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What is that sound effect that they put in almost every movie/TV show now whenever the scene turns dangerous/menacing (an echo-ey metallic scraping sound, 2-4 secs long)?

You know what I'm talking about- it's in literally Every Single Show now (movie, TV, game, whatever) & it's the new go-to audio cue for "something dangerous is happening". It's a spacey metallic ...
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How do I go about designing this type of stingers?

Hey there, fellow social sound designers. I'm coming to you with a practical question. How do I go about designing this type of radio-ish stingers: http://soundcloud.com/georgevlad/stingers/s-l11QP (...
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Common Horror Genre type “stingers”

I'm working on a short scary flick and am working on a transition or stinger for one scene and it it brought to my mind this question. What are common horror genre stingers? What comes to my mind are ...
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Making/using Drones, and Stingers

So I was wondering how many employ drones and how many use stingers or accents in sound design? When you use a drone, what is your intention with it, when do you use it? I read in a book that drones ...