SFX Independence – March 2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014

A lot of great new libraries were released this past month, and a few must-haves are currently on sale. If you’re looking for places to spend your hard…

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An Interview with John Roesch

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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In  over 30 years working in sound, Foley artist John Roesch has amassed an impressive list of credits, including major films like “Inception” and “The Matrix” and games like…

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The Dialog Re-Assign Workflow

Monday, November 25, 2013
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My first exposure to noise reduction processing was with Waves X-Noise, working clip-by-clip, finding a snippet of noise in the clear, setting the noise profile, then processing the…

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Combating Noise in Plug-in Chains

Friday, November 22, 2013
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This article is going to be a little less template, and a little more workflow. We all have our favorite plug-ins. We probably also all have plug-ins we’d…

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Gary Rydstrom’s Talk from VIEW

Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Guest Contribution Courtesy of Matteo Milani Last year, Skywalker Sound’s Gary Rydstrom, joined for the first time the roster at View Conference – Italy’s leading computer graphics symposium…

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Considerations for Creative Field Recording

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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On developing your ear… I purchased my first field recorder in 2010. Ever since it’s become a vital tool in my sound design process. As a result, I…

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Happy Accidents: Embracing the Unexpected

Monday, October 28, 2013
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Allow me to share a story with you: It was the weekend before the holiday break. Our horror film shoot had been going on for a few days,…

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The Sound of Gravity

Monday, October 7, 2013

In this exclusive SoundWorks Collection profile we talk with Director Alfonso Cuarón and Re-recording Mixer Skip Lievsay about the sound teams work to create a dramatic sound scape…

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Interview – Peter Brinkmann & libpd

Thursday, September 19, 2013
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Pure Data (Pd) is one of the most powerful and commonly used open source softwares for music and sound creation. Spearheaded by Miller Puckette, it is completely free. About three…

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Noise, Storytelling with Sound, and Visuals on the Radio with Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad

Thursday, August 15, 2013
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I recently had the chance to chat with Jad Abumrad, creator and co-host of WNYC’s Radiolab. Each episode of Radiolab explores ideas in science, technology, and the universe at large…

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