The Sonniss #Christmas Scavenger Hunt! 2016

How would you like to win $500 worth of high quality sound libraries from the indie sound community? Keep reading… We are running an online scavenger hunt! All you have to do to win is find an unopened cracker on one of our product pages. (We have hidden 5 in total). ## HOW TO GET…

The Sonniss #Christmas Wishlist!

We are running a special giveaway over at Sonniss at the moment as our way of giving back to the community. You might want to check it out when you get a minute spare. Simply head on over to our website and add a couple of items to your wishlist for your chance to win…

ANNOUNCEMENT: COMPETITION WINNERS

Last month we announced a competition to win over $16,000 worth of sounds effects from our suppliers here at Sonniss… Many of you thought I was joking and didn’t think it was real. Some of you even questioned my sanity (and rightly so), however, now is the time to announce the winners, so without further…

[WIN] $10,000 Worth Of Sound Effects! (250GB+)

Get your hands on some high quality sound effects this month with our special indie sound library prize draw. Over 500GB of sound effects are up for grabs from some of the world’s leading sound recordists. ($16,000 in value). Everything we are giving away is royalty-free and commercially-usable. (No attribution is required). Check out the…

GDC is here and we have some special for you all…

We couldn’t make it to the game developers conference this year unfortunately, but wanted to do something special for the community. In celebration of #GDC2016, we have teamed-up with our suppliers to give you all 16GB+ of sound effects completely for free. Just head over to the link below for more information… http://www.sonniss.com/gameaudiogdc2016

DIY Home-Studio Acoustics 101

Home studios are great.  You can work remotely, and no one even knows you’re working in your bathrobe.  It’s super comfortable!   If you’re like me, you’ve moved a few times, and have had to tear down and rebuild your home studio several times.  Building an acoustically-sound working environment with lots of restrictions can be really…

How I made Sci-Fi Metal Elements HD in just 8 days

When I was starting this library I had in mind some CG scenes from good old sci-fi flicks like Terminator-2. Liquid terminator was a major visual reference here while mood was inspired by unavoidable freaky stuff like Cremaster, Dune and Holy Mountain. First I gathered a large collection of odd metal objects like sheet metal,…

The Sonniss ‘Not-So-Secret’ Santa

I really wanted to do something different this year at Sonniss. I just wanted to give you all something as a sort of ‘thank you’. I wouldn’t have been able to get Sonniss to where it is without many of you, so this is my way of giving back to the community. How do you…

Custom 3D Blimp Printing: From Concept to Reality

A look into the future of DIY field recording equipment… How the idea came about… Until recently I was barely aware of what the current state of 3D printing technology was. I assumed that any type of audio accessory I could think of would have been either too complex or too expensive to print. And…

Horror Sound Effects: 12 Gruesome Sound FX Libraries That Are Absolutely Terrifying

Happy Halloween everyone! It’s that time of year again and you’re in for a treat. No tricks, just some really terrifying horror sound effects that will absolutely scare the shit out of you. Incorporate them into your workflow and put ‘fright’ into your production. Everything is royalty-free and commercially-usable. Enjoy.   1: Bloody Nightmare by SoundMorph…

The #SFXMysteryBOX

 What’s Inside? Nobody Knows… Curious to find out? Keep reading… (Starting: August 25th, Ending; September 24th) Every day for the next 30 days, 1 person will be randomly selected to receive a mystery collection of premium sound fx libraries. We can’t tell you exactly what you will receive because if we did, it wouldn’t be…

And The Winners Are…

On March 19th, I announced a competition to win over 200GB of high-quality sound libraries from our suppliers here at Sonniss. Many people thought I was a little crazy and asked me if i was joking. My inbox lit up and thousands of people started messaging me. Some people responded with angst, telling me that…

The making of “Metal Groans and Slams”

Aren’t there enough metal libraries out there?? When I started working on “Metal Groans & Slams” the original intention was to simply gather some unique sounds for my personal library. After the earlier recording sessions with metal poles and bins I realized my foot wouldn’t have been the first foot to kick a metal trash can…

The Big SFX Sale: #GDC2015 Special

In celebration of #GDC2015, we have teamed-up with our suppliers to offer all GDC attendees and non-attendees exclusive discounts on thousands of dollars worth of high-quality sound effects libraries. For the next 30 days, over 200+ sound libraries will be on sale. Check out the link below for more information. A special thanks goes out to…

Vendor Benefits – A Quick Update…

If you sell your sound libraries through Sonniss, here at just some of the benefits… Retain full-ownership of all your files (indefinitely) . Earn 80% Commission – paid instantly on every sale. Get your own shop page – no need to have your own shopping cart or expensive hosting / delivery services. Full frontend product…

Community Update – Sunday February 22nd 2015

Hey Guys. Hope you are well. I haven’t written a message for awhile now, so I just thought I would update you with what’s been going on here. For the past couple of months we have been working hard behind the scenes on Sonniss, fixing all of the bugs that have plagued our system from…

Improve Your Room Acoustics With These Helpful Tips

Came across this article on the internet today. Thought it might be of interest to some of you. Check it out and let me know your thoughts in the comments section below. What’s missing? Anything you care to add? http://www.musicradar.com/tuition/tech/13-ways-to-improve-your-studios-acoustics-612173

Updates, Maintenance & Possible Downtime

This is just a quite message to let you all know that the site may go down this evening due to a server migration / website update. WHAT’S GOING ON? Performance / Speed Increase: The website code has been optimized, stylesheets and javascripts have been minimized + better cache control and all around speed increases…