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New PSE Hard Drives!

August, 6 2013 by 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 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! Interview with PSE Founder and President Douglas Price

August, 6 2013 by in Interviews

Pro Sound Effects is currently the featured webstore on, the free e-zine for the sound effects industry.  The feature includes an interview with the Pro Sound Effects Founder and President Douglas Price as well as an interview with sound effects Producer Ric Viers of Blastwave FX. Check it out! …

Detroit Chop Shop Season 4: Video Diary – Week 1

July, 31 2013 by in Blastwave FX

The Detroit Chop Shop Video Diary for Week 1 is out!  We’re looking forward to seeing more from this season of the Detroit Chop Shop and definitely can’t wait to hear the new Heroes and Villains Sound Effects Library coming out Halloween 2013.

NYTimes: The Secrets of a Bee’s Buzz

July, 30 2013 by in Sound Effects, Uncategorized

The New York Times published an article recently discussing the importance attributed to the “acoustic feat” of buzzing.  Who would have thought that this little sound we so often take for granted would be so important! Read the full article on This sound is from the BBC Nature Sound …

Detroit Chop Shop Season 4: Video Diary – Trailer

July, 23 2013 by in Blastwave FX, Uncategorized

Our friends at Blastwave FX and the Detroit Chop Shop are at it again!  Check out this hilarious trailer for Season 4 of the Detroit Chop Shop: Video Diary.

Sound Effects for Audiobooks and eBooks

July, 2 2013 by in Interactive Media, Uncategorized

The New York Times posted this article and video about actors finding steady work in the ever-growing audiobook industry: Actors Today Don’t Just Read for the Part. Reading IS the Part. Audiobooks and enhanced eBooks are also becoming a great platform for sound effects and composition.  At Pro Sound Effects, …

Room Tones Library from

June, 19 2013 by in Sound Effects

Winterthur, Zurich – June 18, 2013:, the creators of 5.1 surround sound archives such as ‘Civilisation and Industrial Soundscapes‘ today released the ‘Room Tones Sound Library‘. The Room Tones Library contains 130 room tones, including 12 rooms available for the first time in 11.0 Auro 3D sound. All sounds were originally …

Announcing the 2013 Audio Branding Congress!

June, 18 2013 by in Audio Branding

Pro Sound Effects is once again proud to sponsor the 2013 Audio Branding Congress, happening in Moscow later this year! On November 28th, experts from all over the world meet once again at the fifth Audio Branding Congress to talk about the latest trends and innovations of the use …

And the winner is….

June, 12 2013 by in Contests

The winners of the 2013 International Music + Sound Awards have been announced! Here’s a full list of the winners.  Congratulations to all!   Best Original Composition: TV Advertising –  Guardian Media Group, ‘Three Little Pigs’, Entrant: Woodwork Music, Composer: Phil Kay. Cinema Adverting – Deutsche Grammophon, ‘Rebirth’, …