I'm trying to create a basic fly buzzing sound effect from scratch. I need it to be constant (as if the fly is hovering completely still from your position) so that I can affect it later. What would be the best way of going about this? (I'm fairly new to sound design, so please pardon me if it shows)

  • Blowing over something placed horizontally between your lips. So far I've tried a rubber band [too heavy, deep] & the cellophane wrapper from a cigarette packet [too light, high]. I'll keep looking...
    – Tetsujin
    Jan 30, 2022 at 11:57
  • @Tetsujin - record the rubberband/cellophane and run the result through a high pass filter - If OP wants movement later on, then they can add panning, volume automation, and maybe a little phasing or chorus to simulate the Doppler effect. Jan 30, 2022 at 20:23


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