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Halloween Haunted House by Ken Skoglund of Sound Control SE

October, 31 2013 by David Forshee in Sound Effects

Happy Halloween everybody! If you’re looking for some “audio decor” for tonight’s Halloween festivities, you must check out this album from MPSE 2013 Golden Reel Winner Ken Skoglund and composers Stefan Kramer and Ron Lundqvist. Find Halloween Haunted House Deluxe Edition on iTunes  and Amazon!

New Hybrid Library + Expansion 1 Released for Freelance Sound Designers

October, 31 2013 by David Forshee in Hybrid Library

In continued support of freelance sound designers worldwide, Pro Sound Effects® has made available 100 more units of its enhanced Hybrid Library and is introducing a brand new add-on – the Expansion 1. “Last year, the Hybrid was dubbed, ‘The Robin Hood of Sound Effects Libraries,’” said Douglas Price, Founder …

Why the Hybrid Library is “The Robin Hood of Sound Effects Libraries”

October, 30 2013 by Douglas Price in Hybrid Library

When we launched the original Hybrid Library in December of 2012, David Weiss of dubbed it “the Robin Hood of Sound Effects Libraries”. It made sense because the initial spirit behind the library was to support the growing number of freelancers on tighter budgets (“giving to the poor”) with …

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 …

Twitter Sound Effects Caption Contest!

October, 8 2013 by David Forshee in Contests

We are happy to announce the Twitter Sound Effects Caption Contest!  The winner will receive a $100 Library Card and a copy of Ric Viers’ The Sound Effects Bible.  The $100 Library Card is good for any 60 sound effects downloads from our massive online library of over 125,000. See instructions below …

Pro Sound Effects Partners with LA Film Prize

August, 27 2013 by David Forshee in Events and Parties

Team PSE is proud to announce that we’ve partnered with one of the most unique film festivals on the planet, The Louisiana Film Prize.  The Top 20 Films will receive a $100 Library Card to download any 60 sound effects from our online library of over 120k to put the finishing touches …

Room Tones V01 Now Available in Online Library

August, 20 2013 by David Forshee in Sound Effects

The RoomTones V01 Collection is now available on the Pro Sound Effects Online Library.  Room Tones V01 includes electrical room tones, room sounds with different ventilation noises, room tones with clocks, quiet rooms, and many more. You can audition all 122 stereo RoomTones now on our Individual Downloads site !

NYTimes: Museums Embrace Works Made of Sound

August, 7 2013 by David Forshee in Sound Design

This is a fantastic article from the NY Times about some upcoming sound art installations at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.  We are excited to visit these installations as they open, and are truly excited about the growing popularity of Sound Art in …

New PSE Hard Drives!

August, 6 2013 by David Forshee in Sound Effects

Have you seen our new hard drives? When you order a hard drive library from Pro Sound Effects, you’ll receive your sounds on one of these slick custom hard drives! Aren’t they pretty?  

Detroit Chop Shop Season 4: Video Diary – Week 2

August, 6 2013 by David Forshee in Blastwave FX

Check out the latest from Ric Viers and the Detroit Chop Shop interns.  Looks like they had a “blast” recording these fireworks!