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Hey there, basketball lovers! I had an amazing experience recently while recording some awesome basketball court sound effects in Singapore. As a big fan of the sport, I was thrilled to be able to capture the unique sounds of street basketball in action.
One night, I ventured over to the Mountbatten community club, which was just a few blocks away from my temporary home. To my delight, I discovered four brand new basketball courts, all full of players. It was a beautiful evening, and the atmosphere was electric.
The players engaged in street basketball, competing on one basketball basket instead of the full length of the game. Eager to capture diverse perspectives, I recorded from various locations, not only in front of the courts but also above the field. After ascending to the community house, I found myself 5 meters away and 5 meters above the courts – a perfect vantage point to capture all the action.
My new basketball sound library includes a realistic outdoor basketball soundscape featuring real people playing at night. Additionally, you’ll hear interjections between the players in Mandarin/Cantonese and English, plenty of shoe squeaks/scrapes and dribbles on the elastic EPDM surface, as well as players practicing dribbles on the other side of the court. Capturing the excitement of the game, I recorded the sound of the ball bouncing off the backboard, swish and swoosh sound effects as the ball went through the net, and the sound of players laughing and screaming on the field.
Sound designers, filmmakers, and game developers will find this basketball sound library to be an indispensable resource. Use it to bring your projects to life with the sound of real street basketball. So, don’t wait any longer – lace up your sneakers and get ready to hit the court!
More Basketball ambience and sound effects are from Hong Kong and Denver High School.
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.