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Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 | 1 comment

Sweet Justice: Sweetman’s Sweet Spot

In the most recent blog post over at Sweet Justice, sound designer Chris Sweetman shares some of his decades of experience, and discusses the importance of experimentation and the use of organic sounds in modern sound design. He also discusses some of his experiences on major films, as well as his approach to tools like Izotope Iris. Head over to their blog to check it out now!

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Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 | 0 comments

New Sound Lab’s Spring Reverb

Tor Johnson over at New Sound Lab has recently released “NSL009 Spring Reverb.” From Tor’s description:

“This library features recordings created using a “Knas Ekdahl Moisturizer“, a boutique spring reverb effects unit where three reverb springs are exposed, allowing them to be hit, played, and manipulated in real time. The unit also includes a multi-mode analog filter, and when combined with the playability of the springs, opens up many sound creation options.”

This collection of 872 sounds is a fantastic mix of scrapes, drags, plucks, hits and rattles:

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Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 | 0 comments

Sonic Salute’s Analog Cameras

Mikkel Nielsen, founder of Sonic Salute, recently released a new library called “Analog Cameras.” In his own words:

What started out as a somewhat smaller camera sound effects recording project, quickly evolved into an obsessive need to find new cameras with different sounding shutters and winders.

Every fleemarket, and camera entusiasts gathering, were thoroughly scanned for more, more more…

The obsessive hunt has resulted in a well produced library. And at the price of $40 dollars for 99 files culled from a stock of 17 cameras, it’s well worth your attention. Let’s dig into the sounds a little deeper…

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Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 | 0 comments

“Find Music In Everything” Sound Design Competition with iZotope’s Iris and Sonic TALK

The Challenge
Create an original, synth-ready sound from one or more audio sources using iZotope Iris. With Iris, the sonic possibilities are endless. Dig in and show us your most unconventional sample, your creepiest ambience, or your boldest lead. Better yet – surprise us! We want to see your creative side! Entries can be entered in any of the following categories to win iZotope software, a guest spot on a Sonic State TALK podcast and much more. (See the PRIZES tab for more details!)

Competition Categories
We’ll be listening for the best of 4 different types of sounds:

  • Ambient
  • Pad
  • Melodic
  • Most Popular
  • SonicTALK
Full rules and details HERE
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