Takuya Katsu dabbles in the dark arts of sound design and sound recordist. As Takuya travels far and wide, on holidays and travel-related trips, he pays attention to the world around him and collects those more unusual sounds that fascinate him. Check out some of his latest SFX and stingers here. A bicycle bell, a packed opera house applauding a performance, street sounds and more.
Ambience of a busy shopping arcade on a weekend in Namba near Domtombori Bridge. Huge crowd moving through the arcade. Some distinct voices speaking Japanese occasionally. Stereo recording. (48kHz 24bit wav file), Ambience,
Waves rolling onto beach shore. Moving from far and getting progressively nearer. Close up of water lapping. Constant hum of jet ski engine in background. Stereo recording. (24bit 48kHz wav), Water, Waves
Interior Tokyo Metro train ambience. Travelling on the JR Line to Yotsuya. Moderately filled train with female announcements being made. Train stops, doors open, some heels going by, door closes. (24bit 48kHz wav), Ambience,
Mono 48kHz 24bit recording of the car's engine from inside the car. Car starts up in sequence, engine revs a few times, idles, then stops. Cars Specific, Porsche Carrera, Cars Specific, Porsche Carrera