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
Natural disaster – Storms
Thunderstorms, hailstorms, monsoons, sandstorms, blizzards
Locks, ratchets and gears
Mechanical noises full of clicks, grinding, turning and snapping from mechanical machinery.
Open and Closes, Bell Dings, Button Pushes, Start and Stops, Impacts.
Home telephones, cell phones, buzzes, vibrations, interference
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!
Various floor textures – stones, sand, snow, wet, stairs, running, walking
Various shoe wear – high heels / trainers / brogues / boots / bare feet
Police, ambulances, firetrucks, sirens, etc
Screams & shouts
horror / warfare / sound design purposed screams
Audience reacts from different events, (concerts, theatre, sporting, comedy)
Bubbles, Splashes, Plunge Into Water, Movements
Tesla, BMW i3, WV e-Up, Open Ampera, Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf and more
Sounds of cats and kittens!
Sounds of thunder. Dry thunder, thunderstorms, thunderclaps, etc
Cars, city traffic, pedestrian streets, trams, city ambience
Contact Mic Textures / Impacts
Contact Mic’d elements that are good for sound design / foley / sweetening
Tiny eclectric movements, motors, mechanics, idle, movement, robots
Stereos, toasters, microwaves, washing machines, and so on. Anything from mechanical functions to button clicks, to UI blips.
DIRT & MUD
wet splashes, muddy hits , gravel and dirt movement
Tiny bursts of noise recorded in spaces or through equipment. For use in convolution reverb for space, tone, or weird effects.