Overheard conversations in various locations
Roomtones of any kind
Dripping, splashing, gurgling, boiling and gushing. Hydrophone recordings welcome.
Pigs, Cows, Horses, Elephants, Birds, ect.
Grinding, sliding, metal on stone, hand on cloth, paper on air etc.
Collisions and Explosions
Car/Vehicle crashes, Debris, Demolitions, Explosions, Nukes, Blasts
Natural disaster – Storms
Thunderstorms, hailstorms, monsoons, sandstorms, blizzards
Living bg actions of actual people working.
Carpenter, barber, secretary, chef, lumberjack, car mechanic, construction worker, blacksmith, etc….
Home telephones, cell phones, buzzes, vibrations, interference
Wind blowing through windows and doors. Wind blowing over various surfaces, and through trees and leaves. You can never have too much wind.
Police, ambulances, firetrucks, sirens, etc
Open and Closes, Bell Dings, Button Pushes, Start and Stops, Impacts.
Locks, ratchets and gears
Mechanical noises full of clicks, grinding, turning and snapping from mechanical machinery.
Tesla, BMW i3, WV e-Up, Open Ampera, Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf and more
Sounds of cats and kittens!
Swishing and swirling things past a microphone. This can be rope, a bottle, a spatula, anything!
Any fire related sounds — torches, bonfires, matches, blow torches, wood stoves, flamethrowers, campfires, etc
Various floor textures – stones, sand, snow, wet, stairs, running, walking
Various shoe wear – high heels / trainers / brogues / boots / bare feet
Screams & shouts
horror / warfare / sound design purposed screams
Audience reacts from different events, (concerts, theatre, sporting, comedy)
Bubbles, Splashes, Plunge Into Water, Movements
Sounds of thunder. Dry thunder, thunderstorms, thunderclaps, etc