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HISSandaROAR Releases Quirky New UFX Libraries

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HISSandaROAR Releases Quirky New UFX Libraries

QUIRKY NEW UNIT FX Now Released

Tim Prebble Field Recordist/Sound Designer and owner of HISSandaROAR launched new libraries.

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UFX010 CRUNCH Apple

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Tim Prebble read an article about a Guinness World Record for loudest apple crunch, turns out the Sweet Tango apple variety is known for maximum crunch due to having cells twice the size of regular apples. So Tim got some and recorded high rez bites and cracks. Then some hangry zombie bites.

UFX010 CRUNCH Apple is available now

UFX011 POP Cork

UFX011 POP Cork
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Have you noticed how the liquor industry is transitioning away from cork? Sustainability means less true cork pops in the future. Please note these are red wine and liquor bottle cork pops, and not fizzy champagne pops. Check the preview, detuned and slammed they sound like strange rezzy pipe hits!


UFX011 POP Cork is available now

UFX012 SQUEAK Cork

UFX012 SQUEAK Cork
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Same corks, but close mic’d so Tim could perform characterful squeaks. Add a ring mod and frequency shifter and there are some character languages amongst these!


UFX012 SQUEAK Cork is available now

UFX013 METAL Car Jack Weapon Wrangle Weapon Foley

UFX013 METAL Car Jack Weapon Wrangle Weapon Foley
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My very first car was a Ford Escort MK1 – reliable, repairable but not exactly high performance… But the tyre jack that came with it was particularly useful for weapon foley. Years later Tim remembered this fact, sourced one & we used it for performed sound FX in a few film projects. Now you can too if it suits your project.


UFX013 METAL Car Jack Weapon Wrangle Weapon Foley is available now

UFX014 AIR Blow Across Bottle Top

UFX014 AIR Blow Across Bottle Top
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While Tim had the bottles in the studio, Tim performed breaths across the open bottle top. Useful for granular as well as unique elements for whooshes, transitions, projectile trails, tones, textures, and drones….


UFX014 AIR Blow Across Bottle Top is available now

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SOFA SMASH Sound Foley: The Ultimate Sound Effects Library for Creating Practical Destruction Sounds by Hissandaroar

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SOFA SMASH Sound Foley The Ultimate Sound Effects Library for Creating Practical Destruction Sounds by Hissandaroar

In filmmaking, the sound is often just as important as visual elements. The right soundtrack can set the tone for a scene, create suspense, or provide comic relief.

This sound library offers a variety of suspended tension hits that can add an extra layer of excitement to your next film score or trailer music. You can find the perfect sound for any scene.

Whether you’re looking for a lighthearted hit or something more intense, this library has you covered. So next time you’re scoring a film or trailer, be sure to check out this sound library for all your suspended tension needs.

Looking to add some realistic destruction sounds to your next project? Look no further than the SD052 SOFA SMASH SFX Library sound effects library! This comprehensive collection of sound effects features recordings of two old, leather sofas being destroyed.

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SOFA SMASH Sound Foley: The Ultimate Sound Effects Library for Creating Practical Destruction Sounds by Hissandaroar

This library has everything you need to create convincing destruction sounds from hits and impacts to drops and throws. In addition, the library also includes studio recordings of leather creaks, flicks, moves, and shakes. So whether you’re looking for exterior or interior sounds, the SD052 SOFA SMASH SFX Library sound effects library has you covered!

SD052 SOFA SMASH SFX Library

When it comes to creating realistic sound effects, sometimes you have to go to extreme lengths.

For the SD052 SOFA SMASH SFX Library, two old leather sofas were destroyed in order to capture the various sounds of hits, breaks, and impacts. Drops, throws, and drags were also recorded before the sofas were deconstructed into their constituent parts via rips, tears, and general demolition.

The leather covering was recovered and studio recordings were made of leather creaks, flicks, moves, and shakes. Then exterior recordings were made with leather hits & drag on concrete, as well as flicks, shakes, and moves.

Other useful elements included stabs and slicing leather, suspended tension hits (taut and “flappy”) as well as rattles, hits, and moves with the four metal feet from the second sofa. Rips and tears with unique tonality were also recorded with the supporting nylon fabric.

The recordings will be edited and processed to create a unique library of sounds that can be used in a variety of ways, from Foley and sound design to creating ambiances and BGMs.

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SOFA SMASH Sound Foley: The Ultimate Sound Effects Library for Creating Practical Destruction Sounds by Hissandaroar

Tons of different sound effects were captured, making this one of the most comprehensive libraries of its kind. Whether you’re working on a film, video game, or another project, the SD052 SOFA SMASH SFX Library will help you create the most realistic soundscape possible.

