Tag: sound effect

Salmon Swimming Sound for Those About to Slosh

November 20, 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

You’re familiar with the plight of the salmon: theirs is a life spent swimming upstream, in both fresh and salt water, plagued all the way by bears and fishermen’s nets. The Pacific salmon never repeats this cycle. It makes the round trip to the stream where it hatched, spawns the …

Penguin Billing Sound for the Socially Awkward

October 10, 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

We all know penguins as those well-dressed, black-and-white birds from the icy hinterlands. Did you know that these classy (and also endangered) birds often greet one another by tapping their bills against each other’s—it’s called ‘billing’. But as this sound effect also demonstrates, penguins sometimes greet one another with a …

Bornean Orangutan Kiss Squeak for Hopeless Romantics

October 5, 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

This kiss-squeak sound is a defensive mechanism orangutans developed to trick intruders or predators into thinking the individual is bigger than he or she really is. Not to suggest the Bornean Orangutan is a pushover, exactly—their strength is approximately seven times greater than the average human’s—but it is an endangered …

Poison Dart Frog Chirp for Your Morning Alarm

October 3, 2012 by PSE in Sound Of The Day

Poison dart frogs, also called poison arrow frogs, are so named because of the use of their venom by Amerindian tribes. Though they tend to weigh less than an ounce, the most poisonous breed packs enough poison to kill up to 20,000 mice. Their remarkably vibrant colors are a natural …

Free Sound Effects Download Pack #2 from Blastwave FX

October 31, 2009 by PSE in Free Sounds, Sound Effects

Whether you’re a sound designer, video editor or web designer, we’ve got a high quality giveaway that is just a mouse click away! The Free Download Pack #2 from Blastwave FX contains a melange of 60 sound effects in broadcast wav format (16/44.1). From a human sigh to a cymbal …