|Early Registration for GameSoundCon Conference Ends Soon|
Register for the 10th Conference on Video Game Music and Sound Design in Los Angeles by September 1 at early bird discounted price
GameSoundCon 2014, the leading conference on video game music and sound design, has announced early bird discounts on all registrations until September 1, 2014. The organization’s 10th conference will be held October 7-8 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles and feature two days of sessions, panel discussions and hands-on workshops from over twenty of the game industry’s leading composers, sound designers and audio directors.
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|Prism Sound Shows New Audio Products at IBC 2014|
Prism Sound's Titan and Atlas Audio Interfaces will be on Show for the First Time in Europe, Along with a New Version of the Company's Popular SADiE 6 Software.
Prism Sound will be attending this year's IBC convention (8.E34) with a range of new audio products aimed at post production and broadcaster engineers.
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|AX32 Converters Capture José van Dam & YOU Concert|
AX32 converters captured the detailed audio nuances during a large-scale recording of a recent concert with José van Dam & YOU in Brussels. The recording was made at the city's largest cultural venue, the Palais des Beaux-Arts, for the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel. Other performers included the National Orchestra of Belgium and soloists. The concert was streamed directly over the web using low-latency uncompressed audio-over-Ethernet networking.
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|Visual Music Rebrands With Focus On Unique Roster|
From Bear McCreary and John Swihart to Emerging Artists and Composers
For Tom Seufert it’s always been about finding his clients the perfect soundtrack. That single-minded passion and enthusiasm from the Creative Director of Visual Music is why the award-winning music boutique he founded some 16-years ago continues to thrive in a constantly shifting musical landscape.
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|The Chairworks Adds To Its Prism Sound Roster|
The Acclaimed West Yorkshire Facility has now Increased its Stock of ADA-8XR Audio Converters to Six.
Castleford-based The Chairworks, the north of England’s largest residential recording studio complex, has bought two more Prism Sound ADA-8XR multi-channel AD/DA converters to add to its growing roster of the units.
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|Hot Demos From Boris FX, Axle Video, SmartSound and Fitness In Post At The June Editors' Lounge|
Burbank based AlphaDogs Post Production will host their monthly Editors’ Lounge on Friday, June 27th with exciting hands-on demonstrations from Boris FX, Axle Video, SmartSound and Fitness In Post. From streamlined media management, to powerful visual effects, to integrated sound library plugins, to health tips for editors, this month’s lounge will be brimming with valuable knowledge for production and post-production professionals. The event will be held at AlphaDogs Post Production 1612 W. Olive Ave, Suite 200, Burbank, CA 91506 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
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|wysiwyg Makes Light of Macao’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ Celebration|
The ability of CAST Software’s wysiwyg pre-visualization solution to enable unique creative event ideas – while saving time and money – has been perfectly showcased by "The Rhythm Of Life," a majestically colourful multimedia show held in Macao’s ancient city centre.
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The Trouble With Rain: Designing the Sounds of Noah
To add new dimensions to the soundscapes of Darren Aronofsky's Noah, Supervising Sound Editor Craig Henighan took advantage of the new Dolby Atmos mixing stage at Deluxe New York to place movie audiences in the middle of the storm.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Tim Wilson on 04/14/2014
Soundelux's Wilhoit Recreates Sonic World for End of Watch
Michael D. Wilhoit, supervising sound editor at Soundelux, collaborated with director David Ayers on the sound track for End of Watch, a critically acclaimed police thriller that takes viewers into the lives of two policemen who become the targets of a dangerous Mexican drug cartel. The movie is stylistically "found footage," and Wilhoit's challenge was to create a soundtrack that matched the movie's gritty immediacy and realism.
Feature, People / Interview by Debra Kaufman on 10/12/2012
A Look at Alan Parsons Art & Science of Sound Recording
If you are one of the many people working in film and broadcast that has been wanting to sharpen your skills in audio production -- or just become more aware of its principles and dynamics -- Creative COW's Ronald Lindeboom points to a series that is near to guaranteed to expand your working knowledge of audio.
Review by Ronald Lindeboom on 12/30/2011
sE Electronics' USB2200a and Reflexion Filter
Sam McGuire demonstrates the quality and effectiveness of two sE Electronics' products. The USB2200a is a USB/XLR hybrid microphone which is extremely low noise (I didn't believe it until I heard it.) The "Reflexion Filter" is an acoustics baffle used to create a studio environment in any room. For a combined price of under $600 this is a relatively affordable, portable, and high quality solution for all of your VO needs.
Review, Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Sam McGuire on 11/08/2011
Sound Design for the Web
The creative minds behind the web's existential comedy series "Coma, Period." talk about their craft and the challenges of designing the sounds heard inside a character's subconscious.
Editorial, Feature, People / Interview by Rick Castaneda on 09/21/2010
The Journey To A Nepali Recording Studio
There aren't many straight lines leading to Nepal, and not many once you arrive, either. Here is an inside look at the challenges and triumphs of running an A/V studio in the Himalayas.
Feature, People / Interview by Jiggy Gaton on 12/21/2009
ADR: Hollywood Dialogue Recording Secrets
Correcting dialogue is one of the most important parts of the old saying, fix it in post. They're part of a process called ADR -- Additional Dialogue Recording, or Automated Dialogue Replacement -- that has been going on since movies had audio, and is still being done today, from the smallest indie films to the biggest blockbusters. Here's an overview of the world of ADR, some of the Cows who are working in this field, and where to go when you are ready to ADR to your own productions.
Feature by Cowdog on 03/03/2009
Real-world Mixing with the PSC DV ProMix 6
PSCs DV ProMix 6 has everything you need for multi-channel audio mixing, even on a DV-sized budget. Brandt Sleeper takes you through its ins and outs, and shows how it stands up to the rigors of real-world production.
Review by Brandt Sleeper on 01/19/2008
Recording Multi-cam Audio
Editing multi-cam audio is a hot NLE feature. Maybe youre ready to shoot the video -- but are you ready to capture multiple audio sources for your multi-cam shoot? Brandt Sleeper offers tips for multi-cam audio shoots, from ENG to the front row.
Tutorial by Brandt Sleeper on 12/27/2007