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Sound Ex Machina releases "F16 Maneuvers" Sample Library

Sound Ex Machina

Sound Ex Machina has announced the release of F16 Maneuvers, a sample library featuring 36 recordings of F16 Fighter jets, captured at three different locations from the ground perspective.

In addition to those, Sound Ex Machina included:

  • 22 flight formation sounds (up to six aircraft), designed using Sound Particles 3D software.
  • 8 recordings captured using contact microphones, attached in a nearby parked vehicle, leading up to some low tones and rumbles, that could be useful as sweeteners in aircraft or other complex sounds.
  • 4 mixing sessions, combining ambient and contact mic recordings.

Audio Preview

The product includes a total of 45 minutes of HQ material (24-bit/96kHz) and a total of 70 sounds, including 17 Soundminer metadata fields, such as description, keywords, category/sub-category, microphones and more.

Gear Used:

  • AKG C314 matched pair.
  • Oktava MK012 matched pair.
  • Sennheiser MKH8060 short shotgun.
  • Schertler contact mic.
  • Zoom F8 recorder.
  • Zoom H6 recorder.
  • Rode Blimp with Dead Wombat Windshield.
  • Baby Ball Gags with their windscreens by Rycote.
  • Rycote Classic-Softie.

Selected Highlights:

  • Straightforward samples, minimally processed: The sounds have been minimally processed and intended to serve not only those who need straightforward samples but also those who search for raw material in sculpting new sounds.
  • Detailed metadata embedded: Each sound has detailed Soundminer metadata, that can be read by various applications and services, making them very easy to find and edit.

Technical Specifications:

  • 70 royalty-free files in total.
  • 24-bit/96kHz in stereo .wav format.
  • Library size is 1.53 GB (unzipped).
  • PDF, XLS files included.
  • All files embedded with Soundminer metadata.
  • You can view the full tracklist by downloading the metadata in PDF format.

Price: $39.



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