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….
Wind blowing through windows and doors. Wind blowing over various surfaces, and through trees and leaves. You can never have too much wind.
Collisions and Explosions
Car/Vehicle crashes, Debris, Demolitions, Explosions, Nukes, Blasts
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.
Natural disaster – Storms
Thunderstorms, hailstorms, monsoons, sandstorms, blizzards
Any fire related sounds — torches, bonfires, matches, blow torches, wood stoves, flamethrowers, campfires, etc
Swishing and swirling things past a microphone. This can be rope, a bottle, a spatula, anything!
Home telephones, cell phones, buzzes, vibrations, interference
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)
Cars, city traffic, pedestrian streets, trams, city ambience
Police, ambulances, firetrucks, sirens, etc
Bubbles, Splashes, Plunge Into Water, Movements
Sounds of cats and kittens!
Tesla, BMW i3, WV e-Up, Open Ampera, Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf and more
Contact Mic Textures / Impacts
Contact Mic’d elements that are good for sound design / foley / sweetening
Sounds of thunder. Dry thunder, thunderstorms, thunderclaps, etc
DIRT & MUD
wet splashes, muddy hits , gravel and dirt movement
All kind of Fight sounds… RAW, Kicks, Punches, Slap, Block, Hit, Body falls, Boxing, Kunfu, Karate
Stereos, toasters, microwaves, washing machines, and so on. Anything from mechanical functions to button clicks, to UI blips.
Tiny eclectric movements, motors, mechanics, idle, movement, robots
Tiny bursts of noise recorded in spaces or through equipment. For use in convolution reverb for space, tone, or weird effects.
Smashing, crashing, snapping, tearing, and other sounds of destruction. Break things and be merry – but also be careful!
Airports and Airplanes
Airport interiors and exteriors, roomtones, ambiences, PA announcements, security, airplane interiors, airplane flyovers
Sounds of people playing any sport: football, skateboarding, surfing, snooker, archery, rugby, car racing, horse races….you name it!