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Sounds that were never meant to be put together... were put together. A laptop computer was abused and then controlled chaos followed. Some things fell apart. Others simply broke. And more just slowly decayed. This is the soundtrack to what actually happened. more

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F7 Sound and Vision's original royalty free sound effects add impact to radio spots and imaging, computer games, podcasts, multimedia projects, television, mash-ups, internet productions, kiosks, corporate presentations, music, post, and lots more! more
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Michael Oster
F7 Sound and Vision's Michael Oster has recorded music, thunderstorms, F-18s, wild animals, kitchen utensils, celebrities, strange insects.... He also makes the coffee and takes out the trash. more

Download some of Michael's original music in mp3 format - free and legal and Podcast safe! more
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Extreme Tape Manipulation

Play analog tapes on a turntable! All you have to do is replace the needle cartridge with a tape head and then make a "tape record". I'll show you how. more
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Circuit Bending
No instrument is safe. No toy left unbroken!
The quest for new sounds has led me to this - circuitbending. Also known as taking electronic devices apart and rewiring their guts in order to make bizarre, mutant noises that were never intended by the original designers. more

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Tape Destruction
Destroy cassette tapes and get some awesome, mutated new sounds. It's fun, easy and I show you how to do it effectively. Pictures and audio examples right now. more

More wavs to download!

These come from Michael Oster's original recordings and you're free to use them as you wish. These are 'wav' files, CD quality 16 bit, 44.1k. and are not available in any of my commercially released products.

Remember to "save to disk" when you download these wavs.

carhorn01.wav - 450k - quick honk from car horn outside w/city ambience.

lightbird.wav - 1.2 Mb - small bird calls; outdoors.

metalhit.wav - 75k - 'crack' sound from small newspaper vending machine door.

smallbus.wav - 880k - small bus passes L to R in city.

truckpass.wav - 1.6 Mb - truck passes L to R in city plus distant cars/ambience.

truckreverse.wav - 1.1 Mb - large truck in reverse with 'warning' sound. scrapyard ambience around.

deconGTR.wav 156k - this is a mono sound effect of a short, densely edited, deconstructed guitar strum from a microcassette tape I made in 1990. The sound is full of stutters and digital whine.

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Here are some free sounds.
You can use them in your work (even if it's commercial, broadcast, or podcast). All I ask is that, if possible, you mention or credit F7 Sound and Vision and/or a link to this site be placed somewhere in your project or on your site(s). Fair enough?

"I just want to say you guys got some great sound effects!"
- Joe K.
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