Kewl Site Alert: Scours The Web for Audio Tracks

Since the Dude started making stop motion movies, we've resorted to surfing the web for music licensed under Creative Commons. CC Mixter was a great source of pew-pew type sounds and space-inspired theme music (courtesy of Gudonark).

And then I stumbled upon FindSounds.

It's like Google for audio files. Enter something like: "crunch" or "laser" and it returns a list of MP3 and WAV files (and other formats).


[Aside: Disregard the design. It looks like it just stepped out of 1998.]

If you don't know exactly what you're looking for, there's also a handy directory that contains such winners as: vomit, Taz, and a briefcase. Because you never know when you might need to play audio of a briefcase.

Now, you could always just search Google for "sounds" and "[term]" but there's something about a site that has done the indexing for you, and all you need to do is click on the sounds in the search results to test drive them.

Not only did it just become the go-to site for movie soundtracks, but I think it will be handy for presentations and school projects that require an audio component.

Where do you get your audio files? If you've got another great resource, leave a link in the comments!

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