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February 21st, 2008

This is a recording of a plastic soda straw being pulled up and down through the lid on a plastic 32-oz. soft drink cup! I recorded it using a Logitech USB mic sitting here at my computer desk, about a half hour after polishing off the soft drink LOL! I happened to pull the straw out, and noticed the groaning noises it made as it scraped against the plastic lid. So I recorded it with Audacity. The deep pitch sounds are the straw being pulled out, and the high-pitched sounds are the straw being pushed back in. I separated those two distinct sounds, made 2 copies each, overlapped them, and used the Audacity "gverb" effect on 'em with the room size setting maxed out. Then I lowered the pitch of the low sound about three steps and put one copy of it in the center and panned the other hard left. Then I panned one copy of the high-pitched sound, also lowered a few steps, over hard right and boosted to about 18db. I then took another copy of the high-pitched sound, but this time RAISED it in pitch three or four steps (to make it scream), panned it hard left, and boosted it about the same amount. I wanted something that sounded like a cross between Godzilla and the monster in "Cloverfield." I think you'll agree that whatever it is, it sounds pretty angry!

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    GrowlingWhispers 11 months, 2 weeks ago

    I used this sound in an audio piece called "Dragons of the Sun".

    http://youtu.be/CvJwZBPkhIs

    Thank you for your excellent sound!

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    onime 1 year ago

    So this is where the "Mega John" got it's howl from!

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    toabuilder 1 year, 4 months ago

    Hey, I heard that on ROBLOX before, it's used for a bear cannon!

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    goony124 1 year, 7 months ago

    sorry last comment i got spelling a bit :
    i heard this on roblox

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    goony124 1 year, 7 months ago

    ive heard this on roblosx O_o

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Wave (.wav)
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00:05:648
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44100.0 Hz
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