sound design

  1. Soundiron Team

    The NEW Bamboo Stick Ensemble 3.0: Epic Bamboo Percussion w/ Intro Offer

    Learn more: From epic war percussion to haunting drones, screeches, and nightmarish horn-like wails, Bamboo Stick Ensemble is truly a sonic force to be reckoned with. This version 3.0 upgrade takes the sounds of ']Bamboo Stick Ensemble to...
  2. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron releases "Hopkin Instrumentarium: Rattletines" for Kontakt Player with intro offer

    The newest addition of inspiring and distinctive bespoke, hand-made instruments for Kontakt 6 Player Learn more: Hopkin Instrumentarium: RATTLETINES is a set of unique hand-crafted tuned percussion instruments created by...
  3. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron's Summer Sale - Storewide!

    The Soundiron 2019 Storewide Summer Sale Starts Now! Learn more: As the summer heats up, it's that time of year to unleash some scorching deals! For two weeks only, we're running a storewide sale on over 130 virtual instruments in our shop. Save...
  4. GiuseppeS+OS

    OFFER EXTENDED - 48h 50% Cinematic Horror Squeaks SFX - FREAKTION - Kontakt library

    LEARN MORE: Freaktion is a collection of sounds from tormented metallic objects. We've experimented with friction mallets, superballs, bows and multiple stiff and sharp objects on a large variety of metals, such as large aluminium plates...
  5. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron Tips & Tricks

    This is a series of different tips & tricks on things like sound-design, tech and tricks within the DAW and more. We would love to hear about some of your go-to tips and tricks that you've built over the course of your music production experience! Here is the latest video below Tips &...
  6. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron Releases Bowed Bucket 3.0 with Intro Offer

    Bowed Bucket 3.0 is available now! Learn more: You can purchase Bowed Bucket on sale now for only $19.00 (MSRP $29) Hurry, sale ends June 18th! Watch the full library walkthrough Soundiron's Bowed Bucket is a unique virtual instrument built from an...
  7. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron Announce UFO 61, a '70s vintage synthesizer for Kontakt - On Sale!

    THE NEWEST ADDITION TO THE VINTAGE KEYS SERIES * * * A timeless '70s retro synthesizer with a modern sound-designed edge Soundiron's UFO 61 is a vintage five-octave electronic organ from Italian instrument maker Viscount. Built in the 1970s, this simple synthesizer has a smooth, quaint tone...
  8. Soundiron Team

    Sample Logic & Soundiron Introduce Modern Animated Percussion

    Sample Logic & Soundiron introduce the world’s most modern drum machine: Modern Animated Percussion. ']Modern Animated Percussion redefines everything you know about percussion and rhythms. Built for the full version of Kontakt, MAP contains over 6,000 sounds and instrument presets. The...
  9. D

    Toybox blocks for Reaktor 6.3 with front panel patching

    Hi Guys Just wanted to announce the launch of our blocks for the new Reaktor 6.3 Let me know what you think! David
  10. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron Releases Bronze Bin 3.0 On Sale For $19!

    We are excited to present the newest upgrade to a Soundiron classic, Announcing Bronze Bin 3.0! Soundiron's Bronze Bin is a unique tuned and untuned metallic percussion instrument library, created using common found objects with rather special tonal character. This bronze beauty contains...
  11. Arise

    SFX Suite Libraries

    Do you guys have any recommendations for good sfx "suite" sort of libraries that have all the following cinematic style of effects: risers, downers, hits, whooshes, booms, etc. I would like all of those effects in one package with nice tweaking capability in the engine to make unique stuff out...
  12. Soundiron Team

    Voice Of Wind: Adey | Now Available For Kontakt Player & NKS

    Voice Of Wind: Adey version 1.1 is now available for Native Instruments’ free Kontakt Player 6, Komplete Kontrol and S-Series Keyboards. Adey is the first volume in our modular female solo vocal series Voice Of Wind. This library is the perfect addition for songwriters and musicians wanting new...
  13. keepforest

    Aizerx Hybrid Cyberpunk Toolkit by Keepforest (INTRO PRICE 199$)

    AizerX Hybrid Cyberpunk Toolkit is the latest addition to the Keepforest's successful AizerX series and one of the biggest library ever released by Keepforest with +3000 wave samples. Inspired by the atmosphere of the cyberpunk world, this new library offers a lot of character and personality...
  14. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron 33% Off Storewide Spring Sale Starts Now! One Week Only

    With spring kicking into gear, now is the perfect time to hop on some sweet savings! For one week only, you'll save 33% off our entire shop, including over 130 virtual instruments in our shop. This deal includes all of our Kontakt Player/ NKS Libraries and Bundles and all individual non-player...
  15. Craig Peters

    New from Soundiron - Flatulus: Never silent. Always deadly

    LET US RIP APART YOUR TRACKS WITH OUR CUTTING EDGE THUNDER! Just a little something fun for April Fools Day to all of our friends. But make no mistake, this library is most definitely and awesomely real! Soundiron's FLATULUS is the new industry standard in gaseous sound design and...
  16. GiuseppeS+OS

    Sound design blog on Silence+OtherSounds website

    Hi everyone, just wanted to inform the community that I've just started a sound design blog on my website Silence+OtherSounds. Maybe someone of you knows our sample libraries (Relict, Transfer, Stringache), we decided to create a space where we could share thoughts and ideas about sound design...
  17. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron Flash Sale: 33% off Ambius Prime for 3 Days

    We're running a 33% off Flash Sale on Ambius Prime for 3 days! Get it now for only $66 (MSRP $99) Sale Ends 3/21 Learn more: Ambius Prime is a unique and powerful compendium of our Ambius atmospheric synthesis series, offering a vast selection of hand-crafted...
  18. BrandonYLau

    Favorite Reaktor User Library?

