Scratches is a comprehensive library of 700 recordings of scraping, cutting, scuffing, peeling and rubbing sounds. This high-quality collection of versatile sounds will make your skin crawl and hair stand on end.
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The idea behind this project was to gather a wide assortment of objects like saws, scissors and chalks, and to record their acoustic interaction with surfaces such as wood, glass, metal, concrete and gravel. We even came to vandalize a few musical instruments (snare drums, oriental percussions, cymbals and more) with hammers and knives in order to capture weird noises and unique musical qualities.
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A behind-the-sound quick look at our latest released SCRATCHES library – a HUGE library of versatile source sounds of scrapes, scuffs, cuts, peelings and rubs. Follow the link to find out more: https://soundexmachina.com/scratches #soundeffects #sounddesign #foley #soundexmachina #soundfx #sounds #audio #film #audiodrama #motionpicture #games #oktava #sennheiser #zoomF8 #rode #schertler @ioannis_var @kostas_loukovikas
High-performance sound recording room
All recording sessions have been carried out in an acoustically treated room. We mostly recorded from a close perspective in order to capture dry and solid material that will allow you to apply your preferred amount of reverb or any other effect in post-production or sound design project.
The sounds have been recorded with mono compatible configurations and contact mics, and each one of those sounds is offered with a multitude of variations, making them versatile enough to cover the needs of a big production.
Well-grounded folder structure, ease of use
The library is organized in frequencies of wood, glass, metal, plastic, concrete, cardboard and more.
- 700 royalty-free files in total
- 24bit/96kHz in stereo wav format
- Library size is 2 GB (unzipped)
- PDF, XLS files included
- All files embedded with Soundminer metadata
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There is also the free lite version of the Scratches library, which you can download by simply entering your email address below. Right after that, we’ll email you the download link. You can use those sounds in both your free and commercial projects.
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