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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 …

Free Online Library Access for 50 Schools

August 13, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Audio Education

Pro Sound Effects is giving free Online Library access to 50 schools for the Fall 2015 semester! That means access to a wealth of professional, royalty-free sound effects for you and all of your students – FREE for one semester. PSE already provides professional sound effects to top schools across the globe. …

NYC Ambisonics: Experience Unparalleled Flexibility With Virtual Microphones

July 14, 2015 by PSE in Library Releases

Software-controlled sound effects give sound editors endless creative possibilities The newest library from Pro Sound Effects – NYC Ambisonics – is available now for pre-order! Now through August 31, 2015, take advantage of NYC Ambisonics introductory pricing of $79 for a lifetime license ($119 reg. price).  2+ users? Contact When previewed … v3.0 Unleashed!

July 9, 2015 by PSE in New Features

Welcome to the new Pro Sound Effects website! For many moons, Team PSE has felt that our website has not done justice to showing what we do, the breadth of our offering, and how our clients are using our libraries. Over the past 6 months, in between trade shows and …

2015 International Music+Sound Awards Finalists Announced

June 26, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Awards

Founded in 2011, The Music+Sound Awards have championed the phenomenal music and sound-related talent and skill behind media productions across the globe. Nominees for the 2015 International Music+Sound Awards include: Patrick Jansson for NETFLIX documentary, Virunga Dean Valentine for American Sniper trailer Superhuman for Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer Alexandre Desplate for The Grand Budapest Hotel & more! Categories are divided into …

PSE Client Spotlight: University of North Texas

June 9, 2015 by Jeremy Siegel in Audio Education, Client Spotlight, Sound Effects Licensing

Every sound effects user is different. The PSE Client Spotlight Series provides examples of how Pro Sound Effects works with individual clients to provide customized, multi-faceted sound effects solutions based on their unique circumstances. We have worked hard over the years to hone our offerings for many industries, not the least …

Sound Design With Iris 2 + The Hybrid Library

June 3, 2015 by David Forshee in Sound Design

As a sound designer for independent film, I look for tools that get the job done quickly while not hindering the creative workflow that is at the core of what I do. With Iris 2, iZotope has improved upon what was already one of my favorite tools for sound design. There …

Audio Branding Awards 2015 Winners

June 2, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Awards

Pro Sound Effects was proud to once again sponsor the Audio Branding Awards, this year held in Berlin. Experts from 19 countries and 5 continents were present at the event. The Gold winner (linked below) was awarded the Pro Sound Effects Master Library 1.0. The winners of the Audio Branding Awards 2015 …

How David Barbee Works

May 26, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects How I Work series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library owners what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. This interview is How I Work #5 – see link below for other interviews in the series. Name: David Barbee Occupation: Freelance Sound …

Quiet Planet Joins the Pro Sound Effects Library

May 5, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Sound Effects

Award-winning Nature Sounds Added to Master Library 2.0 Gordon Hempton, the Emmy-winning nature recordist, today announced a partnership with Pro Sound Effects! His entire Quiet Planet nature recordings catalog is now included in the Pro Sound Effects library and available with multi-user licensing options. Hempton has spent three decades searching …