Pigs, Cows, Horses, Elephants, Birds, etc.
Grinding, sliding, metal on stone, hand on cloth, paper on air etc.
Living bg actions of actual people working.
Carpenter, barber, secretary, chef, lumberjack, car mechanic, construction worker, blacksmith, etc….
Collisions and Explosions
Car/Vehicle crashes, Debris, Demolitions, Explosions, Nukes, Blasts
Natural disaster – Storms
Thunderstorms, hailstorms, monsoons, sandstorms, blizzards
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.
Open and Closes, Bell Dings, Button Pushes, Start and Stops, Impacts.
Police, ambulances, firetrucks, sirens, etc
Locks, ratchets and gears
Mechanical noises full of clicks, grinding, turning and snapping from mechanical machinery.
Sounds of cats and kittens!
Tesla, BMW i3, WV e-Up, Open Ampera, Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf and more
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
Swishing and swirling things past a microphone. This can be rope, a bottle, a spatula, anything!
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
Contact Mic Textures / Impacts
Contact Mic’d elements that are good for sound design / foley / sweetening