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Hi all,

currently working on a project and i'm in need of a fairly simple sound but one that I just can't seem to find or create that fits. It's the sound of a standard everyday light bulb flickering on and off before fading out completely. I can only seem to find the sound of neon lights flickering on and off and they're a little too buzzy for what I need. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Try some small splattery sounds eg drop of water into hot wok, then process through glass impulse response (like Fokke Can Sannes free Claustrophobia IRs - the glass jar) to impart the light bulb tonal quality

http://fokkie.home.xs4all.nl/IR.htm

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I'd suggest looking for very light, thin, but slightly resonant metallic clicks and building it out of those.

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Get some fuzzy hum into a wavetable and play it over the keyboard, you'll probably find a nice note that resonates nicely. Then touch it up some filtering and reverb to place it properly.

That would be my guess mate

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The Fokke Can Sannes free Claustrophobia IRs look really great! Thanks for the link

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