Background Music and Sound Effects for Your Home Movies

     Posted By: Paul - Tue Aug 11, 2020
     Category: Movies | Special Effects | Twentieth Century

Sounds useful. I assume the music is royalty-free.
Posted by Brian on 08/11/20 at 12:47 PM
@Brian: quite possibly. There was a lot of that around, licensed for commercial use and possibly free for personal. Nowaday, of course, that kind of thing happens on Youtube - and a lot of the old stuff is there, too. Look up KPM. (If you're English, you will know at least one of their tunes: Approaching Menace.)
Posted by Richard Bos on 08/11/20 at 01:56 PM
I looked at this further. It’s on , so the whole collection is downloadable — along with other old sound effects records. Great if you want to give your A/V project a retro feel.
Posted by Brian on 08/11/20 at 03:32 PM
I remember a number of albums that Radio Shack used to offer consisting of recorded machinery and effects. My favorite was the sounds of weapons of war, which ranged from rifles and machine guns all the way up to nuclear weapons.
Posted by KDP on 08/11/20 at 05:04 PM
@KDP: I'll stick to Tchaikovsky and his Ouverture Solenelle 1812, I think. After all, when it gets even Calvin to admit not all classical music is boring, there has to be something in it.
Posted by Richard Bos on 08/12/20 at 12:34 PM

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