John Altmann spent 20 years as a recording engineer, recording local San Francisco Bands and running his own studio in San Francisco, John Altmann Recording. He's also the owner of Aircraft Records and has spent the last 36 years recording airplanes. DS: Hi … [Read more...]
AES Forms Group to Explore Audio for New Realities
In a recent press release the AES announced the formation of a new group to advance the science and application of Audio for Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality environments. Our initial objectives will include collating the state of the art in audio for new realities across recording, composition, sound design, spatial audio, environmental analysis and auditory scene … [Read more...]
News: Designing Sound Meetup at the 139th AES Convention
It's that time of year again! If you’re attending the 139th AES Convention next week in New York City, come join us at 8:00 pm on Thursday, 29 October at Alfie’s Bar and Kitchen, located at 800 Ninth Ave on the corner of Ninth Ave and W 53rd St. If you plan on stopping by, please RSVP using the form at the end of this article. If you are not attending the AES Convention, but … [Read more...]
Join Designing Sound at the AES 137 Conference in Los Angeles!
After the rousing success of our meetup at last year's show in New York (seriously, it was great!), we've decided to do it again this year! So, come join us for food and drinks at Tom's Urban on Thursday, October 9th, at 8:30 PM. Both Shaun and I will be there and we look forward to meeting all of you! More info and how to RSVP after the jump. … [Read more...]
New Training Materials for Game Audio in Unity
Focal Press has recently released a new book on game audio entitled The Essential Guide to Game Audio. I know what you may be thinking, "Aren't there already enough books on game audio?" This is a worthy addition to the plethora of learning materials already on the market. It fills a gap by focusing on game audio in the Unity Engine. It's also co-authored by two well respected … [Read more...]
AES Meetup Location Picked!
We've got a location! We'll be meeting at Alfie's at 8:30PM Thursday night. Alfie's can be found at 800 9th Ave. between 53rd and 54th. The nearest subway station is "50th St." on the A, C and E line, but it might be just as fast to walk (from the Javits Center that is). It takes about a 20 minutes on foot from the Javits Center (map below), but they have craft beers and a … [Read more...]
First Ever Designing Sound Community Meetup!
"Meet people in real life?! Surely you jest!" Well, we're doing it. Sam and I will both be attending the AES conference in New York Next week, and I thought it was well past time we actually organized a Designing Sound Community meet/drink-up. It will take place next Thursday, October 17th, at 8:30PM. We're still hammering out the location, but sign up now. It will give us more … [Read more...]