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Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:02 am
by Eric Matyas
Hey guys,

Here are this week’s new tracks. Free to use with attribution. Enjoy!

8-BIT ANTICS – Maybe for a cute retro-2D game? Or something else?
https://soundimage.org/chiptunes-3/

THE ANT HILL GANG SADDLES UP AGAIN – And they’re off…the most incompetent gang to ever (attempt to) ride across the west. They’ll probably get lost. Anyhow, this might be fun in a comedic western-themed piece.
https://soundimage.org/funny-6/

TECHNO RANDOMNESS – Unlike many of my tracks that are built layer by layer, this one was done “live” (in real-time) by improvising with two of my synths at the same time. Perhaps useful in some kind of wacky technology-based puzzle game?
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

DYSTOPIAN SUNSET – Perched atop a mile-high structure, the machine-being stares out over the shimmering grid, wondering what the night will bring.
https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-7/

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:21 pm
by Eric Matyas
Greetings,

Here are this week’s new tracks. Free to use with attribution:

MAGICAL BACKSTORY – (Looping) – This might sound nice under the menus, backstory, etc., in a mystical fantasy game, RPG or maybe a visual novel.

https://soundimage.org/fantasy-8/

DRIFTING AWAY IN PUZZLE LAND – (Looping) – Sometimes…(actually lots of times)…I wish I could do just that. Anyhow, this is a variation of one of my other themes.

https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

FUTURE FUNK – (Looping) – Here’s a grungy looping piece with a mechanical feel and a funky vibe that might sound cool in a sci-fi game of some kind.

https://soundimage.org/dance-techno/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2019 10:54 am
by Eric Matyas
Happy May!

Here are this week’s brand new music tracks. Free as always to use with attribution:

On my City/Urban 2 page, we have:

SAFE CRACKING – (Standard and Looping) – This piece might be fun in a crime-based game or film. (2:19)
https://soundimage.org/city-urban-2/

On my Puzzle Music 4 page:

GAME WORLD BUILDERS – (Looping) – Here’s a track that’s kind of mechanical sounding and dreamy at the same time. Perhaps for a construction-based puzzle game? (:57)
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

And on my Sci-Fi 7 page:

ENEMY INFILTRATION – (Looping) – This track has a grungy techno feel and might sound cool under interior battle scenes or other things. Maybe aboard a star cruiser? Or in an alien city? (1:32)
https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-7/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2019 12:26 pm
by Eric Matyas
Another super busy week…ugh…but I did manage to get a couple of new tracks done. Free as always to use with attribution:

On my Horror/Surreal page, we have:

CREEPY ACTION – (Looping) – This track might sound cool in a quick moving horror game…or perhaps something else that combines action with creepiness. It came out pretty well…if you need something like this, give it a try.
https://soundimage.org/horrorsurreal/


On my Puzzle Music 4 page:

CRYSTAL PUZZLES – (Looping) – This track might sound nice in, well, a puzzle game involving crystals….or perhaps other shimmering objects, light rays, etc. It has a techno feel to it as well. Should sound pretty cool under sound fx.
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

Btw, if anyone happens to have kids (or know someone who does) I’ve created a learning series that teaches them environmental stewardship in a fun way through stories and characters. It was my first try at making films with a DSLR…(they can be very challenging to work with in the field)…but I think they came out pretty well. The organization I made them for was very happy with them and uses the films all the time…hopefully others can benefit from them as well. Please feel free to share with teachers, family, friends or anyone you know who might find them useful.

https://soundimage.org/dunes-island/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2019 3:57 am
by Eric Matyas
Greetings Earth People,

This week’s new music tracks are:

On my Sci-Fi 7 page:

"INVASION!" – They’re heading this way! Run for your life! Aliens? Zombies? Slimy monsters? Something else entirely?

https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-7/

On my Funny 6 page:

“PARTY GHOULS” - Rockin’ it in their haunted party mansion. This track might be fun in a goofy Halloween-themed game or something like that.

https://soundimage.org/funny-6/

And two tracks on my Positive / Upbeat page:

"OF SUMMERS GONE BY" – Here’s a high energy 80’s-style piece with a sweet, slightly magical feel that might sound nice in a game, video or perhaps something else.

CAREFREE DAYS AT PELICAN SHORES – Carefree and creative…bouncing around town without a worry in the world. Wouldn’t that be great?

https://soundimage.org/positive-upbeat/

All are free to use, as always, with attribution.

