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How Godzilla got his roar! Plus, download it as a Ringtone.
Its a pretty interesting combination of sounds that make up the signature shriek of the newest Godzilla. Two sound designers, Ethan van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl, spent about six months creating the latest roar.
the recipe of sounds includes rusty car doors and human palms rubbed against a tom-tom. They also used sounds picked up by a scientific microphone which records environmental sounds beyond the realm of human hearing and pitched them down to create a semi-synthetic undertone.
But the most interesting part of this sound stew are the shrieks coming from the Rolling Stones tour on the backlot of the Warner Brothers studio complemented by the rumbles of the Burbank cityscape.
We will never know how these sounds were mixed together. It's a proprietary recipe, kinda like KFC and Coke.
For comparison, you can watch a compilation video of all of Godzilla's roars from the past 60 years. (Mobile users click HERE.) And, if you want to listen to it everytime your mother calls, download the official Godzilla Roar Ringtone HERE.