A classically trained pianist with a deep reverence for the Big Band music of Glenn Miller and the Dorsey Brothers, and a love of Alfred Hitchcock films, Brenda Elthon's music has enthralled patrons of independent film and charmed radio audiences around the world. Whether it's a dissonant, impressionist piano masterpiece, or a swinging country lyrical anthem, or an orchestral trip from Heaven to Hell, Brenda's music pulls out the emotional stops and takes the listener on a magical ride to a new, unexpected place. Sometimes simple. Often, complex. Always special.
Brenda Elthon hails from Virginia, and has been featured in numerous independent films and web series, and enjoys great international radio play. Working in numerous genres, Brenda's music online here covers Christmas, Classical, Country, Dramatic, Folk, Jazz, Latin, Pop and Soundalikes, with both instrumentals and vocals for our clients' productions.
Classic, traditional call of the faithful to worship or to strike the hour. Big Ben strikes at Westminster Abbey while shrouded in fog. A classic London scene throughout the centuries. The sound of every Christian church and cathedral. Sunday service. Foley,
Steel chains drag down the stairs, then up the stairs, clanging and jangling in varying levels of dreadful intensity. Drag. Click, click, click. Bam. Over and over. Spine chilling and fearful. A spooky, tense and apprehensive noise sure to set your teeth chattering and put your nerves on edge. Foley,
The aggravating and pervasive noise of worker productivity. A hand held item counter clicks and counts the customers, boxes or runner's gym track laps. The clicker stops, then starts, making lots of clicks at variable speeds. Incessant and unrelenting, crisp and authentic, easily edited audio. Foley,
Secretarial style rapid keyboard typing. No amateur hunt and peck finger stabs. This girl is a professional! Smooth key strokes at variable speeds indicating the transcribing of a lengthy memo. Click! Foley,
Continuous, grinding screetch of steel against steel, as a construction worker labors hard to put a fine tip on a big metal rod. Authentic radio and video ready audio for tool and construction related productions as well as horror productions where a real metal grinding sound is needed. Tools,
Hollow, woody sounding marimba notes slide down the percussive scale. Starting slowly, with hesitation, at first, but then giving in to gravity and falling down fast into a big, frantic crash heap of sound. Silly and fun. A happy "oops" sound that everyone understands. Radio ready. Cute and happy. Foley,
Strong and full-throated mechanical engine whish, swish, hiss noise with distinct left to right stereo pan. A jab with the light saber? Sealing the space ship hatch door? The genie disappearing into his magic bottle? The flashing of time before your eyes? The usage possibilities here are endless. Foley,
The shimmering wiz pop swish of the fairy's magic wand. Bright and sparkling, light and magical. The traditional sound of the genie's spell that promises surprise, joy and your dreams come true. The classic Disney magic sound of smiles and wide eyed wonders. Believe in miracles. Just like the movies, Foley,
Rivets hold the world together. Just ask any construction worker. Here is the real deal. Authentic, radio ready audio of a line worker using a small compressed air powered rivet gun to attach metal pieces together in a factory workshop. Loud and unpleasant work day ambiance for do it yourselfers. Foley,
Light, crisp metallic dingaling ring signalling it is my turn. Where is the store clerk? Did I forget to take a number? Come on, over here. At the counter. Hit the bell and ring once, then twice, then three times; then four; then five! Why won't they help me? I'm mad! Ring. Ring. Ring-a-ding-ding. Foley, Bell ringing
The old fashioned sound of time as a hand manually turns the brass key on old antique mechanical wooden clock. The gears turn fast, at first, and you can hear the cranking of the mechanism. But as the clock becomes fully wound, the clicking slows. Retro. Authentic, radio ready, easy to edit audio. Foley,
The real, authentic low pitched "zip" sound as a firm and steady hand pulls up on a heavy gauge metal zipper. Imagine putting on Dad's old wool plaid winter jacket or stuffing homework into a school kid's back pack. Ready radio audio. Foley,