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i think one of the simple sound process is reverse sound and smtimes the result is very interesting my favorite: Glass crash, Explosion, Dialogue,, Musical Note, Cymbal Hit, Church Bell,

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reverse reverbed screams. Reversed glass crashes.

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Reversing whispered speech is always a favourite of mine, especially when creating 'evil' or 'creepy' ambiences. =)

  • Yeah, and I think now it is already such a cliche. – Conant Sep 17 '12 at 10:56
  • @Conant Hmm, I guess so, but it really depends on how it's used. Reverse breath noises and such are extremely cliche, and are starting to sound a bit 'cheap'. But if you have a really good voice actor and a decent script you can still come up with some spine-tingling results! – Skarik Sep 17 '12 at 11:23
  • good stuff to convolve too eg with wind – user49 Oct 12 '12 at 0:41
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Anything. EVERYTHING is better reversed. But, gun to head, reverse piano or harp gliss.

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When cutting car chases, reversing an accel away from the mic is a great substitute for a fast decel when you can't find a naturally recorded one.

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I really, really, really like recording sounds performed to be reversed i.e. conceive of the shape of the sound you want, reverse it in your mind, perform it that way, then record it & reverse

A simple example: I made a weird sting by used some drum brushes on the front of a metal gas heater to start gradually from nothing & build to very active friction... & ended suddenly by giving the heater a massive hit.... Reversed it ramps from the decay of that big hit into a loud backwards burst with a long backwards decay of the reversed brush movement

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Reversed acoustic guitar or piano is the best! Clean and reverberant recordings work well. This kind of thing is good for non-diagetic textural sound design or music composition.

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speaking backwards - i.e. speaking backwards then reversing so it goes forwards if you get my drift :)

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Bell tolls, metal tubular wind chimes.

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Definitely piano.

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