Nathan Johnson on creating a sound-based score for Looper

Sunday, June 30, 2013
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I caught up with Looper’s composer Nathan Johnson to talk about the dynamics between his sound-based score, the sound design of the film and between himself and director…

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Tutorial: A compressor in Pure Data

Friday, June 28, 2013
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Compressors have become more than just gain control units, they can be just as important as EQs in shaping a sound and sometimes even more so. For the…

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The Sound of Monsters University

Thursday, June 27, 2013

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection profile we talk with Sound Designer Tom Myers of Skywalker Sound about his work on Pixar Animation’s latest film, Monster University. Be sure…

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Tonebenders Ep.11 – Big Gun Design Case Study

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Episode 11 starts with the hosts answering a backlog of listener questions, including inquiries on recording fire, large file transfers and more. Then we try something new as…

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In Memory of Charles Campbell

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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A message from Randy Thom… Charles (Chuck) Campbell, whose Supervising Sound Editor credits included the Back To The Future series, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, ET, and Schindler’s List,…

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The Sound and Music of The Last of Us

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection profile we talk with the sound and music team behind the critically acclaimed Naughty Dog Studios game, The Last of Us. We talk…

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Cycling ’74 Releases Mira Controller

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Cycling ’74 released its first iOS app. Mira Controller integrates with Max 6, allowing interfaces to be mirrored automatically on an iPad as they are created on in…

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RX2 Advanced – Review

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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iZotope RX is legendary. Every other week I see a tweet about how it saved someone’s job (or life) and in these few years that it has been…

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Finding Your Way With High Dynamic Range Audio In Wwise

Friday, June 21, 2013
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Guest Contribution by: Louis-Xavier Buffoni – Software engineer at Audiokinetic HDR in a Nutshell HDR (“High Dynamic Range”) audio is a technique which draws its inspiration from the…

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Review: iZotope Insight

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Thoughts by Ian Palmer: Anyone who knows me will know that 4 years on I am still madly in love with iZotope’s RX noise reduction package. So it…

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