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
Banner-Saga

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
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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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