Royalty Free Sound Effects & Sound Libraries
Picture yourself in the bustling city of Hong Kong, known for its towering skyscrapers, sprawling markets, and bustling ports. Now, journey with us off the beaten track, away from the main streets humming with traffic and throngs of people.
Hong Kong is a city of contrast, home to some of the most expensive real estate in the world where a square meter can cost almost $30000. Yet, the city’s vitality extends beyond its shiny high-rises and affluent districts. It’s in the labyrinth of narrow alleyways and ‘spooky’ side streets, behind the glamorous storefronts and bustling restaurants, where you’ll find the soul of the city.
Imagine exploring these streets, your curiosity leading you towards the bustling outdoor kitchens that many restaurants maintain due to the premium on indoor space. It’s a world teeming with life, a constant dance of culinary craftsmanship as the staff prepare food, clean cutlery and dishes, all in the tight confines nestled between gas stoves, trash cans, and stacks of cardboard.
Our sound library captures this rich auditory tapestry of a typical Hong Kong side street. The clatter of dishes, the sizzle of stir-fries, and the murmur of restaurant staff blend with the constant drip of ageing air conditioners perched precariously above. It’s a symphony of sounds that truly encapsulates the essence of real Hong Kong, a city that pulses with life and activity in every corner.
Listening back to these sounds, we are instantly transported back to our time in Hong Kong, a city that has left an indelible imprint on our hearts. These are not just sounds but memories, a slice of our experience that we’re eager to share with you.
We miss the city’s vibrant energy, its unique blend of tradition and modernity, and its bustling culinary scene.
There is a certain charm in these ‘spooky’ side streets of Hong Kong, a kind of authenticity that is increasingly rare in the world’s mega-cities. Our sound library aims to capture that charm, allowing you to experience the city’s less-explored corners, immersing you in its unique soundscape.
Who would have thought a handy sound recorder in Cambodia would lead us here?
Hi there we’re Marcel and Libby and every sound on this site has been recorded by us. For nearly 7 years, we’ve been traveling around the world recording unique sounds for others to use!
If you’re curious and want to learn more about our journey traveling full-time as sound recordists you can read on here or on CNN Travel.