in doing so, share with you some of our very favorite turkey sound effects! Here is a choice gobble, plucked (pun intended) from the …

Sonic Branding and the Audio Branding Congress Pt. 1

September, 28 2011 by Laura Sinnott in Events and Parties, Sound Design, Sound Effects

The Audio Branding Academy (ABA), founded by three forward-thinking cats from Germany, brings awareness to the use of sound in brand communication in numerous ways, including holding the annual Audio Branding Congress. Pro Sound Effects will be participating in the 2011 congress and donating SONOPEDIA 2.0 to the winner of the Audio Branding Award.

5 Keys for Using Sound Effects to Improve Sound Design

September, 21 2011 by Jeremy Siegel in Sound Design, Sound Effects

By David Sonnenschein, author Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema. Sign up for the Sept. 22 free webinar Secrets for Great Film Sound, co-presented with Ric Viers (author The Sound Effects Bible), at www.SoundDesignForPros.com. Key 1: Start with the script The written script …

Top 10 Most In-Demand Weather Sound Effects

September, 8 2011 by Jeremy Siegel in Sound Effects

For us NYC folk, the last few weeks have seen some pretty crazy weather.  I have lived basically my entire life in the Northeast, yet it was not until August, 2011, that I finally experienced both my first earthquake, and my first hurricane (I was out of town for Bob …

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 …

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 , …

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 …

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.