Lost Transmissions From SoundMorph
Recorded and designed by Jason Cushing (co-founder of SoundMorph), Lost Transmissions is a collection of electromagnetic and radio recordings with an emphasis on communications gone wrong. Malfunctioning static, radio recordings, analog hums, designed passbys, & tonal/fluctuating noise.
As a bonus they have teamed up with and included Echo Collective's kontakt instrument ''Squelch'' and accompanying sample library, giving you an additional 100+ real radio samples to work with and playable radio instrument. Lost Transmissions features over 350 sounds and 4.3GB of 24bit/96khz sfx files, all embedded with Soundminer & Basehead metadata, and is priced at $49.
What Does A Superhero Sound Like?
That was what Empty Sea Audio’s Mark Camperell had to decide when designing the sound for hit series ‘The Flash’. Asbjoern at A Sound Effect interviewed Mark Camperell, on superhero sound effects, excitement, workflows – and how you strike that delicate balance between high-impact vs too much in sound design.
Excitement is the key goal for the sound of The Flash. Everything I’m doing on the show is to excite the viewer and to add to the overall storytelling experience. There are superpowers, special weapons and gadgets, natural disasters, creatures, futuristic vehicles and plenty of other craziness to contend with. There are also good and evil variants of these categories and thus the sounds need to be consistent with a viewer’s already preconceived notion of this classic dichotomy.
You can read the interview in full on Asbjoern's blog on A Sound Effect. Mark also is an independent sound effects library producer under the name The Library and has written a guide on how to get started creating your own indie SFX libraries. Here are a selection of Mark's libraries...
Sound Ideas Acquire The Frank Serafine Sound Effects Collection
Frank Serafine is an award winning Hollywood sound designer and his work has been heard in such Hollywood blockbusters as Star Trek, Lawnmower Man, The Hunt for Red October and Virtuosity. In addition, Frank Serafine holds a significant place in the sound effects library industry as one of the first major sound designers to lend their name to commercial SFX collections.
Over the years Frank Serafine has been both a contributor and client of Sound Ideas. When asked about his purchase of the Serafine Sound Effects Collection Brian Nimens, the owner of Sound Ideas, told us...
Sound Ideas is proud to add the 12 sound effect libraries and more than 12,000 sound effects produced by Frank Serafine and his innovative team of sound designers and engineers to our official lineup.
Pro SoundEffects Library Included in New iZotope RX Post Production Suite
iZotope have announced that the new RX Post Production Suite containing a comprehensive bundle of tools designed to enable professionals to better edit, mix, and deliver their audio will include 50 downloads from the Pro Sound Effects Library.