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For all you budding Foley artists out there, Epic Sound posted a growing list of what items to use and how to use them for creating specific sound effects. Some cool (and gross!) ideas kicking around in there -

Alien pod embryo expulsions etc. Certain kinds of canned dog food make useful sounds as the food comes out of the can. The chunky stuff isn’t so good, but the tightly packed all-one-mass kind makes gushy sucking sounds when the air on the outside of the can is sucked into the can to replace the exiting glob of dog food. This sound can be used as an element in certain kinds of monster vocalizations, alien pod embryo expulsions, etc. Ashley Walker

Yup, I’ve thought of similar things during pet feedings of the past – oof! Read more ideas for DIY sound effects over on the Guide to Sound Effects. [via Synthtopia]


  • Ayjay

    I’ve made some bone breaking sounds which you can find at http://www.sfxsource.com/Sound-Effects/Combat/Injuries/ by cracking certain types of fresh and frozen veggies, like carrots, peppers, or celery .. makes a nice crunchy bone cracking sound

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