What IM client makes this sound?
April 22, 2008 8:24 AM   Subscribe

What IM client makes this sound?

I'm trying to identify a glitch that's in the leak of Portishead's album Third. On track 5, about 2:14 into the track you hear a strange sound. It sounds a lot like an IM client's new message alert, but I'm not positive. I don't think it belongs in the music, it's way out of context. You can hear the whole track here.

(I'm asking for my blog, which I'm politely not self-linking here.)
posted by Nelson to Media & Arts (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
That's the camera click sound in OSX, when taking a screen capture.
posted by jamaro at 8:26 AM on April 22, 2008

I take it back, it's not, though it sounds somewhat like it (I missed that weird dog-yelp part on your sample).
posted by jamaro at 8:32 AM on April 22, 2008

Sounds like Adium.
posted by iamabot at 2:30 PM on April 22, 2008

Response by poster: Still haven't identified the sound, but it's in the official CD release of Portishead too. So if it's a mistake it was made in the official production pipeline.
posted by Nelson at 1:07 PM on April 30, 2008

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