The new improved Rocksure Soundz GOLD SOUND EFFECTS PACK contains all 35 of the sfx packs that we sell separately, but at a 35% discount over the cost of buying those packs individually. There are more than 4000 sound effects in this collection.
Rocksuresoundz.com has gone through some upgrades in the last few days. This includes adding seven new sound effects packs ( as listed below), along with 24 new royalty-free music tracks. Other improvements we have undertaken includes the adding meta data to all the sfx wav files, and we have also made the website mobile compatible.
Here is the list of the New Sound Effects Packs – November-December 2015
Pack 22 – Locks, Latches and Safes
Pack 23 A -Metallic Clunks, Thuds, Clangs and Scrapes
Pack 23 B – Workshop Tools and Machinery
Pack 23C – Construction Site, Earthworks and Building
Pack 12B – Footsteps Part 2
Pack 09D – Sci-Fi – Strange Effects, Pulses, Space Crafts & Motors
Pack 20B – Beepers, Clickers, Counters & Computers
Rocksure Soundz announces four new sound effects packs available at $6.95 each. This brings the total number of sound effects packs on the site up to 28.
The new packs are as follows:
#17) Dragons Dinosaurs Monsters Creatures
#18) Scary Frights Creaks Groans Ghostly Moans
#19) Bangs, Explosions & Fireworks
#20) Electrical Sounds: Radio Static, Switches, Shocks, Electricity
The packs are zips of 24 bit/44.1kHz wav files.
Plus we also have one new music loop pack at $8.95. Spooky Loops is a collection of 26 music loops. Most of the loops are 1:08 minutes long, and atonal in nature. They are designed to be interchangeable, seamlessly loopable, and can even be layered on top of each other if you wish. These loops would work very well in horror movies, thrillers or mystery documentaries as background music.
Products are available exclusively from rocksuresoundz.com.
We have recently added a number of new sound effects, and a handful of new royalty-free music tracks to the website, but the big news is the addition of Sound Effects Packs to our product line. Our selection of sound effects packs offers an affordable way to build up a sound effects library. Individual packs contain sizeable themed groups of sfx presented as high quality 24bit/44.1kHz wav files. These Sound effects packs offer logical goupings of sounds, and are packaged coveniently in zip format. At only $6-95 per pack, they represent fantastic value for money. We have begun by offering an initial 24 sfx packs on the site, but this number will increase over the coming months, and will eventually include a large number of packs to cover a broad range of sfx themes. You can find an overview of the packs and links to their information fields and download pages at http://rocksuresoundz.com/store/sound-effects-packs/
I will attempt in this article to give some ideas to help in the set up of a small recording studio control room, or a video editing suite where audio needs to be monitored. I will try to cover just some pretty basic advice here. It’s not intended to be a comprehensive guide, nor one designed to advise those with large professional studio control rooms, or surround sound Dolby mixing studios. It’s more aimed at the home or project studio, or small video production suite.
The stereo micing (stereo miking) setups we covered in the first article (part 1), were the spaced pair (A/B), coincident pair (X-Y) and near coincident pair (ORTF, NOS, DIN). In part 2 we will cover the mid-side (M/S), the Blumlein pair, and the Decca tree methods.
Using stereo microphone recording techniques can be fun and very effective when used in the right context. They can also produce headaches and nightmares when it comes to mixing down the tracks later if setup has not been done properly. Taking time to position microphones appropriately in order to capture the source audio in a balanced and clear way is well worth the effort. Over the course of the next two articles I want to cover the basics of different stereo recording techniques. Which one you should choose in any given situation is based largely on what microphones you have available, the environment you are recording in, and the desired resulting sound. The stereo micing setups we will cover in this first article (part 1) are spaced pair, coincident pair (X-Y) and near coincident pair (ORTF, NOS, DIN).
If you want your video or movie to be successful, it needs to have something to set it apart from the others in competition to it, and therefore attract viewers. Using well chosen music can certainly be of assistance in attaining this goal. Ask yourself “what is it about your particular video that will attract people to start watching it, and then ultimately watch it through to it’s completion without getting bored?” You don’t want potential viewers flicking to the next video half way through watching yours! Having a good sound track can really help to capture peoples’ attention and their imagination. Most people love music, and often half the pleasurable experience of watching a video is in the hearing of the sound.
The latest update to the website for April sees the addition of 283 great new production music songs. The most substantial proportion of these have come from composer Neil Cross, and cover a wide range of styles and genres. Welcome aboard Neil! Also there are some new tracks by Tony Koretz. Added as well are 75 new sound effects of various types, and also a couple of new tutorials on recording techniques and microphones are there too.
Field Recording Of Birds, Wildlife and Nature Sounds
In this brief tutorial I would like to introduce you to the concept of recording nature and wildlife sounds. This includes capturing the sounds of individual birds and animals, as well as general stereo natural ambiences. I aim to give an introduction to the type of equipment you willl need in order to get started in this field. In no way do I pretend that this will be a comprehensive article covering all angles on the subject, but it should give you some basic guidelines to get you started.