“How to Record Waves” on Quiet Planet

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Gordon Hempton has a new article up on his Quiet Planet website talking about recording waves. Find a beach exposed to the open ocean (high-energy) with a large…

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Capturing The Sound Of The UK

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Continuing the field recording theme, A Sound Effect has a guest post up by sound designers Andrew Kirk and Richard Simpson that sheds some light on how they went…

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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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SFX Independence – September 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013

In comparison to the swathe of releases and sales through the summer months, September has been an altogether quieter affair on the SFX library front. The following libraries…

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Creating the Spaces of Ambience

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Guest contribution by Michael Theiler (Kpow Audio) Situating an Ambience When creating ambiences for games (this applies equally to film), I am striving to make them blend into the…

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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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Ambiences with Dolby Atmos

Friday, November 30, 2012

Sitting there as credits rolled after a Dolby Atmos presentation of Brave this past summer, I felt excited for the potential of this budding format. Before the film, a few seated moms…

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Dangerous Ambiences

Friday, November 30, 2012

Guest Contribution by Tim Prebble I suspect growing up in a very quiet location on a farm in the South Island of New Zealand may have something to…

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Backgrounds: Sound Design Under the Radar

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Guest article by Douglas Murray Remember, all rules are meant to be broken! With that principle in mind, let’s scratch the surface of the grammar and possibilities of…

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Building the World in Your Books

Monday, November 19, 2012

Guest contribution by Chris Didlick We are Box of Toys Audio, a music and sound design company with studios in London and Stockholm. We provide audio services for…

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