Sonic Centaurs: An Exploration of the Common Grounds Between Music and Sound Design

Friday, March 29, 2013

Guest Contribution by Carlos Alberto Manrique Clavijo “The vocation of the sound film is to redeem us from the chaos of shapeless noise by accepting it as expression,…

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Designing Musical Sounds

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Guest Contribution by Brendan Hogan Making music from a single household item is hardly an original idea at this point, but if you’re a sound designer or an…

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An interview with Nils Frahm

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Nils Frahm - live in Japan - photo by Ryo Mitamura_web

About a year ago I watched ‘An Island’, a documentary film by Vincent Moon on the Danish band Efterklang. The whole soundtrack of the movie is extremely musical…

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The Cinematic Toy Piano

Friday, March 22, 2013
Toy Piano

Guest Contribution by Ali Lacey When someone mentions a Toy Piano, the last things you would think are 50Hz Booms, sub drops, eerie textures, bows and big percussive…

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Sound Design and Music: Diluting the Distinctions, Strengthening the Art Form

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Guest Contribution by Doron Reizes Traditionally, the concepts of music composition and sound design have been viewed as distinctly separate creative audio disciplines. Karen Collins points out in…

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Audiovisual Correspondences

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Guest contribution by Martin Stig Andersen The following is extracted from the author’s article “Electroacoustic Sound and Audiovisual Structure in Film” (supervised by Denis Smalley) originally published by…

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Collaborating with the Music Team – An Interview with Randy Thom

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

When we talk about the blurry lines that exist between sound design and music, it’s important to remember that we don’t work in a vacuum. Media is collaborative….

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The Intersection of Sound Design and Music

Friday, March 1, 2013
...bonus points if you can figure out the song those two measures on the top staff come from!

This is a conversation topic we see pop every once in a while…the blurring lines between music composition and sound design. When you stop to think about it…

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Music & Sound Awards 2013 – Call for Entry

Monday, November 19, 2012

On 8th October, the entry window opened for the Music+Sound Awards 2013, an awards event that celebrates sound design and music in the creative industries. Gaming, Film, TV and Advertising…

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The Sound and Music of La Source

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

The SoundWorks Collection is pleased to feature an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature about the sound and music of La Source. Narrated by Oscar nominated actor Don Cheadle, Directed and…

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