Try searching for fuzz or vocoder.
Open Source Recording Guide
- Multi-track recording program, like Adobe Audition
- CD ripping software
- LAME MP3 Encoder
- If you don't know what this does, I'm not telling.
- Free digital audio editor
- Traverso DAW
- Open Source multi-track recording program
- Hobnox AudioTool
- Online drum machine and effects. Loaded with future-sounds
- Hydrogen Advanced Drum Machine
- Very easy to use Open Source drum machine
- ID3 Intelligent Tagger
- Add ID3 data to your .mp3 file so Rifflet doesn't bother you about title and author info.
- 10 Hallmarks of Amateur Recordings
- Not that you'd ever do any of these. From the awesome Hometracked recording blog.
- the monster, and a good place to start
- Mic Placement
- a good primer on micing guitar amps and drum sets
- Creating Realistic Sequenced Drum Parts
- help making drum machines sound a little more human, from Sound on Sound magazine
Libraries & Resources
- The Freesound Project
- an open database of Creative Commons-licensed sounds
- a free site where you can search for sound effects and musical instrument samples
- A growing community resource for all things related to audio and recording
- Links to lots of audio communities as well as free samples