Field Recording and Music

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
piano

 Guest Contribution by Dan Lyth The story of the ‘bedroom producer’ recording music at home has been told often and I myself have happily been that character for…

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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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inSPIRE, The Distance Music Experiment: Acoustic Explorations in Composition

Monday, August 5, 2013
inSPIRE for 22 Brass, Carillons, Church Bell and Distance.

Guest Contribution by Keith Lay A special thank you to Keith Lay for this contribution which explores acoustics from the unique perspective of a musical composition and performance. Keith is…

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Alternative Reality Sound: Acoustic Remodeling of a City

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Our project, other, takes place in the city of Dundee. We sourced this atmospheric old map from the Dundee archives (they kindly gave us permission to use it for the game and associated content).

Guest contribution by Tom deMajo A special thanks to co-founder Tom deMajo of the game studio Quartic Llama. Tom is an artist and sound designer who currently resides…

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Nathan Johnson on creating a sound-based score for Looper

Sunday, June 30, 2013
Nathan Johnson, composer for Looper

I caught up with Looper’s composer Nathan Johnson to talk about the dynamics between his sound-based score, the sound design of the film and between himself and director…

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3 Deaf Mice: A sound-music game

Monday, April 22, 2013
3DM KS head130225-2 copy

David Sonnenschein, the author of Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice, and Sound Effects in Cinema and founder of SoundDesignForPros.com, has a new project. 3 Deaf Mice is an…

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Music, Sound and the Worlds in Between – A Skip Lievsay Interview (Part 2)

Monday, April 1, 2013
itmightgetloudTheEdge

Skip Lievsay needs almost no introduction: He is one of the most distinguished and prolific sound editors in the movie business. His many collaborations with The Coen Brothers,…

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Please Thank our March Contributors

Sunday, March 31, 2013

March was kind of a banner month for us wasn’t it?! There was a lot of enthusiasm about exploring the intersection of sound design and music. So please…

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Music, Sound and the Worlds in Between – A Skip Lievsay Interview (Part 1)

Friday, March 29, 2013
The New World

Skip Lievsay needs almost no introduction: He is one of the most distinguished and prolific sound editors in the movie business. His many collaborations with The Coen Brothers,…

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