    Hi all! I've been doing (musical) sound design for a while now, but I'm just getting started with using the Reaktor User Libraries. There seems to be a million of them, so I just wanted to ask around for favorites/other interesting and useful units. If it changes anything, I'm using Zebra...
  19. GiuseppeS+OS

    29.5 $ deal -STRINGACHE - Horror String Noises SFX Library & Kontakt Instrument Stringache is a modern horror library of mangled string noises. We’ve used close microphone techniques to record a huge deal of violin stabs and screeches, pizzicatos, cello staccatos, double bass jetè, crescendos, strident string...
  20. Epicomposer

    Cinematic synthesis course by evenant (review)

    Today we’re taking a look at Evenant’s online course Cinematic Synthesis – Digital Sound Creation. This course, hosted by producer and Ableton-certified trainer Big Jerr, is focusing on the creation of cinematic synth sounds heard in soundtracks of recent blockbusters and TV series like Dunkirk...
  21. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron releases Bizarre Sitar 3.0 on sale for $29!

    A LITTLE TWIST ON A CLASSICAL INDIAN INSTRUMENT Announcing Bizarre Sitar 3.0! Soundiron's Bizarre Sitar is a sitar like you've never heard before! At just over 24" in length this little beauty is barely half the size of a standard sitar. But what makes this instrument so "bizarre" is how it...
  22. Soundiron Team

    In The Studio With Composer Vivek Maddala

    In The Studio with composer, sound designer and orchestrator Drew Krassowski Drew tells us about his experience starting his career from getting his education at the Berklee School of Music to moving to Los Angeles and interning for composer Tim Williams. He also breaks down some of his cues...
  23. A

    Shepard Tone Maker (Free) *Update*

    Hello. I wanted to share a fun, little effect I made that turns any sound into a shepard tone. Simply hold down a note, hit "Start", keep holding for 2 seconds and it's done (you don't have to keep holding the note anymore). Add a good doze of reverb and experiment with lots of sounds! Render...
  24. Arise

    Any good alternatives to Heavyocity's Gravity?

    Is there anything out there like Heavyocity's Gravity that is a nice all-in-one bundle of sfx with a big amount of tweakabilty? For making stuff like pads, pulses, hits, whooshes, risers, downers, soundscapes, etc. I like that Gravity has it all in one place with an awesome GUI. I also am not...
  25. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron - Mimi Page Light & Shadow | Ethereal Solo Vocals & Sound-Design for NKS

    AN EXPANSIVE SOLO SOPRANO LIBRARY THAT UNIFIES ETHEREAL VOCALS WITH CINEMATIC SOUND-DESIGN Mimi Page Light & Shadow is a celestial and beautifully flexible female solo vocal and atmospheric sound-design library. It's Made For Kontakt Player and compatible with Komplete Kontrol and S-Series...
  26. GiuseppeS+OS

    PHYSICAL MODELLING: your approach, your knowledge and ideas

    Hi everyone, among all the sound design techniques I use, I find physical modelling the most fascinating one. The process itself of reproducing the behaviour and the physics of an acoustical instrument is to me like creating a surreal version of something real, decomposing it into its sonic...
  27. karelpsota

    Took a break from trailers to write sexy dance music

    First time... in years I wrote something for myself. Definitely, made me enjoy writing music again :) To make it fun, I limited myself to Ableton stock plugins. All the synth and drums were designed using Operator (mostly using FM synthesis) The vocals are ripped from YT. I just typed "rap...
  28. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron releases Eko Panda, A vintage synthesizer from the late '60s!

    Presenting the newest addition to the Vintage Keys Series, Eko Panda Soundiron's Eko Panda captures that signature nostalgic sound of an early 70's synth, perfect for recreating your favorite old-school leads and pads. The Panda 61 Piano is a vintage 61-key synthesizer built by the Italian...
  29. reutunes

    Searching for "that sound" - and I found it

    I have loads of different SFX libraries from various developers which are all useful in their own way. However, in the quest for bigger and more hard-hitting FX I often find these samples try to do too much. Sometimes I just need a simple screenwipe swoosh or a great sub hit - "that sound" -...
  30. Akarin

    Managing your sound design library

    I've just written a quick tutorial on how to manage your sound design samples in an efficient way: What's your method?
  31. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron's Winter Holiday Sale Starts Now!