If anyone has kids or younger siblings, I've created a fun environmental learning series that (I hope) will engage them through stories and characters. The organization I made it for uses the films all the time, and I'm sharing them with the rest of the world. Please feel free to check them out and share with friends, parents, teachers or anyone else who might find them helpful.

https://soundimage.org/dunes-island/

Keep being creative and have a good weekend!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2019 1:23 pm
by Eric Matyas
Hi everyone,

Here’s a brand new music track for you:

On my City/Urban page:

ON THE PROWL WITH CAPED CRUSADER CAT – Wandering the midnight streets, searching for wrong-doers.
https://soundimage.org/city-urban-2/

I’m also working to build up the ambience section of my site…so here are some cool new ambiences on my AMB - Sci-Fi Ambience page:

MACHINE DREAMS – I wonder what it’s dreaming about? This might sound nice to create an eerie, weird-feeling environment or situation.

MYSTERIOUS AMBIENCE – This one might work for an alien underwater environment…or perhaps something else.
https://soundimage.org/amb-sci-fi-ambience/

If you find my work helpful, please consider making a donation to my website. The synthesizers I use to create the music and sounds that I share with everyone are very expensive…so expensive, in fact, that I have to make monthly payments on them…and donations really help me a lot to pay for them. Thanks in advance…and please feel free to share your projects…I love to see how creative people are using my work!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 11:30 am
by Eric Matyas
Happy Thursday!

This week’s new music tracks are:

On my Dark / Ominous 2 page:

"MORE SEWER CREEPERS"– Ah, so that’s why the houses in this neighborhood are so cheap. https://soundimage.org/dark-ominous-2/

“UNDERGROUND GOINGS-ON" – Perhaps under a city? Or in a network of creepy caves? https://soundimage.org/dark-ominous-2/

On my Funny 6 page:"QUIRKY GOBLINS"– (Looping) – Quietly getting up to their goblin-y mischief. https://soundimage.org/funny-6/

**If you find my work helpful, please consider making a donation to my website. The synthesizers I use to create the music and sounds that I share with everyone are very expensive…so expensive, in fact, that I have to make monthly payments on them…and donations really help me a lot to pay for them. Thanks in advance…and please feel free to share your projects…I love to see how creative people are using my work!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:40 am
by Eric Matyas
Hi everyone,

Here’s a brand new track on my puzzle music 4 page:

“ELECTRIC RAINDROPS” – (Looping) – Perhaps for a quiet, methodical puzzle with a hint of mystery (and quirkiness.)
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

Continuing to build up the ambience section of my site…(which is in dire need)… here are some more new ambiences on my AMB - Sci-Fi Ambience page:

“MIDNIGHT CYBER STREETS” – For a creepy, deserted nighttime situation perhaps.
https://soundimage.org/amb-sci-fi-ambience/

“FAILING GRID” – Perhaps in a dystopic cyber world.
https://soundimage.org/amb-sci-fi-ambience/

As always, if you happen to use my work in your project, send me a link…I’d love to see it!

Daily updates are here as I release new assets:
https://www.facebook.com/people/Eric-Ma ... 7638394276

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:47 am
by Eric Matyas
Greetings,

I’ve decided to begin expanding the sound effects section of my website (which desperately needs it) so if anyone has any requests, just let me know.

One request that I received on social media is for various coin sounds, so here’s a brand new page devoted to that:

SFX - Coins
https://soundimage.org/sfx-coins/

As always, feel free to edit as needed.

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:42 pm
by Eric Matyas
Hey guys,

I’ve got some cool new music ready for everyone. Free to use with attribution:

On my Dark / Ominous 2 page:
MIDNIGHT MIST – What lurks in the mist? Muah hah hah!
https://soundimage.org/dark-ominous-2/

On my Sci-Fi 7 page:
CROSSING THE LIGHT YEARS – This might work under the intro to a space-themed game or project.
https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-7/

And on my Technology 2 page:
DIGITAL DAYDREAMS – Maybe one day machine-beings will daydream…I wonder what it will be about.
https://soundimage.org/technology-2/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:42 am
by Eric Matyas
Greetings everyone,

New free music is ready for you here:

On my Fantasy 8 page:
“THE BOG OF DESPAIR”
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-8/

On my Fantasy 9 page:
“CHILLY WHISPERS”
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

And on my Sci-Fi 8 page:
“A DESERT ON A DISTANT WORLD”
https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-8/

100% free to use with attribution.

