James Bigbee Garver creates sonic inventions, soundscapes and music for film, interactive media, and live performance. He often mixes the timbres of acoustic instruments with abstract, synthetic audio to achieve an emotionally powerful blend of otherworldly music. James lives in Washington, DC, where he often creates both sound effects and original music for theatrical productions. In addition to his compelling SFX, he composes music in a variety of styles and genres, including Dramatic, Quirky, Whimsical, Electronic, Rock, Ominous, and Dance music.
This is the real thing! Put your listener in the middle of Manhattan. 5 minutes of walking through downtown New York City (up Broadway & across 14th St. to Chelsea) on a busy Friday evening. Taxis honking, police sirens blaring, hip-hop playing, many different languages selling many different things, Ambience,
A true-to-life recreation of a prize fight from the mid 1940's. In the style of Don Dunphy. Sounds just like an old radio broadcast. Complete with crowd cheering boxing bells and an ad at the top. Sports, Boxing
Take cover! This classic air raid siren conveys danger and impending doom. Nothing says "threat" more than this ear-splitting horn. Can be used as a flood warning or other natural disaster distress signal. Emergency,