Learn how the sounds of Star Wars were created with this interactive book

The sounds you hear in the Star Wars films give off the impression of being otherworldly, but most of them are recorded from regular vehicles and objects. Anyone who has seen the hundreds of hours of behind the scenes footage in the countless releases of the films will likely know how the sounds were produced. For all the non-film buffs, this new interactive book explains it all.

The Sounds of Star Wars highlights how sound designer, Ben Burtt, brought the world of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader to life. Where would we be without the iconic swooshes and hums of a lightsaber? That's right, nowhere. The Sounds of Star Wars is sure to be interesting book — it has a speaker that has over 250 pre-loaded sound effects so you can relive all the pew pew action.

For $36, the book isn't a bad gift for the young Padawan or old Jedi in your family. Now if you'll excuse us, we have to go watch the first three Star Wars movies that didn't reek of Ewan McGregor's abominable Obi-Wan Kenobi or the maladroit Jar Jar Binks.

Amazon, via Geeky Gadgets

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