Soundeffects Wiki

These are my influences for Sound Design.

Dick Maitland

As a Sesame Street fan, I love his work on that show. His first assignment on that show was a Season 1 song called "Windy". In the early years, he would use various sound effects from various sound effect records like an elephant trumpeting (like Oscar's pet elephant; Fluffy), wind blowing (like Super Grover flying), a piano crashing, thunder and lightning (when the Count is finished counting), a boing (like when Harvey Kneeslapper slaps a letter or number on his victim), a wolf howling (used in skits featuring the Count), a fire engine, an airplane diving (like Super Grover crash-landing), etc. By the 1980s he would use effects from Series 1000, Series 2000 and several cartoon sound effects from the Valentino CD library. By the 1990s, he would start using Premiere Edition 1, Cartoon Trax, Series 6000, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., etc. By the show's 32nd season, he would use many sound libraries. Dick has also worked on The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas, The Electric Company, Oobi, The Wonder Pets!, etc.

Bill Weisbach

I've watched Baby Einstein and I love Bill's work on that series. He would use many sounds such as a cow mooing, a klaxon horn, birds chirping, a harp glissando, etc. What's interesting is that he worked on other media such as two of the KinderVentures games, Around the Time (an independent film), Baby Faith (a christian video series), Baby Signs (a sign-language video series), The Safe Side: Stranger Safety and the Baby Einstein spinoff; WeeSchool.

Innovation Sound Production

Now, this audio post-production company has worked on several shows. It worked on Chicken Minute and on that show, it would use Series 1000, Series 2000, Series 3000, Series 4000, Premiere Edition 1 and Lucasfilm. It would later start working on Iris, The Happy Professor and it would use new libraries like Series 6000, BBC, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros. And Universal Studios. It would later work on a space puppet show called Little Star and a high school sitcom; Student Bodies and it started using 20th Century Fox, Series 6000 Ext. 1, Series 5000, Series 7000, Network and Hanna-Barbera Lost Treasures. And after that, it would later work on St. Bear's Dolls Hospital and it used a new library and it's the only other Hollywood Edge library it used; Animal Trax. What's interesting is that it uses more Sound Ideas libraries than Hollywood Edge libraries. Also, my sound design is in the style of this post-production company.