Now Available: The Hollywood Edge Music and Sound Effects at

October 10, 2005

Rob Nokes, President of, stated: "When I founded Sounddogs in 1996, I envisioned that publishers would partner with Sounddogs to provide content creators worldwide with the greatest sound library ever known. With 81 partners including the pre-eminent likes of Sound Ideas, SoundStorm(TM), Digiffects, and now The Hollywood Edge, provides 275,000 unique sound files to its 50,000 customers."

Added Paul Virostek, Vice President of "Our goal is to provide the greatest sound library and professional service to multimedia artists, I think they will benefit and appreciate the variety and luscious quality found in The Hollywood Edge."

Nokes collaborated with Soundelux (an Ascent Media Company) on Seabiscuit, nominated for seven Oscars(R), by recording authentic horse racing sound effects at seven Southwestern racetracks. Paul Virostek and John Moran, Managing Director of The Hollywood Edge, built on this successful collaboration and the results are now online at Sounddogs.

Said Moran, "I am very excited to be working with Rob and Paul to provide the artistic community with the most comprehensive and most usable collection of effects libraries available anywhere."

Sounddogs' recent clients include Editors behind the films Fly Boys, The Dukes of Hazzard, Sin City, Lava Boy and Shark Girl, The Shaggy D.A., Glory Road, An Unfinished Life, The Nomad, Dead or Alive, Voice of Flicka, Cheon Yeong, First Born, North Country and Dreamer.

About the Hollywood Edge
The Hollywood Edge (an Ascent Media Company) is the pre-eminent, internationally recognized producer and distributor of high-quality sound About The Hollywood Edge effects, production music and specialty audio hardware. Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA) (NASDAQ: DISCB), which through its Creative Services, Creative Sound Services, Media Management Services and Networks Services groups, provides creative and technical media services to the media and entertainment industries.

About, Inc.
Located in sunny Santa Monica, California, is the world's first (May 1997) and largest (275,000 files) online source for sound effects, production music and samples and loops. In November 2004, Sounddogs acquired the immense sound effects library of SoundStorm, Inc., seven-time nominee and winner of an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing.

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