November 3rd, 2009

Complete sequence of getting into a car, starting and stopping and driving away and coming back again. Includes footsteps on gravel, opening & closing doors, ignition key, seatbelts, squeaky brake drum, tyres on light gravel etc. This recording and the other three "car_start_stop_source***" files are unedited recordings made as source material for the "car_arrive*" and "car_go*" SFX also posted here. Mic'ed at about 2.5 metres the recordings have a natural ambience that I could not avoid at the time including birds, dog bark, distant vehicles etc. which had to be edited out of the final SFX takes. Ambience is quite "lively" due to house and tall brick wall within about 4 metres. There are multiple takes on some door open/closing, engine revs etc., and random pauses between key sounds for a spread of editing options.
Recorded with SM57s and Pioneer CD Recorder through ancient home made custom balanced mic amp.


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    lascia 1 year, 7 months ago

    amazing!! thank you!

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    jj565533273 3 years, 5 months ago

    thank you!

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    harryflame 5 years, 5 months ago

    arrive, go, gravel and birds

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    findushop 7 years, 8 months ago

    thank you

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