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Whooshes & Swooshes

An integral and important part of your audio soundtrack is the sound design which can enhance the action, mood, and dynamics of your video. The sound design is different from the music score but blends together to create your overall soundtrack.

This effective use of sound effects working with the music score can add real impact to your visual narrative and can add some serious cinematic quality to your video production.

So when compiling your soundtrack don't forget the importance of the sound design and add some hits or swooshes to give impact to your corporate message or to smooth your transition.

I always remember customers at trade shows talking to me on the stand and asking for those deep bass rumbles used on countless Sky Sports programmes, causing your home speakers to shudder as the effects give a true cinematic treatment. We went straight into production to produce a essential collection of useful hits and effects for the video producer to satisfy this need.

Soon video producers were using such effects impressing their clients with the huge cinema feel on their small company videos.

Don't overdo it and add the effects sparingley to heighten the impact, less is definitely more.

So next time your're selecting your music for your video production don't forget to blend in some well chosen effects and have a listen to the vast range of effects on our royalty free music album AK164 MEDIA TOOLKIT. This album contains tons of useful whooshes, swooshes, explosions, bangs, hits, deep thuds, crashes , drones, beds and transition effects. Simply download the effects contained into various folders and drag an effect into your editing timeline separate from the music track and mix the sound levels to give the best impact.

Have fun experimenting with sound effects you'll be surprised with how much cinematic value you can add to your video production.

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