Pro Sound Effects Releases European Capitals Library
Immersive surround city ambiences recorded by award-winning sound designer Ken Skoglund
Brooklyn, NY - Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has released European Capitals - a massive exclusive sound library featuring nearly 20 hours of surround urban ambience recordings from six major cities in Europe.
Recorded by award-winning sound designer Ken Skoglund (The Duel, Fire With Fire), with the assistance of recordists Anna Bertmark and Eric Eklund, the European Capitals library takes listeners on an authentic sonic journey through Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, London, Stockholm and Berlin. This characteristic collection of immersive atmospheres pristinely captures the essence of ordinary and iconic locations - from the Louvre museum in Paris to a small pub in Amsterdam and beyond.
"European Capitals is the most comprehensive and versatile surround city library I have ever come across," says sound effects editor Christer Melén (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). "The library is beautifully recorded with loads and loads of useful material."
Delivered in both 5.1 surround and stereo, each sound file in European Capitals is embedded with descriptive metadata including a photo from the exact recording location for your reference. Paint the perfect background for a scene with setting-specific sonic indicators including walla in various languages, train announcements, traffic, birdsong and more.
European Capitals Key Features:
412 sounds from 6 cities (145GB)
Berlin: 83 sounds
Rome: 74 sounds
London: 69 sounds
Amsterdam: 64 sounds
Stockholm: 62 sounds
Paris: 60 sounds
Nearly 20 hours of immersive surround recordings
Average file length: 2 minutes 54 seconds
Delivered in both 5.1 Surround (124GB) and Stereo (21GB) formats
24-bit/48kHz broadcast .wav files
Descriptive embedded metadata
Includes a photo of each location
Download or hard drive delivery
Free Sampler available for download (2 sounds, 626MB)
Pricing & Availability
The European Capitals sound effects library is available now at $449 for a one-user lifetime license. Recording collections from individual cities are also available at $99 each for a one-user lifetime license. A free sampler including two WAV files selected from the library is available for immediate download at prosoundeffects.com/european-capitals.
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About Pro Sound Effects®:
Pro Sound Effects® develops highly curated sound effects libraries for sound artists, editors, designers, audio engineers, media companies, schools and nonprofits. Award-winning creators and companies in film and television, video games, virtual reality, and advertising rely on PSE libraries every day to fuel creativity, finish projects faster, and deliver their best sound always. Based in Brooklyn since 2004, PSE continues to push the industry forward with their comprehensive General Libraries, storied Specialty Libraries, progressive Freelancer Program, flexible multi-user licensing, and client-driven library development.