Welcome to Cinematic Zither – over 2.2 Gb of audio inspired by the sounds of horror / thriller movies. Featuring 220 sound effects ranging from eerie stingers, bowed fx, drones, reverse out from one Zither.
The Zither has a natural potential to create unnerving, panic and terrific tones, suspenseful atmospheres and layers of sound can produce horror- filled shocking effects.
Cinematic Zither is ideal in horror, sci-fi, thrillers soundtrack to create a sense of urgency and unease in film score or trailer as well as raw material to any contemporary music production.
This is a collaboration between SampleTraxx and talented sound designer Sebastian Elming whose collaborations include Boom Library and SoundMorph.
The Zither was played with fingers, bow, drum sticks, dices, metal sponge to get all possible sound and noise.For the recordings, a total of 6 mics were used: 2x Sennheiser MKH 8040 (XY), 2x Sennheiser 8040 (MS), a contact microphone and a handmade stethoscope microphone and 2 Sound Devices 702.
• Raw recordings