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July 18th, 2010

This 24bit 48KHz sample pack contains 84 samples of a metal CD stand being struck, strummed and rubbed with various objects. The CD stand is approximately 5'6" / 167cm tall and made of angled sheet metal with horizontal slots all the way up for holding the discs. As such it has an amazing resonance which we have frequently employed as an impromptu reverb. The source was captured with a contact mic (made from an old Audio Technica wireless headset) through the NPNG preamp and into Pro Tools via Frontier Design Group converters. Final edits were performed in Cool Edit Pro. The objects used included hands, a mobile 'phone vibrating alert, a ping-pong ball, a pocket knife, plastic cups and others. These sounds are psychedelic, bizarre, unearthly tones with a certain dreamlike quality. Are they roaring monsters or an old ship breaking up as it sinks? Industrial impacts or a grand piano in agony? You decide! Maybe use them as the strangest impulse-responses ever. Hint: you might want to play around with the sample rate for some extra cool weirdness. :-)

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    Count_Dante 1 year, 9 months ago

    Thank you very much.

    Once I do something with it, I'll send you a link. X

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    Descalabro 1 year, 10 months ago

    great stuff

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    mista bojjob 2 years, 3 months ago

    did that demon just laugh at me

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    maja_of_the 3 years, 8 months ago

    Dear sandyrb!
    I don't know what exactly I'm going to do with your Stand of Doom sound pack, but I promise you two things:
    1) I'll give you a link to the file once I'm done (mind you, it might take me over a month to get a good idea and execute it)
    2) I'll do my best to make it awesome.
    Thanks!

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Type
Wave (.wav)
Duration
00:16:247
Filesize
2.3 MB
Samplerate
48000.0 Hz
Bitdepth
24 bit
Channels
Mono
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