Sound Design

Essential Post-Production Effects for Creating a Dynamic Sound Design

As you work on your film's sound design, here are some of the effects you'll want to utilize to make it more dynamic.<p>We all know that filmmaking is a …

Filmmaking

This AR mural is the perfect way to celebrate Australia's ‘YES’ vote for same-sex marriage

There’s no better way to rejoice at the majority of Australians voting ‘YES’ to same-sex marriage than a celebratory augmented reality over a mural of former Prime Minister, Tony Abbot.<p>While Abbot wasn’t shy leading the ‘NO’ campaign, it’s safe to say the AR only adds to his potential embarrassment …

Augmented Reality

MM Svendsen

by<p>from Italy<p>23<p>105<p>Categories Music, Portfolio Colours Black Red Pink White<p>More Info<p>M.M. Svendsen is a Berlin based Sound Designer, Composer and …

Music Production

IMPROVE Your VISUALS Using MUSIC And SOUND EFFECTS

Audio is proven to be what our brains process before visuals and good sound design, music, and audio effects are incredibly important to make a good …

Portrait Photography

Rhyme Junkie interviews up and coming rapper Feo

<b>RJ: Who were your Rap and Hip Hop (or any musical) influences growing up?</b><p><b>Feo:</b> So growing up my dad played a lot of 50 Cent and Queen and this dude …

Rap & Hip-Hop

W-what's that noise? Five horror games that use sound effectively

Best played with headphones<p>In a <i>Dead Space</i> developer diary, executive producer Glen Schofield used a good example to illustrate how audio is integral …

Music Production

BBC Radio 4 - Drama, Jayne Lake

One of Britain's finest TV writers comes to Radio 4 with a taut psychological thriller that can only be told in sound.<p>While at university, Meggie lost her sight in an acid attack. Fifteen years later, through grit and tenacity, she has learned to cope with her "dark gift", making a success of her …

Drama

Amberdehn on Why Drugs Are Holding EDM Down

<b>Amber Davies:</b> It has always been a part of my soul since high school. I started going to parties then. We would drive from La Crosse, Wisconsin, to …

Denver

Watch a sensational 14-minute doco on the sound design of Blade Runner 2049

The amazing, amazing people behind the <b>Soundworks Collection</b> series have released their latest mini-doco, an in-depth look at the sound design of <i>Blade</i> …

Music (Australia)

Game Sound Design Tips from Dwight Okahara

The Audio Lead at L.A.’s Insomniac Games and sound designer for <i>Sunset Overdrive</i> and <i>Spider-Man</i> shares his work methods and favorite tools and …

Game Design

How the makers of Destiny 2 learnt from their mistakes

By Steffan Powell <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>"Absolutely we took criticisms of the original Destiny to heart," Jason Jones, co-founder of Bungie, tells Newsbeat.</b><p>"We knew it had amazing parts... but we also saw the real mistakes we made."<p>In a rare interview inside their Seattle offices, in the US, he says the …

Destiny 2

AES 2017: Transformizer Pro sound design plug-in finds your inner “Child”

<b>The world of sound design is full of intricate, complex software able to bend, shape, and twist audio into outright mayhem. One example of such</b> …

In Event of Moone Disaster at Theatre503

Winner of the <b>Theatre503 Playwriting Award 2016</b>, Andrew Thompson’s <i>In Event of Moone Disaster</i> was chosen from over 1500 script submissions to be the …

Music Production

Sonic Illusions: Sound Effects in ‘The Matrix’

By Jacob Oller Sound design is a Matrix unto itself.Sound effects plop, bang, and hum throughout all modern movies. Some part of our brain …

Filmmaking

Short Films in Focus: "Dawn of the Deaf"

Rob Savage’s “Dawn of the Deaf” is kind of maddening in that to describe the film is to give away its central premise, which is revealed at the very …

Music Production

The Sound of Adventure: A Guide to Soundscaping

Eight a.m. on a New York City morning is an assault on my ears: the indecipherable drone of the MTA conductors, the screeching rails as the train …

Music Production

Soltan Releases One Of The Best Bass Music Records Of The Year, “Sahara”

Mysterious bass producer and sound design master <b>Soltan</b> just released a brand new invigorating dubstep record “Sahara” via legendary UK bass music …

Music Production

Groundbreaking sound design is the force that brought Star Wars to life

Ben Burtt isn’t one of the names people most associate with the making of <i>Star Wars</i>, but his groundbreaking work provided the films with one of their …

Sote: Sacred Horror in Design Album Review | Pitchfork

Ata Ebtekar’s biography complicates the narratives the West likes to tell itself about ideas of freedom, progress, and the relationships between center and margins, modernity and tradition. Born in Hamburg but raised in Iran, Ebtekar moved with his parents back to Germany when he was 11, after the …

Music

Watch: Fight Club and the Art of Sound Design

Fight Club and the Art of Sound Design<p>Sound design is an integral part of making a film, but it is often one of the most unnoticed. This may be its …

David Fincher

Sound Design: How Sound Helps Tell Your Visual Stories

Though sound plays a very important role in film, it can work in very subtle ways. Though it sometimes goes unnoticed, sound design is crucial to the …

Videography

Point Blank Sound Design Tutorial: How to Process External Audio in Absynth

Point Blank are back with a brand new tutorial series to help you get the most out of your productions. In this series, Point Blank course developer …

Design Tutorials

Skrillex Uploads Short Teaser Tracks To The OWSLA Discord Chat, Listen

There’s no better place on the internet for up-to-the-minute Skrillex news than his own subreddit. The community is as voracious for new sounds and …

Skrillex

Season 7 action scenes make past battles look “like child’s play”

WARNING: THIS POST HAS POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES SEASONS 7 AND 8 Paula Fairfield likes sound. A lot. As the sound designer on Game of …

Game of Thrones

Get Lifted Off Pasdat’s Newest Release “Swishers”

The newest kid kicking rocks around the bass music block is none other than LA shadow lurker Pasdat. With numerous releases hitting 100k plays and …

Music

Get Even review: bland, fiddly game is a far cry from Call of Duty

Pros<p>Fantastic music; incredible sound design; interesting narrative structure and ideas<p>Cons<p>Weak shooting with fiddly mechanics; overly gritty; bland …

Brutal

Listen To This New Single From Dylan Aiello, Our Latest Band Crush

“Safeway” defies categorization<p>It is impossible to categorize Canadian singer and songwriter Dylan Aiello’s debut album, <i>Knowithall</i>. The styles swing so wildly—from the atonal electronica of “TTL” to the sensual avant-R&B of opener “Real Thing”—that Aiello himself lists classical instrumental, …

Electronic Music

After 2 years Galimatias resurfaces— with a new voice [Interview]

<b>Galimatias</b> is the artist name for Matias Køedt, a Danish producer who carved out a unique sound characterized by subtle sexiness and memorable …

Music Production

12 blockbuster cinematic sound design tips

<b>Whether you're scoring an actual movie or just looking to bring a touch of epic Hollywood style to your music productions, these 12 quickfire</b> …

Guitar

Chill Soundtrack Makes Tricky Puzzle Game Slightly Less Stressful

The surprisingly complex <i>Yankai’s Peak</i> has some intense puzzles, but it’s pretty relaxing to play. Well, mostly.<p><i>Yankai’s Peak</i> is another horrifying …

Music Production