The Most Powerful Tool in Your Toolbox

Monday, April 7, 2014
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Guest Contribution by Richard Gould …and a hold-over from last month’s “Voice” theme I didn’t realise it until recently, but I’ve been a sound designer for most of…

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In Conversation – Interview with Coll Anderson

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Andy Wooding has a new interview with one of our former Featured Sound Designers, Coll Anderson, up over on I don’t know if there’s a difference. They…

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Adding Your Voice to the Mix

Friday, March 28, 2014
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Guest Contribution by Joel Raabe At night in the darkness, I often hear voices in my head. Though it’s strange to admit, as I drift off to sleep…

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How About a Sound Ideaboard/Storyboard?

Friday, March 7, 2014

Guest Contribution by Randy Thom During pre-production on a film it’s common practice to gather lots and lots of still photographic images, and video as well, that might…

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Creating a Unified Voice

Thursday, March 6, 2014

This article is not what I originally intended. I started it, nearly completed it and then decided to rewrite it from a different angle. It’s core subject remains…

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Effective Workflow Tactics for Remote Clients and Collaborators

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Testing out Steinberg Cubase VST Connect and it remote recording capabilities with Veit Renn

Guest Contribution by Michael Schiciano Introduction The process of working on a collaborative process can be riddled with logistical headaches. Miscommunications, lack of clarity in project goals, last…

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Interview: Rob Bridgett and Game Audio Culture

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Rob Bridgett is no stranger to us here at Designing Sound. Constantly writing and engaging in community discussion; Rob has put out a new book called “Game Audio…

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Sounding Real: Directing VO for Games

Monday, September 9, 2013

Guest Contribution by DB Cooper For our collaboration month, some tips from a voice actor…on working with voice actors. Actors are, for the most part, eager to please….

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Voices of Collaboration

Monday, September 2, 2013

The start of September. The start of a new topic! We’re going out on a limb this month and doing something really different. “No one is an island.”…

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“The quieter it is, the more you hear!” – Chuck Michael on the sound for Stoker

Monday, August 12, 2013

Sound is the most invisible part of the film. That’s probably why it’s quite rare for the sound of a movie to be mentioned in the press. But…

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