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Car Driving Sounds and Interstate Sound Effects OC to LA

Los Angeles Driving Sound Effects

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Car interior driving sound effects
$ 3
  • Specs: 5 files • 24 bit / 96 kHz • 1.4GB
  • Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes
  • Delivery: Instant - Blazingly-Fast - Digital Download On Bandcamp
  • Unlimited Downloads
  • No copyright claims or royalty fees
  • License type: Royalty-Free
Recording airport car driving sounds and interstate sound effects OC to LA

These interior driving sound  effects were a sound request from a fellow sound designer who knew we are in Los Angeles. He worked on a current project and was looking for the typical interstate sounds from Los Angeles.

At the time of this recording we were living in Costa Mesa and I needed to pick up Libby in Silverlake which made this a perfect time to capture sounds on the 45 miles ride up north during the night (it took about an hour to get there.)

How I recorded the Driving Sound Effects

Before I hit the road in our 2008 Toyota Yaris, I fixed the pistol grip from Rode between the handlebars  with tape. The main concern I had were the vibrations but the pistol grip shock mount is designed to reduce handling noise while recording. It did a very good job. The microphone I use is an Audio-Technica mono microphone. This version is already discontinued. 


More about interstates and highway sounds

If you are from Los Angeles or you been there already perhaps you’ve paid attention to the sounds of the highways and interstates sound different from one another! Using different concrete, patched roads, holes and of course to speed of your vehicle changed the sound of the driving. If you drive on a bridge, the sound will change as well.

Especially in the US if you change lanes you hear a loud rumbling sound. This happens each time you hit one of these little white dots on the road. 

Also, if you drive in a different car, van, or truck you will notice a different sound. Depending on the tires, it will create a variety of sound effects. 

For me was it important to capture these recordings at night. Driving the same route at daytime, would have meant being stuck in rush hour (but hey, thats a different sound and if you work on a film project and your actors have to stuck in traffic, that’s perfect too.)


The interstates, highways, and streets I passed
  • Newport Blvd
  • I55
  • I73
  • I405
  • I605
  • I5
  • Highway 101
  • Silverlake Blvd

Files: 11 files • Including metadata 

Size: 160 MB

Sample Rate: 96-24 WAV

Duration: Approx. 5 min

Gear: Zoom H6

Delivery: Instant – blazingly-fast – digital download on Bandcamp

License type: Royalty-free

Price: $3


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Our recordings are provided as wav files and can be used with Logic Pro, Cubase, Nuendo, Ableton, Pro Tools, Reaper, Audacity, Adobe or any other audio/video editing software!

The library tracks are recorded in 96kHz 24Bit which gives you all the flexibility you need. 

Since we embedded these files with rich metadata like file description & keywords you are able to quickly find the sounds. We suggest using professional audio management tools like Soundly, Soundminer, Basehead or Sound Grinder.

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