    Well that's almost a wrap for 2018, so we've decided to roll out some holiday cheer and some awesome deals before the New Year! Save 40% off some of our top picks for the season, like Mercury Symphonic Boys Choir, Voices of Rapture (NKS), Ambius Prime (NKS), Sleigh Bells, Alto Glockenspiel...
  32. R

    FREE Patches for Omnisphere 2 - Limited Time

    Happy Holidays from ILIO! Here is a free sample pack that contains a selection of the sound designer's favorite patches from each of ILIO's patch collections for Omnisphere 2, PLUS an EXCLUSIVE BONUS PATCH. Get yours now at From now until January 1, 2019, all of ILIO's...
  33. Wibben

    Big trailer track (non-stop Trailer Brass pads!)

    I was testing out some new production techniques and wrote this simple trailer track in the process. I really, really like how thick Trailer Brass sounds when used like a guitar pad, almost. These brass players don't need to breath so let it rip! Haha Anyways, I think the track turned out...
  34. mOKa

    Hybrid Drones

    Hi, I would like to show my project Drones. Its a one man project, so I created everything myself and am currently testing it out. I was hoping to get some feedback and see if anybody is interested in sth like this. I put together a little demo video. If anyone would like to test out my...
  35. bfreepro

    Review: Silver Screen Toolkit by Instant Sonics

    Taking an in depth and honest look at a lesser known product today, Silver Screen Toolkit by Instant Sonics. This new sound design/trailer FX library covers a wide variety of sounds and holds up nicely across the board. Full review, and detailed video walkthrough/demo...
  36. SBK

    | Soundscape Sound Design | CONTEST |

    Dear Producers and Sound Artists, Our Soundscape Contest has been Extended to 14th December 2018 5:00 PM PST Because its Holidays and many of you asked it for we couldn't say no! * Already submitted entries can be updated in the already sent Entry Email Thanks all for your understanding...
  37. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron Montclarion Hall Grand Piano version 2.0! On Sale for $39

    CLASSIC STEINWAY PIANO WITH MODERN SOUND DESIGN TOOLS On sale now for $39 until Friday, October 26th Announcing The Montclarion Hall Grand Piano version 2.0! We've taken this Soundiron hallmark and given it a complete overhaul with a new look, deeper control features and outstanding new...
  38. instantsonics

    Silver Screen Toolkit by Instant Sonics

    We have just released our first product - "Silver Screen Toolkit", a Kontakt library with sound design effects and melodic palettes for cinematic music! Intro sale (33% off) till October 15! Audio demos: Video:
  39. bfreepro

    Delete this please

    Ignore this, needs to be deleted.
  40. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron's Cylindrum:Deep, punchy tubular tuned percussion. On sale $39!

    AN EXPERIMENTAL PERCUSSIONISTS DREAM COME TRUE! Introducing Cylindrum Version 3.0! With a powerful new engine and loads of content, we’ve given this Soundiron classic a complete overhaul. Featuring a totally redesigned user interface with tons of sound shaping controls as well as 20 custom FX...
  41. Fab

    Sound design harmonica, interesting examples?

    I want to know what kind of stuff is available, not necessarily in kontakt! I am also looking so will post if something good pops up. If there was already a post about this/ similar, then I can't find it, please link me to it here. I have sampled harmonica before but it was just bog standard...
  42. Fab

    Sound design harmonica, interesting examples?

    I want to know what kind of stuff is available, not necessarily in kontakt! I am also looking so will post if something good pops up. If there was already a post about this/ similar, then I can't find it, please link me to it here. I have sampled harmonica before but it was just bog standard...
  43. Sibelius19

    Seurat Updated to 1.6 and on SALE for 30% off!

    Hello Everyone! We have a habit of putting our products on sale when we release an update. Seurat is no different. We've been getting a lot of positive feedback with this one, and we are still continuing to improve it :) The newest feature is the ability to reverse any sound source with the...
  44. jfino

    Whats your go-to synth for Hybrid Trailer Music sound design?

    Hi Everyone, What are the popular synths people are using to create sound design elements from scratch for Hybrid Trailer music? Thanks! Jimmy
  45. Cory Pelizzari

    Developer Spotlight - Atom Hub

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  46. Cory Pelizzari

    A Journey into the Obscure, pt.2 - Haunted Spaces

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  47. Cory Pelizzari

    A Journey into the Obscure, pt.1 - Geosonics

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  48. calebfaith

    Is There A VI-Control Equivalent For Sound Designers/SFX?

    Basically the title. Over the past few years I've become more involved with sound design and SFX and was wondering if anyone knows of a similar forum for these fields. Thanks!
  49. Epicomposer

    Evenant - Trailer Sound Design Course (Review)

    In this review, we're checking out Evenant's highly anticipated course Trailer Sound Design - From Source To Cinema. Hosted by sound designer and composer Karél Psota (Justice League, Spider-Man Homecoming, Fanstastic Beasts, Fallout 4), this comprehensive online sound design tutorial teaches...
  50. Walid F.

    Create Your Own Trailer Sound Design - New Course Out!

    Hi guys! It's finally here! One of our most anticipated courses this year is now available and ready for you to dive in and learn how to create epic sound design for your music, and for trailers. We over at Evenant have just publicly launched our online course Trailer Sound Design: From Source...
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