LA Underground – An Interview with Charles Maynes

Monday, February 24, 2014
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I recently had a chance to sit down with sound designer and sound FX recordist Charles Maynes and chat about his new “LA Underground” sound library, available from…

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Charles Maynes’ On What Makes For Great Sound Design

Monday, December 16, 2013

Sound designer and recordist Charles Mayne has written a passionate and inspiring guest post for the A Sound Effect blog. He gives his thoughts on the key notions and ideas…

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Credit Where Credit is Due

Friday, December 6, 2013
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Guest Contribution by Charles Maynes With all the talk of what “is” or perhaps “isn’t” Sound Design, I think that largely we forget to recognize that ALL of…

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Charles Maynes on Mid-Side Recording

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Sound designer and recordist Charles Maynes has written a great nuts-and-bols article about mid-side recording, posted on the field sepulchra blog a few days ago. The theory and…

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Thanks to our January Contributors

Friday, February 1, 2013

We’d like to thank our guest contributors for January’s plug-in features: Charles Maynes for sharing his genius matrix idea Frank Bry for exploring the colorations that transient shapers…

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Sound Effects for Charity

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Charles Maynes and SoundDogs.com have teamed up for two very special sound effects libraries. “Sounds of Modern Conflict” is two volumes of small arms sound effects in 5.1,…

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A Plug-in Vector Matrix

Friday, January 4, 2013

Guest Contribution by Charles Maynes The best things in life are sort of free… Peter Gabriel once described his creative process as being an “X” and ”Y” sort…

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SoundWorks Collection: Interviews with Ann Kroeber and Charles Maynes

Friday, April 29, 2011

SoundWorks Collection has published two interesting interviews with sound effects recordists Ann Kroeber and Charles Maynes, produced by Michael Raphael. Welcome to the Soundworks Collection; an audio series…

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10 New RODE Rage Interviews with Entertainment Audio Professionals

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

As I told yesterday, RODE has started  new video series called Rode Rage, where Ric Viers interviews several professionals of the entertainment audio world. Well, they have published…

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Friday Game: Looking for Chicken Clucks in "Saving Private Ryan"

Friday, October 15, 2010

Charles Maynes sent me this video of an scene from Saving Private Ryan (which by the way is one of my favorite scenes in films ever) and asked…

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