SFX Independence – December 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013

Short and sweet for the final roundup of 2013. SoundMorph Winter Sale SoundMorph are having a 25% off winter sale. There isn’t much time left to take advantage…

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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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Charles Maynes’ On What Makes For Great Sound Design

Monday, December 16, 2013

Sound designer and recordist Charles Mayne has written a passionate and inspiring guest post for the A Sound Effect blog. He gives his thoughts on the key notions and ideas…

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Gordon Hempton on Designing Rain and Thunderstorms

Monday, December 9, 2013

Gordon has followed up his last post on rain and thunder with a look at how to make use of those recordings. All around us we witness the…

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Short Film On Sound Recording

Monday, November 25, 2013

This great short film on sound and the experiences of a sound designer Justin Boyd comes via the Audible Worlds forum. There is fantastic attention to detail here…

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The Dialog Re-Assign Workflow

Monday, November 25, 2013
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My first exposure to noise reduction processing was with Waves X-Noise, working clip-by-clip, finding a snippet of noise in the clear, setting the noise profile, then processing the…

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What Is ‘The Most Beautiful Sound In The World’?

Friday, November 22, 2013

 BeautifulNow and The Sound Agency are accepting entries for the ‘The Most Beautiful Sound in the World’. Anything that encourages people to stop and think about the ecology of…

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JordanFehrFX JFFX-04 Interview with Jordan Fehr and Damian Kastbauer

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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  Jordan Fehr and Damian Kastbauer have put out a wonderful sound library together of Buttons, Gear, Equipment and Ambiences.  You may recognize Jordan from his work on…

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Considerations for Creative Field Recording

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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On developing your ear… I purchased my first field recorder in 2010. Ever since it’s become a vital tool in my sound design process. As a result, I…

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Happy Accidents: Embracing the Unexpected

Monday, October 28, 2013
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Allow me to share a story with you: It was the weekend before the holiday break. Our horror film shoot had been going on for a few days,…

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