2013 : Our Top Posts

Friday, December 27, 2013

It has been another great year at Designing Sound. This site wouldn’t be what it is if it wasn’t for you — whether you read, retweet our tweets,…

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Our Favorite Sounds Of 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Photo by: Chris Phutully

The year 2013 has been one of changes, additions, and collaboration here at Designing Sound and we want to thank all of our readers for their attention, suggestions, contributions,…

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SFX Independence – December 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013

Short and sweet for the final roundup of 2013. SoundMorph Winter Sale SoundMorph are having a 25% off winter sale. There isn’t much time left to take advantage…

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Review: Twisted Tools METAMORPH

Friday, December 20, 2013
Metamorph Logo

METAMORPH is the latest sample library from Twisted Tools, makers of the designed sample libraries as well as some fun and unique Reaktor ensembles. With sounds designed by BJM…

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An Interview with John Roesch

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

In  over 30 years working in sound, Foley artist John Roesch has amassed an impressive list of credits, including major films like “Inception” and “The Matrix” and games like…

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Charles Maynes’ On What Makes For Great Sound Design

Monday, December 16, 2013

Sound designer and recordist Charles Mayne has written a passionate and inspiring guest post for the A Sound Effect blog. He gives his thoughts on the key notions and ideas…

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The Sound of Tearaway

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Media Molecule’s Head of Audio, Kenny Young, gives us an insight into bringing the papercraft world of Tearaway to life with sound.   Tearaway is an adventure game…

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Effective Workflow Tactics for Remote Clients and Collaborators

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Testing out Steinberg Cubase VST Connect and it remote recording capabilities with Veit Renn

Guest Contribution by Michael Schiciano Introduction The process of working on a collaborative process can be riddled with logistical headaches. Miscommunications, lack of clarity in project goals, last…

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Gordon Hempton on Designing Rain and Thunderstorms

Monday, December 9, 2013

Gordon has followed up his last post on rain and thunder with a look at how to make use of those recordings. All around us we witness the…

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Credit Where Credit is Due

Friday, December 6, 2013
Photo from Vancouver Film School flickr stream. Used under Creative Commons license.

Guest Contribution by Charles Maynes With all the talk of what “is” or perhaps “isn’t” Sound Design, I think that largely we forget to recognize that ALL of…

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