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This sound effect can be found on The Premiere Edition Volume 1, which was made by The Hollywood Edge.

Info

  • First recorded: Early 1983
  • Creator: N/A
  • Owner: Echo Sound Services (1983-1985), Soundelux (1985-1990), The Hollywood Edge (1990-2014), Sound Ideas (2014-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: Late 1983
  • First heard: Michael Jackson's Thriller (1983) and The Day After (1983)
  • Area used: Worldwide

This sound effect was first created sometime in the early 1980s by a sound designer at Echo Sound Services, and debuted in the music video for the Michael Jackson song "Thriller" and the film The Day After in 1983. In 1985 the Soundelux post-production studio acquired the sound, and in 1990, The Hollywood Edge picked up this sound and added it to The Premiere Edition Volume 1 library. Then in 2014, Sound Ideas took over to acquire this sound after the bankruptcy of The Hollywood Edge.

It's the same sound as Whistling Wind Stead PE033301 from the same library. Two similar sounds, Gusts Heavy HowlingW PE032501, and Whistling Wind Stead PE033401, are also available on the same library. A different, but similar sound effect, Whistling Wind Mediu PE032901, can also be found on the same library.

Sound Effect Description

Gusts; Heavy Cold Wind, Howling Or Whistling With Swirling.

Clean, Full Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect

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Used In

TV Shows

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Movies

Live Events

  • LIVE from Hot Wheels City! | Hot Wheels

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Video & DVD

Commercials

Australia:

  • Holden Ute (2008)
  • Subway - Steak Range (2018)

France:

  • Signal Chewing Gum (1999)

Germany:

  • Ritter Sport - Weihnachten (1998)

New Zealand:

  • AMP Insurance (2018, radio)
  • Briscoes - Cold Snap Savings (2018)
  • Stihl (2010's)

Thailand:

  • Ford Ranger OpenCab - King Kong (2004)

UK:

  • Mercedes-Benz CL-Class (2004)

USA:

  • Campbell's Soup - Snowman (1991)
  • Capital One David Spade Commercials (2004-2005) (Heard once in "Someplace Warm")
  • Ford - Go Further (2017)
  • McDonald's - Robo-Chi (2001)
  • Sears - Black Friday (2011)
  • Toshiba - DVD Commercial 8 (1997)
  • Toyota Camry LE - Playground (2003)
  • Trivago (2016)
  • Verizon - Santa Sandy (2009)
  • Xbox One X - Feel True Power (2017)
  • Yowie World - Surprise Inside! (2016)

TV Presentations

  • Nickelodeon UK - Tornado (2002)

Logos

  • Global Pictures (1993) (Heard once on "Night Terror")
  • Inland Productions (1999) (Heard once on "WCW/nWo Thunder")
  • Nordisk Films (2006)
  • Sony Pictures Animation (2007) (Heard in High Pitch on "Surf's Up")

Radio Spots/IDs/Audio Intros

  • Club Liquid (1999) (In McAllen, TX, United States)
  • iHeart Media December 2016 Promo

Music Videos

  • Busta Rhymes - Fire (2000)
  • The Cardigans - My Favourite Game (1998)
  • Evanescence - Bring Me to Life (2003)
  • Genesis - I Can't Dance (1991)
  • Guns N' Roses - November Rain (1992)
  • Imagine Dragons - Radioactive (2012)
  • The Limousines - The Future (2011)
  • Michael Jackson - Thriller (1983)
  • OneRepublic - Stop and Stare (2007)
  • Thomas Drett - Crash and Burn (2015)
  • "Weird" Al Yankovic - The Saga Begins (1999)
  • Will Smith - Miami (1997)

Shorts

Trailers

Bumpers

  • Disney Junior - Winnie the Pooh (2013)
  • ITV - Surprise (2006)
  • PBS Kids - Squirrel (2001)

Promos

  • Nickelodeon Black History Month - Inventions (1997) (Promos)

Previews

Radio Shows

Stories

  • Disney Read-Along - 101 Dalmatians: A Lucky Christmas (Stories)
  • Disney Read-Along - Aladdin (1992) (Heard in a high pitch.) (Stories)

DVD Menus

  • VeggieTales: The Ballad of Little Joe (2003) (DVD Menus) (Used in a high pitch.)

Theme Parks

Other Media

  • Kirk Franklin - Interlude (The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin - Track 10)
  • Microsoft Plus! 98
  • Roblox
  • Toontown Online

YouTube Videos

Anime

Note: Not all anime use this wind sound effect.

Image Gallery

Hollywoodedge, Gusts Heavy Cold Wind PE031601/Image Gallery

Audio Samples

Hollywoodedge, Gusts Heavy Cold Wind PE031601
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