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Thin Ice


Total Size (unpacked):767 Mb
Total Duration:16min
Number of Files:315 Wave files
Channels:2 (stereo)
Bit Rate:24 Bit
Sample Rate:96 KHz
Metadatas:Soundminer / iXML / XMP / BWAV / ID3



“Thin Ice” is a handy collection of gripping ice sound effects. It offers raw sound materials ready to use for creating intricate ice effects.


The library encompasses 315 sounds of cracklings, frictions, impacts, and squashes.
Part of the sounds were recorded in the field, on thin ice layers recovering lakes.
Part were thoroughly recorded in studio.


Also the debris sounds have a particularly interesting sonic texture due to the process of slightly melting and freezing again, which gives them this special crispy crusty quality.


These unique focused sounds have been edited meticulously making them easier to integrate in any audiovisual project or interactive program.


The rare distinctive quality of these recordings also allows them to be a base for any sound experimentation through a creative process; and can be layered with other sounds or treated in order to produce interesting sound design.


All in all, these brittle coarse sounds constitute a practical pool for sound designing.
A must-have for ice fractures, frictions, fissures, and tensions.


The devices used : Sound Devices 788T, Sound Devices MixPre, Zoom H5, Sennheiser MKH8090, Rode NT5, AKG C414. The samples were recorded at different times, with various equipments and stereo technique (MS and XY). Some were recorded at 192KHz, but they are all conformed to 96KHz for the library delivery.


Like every other sound library from Articulated Sounds, the files are embedded with comprehensive metadatas (Soundminer/iXML/XMP/BWAV/ID3).


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