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Alternative TARDIS sound?

Started by KIT-KAT, Apr 07, 2020, 03:11 pm

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Hiya I've always noticed there seems to be two tardis sounds; the normal one and then this weird similar sound that comes from who knows where but has been used a few times in the 1990s I was wondering how it happened and if anyone has a clean rip of it?

altered version ( 1:44 in seriously listen to the difference)

It also appears in this episode of blue peter:

No, not the mind probe!


Apr 07, 2020, 03:47 pm #1 Last Edit: Apr 07, 2020, 03:48 pm by Kingpin
Isn't it more a case of it being a "really, really worn out" copy of the audio recording rather than an alternative?

Quote from: KIT-KAT on Apr 07, 2020, 03:11 pm
altered version ( 1:44 in seriously listen to the difference)

Good god, that was a concentrated blast of late 1990s graphic/visual design.  A pretty eyestraining reminder of just how crap that sort of design was.


Its just the regular sound effect but with a flange over the top. Nothing overly special...


I must admit I did used to like the "Mid Pertwee" era  TARDIS Sound Effect  which was achieved by adding 'Reverse Echo'   :D


Hmm I wondered if it was an knackered copy, and as to if there is a flange over the top, Yeah I can see that could be the case, I've tried doing it myself but it sounds nothing like it. I guess that could just be a difference in modern and old equipment tho.

No, not the mind probe!


If your looking for different TARDIS noises the Troughton era had quite a few. From memory things got a bit weird with the Dominators and the Space Pirates. I also think that the Krotons was a bit strange as well...


I couldn't find a clip of the TARDIS landing with this, but they used this reverb materialization sound a few times in the Pertwee era

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