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Keep experimenting with different metal things. Metal objects with very clean magical like resonances aren't very common. You are probably looking for something long, not too thin and flat (or at least not a tube). We have tons of metal objects at our studio, but one of them is above all others in this category - decorative barbarian sword :) It has very ...


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Some interesting ideas may lie in asian/oriental instruments such a tibetan bell or and I am not sure what they are called but 2 small metal circular objects on spring or light rope. Then hit then together and record using a bi-directional polar pattern and rotate the objects around the mic. Also, wind chimes can be useful also rotating them around the mic....


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I would like to add onto @sauli answer. I would experiment with different metal things as well and try it against different material deepening on the mood of the scene. I would also try make some type of dirt or something and lightly pour it over bells or chimes (you can find bells in the kid toys section of any department store) causing almost a musical ...


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Filters! Try all kinds of sounds, then put an envelope on a high pass filter with a low(ish) initial value and a decay turning the filter up. You'll have to experiment a little. Try bandpass or notch filters. I'd also suggest putting a reverb on it. Something very non-natural sounding, start with some plate reverbs, and go from there. Play with extreme ...


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