Tag: sound effects library

Announcing The Odyssey Collection: Essentials by Mark Mangini & Richard L. Anderson

September 14, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Library Releases

Coming soon: Exclusive sound library curated from the life’s work of two Academy Award®-winners encompassing over 36 years of feature film sound. We are proud to announce The Odyssey Collection: Essentials – the first exclusive sound effects library from our partnership with award-winning sound editors Mark Mangini & Richard L. …

Expressive Machines: Martin Stig Andersen’s award-winning game audio for INSIDE

July 12, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Game Audio, Interviews, Sound Design

Discover how game sound designer and composer Martin Stig Andersen worked with source sounds from renowned recordist Ann Kroeber to create the stirring emotional depth of Playdead’s hit game INSIDE. Recently, Pro Sound Effects released Industrial Sounds with Soul – our second library recorded and designed by film sound pioneers …

Announcing: Cinematic Winds Library from Film Sound Legends Ann Kroeber & Alan Splet

March 27, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Library Releases

Powerful, evocative wind recordings now available for royalty-free use in your own projects with the Cinematic Winds sound effects library. If you don’t already know their names, you’ve certainly heard their work. Well known for their collaboration with David Lynch, Ann Kroeber and Alan Splet’s unique sound effects and design work can …

Tips for Recording Underwater Sound Effects with a Hydrophone

February 1, 2017 by Andrew Emge in How-To

Recordist of the Submerged library shares tips and tricks for capturing underwater sound effects with a hydrophone. – A hydrophone is a microphone designed to be used underwater. When recordist Colin Hart first learned about hydrophone recording, he was eager to explore a new world of sound. But he also found that hydrophones and working …

How Justin Hollis Works: Sound Designer at Hexany Audio

December 20, 2016 by Andrew Emge in How I Work, Hybrid Library, Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects ‘How I Work’ series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library users what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. We recently had the chance to catch up with Hexany Audio, a Los Angeles-based audio team specializing in original music and sound for games, …

Post Magazine Review: Hybrid Library 2017

December 1, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Post Magazine recently published a review of the new Hybrid Library 2017 – written by freelance sound designer and re-recording mixer, Adrian Ferry. “The Hybrid 2017 is the most thorough cross-sectional library that I have used in 18 years of work in the film & television industry.” “It obviously paid …

Interview with Masato Ushijima, Recordist of Tokyo Ambisonics

October 27, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Interviews

Tokyo Ambisonics lets users control perspective of pristine urban atmospheres in real-time with “virtual mic” software. Download the free sampler to try it out! We spoke with Tokyo Ambisonics recordist, Masato Ushijima, about the recording process, his audio background, thoughts on the Ambisonics format & more. PSE: Hi Masato! Can you share a …

The Sound Architect Reviews the Hybrid Library

September 8, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

“I find it hard to believe that any sound effects provider will be able to beat the Hybrid Library on sheer value for money!” A review of the Pro Sound Effects Hybrid Library was recently featured on The Sound Architect, an audio resource dedicated to sharing the knowledge of industry professionals and anyone …

PSE featured in Designing Sound interview series

June 24, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Interviews

Hear from Team PSE in the latest installment of the “Pushing the Boundary – Your Stories: SFX Creators” series on Designing Sound. Keeping in line with their monthly theme of Pushing The Boundary, Designing Sound asked Pro Sound Effects how we’ve pushed the boundaries in recording, designing, and selling sound effects. We discuss the creation and …

Freelancer Program now open for year-round enrollment

June 16, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Freelancer Program

Freelance media creators save up to 60% on libraries & software – Freelancer? Independent? Doing it your way? Then we have good news for you. Enrollment for the Pro Sound Effects Freelancer Program is now open year-round! Any sound designer, sound editor, audio engineer or media creator can apply for free. …