Foxes Free Sound Library

This small collection of sounds was originally recorded in April 2014. I had recently moved to Wandsworth Town, a suburban area of South London to start my career in sound design. I also just so happened to live in an area populated by a few rival groups of foxes. At the time I had no idea how incredibly frightening and “alien” foxes could sound like.

Armed with my little (now dead) Tascam DR-05 handheld recorder, I collected a bunch of sounds, over a few nights, from my bedroom window.

It “only” took me about 3 years to finally decide to make use of them and release a small collection of the best sounds I had captured.

Why are these sounds free?

Thanks for asking. Three main reasons:

  1. I could only pull out a small selection of samples from my raw recordings, around 3 minutes and 20 seconds of material.
  2. Quality is, well, not great 🙂 The content recorded had to be heavily cleaned up from the loud nocturnal background noise of the city, as well as from the internal noise floor of the cheap recorder I used.
  3. Because why not. The sound community is very generous when it comes to sharing sound effects, this is a small way for me to give back to the community.

Enough with talking, you are here to listen to sounds, right?


The full library can be downloaded HERE

Enjoy and feel free to share the links!

Creative Commons Licence
Foxes: Night Urban Calls - Micro Library by Giacomo Frega is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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