So you’ve purchased your Shockwafe soundbar system and it’s already set up nicely in your living room – Perfect! Now, you’re probably itching to crank it up to hear how awesome it sounds.

But as you scan through your movies, you begin to realize it’s actually not so easy to find the best scenes to experince distinctive surround effects and powerful bass, let alone locate exactly where they are in each movie.

The good news is we’ve already spent countless hours handpicking the best soundtracks for you. Whether you’re looking to hear chest-thumping explosions, spacious ambient surround effects or distinct surround sound directionality, the following scenes have them all. Now, it's time to show off!

Note: We recommend playing the following movie scenes via various online streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in order to experience Dolby Digital multi-channel audio. YouTube contents do not support multi-channel audio playback.

WARNING: The following videos contain scenes that some viewers may find disturbing and/or may not be suitable for younger audiences, including strong adult language, sexual content and violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

 

NARCOS: MEXICO (NETFLIX ORIGINAL)

Episode 8, 00:00 to 07:00

The introduction scene of episode 8 is all about actions. Starting from the helicopter scene, you can experience the sound effects that put you right in the action. During the gun-firing scene, it unleashes the true power of our soundbar’s surround effect. You can hear gun-firing sound coming in all directions. The strong build up of the intense atmosphere is faithfully reproduced by the soundbar with great details and powerful bass for the drum beats.

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Immersive Surround

Immersive Surround

Powerful Bass

Powerful Bass

 

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE (NETFLIX ORIGINAL)

Episode 6, 15:10 to 23:00

In the scene, you can experience the rain and thunderstorm effects with all the surround channels of the soundbar. The effect is immersive while preserving clear dialogue for the conversation.

Episode 8, 21:40 - 22:40

During the scene when there is “someone” knocking the doors and windows of the house, you can hear the sound effects coming from different surround channels. You can pinpoint each of the effects that coming from different speakers.

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Immersive Surround

Immersive Surround

 
 

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Chapter 2, 05:49 - 13:04

This scene is perfect for any Shockwafe soundbar. Not only is it one of the most iconic war movie scenes of all time, it is also widely accredited to be one of the best works of surround sound engineering. As the scene begins, the large sea waves result in deep rumbles of low frequencies. As it switches to the soldiers inside the boat, you will hear the spacious ambient effects of the sea all around you. During the battle, the sounds of bullets whizzing past you, flying debris, stunning explosions, soldiers shouting frantically and heavy machine gunfire from various firing points nearby and faraway will keep you at the edge of your seat.

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Immersive Surround

Immersive Surround

Powerful Bass

Powerful Bass

 

AMERICAN SNIPER

Time: 1:45:57 – 1:47:05

Brace yourself for this scene because you will literally feel like you have been transported into the warzone itself! It is one of our favorites, filled with adrenaline-pumping gunfire and chest-thumping explosions. If you are using our dual subwoofers, you will not only feel the impact but also realize how balanced and evenly-distributed the bass is. With our discrete channel configuration and 2-way rear surround speakers, you will hear gunfire coming from all directions. Prepare to dodge a bullet!

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Powerful Bass

Powerful Bass

Immersive Surround

Immersive Surround

 

DUNKIRK

Announcement Trailer

There are only a few movie trailers with soundtracks as intense as this. Dunkirk's announcement trailer does a fantastic job in building tension using sound. As it develops, the soundtrack's low notes get progressively faster, louder and deeper, putting your subwoofers to an extreme test. You will literally feel the bass moving through you.

In fact, the whole movie is filled with impressive sound effects for the ambients, actions and even intense atmosphere with background music tracks. It is definitely worth a watch with our Shockwafe soundbars.

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Powerful Bass

Powerful Bass

 
 

JOHN WICK

Chapter 7, 45:35 54:43

Simply, this movie scene is pure audio enjoyment that makes you feel like you are right in the middle of the action. The bass-heavy club music looming in the background will literally make you feel trapped in a shaking, claustrophobic room. During the gunfight, you can perceive exactly where each shot is being fired from, and the shattering of glass sounds crisp on our front speaker drivers. Despite many things going on here, the overall sound balance and clarity is effortlessly maintained.

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Powerful Bass

Powerful Bass

Immersive Surround

Immersive Surround

 

Mad Max: Fury Road

Time: Opening Scene

The award-winning, industry-famous Mad Max: Fury Road movie is one of the best movie to demo sound system. In fact, the whole film is good for demo. The opening credits and the first scene make for great surround demo scene. You can hear the little girl's voice from all the surround speakers for immersive experience. Every single details in the scene, including chewing of the lizards and engine revving can be heard with our exclusive 2-way surround speakers with high performance drivers. Not to mention, you can hear and feel tons of deep rumbling bass throughout the movie with the soundtracks. 

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Immersive Surround

Immersive Surround

 

Get The Best Audio Settings for Your Soundbar

With our list of recommended video clips, you can now experience the true potential of your Shockwafe soundbars. It is IMPORTANT to get the audio settings right on your TVs and content devices. We recommend to use HDMI connection with Bitstream/Dolby Digital/DTS audio output for best audio performance with your Shockwafe soundbar. 


WARNING: The following videos contain scenes that some viewers may find disturbing and/or may not be suitable for younger audiences, including strong adult language, sexual content and violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

Disclaimer: The images and videos above are intended for demonstration and informational purposes only. Under no circumstances the website owner, Nakamichi USA be responsible or liable in any way for the contents on the website.