Urban Underground

Urban Underground consists of 111 files that will help you recreate the soundscape of an underground area in an urban environment. Quiet room tones, muffled noises, distant impacts, water through pipes, hums, buzzes, HVACs, fans, elevators and many more sounds are included.

  • 41 underground ambiences, featuring empty basements and garages, with more or less activity; as well as different rooms located in a basement, such as bathrooms, kitchens, boiler rooms, meter rooms or even a gym.
  • 70 recordings focused on that machinery that we commonly find in an underground location: HVACs, fluorescent lights, fans, water pumps, engines, elevators, etc.
  • Usable both for industrial locations and household environments.
  • Recordings are completely clear and free from any birds, people, traffic and unwanted noises in the background, unless it’s specified in the file name.
  • Gear used: Sound Devices MixPre 6-II, Zoom F8, Sennheiser MKH 8040s in ORTF, Sennheiser MKH 8040/8050 + MKH 30 in M/S, LOM Geofon, Sennheiser Ambeo and Sony D100.
  • All files are in 96 kHz / 24 bit and come with exhaustive embedded Soundminer metadata.
  • UCS compliant metadata. Fields included CatID, Category, Subcategory, FX Name, Filename, Description, BWDescription, Library, RecType, RecMedium, Microphone, Designer, Manufacturer, Keywords.

Product details

Number of Files: 111 High Quality WAVS

Size Unpacked: 6.29 GB

Sample Rate: 96 kHz / 24 bit

Total Duration: Approx. 190 minutes

Other Info: Embedded Soundminer and BWAV Metadata

License type: Single user, royalty-free. For a multi-user license, please contact us.

Urban Underground – Spreadsheet

Keywords included:

Urban, Underground, Garage, Basement, Parking Lot, City, Room Tone, Industrial, Household, Engine, Machinery, HVAC, Fan, Boiler Room, Meter Room, Kitchen, Corridor, Pipes, Water, Pipes, Plumbing, Buzz, Hum, Fluorescent, Impact, Muffled, Elevator, Footsteps.