Andrew Lackey Special: Q&A From the Readers

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Here are the answers to the questions that some of you made to Andrew Lackey. Designing Sound Reader: I have technical question regarding monitor placement and stereo imaging….

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Andrew Lackey Special: 11 Field Recording Tips

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Sound recordists are a special breed. On a recent trip to Zambia, the safari guides were very interested in the sound I recorded of the animals and villager’s…

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The Sound of "Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen"

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

New and great profile at SoundWorks Collection, this time for “Tranformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen” Director Michael Bay returns for a second serving of robot mayhem in…

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The Use of Silence in Sound Design

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

George Spanos has published a new article at GameSoundDesign, this time talking about the use and approach of silence in sound design. Silence is a very powerful sound….

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The Sound Design of "Avatar"

Monday, December 28, 2009

The January’s Issue of Mix Magazine contain a fantastic article featuring Chris Boyes talking about the sound of “Avatar”

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Andrew Lackey Special: Surviving the Crunch; Being Healthy Sound Designers

Thursday, December 24, 2009

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Ben Burtt and Gunshot Sound Effects for Western Movies

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Great mini-documentary featuring Ben Burtt and the creation of gunshot sound effects for western movies

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Creating Sound Effects in "Sound Ideas"

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Check the nice video from Sound Ideas Channel on YouTube, featuring some of his engineers and designers recording and making sound effects for his libraries.

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Andrew Lackey Special: Top 5 Audio Tools for Christmas (but don't yet exist)

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

For the most part, Sound Designers use borrowed tools.  Most audio software has its basis in music, and through the years features have been added for linear post…

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Designing Sounds for "World Of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade"

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Cool featurette about the sound design of “World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade” featuring Developer Chris Metzen, Audio Director Russell Brower, Lead Sound Designers Brian Farr and Joseph…

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