For the past 5 years, Collected Transients has released a free sound effects library around December 25th. These libraries used to be only available for a limited time, and then pulled from the site. No way to grab the library again. If you missed out, you missed out! Fun for those who knew about it, but not so fun for those that missed out!
Tag: Sound Effects
Collected Transients is Now UCS Compliant (Plus more!)
Have you heard about the Universal Category System (UCS)? It’s a wonderful metadata initiative spearheaded by Tim Nielsen, Justin Drury, & Kai Paquin with the collaboration of sound effects librarians, vendors, and designers around the globe.
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Recording the “Implosion” Sound Effects Library
The following is a repost of a blog I wrote for A Sound Effect for my Implosion library:
I was scrolling through my Google news feed one night when something piqued my interest. The roof of a stadium was to be imploded in Milwaukee, WI. I’d never seen an implosion and thought it might be a neat thing to see (and of course record!), so I made plans to drive up.
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I (virtually) sat down with Justin Macleod to have a chat about Combustion and all things Collected Transients!
Read the whole interview here!
The Hunt: Recording a Hail Cannon
The following is a repost of a blog I wrote for A Sound Effect for my Combustion library:
It all started with a “boom”.
Hello, transient collectors! 😉 For the past couple months, I’ve been working on completely revamping all of the file names and metadata for Collected Transients Sound Effects Libraries. There are multiple reasons for doing this… but here are the three main points:
A Sound Effect Podcast: Thermal Flux
The wonderful A Sound Effect podcast is back with a new episode, and I was honored to be their guest! I talk with Christian Hagelskjaer From and Asbjoern Andersen about the wild process of recording the extreme temperature reactions in Thermal Flux.
You can also check out this A Sound Effect blog post on recording the library!