About the Sound Effects Library

high-desert-thunderstorms_cover_art_v8High Desert Thunderstorms has the vast, beautiful crackling of Southwestern summer thunderstorms. These powerful storms travel for miles in all directions with rumbles that feel physically and emotionally immersive. Plus, you receive many types of Texan storms with rainstorms, dry thunder, echoing thunderclaps, and much more. If you need storm ambiances that ripple across barren valleys, listen to High Desert Thunderstorms.

 

Key Features:
• Hand-picked sounds from over 20 summer thunderstorms
• Three-part library: Dry Thunder, Wet Thunder, and Rain and Thunderstorm Ambiences
• Thunder echoing in mountain valleys
• Unraveling explosions as close as 2,000 feet
• Sub bass growls as far away as 20 miles
• Categories: Dry (without rain), Wet (with rain)
• Sub-categories: close, distant
• Descriptors: rippling, rolling, growling, rumbling, unraveling, sonic boom, Zeus, and sub-bass
• Multiple microphone perspectives for a variety of stereo images and uses
• Location: Near Marfa, Texas, summer 2016, mountain valley at an altitude of 6,000 ft.
• 95% Bird Free
• Library can be purchased in parts or as a bundle to save 20%

Dry Thunder
• Specs: 690 MB – 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV – 26 files, 26+ sounds
• Duration: Approx. 10 min total
• Isolated rain-free thunderclaps from nearby supercells
• Thunder with wind in summer grass
• Clips ranging from 7 to 44 seconds

Wet Thunder
• Specs: 2.37 GB – 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV – 67 files, 67+ sounds
• Duration: Approx. 34 min total
• Isolated thunderclaps with rain
• Heavy, medium, and light rain
• Clips ranging from 10 to 64 seconds

Rain and Thunderstorm Ambiences
• Specs: 6.47 GB – 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV – 31 files, 31+ sounds
• Duration: Approx. 93 min total
• Dry and Wet thunderstorm ambiences, including thunderclaps
• Heavy, medium, and light rain without thunder
• Clips ranging from 1 to 20 minutes
• Metal rooftops, storm drains, small hailstones

High Desert Thunderstorm Bundle
• Specs: 9.54 GB – 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV – 124 files, 124+ sounds
• Duration: Approx. 137 min total
• All Dry Thunder, Wet Thunder, and Rain and Thunderstorm Ambiences included


*Demo music composed by Kyle Laporte


Number of Files: 124 High Quality WAVS (137 Mins)
Size Unpacked: 9.54 GB
Sample Rate: 192kHz/24bit
Gear Used: Sennheiser MKH 50/30 MS pair – MS recordings decoded – DPA 4060 A/B pair – Sound Devices 702 – Rycote AG MS Blimp – GoPro Hero4
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  • 9.54 GB - 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV - 124 files, 124+ sounds

  • 690 MB - 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV - 26 files, 26+ sounds

  • 2.37 GB - 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV - 67 files, 67+ sounds

  • 6.47 GB - 192 kHz / 24-bit WAV - 31 files, 31+ sounds