**If you find my music helpful, please consider making a donation to my website. The synthesizers I use to create the music and sounds that I share with everyone are very expensive…so expensive, in fact, that I have to make monthly payments on them…and donations really help me a lot to pay for them. Thanks in advance…and please feel free to share your projects…I love to see how creative people are using my work!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:23 am
by Tristan Pemberton
Good on ya Eric. Thanks for sharing.

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:03 am
by Eric Matyas
Tristan Pemberton wrote:Good on ya Eric. Thanks for sharing.


You're very welcome...I hope some of my work is helpful! :-)

Hey guys,

I’m a bit under the weather, but I did manage to get a couple of new tracks done:

On my Dark/Ominous 2 page:

MIDNIGHT FOG – (Looping) – What creeps though the fog? This track might go well with my other one, “Midnight Mist.”
https://soundimage.org/dark-ominous-2/

On my Nature/Science 3 page:

DEEP SKY OBJECTS – They shimmer silently in the night sky like ancient jewels. Most can only be seen with a telescope. The light passing through my lens and into my eye left these objects long before humans walked the Earth. Perspective is humbling.
https://soundimage.org/nature-science-3/

Like all of my music, they are completely free to use with attribution.

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:20 pm
by Eric Matyas
Hey guys,

Here are this week’s new free tracks:

On my Action 3 page:

TRASH CAN WARRIORS – (Looping)
https://soundimage.org/action-3/

On my Puzzle Music 4 page:

MUSIC BOX PUZZLES – (Looping)
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

And on my World page:

LUAU – (Looping)
https://soundimage.org/world/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:10 am
by Eric Matyas
Hey guys,

Here are this week’s new free music tracks:

On my Chiptunes 3 page: page:

“COIN-OP CHAOS 2”
https://soundimage.org/chiptunes-3/

On my Fantasy 9 page:

“SECRET HOLLOW”
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

“QUIRKY VILLAGERS”
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

If you need some affordable custom work created (music, sound effects, images, etc.,) feel free to email me. My email address is here:
https://soundimage.org/custom-work/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:51 pm
by Eric Matyas
Well, I’ve hit the 1900 track mark. It’s a little hard to believe, especially since I started the site with just 100 tracks. Almost every day now someone contacts me and tells me how they’re using my assets. That’s great to hear…I love seeing how you guys are using my work in your projects. Have fun and keep being creative!

That said, this week’s new free music tracks are:

On my Fantasy 9 page:

THE CASTLE MICE – (Looping) – Scurrying around the drafty hallways, up to their usual mischief.
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

SAFARIS ON OTHER WORLDS – (Looping) – What kinds of amazing things will you find?
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

On my Funny 6 page:

BUFFOONS IN COMMAND – (Looping) – This could be fun in a comedic historical game…or maybe something else with incompetent characters.
https://soundimage.org/funny-6/

If you need some affordable custom work created (music, sound effects, images, etc.,) feel free to email me. My email address is here:
https://soundimage.org/custom-work/


Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:16 am
by Eric Matyas
Greetings, everyone...

This week’s new free music tracks are:

On my Fantasy 9 page:

THE FABLE BEGINS – (Looping) – Maybe under the title screens of an RPG?
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

On my History page:

ANCIENT TIMES – (Looping) – Perhaps for a history-themed game?
https://soundimage.org/ancient/

And on my Sci-Fi 8 page:

A DETECTIVE IN DYSTOPIA – (Looping) – Hunting down cyber criminals…or maybe something else?
https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-8/

All free to use with attribution.

Enjoy…and keep being creative!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:42 am
by Eric Matyas
Greetings fellow creatives,

I’ve been super busy for the past week, but I managed to create some new free music tracks for your projects. You’ll find them here:

On my Fantasy 9 page:

SECRET SPELLS – (Looping) – All alone in the drafty castle…what is that mischievous wizard cooking up?
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

THE LEGEND BEGINS – And so begins the tale.
https://soundimage.org/fantasy-9/

And on my Puzzle Music 4 page:

PUZZLE ISLAND – (Looping) – Here’s a fun little piece that has a quirky, magical feel to it with a hint of mystery as well.
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:45 am
by Eric Matyas
Hey guys,

If anyone is interested, I was recently asked to do an interview for a really cool website called Exilian. The site helps facilitate all kinds of creative projects. Here’s a link if anyone wants to check it out:

https://exilian.co.uk/articles.php

I hope my answers are entertaining and (somewhat) intelligent…lol. Please feel free to share!

