Back in November 2011 I had to opportunity to record my neighbors saw mill. I was doing something outside and I heard the mill off in the distance, it was really quiet that day for some reason. The mill is on top of the mountain behind my ranch and I always wanted to get some recordings so I called him up and asked if it would be alright to come on up and record. I don’t know how he heard ...More →
Episode 1 of Ultimate Sound Effect Library recording from the last 3 years. Over 20 minutes of field recording video sped up 500% to 4 1/2 minutes. This episode shows un-cut footage from my many recording sessions of wood, rocks and concrete. I mostly record alone so running around during the session is normal. I’m not amped on caffeine, well maybe I was during some of the sessions.
You had to be there for the normal run-time experience. Time waits for ...More →
Presenting 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 ...More →
Since I had way more important things to do this Sunday morning I decided to set up the rig and record some large logs being dropped. These logs were on the lower part of the property and I have to eventually move them up closer to the barn so I can cut them to length, split and stack them in the shed. But, before that could happen they needed to be recorded, I only want to move them once.
I set ...More →
For a few years now I have been slowly building up a collection of wood based sound effects. I have recorded almost everything I could from gigantic trees falling and rotten stump rips to small branches breaking.
Earlier this year I found a busted up tree fort some kids must have built many years ago in the woods behind my house. A nearby dead tree had fallen right through the structure and split it in half and left all the ...More →