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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]

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

  • Ayjay

    I’ve made some bone breaking sounds which you can find at 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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