Recording of the Sound Design Panel at MoogFest 2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Recording of the sound design panel at Moogfest 2011, with Richard Devine, Diego Stocco and Scott Martin Gershin. Moderated by Eric Persing. The recording is divided in 6…

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Silence

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

“The ultimate metaphoric sound is silence. If you can get the film to a place with no sound where there should be sound, the audience will crowd that…

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Game Audio: Getting in

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

While this blog is usually reserved for Sound Designing and the Designing of Sound, a recent blog post by Samuel Justice titled: “Getting your first gig in the…

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Francis Ford Coppola Talks About the Evolution of Movie Sound

Monday, November 28, 2011

As early as the Apocalypse Now movie in 1979 when Francis Ford Coppola and sound designer Walter Murch pioneered a quadraphonic sound system for the film tour, Coppola…

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Harry Cohen Special: Opening Inglourious Basterds

Sunday, November 27, 2011

I got Harry Cohen on the phone to talk about one of my favorite scenes, the opening of Inglourious Basterds. There’s nothing big or over the top in…

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Blastwave FX Sound Design Competition – Results & Webinar

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Ric Viers will be announcing the winner of the Blastwave FX Halloween Sound Design Competition on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 during a free one hour webinar. The webinar…

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Harry Cohen Special: Collaborating with Oliver Stone and Quentin Tarantino

Friday, November 25, 2011

It’s still Harry Cohen’s month here at Designing Sound and now is the time to dig into two of Harry’s most celebrated collaborations: his prolific work with Quentin…

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HISS and a ROAR Releases BEACHES

Thursday, November 24, 2011

HISS and a ROAR has released BEACHES, an ambience library recorded by sound designer Tim Prebble. If you’ve ever had to sync waves to picture then you will…

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SFX News: Ambiences, Animal Bells, Drones, Swishes

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Two new ambience libraries are on the way. HISSandaROAR Beaches: and TONSTURM Mountain Air: Rabbit Ears Audio has an Animal Bells Library on the way, “for sheep, goats,…

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The Sound of “The Muppets”

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of…

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