Tunes and Tones: A Writer/Director’s Perspective on Sound

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Pierce O'Toole, photo by Kosuke Haga

Guest Contribution by Pierce O’Toole Writer/Director Pierce O’Toole shares his thoughts on music and sound design, and how they play into his creative process.   As a writer and…

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

Thursday, August 15, 2013
Jad Abumrad at PopTech 2010 - Camden, Maine (Kris Krüg/PopTech via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License)

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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Ren Klyce Interview

Sunday, February 26, 2012

With the Academy Awards just days away, we’ve started working on our Oscar pools and that got us to thinking: what is sound design, really? We know that…

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Supervising Sound Editor Lon Bender on “Drive”

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Supervising Sound Editor Lon Bender of Soundelux discusses the creative process behind the sound design for DRIVE. Soundelux

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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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Tim Nielsen Special: On the Art of Economy

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

[Written by Tim Nielsen] I want to write a series of relatively small ‘thought for the day’ type articles on a variety of topics. In the first, I…

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Coll Anderson Special: Documentary Sound

Thursday, June 30, 2011

It’s still June and the gifted Coll Anderson is still the sound designer of the month here at Designing Sound. Among many other things, Coll has done a…

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Sound Doodle, New Sound Manipulator by Andrew Spitz

Monday, March 28, 2011

Andrew Spitz, know as  founder of Social Sound Design and blogger at { sound+design }, where he showcases a lot of cool projects, such as his latest creation,…

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“Secrets for Great Film Sound” Webinar Report #5 – Sound Effects Recording, SFX Libraries, Foley, Plug-Ins

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

[During this month, I'll be doing weekly reports about “Secrets for Great Film Sound“, a new webinar series hosted by David Sonnenschein and Ric Viers.] Last week’s webinar was fantastic….

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“Secrets for Great Film Sound” Webinar Report #4 – Dialogue, ADR & Character Development

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

[During this month, I'll be doing weekly reports about “Secret for Great Film Sound“, a new webinar series hosted by David Sonnenschein and Ric Viers.] Last week’s webinar was fantastic….

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