From Wax to Bits: Dynamics of the Film Sound Medium

Monday, July 1, 2013
Photo by flickr user Carbon Arc, and used under Creative Commons license.

As dynamics month comes to a close, I thought it would be fun to talk about the evolution of film sound mediums and how they impact dynamics. Since the widespread…

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Rewind…Audio Implementation Greats #3: Crackdown – Realtime Worlds

Thursday, December 13, 2012

In the run-up to this month’s reverb theme, former contributor Damian Kastbauer suggested we re-run this article he put together discussing the game Crackdown for XBOX. The article…

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DTS presents: Music Sound Design with Diego Stocco

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Join Diego as he shares with you how soundtracks can be generated by playing unlikely sources. Whether it’s amplifying a tree or wringing harmonious noise from a trash…

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Exclusive Interview: Bryan Jerden on Trailer Sound Design

Thursday, July 19, 2012

For quite a few years, sound design for trailers has become increasingly creative and interesting. For blockbusters in Hollywood, an imaginative trailer campaign seems to be more and…

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“The Dark Knight Rises” – On the Sound Stage with Christopher Nolan

Friday, July 13, 2012

For someone who considers themselves the ultimate Batman fanatic (I freely admit, I’m a bit of nerd when it comes to this), just the opportunity to meet Christopher…

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Review: S-Layer, The New Sampling Creature of Twisted Tools

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

After several fantastic effects, sequencers and sound manglers, the crazy minds at Twisted Tools have released a new sampler called S-Layer. It’s basically a sampler for Reaktor focused…

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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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Iris Review

Friday, June 22, 2012

I guess you already heard of Iris, the most recent creation of the masterminds at iZotope. A spectral processing tool created specially for dealing with recorded material, being…

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Ben Burtt Talks ‘Super 8′

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Set of 9 videos featuring sound designer Ben Burtt talking about sound and his work on “Super 8″.

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SFX Lab #3: On Transformation

Monday, November 21, 2011

[SFX Lab, the laboratory of sound effects, a place dedicated to experiment and explore sound libraries. The main goal is to hear what happens when sounds of a...

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