Thunderstorm 2 HD Pro SFX

Thunderstorm 2 HD ProFiles: 55 • Zip Size: 794.0MB • Price: $100.00 USD

At long last, it’s here! Presenting the sequel to Thunderstorm HD: Thunderstorm 2 HD Professional Sound Effects Library. Over two years and dozens of storms in the making, this 24-Bit 96kHz collection of thunder and lightning is just what you need to make any storm soundscape complete. Included among the 55 Broadcast WAV files are extremely close lightning strikes, booming rumbles, heavy claps, rainstorms and special LFE tracks for you to drop in your session with no fuss. Over 900 megabytes of pure North Idaho thunder at your fingertips. Mix and match the tracks together to build the perfect storm boomers. Also included are specially designed lightning strikes using analog style compression, multi-file layering and pitch change.

The last two years here in North Idaho have been quite interesting with many types of storms blowing in. Thunderstorms were few and far between but when they rumbled over the ranch I was there, Single Malt Scotch in hand with my MKH-8040ST and Sanken CSS-5 microphones and recorded some of the most fantastic thunder I have ever heard here. Now, with the release of this library you don’t have to suffer through the hours and hours of waiting and waiting for the next storm to show it’s stuff… it’s all right here in Thunderstorm 2 HD Pro. Enjoy! -Frank

Equipment Used:

Sound Devices 702 – Sennheiser MKH-8040ST – Sanken CSS-5

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Thunderstorm 2 HD ProFiles: 55 • Zip Size: 794.0MB • Price: $100.00 USD

Partial sound description list – this Sound File List PDF link has the complete list:

  • Thunder: Close Thunder Clap, Lightning Strike
  • Thunder: Designed: Lightning Strike, Explosive Crack, Long Trailing Echo
  • Thunder: Distant Lightning Strike, Mountain Echos
  • Thunder: Distant Rumble With Slight Rain Drizzle
  • Thunder: Distant Rumble, Deep Subsonic LFE (Stereo)
  • Thunder: Distant Thunder Clap, Deep Rolling Rumble In The Mountains
  • Thunder: Lightning Strike, Medium Distant Thunder Clap
  • Thunder: Medium Distant Thunder Clap, Rolling Echo
  • Thunder: Rain With Distant Thunder, Varying Intensity
  • Thunder: Rain With Medium Close Thunder Claps
  • Thunder: Rumble: LFE Processed, Mono Subwoofer Track


Read more about some of the sessions and recording thunder:
The Recordist Blog: Thunderstorm Recording Techniques
The Recordist Blog: Midnight Thunderstorm on June 12 2011 With 8040s
The Recordist Blog: 2AM Thunderstorm September 18th 2011


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