100 FOUNTAINS comprises 100 sound files of high precise quality stereo recordings of various fountains size, type, and perspective (including 15 hydrophone recordings) recorded over the span of 1 year.
While fountains played a major role throughout history by their functionality of supplying water, they nowadays still operate as a central element in the landscape of towns and cities although diverging from their initial purposes. Their sound sooth the soul and embellish the modern soundscape by masking intrusive noises. They embody life and bring people together. This library of sounds is an homage to these “super-natural” human constructions, in an attempt to capture with fidelity the diversity of their sonic palette.
Ice Skating is acomprehensive library of 1000 audio files drawn from the realm of ice skating. It encompasses many variety of sounds using different skating techniques and depicts various ice skating activities such as hockey game, figure skating, free skating ... Most of the recordings have been made in an outdoor setting allowing to belittle reverberations.
Almost all of the sounds were recorded using a M/S technique with AKG C-414 and Rode Nt5, and a Sound Devices mixPre.
Focused and detailed
This library presents unique focused sounds that 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.
Joliette, Rina-Lasnier Library Ground Floor, Men and Women mixed Voices in French, Metal Rolling Book Cart Movements, Beeps from Barcode Reader to Track Location of Books, Phone Rings in Background, Key Chain Movement, Elevator Bell at End of Track - Suitable for crowd presence in public, library, church or courtroom
Montreal, Pointe-St-Charles Quarter, Library October 1st, Exterior Parking Lot POV, Slow Traffic Passing Over Manhole Cover, Occasional Metallic Clunks on Bys, Airplane Jet Passing Overhead, High Hells Footsteps Passing on Pavement, Children French Voices, Door Close and Metal Gate on Chain Link Fence Open and Close with Latch Clanking, Children Playing, Running up Footsteps to Close up