Can’t We All Just Get Along? Arguments about acoustics and design

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Guest Contribution by Steven Klein There are many reasons for conflicting viewpoints and misinformation on studio design / acoustics. This article will examine components contributing to the confusion…

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From Wax to Bits: Dynamics of the Film Sound Medium

Monday, July 1, 2013
Photo by flickr user Carbon Arc, and used under Creative Commons license.

As dynamics month comes to a close, I thought it would be fun to talk about the evolution of film sound mediums and how they impact dynamics. Since the widespread…

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Compressor Gain Control Principles

Monday, June 10, 2013

Herbert Goldberg has an interesting article up about compressors and the though process behind designing their inner workings. That fits nicely into this month’s theme, don’t you think?…

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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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Ariel Gross Guest Post: ‘I Feel Like a Fraud and So Can You!’

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

This is a guest article written by Ariel Gross, Audio Director of game development studio Volition Inc, which produces such PC and console  titles as the Saint’s Row…

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Guest Poster Introduction: Ariel Gross

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Editors note: This series of articles by Ariel were initially planned to be for the ‘Featured Sound Designer’, but due to recent changes to Designing Sound they will simply be posted…

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Iris Review

Friday, June 22, 2012

I guess you already heard of Iris, the most recent creation of the masterminds at iZotope. A spectral processing tool created specially for dealing with recorded material, being…

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Making Of “Cars”, Boom Library’s Latest Release

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

 (Written by Tristan Horton and Axel Rohrbach of Boom Library) At Boom Library we like to take a category of sound and then completely go to town…

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Sylvain Lasseur Interview

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Symbolic Sound has published on their blog called “the eight nerve”, an interview with sound designer Sylvain Lasseur talking about his use of Kyma system and several aspects about…

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Inside Look at the Creation of Movie Sound Effects

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

New article of Mix Magazine dedicated to sound effects, featuring sound editors Harry Cohen, Christopher Assells and Jon Title. From the clang of a sword to the roar…

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