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The Hybrid Library is Still Available!

February 11, 2014 by David Forshee in Hybrid Library

While we have wrapped up the recent promotional period, we are pleased to announce that the Hybrid Library and Expansion 1 will continue to be available to qualified freelance sound designers on an ongoing basis, by APPLICATION ONLY. For qualified freelancers, the Hybrid Library is $2500 (>$10,000 value). The Expansion …

PSE Sponsors the Sonic Arts Award

February 4, 2014 by David Forshee in Awards

PSE is proud to sponsor the Sonic Arts Award, and to offer our Library Card as prizes for the winners. This is a fantastic organization, and an excellent way to showcase your sound art.  Check it out, and don’t miss the February 10th deadline! Register here for the 2014 Sonic Arts Award. Objectives …

The Expansion 1 Reviews Are In!

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

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 – …

Designing Sound Discussion Group – SFX and Freelancing in the Games Industry

January 22, 2014 by David Forshee in Game Audio, Interviews

PSE Founder Douglas Price will be joining a panel discussion hosted by‘s Shaun Farley to discuss sound effects and freelancing in the games industry.  Be sure to tune in to Designing Sound’s Google+ page for the live feed.  The discussion is taking place on Saturday, February 1st at 4PM …

Is Your App Like a Silent Film?

January 22, 2014 by David Forshee in Interactive Media

Have you thought about how sound can enhance the experience of using your app? In case you haven’t, here are a few reasons why you SHOULD consider sound as an integral part of the design and development process: 1.)  People are actually listening.   Not so long ago, you could easily …

Hybrid Library Sale Extended – 50 More Units Available Through January 31

January 2, 2014 by David Forshee in Hybrid Library

In response to further demand from freelance sound designers worldwide,  we are releasing an additional 50 Hybrid Library units at $1500 each through January 31. “In response to the high volume of applications leading up to December 31, we decided to extend the Hybrid Library sale with 50 units until …

Hybrid Library Video

December 24, 2013 by David Forshee in Hybrid Library, Uncategorized

We recently put together a video to highlight some of the features of the PSE Hybrid Library for Freelance Sound Designers.  This roughly two minute video will give you a nice overview of why we created the Hybrid Library and give you an idea of the quality of the sounds …

Winners of the Audio Branding Award 2013

December 21, 2013 by David Forshee in Audio Branding

PSE was proud to once again sponsor the 2013 Audio Branding Congress, held this year in Moscow, Russia. The Gold winner (linked below) received our Master Library.  Congratulations to Agency Radja in Sweden! On November 28th, experts from 15 countries were present at the Audio Branding Congress 2013 in Moscow, Russia. …

MPSE Golden Reel Winner Ken Skoglund Reviews Hybrid Library

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

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 …

Tell Your Story With Pro Sound Effects

December 4, 2013 by David Forshee in Sound Effects

Learn a little bit about Pro Sound Effects, and how we can help you tell your story!