Whoosh Review

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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In the last year, we’ve all been happy to see the slow emergence of software tools designed explicitly for sound design. The fine folks over at Tonsturm are…

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Review: Twisted Tools METAMORPH

Friday, December 20, 2013
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METAMORPH is the latest sample library from Twisted Tools, makers of the designed sample libraries as well as some fun and unique Reaktor ensembles. With sounds designed by BJM…

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A Second Look at the Hybrid Library

Thursday, December 5, 2013
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Earlier this year, I reviewed the Hybrid Library from Pro Sound Effects. Overall, it was a fairly positive review. While I was impressed with the library, I also…

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Review: Robobiotics

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Although we are halfway into a new topic month here on Designing Sound; listening through Empty Sea’s new Robobiotics library makes me think about last month’s “Noise” topic….

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Review: Rob Papen’s The 4 Element Synth

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Let me just start by making one thing perfectly clear: I have never been a synth head, mostly because I’ve always found that designing with recorded audio is…

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How ‘The Last of Us’ Sound Design Outshines Gameplay

Friday, July 5, 2013

Forbes magazine isn’t particularly known as a go-to resource for video game info, but their recent review of ‘The Last of Us,’ written by Andy Robertson, draws attention…

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RX2 Advanced – Review

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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iZotope RX is legendary. Every other week I see a tweet about how it saved someone’s job (or life) and in these few years that it has been…

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Review: iZotope Insight

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Thoughts by Ian Palmer: Anyone who knows me will know that 4 years on I am still madly in love with iZotope’s RX noise reduction package. So it…

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Review of Zynaptiq’s Reverb Reduction Processor – Unveil

Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Reverb reduction is kind of like the Holy Grail of audio processing. Many people, myself included, have had to rely exclusively on multiband expansion to do things like…

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Review – The Hybrid Library

Thursday, February 21, 2013
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There is no shortage of general sound effects libraries on the market, and they come in a number of different sizes. Pro Sound Effects is master licensor and…

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