While pining over leather, a useful UnitFX Library was also recorded with two leather jackets. For additional information, please see UFX017 LEATHER JACKET

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Leather Jacket Sound Foley: A Unique Asset for Sound Effects by Hissandaroar

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Leather Jacket A Unique Asset for Sound Effects by Hissandaroar

There’s something about a leather jacket that just makes you feel powerful. It’s no wonder that so many sound effects designers use this unique material to add an extra layer of realism to their work.

In this blog post, we’ll discuss the different ways you can use a leather jacket to create sound effects, and we’ll give you some tips on how to make the most of this versatile asset.

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Leather Jacket Sound Foley

Leather Jacket Creates a Mixture of Sounds

A leather jacket can be used to create a variety of sound effects. For example, by gently tapping the sides of the jacket, you can create a sound reminiscent of raindrops falling on a window. Or, by crumpling up the jacket and then shaking it, you can create a sound like thunder rumbling in the distance.

Likewise, by running your fingers along the inside of the jacket, you can create a variety of eerie, creepy sounds that are perfect for Halloween. In short, UFX017 LEATHER JACKET sound library of a recorded leather jacket is a versatile tool for creating sound effects that can add atmosphere and dimension to any film or audio production.

Tim Prebble’s (Hissandaroar) Leather Jacket

When Tim Prebble bought his first leather jacket, he had no idea that he would one day become obsessed with the material. But over the years, he has come to appreciate the unique properties of leather.

Leather is strong yet flexible, durable yet soft, and it develops a rich patina over time. Tim’s first jacket was made from a beautifully soft hide, and it quickly became his favorite piece of clothing. It was comfortable and stylish, and it served him well for many years.

But as Tim’s obsession with leather grew, he realized that he wanted to record the sound of leather in all its subtlety and complexity. So he set out to create a library of leather sounds, using two of his own jackets as the source material. The result is a fascinating collection of sounds that captures the unique character of this remarkable material. Thanks to Tim’s obsession, we can now enjoy the sound of leather in all its richness and detail. Who knows what Tim will be obsessing about next?

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Leather Jacket Sound Foley

Tim’s heavy-duty biker’s leather jacket is a beautiful thing. It’s big and bulky, with big zips and beautiful red tartan lining. But it’s not just a pretty face; this jacket has been through some tough times. Tim and his jacket have had some great adventures together, but both are now retired.

Thanks to their age, they produce some lovely characterful leather creaks, but they’re far more subtle than the heavy leather in the SOFA library. Even though they’re retired, Tim and his jacket still have plenty of life left in them. They may not be able to take on the world like they used to, but they can still enjoy each other’s company and create some amazing memories.

UFX017 LEATHER JACKET is available now. It is a 1.28GB download • 2.02GB as 82 x 24bit 96kHz .WAV files with metadata & photos. For a 33% Early Bird Discount please use coupon code: “RIP”, the discount expires May 22nd, 2022.

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AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS: A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns

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AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns

AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS, This library is a crossover between an ambiance library and a polyrhythmic pattern library! Selected from over 14 hours of multitrack recordings, captured during two days of Summer rain.

By strategically placing inverted metal trashcans below cracks in the clear light roof of the porch at the back of Tim Prebble’s house, the leaking drips perform very interesting rhythms.

AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns
AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS: A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns

Rain Rhythms

This unique library combines elements of an ambiance collection and a polyrhythmic pattern collection! Over 14 hours of multitrackers were chosen from over 14 hours of Summer rain recordings.

If you’re looking for an innovative way to add some musical flare to your next party, try using inverted metal trashcans as rain drums. The clear roof of your porch will allow the raindrops to fall directly into the cans, producing a variety of different sounds depending on their size and position.

By strategically positioning the cans beneath the roof, you can create a unique rhythm that is sure to impress your guests. And best of all, this musical arrangement is completely free! So next time it rains, be sure to take advantage of this natural phenomenon by turning your porch into a makeshift drum set.

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AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS: A Crossover Library of Ambience and Polyrhythmic Patterns

The library is arranged chronologically, with 12 selections from my earliest recordings up to my most recent ones. Each selection is 5 minutes long and presents a different facet of my work with MKH8040 microphones.

The first recording captures the general ambiance of my work environment, while the second one features the MKH8050 inside a single trashcan, pounded out a beat. Each subsequent recording features a different sound or technique that I have explored with these versatile microphones.

As a result, the library provides a comprehensive overview of my work with MKH8040 microphones and is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in exploring their potential. Thanks for listening!

Following that, there were 17 sequences of 5-minute selections recorded with three trashcan mics throughout the course of a full day’s work.

Each multitrack selection has the starting and ending BPM as well as the intensity and shift in speeds, making it easier to assess. Get AMB019 RAIN RHYTHMS today.

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