Pro Sound Effects Blog

How Richard King Records Boat Sound Effects

August 24, 2021 by Andreas Russo in Product Releases, Sound Recording, King Collection
Award-winning sound artist Richard King shares stories from his decades-long experience in recording ships and boats for blockbuster film projects.

Anime Sound Effects: Recreating Recognizable Sounds of an Iconic Genre

June 22, 2021 by Jamie Bishop in Product Releases, Sound Recording
Uncover the sonic secrets used to create the iconic sounds of Anime.

How to Capture Meaningful and Efficient Field Recordings

May 03, 2021 by Melissa Pons in Sound Recording, How-To
Perception, planning, and expectations – your guide for purposeful field recordings.

How Richard King Records Aircraft Sound Effects

April 23, 2021 by Andrew Emge in Product Releases, Sound Recording
Award-winning sound artist Richard King shares stories from recording dozens of aircraft including WWII-era planes, military helicopters, rockets and more.

David Lynch on Sound and Alan Splet's Wind Recordings

August 17, 2020 by Maddy Kong in Interviews, Sound Recording
Filmmaker David Lynch discusses the importance of sound in film.

How These Recordists Escaped Civilization to Capture Nature at its Purest

September 09, 2019 by Ben Englander in Product Releases, Sound Recording
Learn how recordist Jason Strawley and videographer Andrew Garraway traversed the country in search of the most authentic nature sounds.

Top 5 Unexpected Sound Effects Sources

July 02, 2019 by Alex Gregson in Sound Effects, Sound Recording, How-To
Spark your creativity with some of the most overlooked ways to create sound effects.

How to Record Car Sounds and Vehicle Workups with Mark Mangini

October 03, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Sound Recording, The Odyssey Collection, How-To
Learn about the complex process of recording vehicles and which mic setups to consider to capture the right sounds and perspectives for your project.

Beautiful Bugs: Recording Insects with Ann Kroeber

July 30, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, Product Releases, Sound Recording
Get the stories behind the recording and sound design process of the moody, expressive insect sound effects in the new Beautiful Bugs library. Insect sounds have a natural rhythm and depth in their buzzing, droning, clicking and swelling. The familiar moodiness and complexity of these sounds make them ideal sound design layers – whether you’re immersing the audience in the atmosphere of a scene...

Behind the Intensive, Years-Long Recording Process for Gators

May 21, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Product Releases, Sound Recording
Recordist of the Gators library shares the story of the collection's rigorous recording process. The stunning alligator sound effects featured in Gators, our latest specialty library, are both the stuff of nightmares and a sound designer's dream for creature source. Massive, terrifying, larger-than-life growls, snarls, bellows, and hisses will add power and intensity to your creature vocals in...