That said, this week’s new free tracks are:

On my History page:

ANCIENT TIMES – (Looping) – Perhaps for a history-themed game?
https://soundimage.org/ancient/

On my Sci-Fi 8 page:

ESCAPE FROM CYBERPUNK CITY – This piece might sound cool in a dystopic urban-based project.
https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-8/

And on my AMB - Urban Ambience page, some really nice large city street ambience:

STREET CORNER_5-30 – Trucks, taxis, horns, people talking, distant brakes squeaking, cyclist passes, etc.

STREET CORNER_5-29 – Scooter idles at corner, traffic passes, brakes squeak, baby heard, air brakes from truck, people talking, trucks pass, distant brakes squeak, etc.

https://soundimage.org/amb-urban-ambience/

Enjoy and keep being creative!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:34 am
by Eric Matyas
Greetings!

I’ve had a number of requests for uncompressed versions of my tracks, so I’ve begun making them available on Gumroad for a small free to help support the site. The MP3 files that I make freely available sound very good, but the original uncompressed WAV files sound really incredible…give them a try!

If anyone is curious as to why I didn’t upload WAV files to begin with, the reason is that my web hosting service places limitations on file sizes and WAV files tend to be very large.

Anyhow, it’s going to take some time to upload everything, so if anyone has any requests for WAV versions of tracks you happen to like, just drop me an email and I’ll upload them to Gumroad for you. Feel free to convert to Ogg or any format you like.

That said, this week’s new free tracks are:

On my Sci-Fi 8 page:

EMERGING ALIEN CIVILIZATIONS – (Looping) – As they become industrialized, hopefully they won’t make the same mistakes we have.

https://soundimage.org/sci-fi-8/

And on my AMB - Urban Ambience page, more large city street ambience:

STREET CORNER_M-30 – Traffic, distant sirens, pedestrians, someone whistles, trucks passing, talking, horns, etc.
STREET CORNER_M30_2 – Noisy traffic passes, pedestrians, talking, distant brakes squeak, etc.

https://soundimage.org/amb-urban-ambience/

Enjoy!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:21 pm
by Eric Matyas
Well, WAV files proved too large to upload onto Gumroad in any reasonable amount of time (we’re talking 1900+ tracks) so I’m uploading Ogg files instead. I’ve started with my Fantasy page. They sound really great…give them a try!

Meanwhile, if anyone has requests for WAV versions of tracks you happen to like, feel free to contact me.

That said, this week’s new free tracks are:

On my Action 3 page:

WILD WEST COAST RACING 8 – (Looping) – Here’s another one that features a blues-y chord progression (in the C and D sections) giving it a very subtle humorous feel.

https://soundimage.org/action-3/

On my Puzzle Music 4 page:

PUZZLE JOURNEYS – (Looping) – Maybe for some kind of futuristic puzzle game…or perhaps something else.

https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

And on my AMB - Urban Ambience page:

STREET CORNER_P-29 – Traffic, people talking, distant brakes squeaking, construction, bicycle passes.

STREET CORNER_P-29_2 – Less traffic. Pedestrians talking, cars beep, bicycle passes, distant horns, truck pulls up, air brakes from truck, subway heard underground coming into station, another subway passes underground, distant helicopter.

STREET CORNER_P30 – Traffic passes, people pass on sidewalk, car horn, etc.

https://soundimage.org/amb-urban-ambience/

I hope some of my work is helpful!

Re: Sharing My Music and Sound Effects - Over 1800 Tracks

PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:37 am
by Eric Matyas
OGG MUSIC UPDATE:

Super high-quality Ogg files are now available for every track on my Fantasy 1 page as well as my Sci-Fi/Space page. And for about half of the tracks on my Looping Music page and my Horror/Surreal page. They sound amazing…almost as good as uncompressed WAV files…give them a try if they work in your projects.

Meanwhile, if anyone has requests for Ogg versions of tracks that you happen to like but aren’t on the site yet, just let me know and I’ll be happy to upload them for you.

That said, I have a couple of band new free tracks ready:

On my Funny 6 page:
SEWER SHENANIGANS – (Looping) – Maybe for humorous monsters underground…or funny criminals up to who-knows-what down there.
https://soundimage.org/funny-6/

On my Puzzle Music 4 page:
CYBER LIGHT CHASE – (Looping) – Perhaps for a faster-paced puzzle game? Or maybe something else?
https://soundimage.org/puzzle-music-4/

Enjoy!