Gun Recording Video Out Takes 2010

Gun Recording Video Out Takes

Gun Recording 2010

I plan on writing a complete blog post someday about my experience and education with recording guns. For now, here is a video of out-takes from one of my first multiple gun recording sessions in October of 2010.

I must say one of the lessons I learned about recording guns is let someone else shoot the guns. I was nervous as hell at first. Between planning ...

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Thunderstorm Recording Techniques

thunderstorm

To kick off thunderstorm season here in North Idaho I want to share with you some new thunder and lightning recordings along with some from my Thunderstorm HD library released a couple years ago. I also want to share some of my tips and techniques I use when trying to record that elusive lightning strike. The audio clip below is thunder I’ve recorded over the last ...

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Recording a Mossberg 590 Shotgun

Mossberg 590 Shotgun

Yesterday I went out at bought myself a new shotgun. I love my other Remington shotgun but I was feeling I needed to spice things up a bit and get something new. So I picked up a brand new black Mossberg 590 with the thicker barrel (the mechanical actions sounded better to me and it can handle larger pellets).

Today I took a break from the usual sound editing routine ...

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Ultimate Glass SFX Library Trailer

Presenting Ultimate Glass Sound Effects Library. 736 glass sound effects recorded at 24-Bit 96kHz. Sounds included but not limited to: Windows, Mirrors, Bottles, Vases, Jars, Dishes, Wine Glasses, Drinking Glasses, Light Bulbs, Ornaments and Computer Screens. Not only is there the usual smashing and breaking of glass, there are many sounds made by glass that are perfect for video game and film sound design. Pitch, bend, warp and process to your heart’s delight. Over a year in the making and ...

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TV Screen Goes Bada Boom

A few days ago I hit my old Sony 27 inch tube television set with a sledgehammer. (yeah, it was fun!) It had been sitting around for years after being retired for a new widescreen LCD TV. I bought this TV back in 1995 after many nights watching a battered up 14 inch TV. OK, history over…. Now the fun stuff. I moved the really heavy TV down to my foley recording area outside and on the way it got ...

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Train Recording 3-13-2011

It’s been about 12 years since I recorded a train. When I lived in Seattle I was able to get some great recordings of all kinds of trains in many environments. When I moved to Idaho in 1997 I soon realized that trains were everywhere. North Idaho is the main Northern route from East to West. 60+ trains a day pass through here so there is always a chance to get recordings year round. I recorded many trains back in ...

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Ultimate Glass SFX Video Gallery

Welcome to the Ultimate Glass Sound Effects Library Video Gallery. Below are some full length videos from the many recording sessions. These videos show as many of the takes as allowable by law. (the law of “making sure I don’t make a fool of myself”). Enjoy!

-Frank

Ultimate Glass SFX Window Breaking – Video posted March 29, 2011

Ultimate Glass SFX Mirrors and Windows – Video posted March 27, 2011

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Game Audio GDC 2011 Tweet Wrap & Photo Gallery

GDC 2011 Outside the Audio SessionsMy friend Damian who runs the blog “Lost Chocolate Lab” has posted his and other tweets from GDC 2011. He has also included some great pictures of us audio peeps hanging out in the hallway between sessions. Thanks so much Damian!

From his blog: In the ephemeral stream of consciousness, it can often be hard to pin down the flow of a ...

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GDC 2011 Photos

Here are some pictures from my trip to GDC 2011. I had such a great time meeting all the folks from the Twitter Universe. I also got to see some old friends and meet some of my customers. Thanks for all the wonderful comments about my sound libraries offered here at my website. Your support is truly appreciated and I hope I can see all of you next year.

-Frank

GDC2011_FourGunsWest_0502

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Ultimate Wood SFX Trailer Video

Ultimate Wood Sound Effects LibraryPresenting the trailer video for Ultimate Wood Sound Effects Library. This massive collection of 500 wood based sound effects recorded at 24-Bit 96kHz includes: gigantic trees falling, tree bark cracks, sheets of plywood ripped apart, heavy beams dropped, logs rolling down hills, wood panel cracks and tiny branch snaps just to name a few.

This library was started in the summer of 2007 and invloved ...

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