SFX Round Up – April 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

It’s April, and you’d be a fool if you didn’t check out this past month’s freshly released sound libraries. From quiet forests, ocean sounds, and country ambience, to…

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The Sound Design of The Banner Saga

Monday, March 10, 2014

Guest Contribution by Michael Theiler of Kpow Audio We always knew The Banner Saga was going to be something special. First contact with the guys behind it was…

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SFX Independence – October 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

A quick roundup of the independent sfx libraries to have hit our inbox this month. Blastwave FX – Heroes & Villains   Blastwave FX have launched a competition…

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Designing Ambiences in Max/MSP

Monday, April 22, 2013

Guest article by Andreas Jonsson DSP beginnings Last year, I undertook a one-year Masters in Sound for Moving Image at the Glasgow School of Art, which got me…

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Thanks to our November Contributors

Friday, November 30, 2012

We just wanted to take the time to thank our guest contributors this month: For our featured Backgrounds and Ambiences articles…Chris Groegler, Chris Didlick, Douglas Murray, and Tim…

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Ambience and Interactivity

Thursday, November 29, 2012

[We are currently having a few problems with page formatting and embedding SoundCloud links, please bear with us until we fix it!] ‘Ambience’ is a word with a broad definition….

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Room Tone = Emotional Tone: The Importance of Hearing Ambience

Thursday, November 15, 2012

  am·bi·ence noun /ˈambēəns/ ambiances, plural; ambiences, plural The character and atmosphere of a place                     – the relaxed ambience of…

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My Impressions of Dolby Atmos

Thursday, November 8, 2012

One of the hot topics at AES this year…and by “hot,” I mean a subject that had multiple conference sessions devoted to it…was the concept of adding height…

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This Week In SFX Libraries

Friday, August 24, 2012

This week was a triple-dose of released sound libraries for your aural pleasure. First up is from TONSTURM: With TONSTURM 08 I Morocco you get 61 Soundfiles in 5 Channel…

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HISS and a ROAR Release Their First Ambience Library: Blow Holes (Q&A Included)

Monday, April 18, 2011

Tim Prebble has released Blow Holes on HISS and a ROAR, opening a new catalog of ambience libraries. Ambiences play a crucial role in every film: literally, emotionally…

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