Posts with tag design-sounds

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Review: UVI Augmented Piano

How do you augment a piano? According to UVI, by almost destroying it to get some truly unique sounds and effects. Matt Vanacoro took it for a spin.

How To Avoid Bad Contracts: Advice For Musicians, Producers & Sound Designers

It can be a minefield out there when trying to negotiate the best deal for your work. Here's some invaluable advice from a producer who's seen all the tricks...

Review: Soniccouture Haunted Spaces

With 8GB of sounds and 400 presets, Soniccouture's Haunted Spaces is a sound design tool that could find a home in the studios of many producers. Lynda Arnold investigates...

Field Recording & Found Sounds In Berlin With Timo Preece

Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.

Review: UVI Meteor

Dramatic rises, swells, hits and falls can all be found inside UVI's latest multi-instrument, Meteor. Matt Vanacoro road tests it and likes what he finds...

Sound Design Tricks: Using Finger Mics

A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.

Krotos Releases Weaponiser, Dynamic Sound Library And Designer

If you need customisable weapon sound FX for movies, TV or game audio, this specialised instrument could be just the tool you have been looking for.

Designing Video Game Interface Sounds with Synths in Ableton Live

Ableton Live has all the tools you need to create your own video game interface sounds. It's fun and can even earn you some money! G.W Childs is here to show you how it's done.

Find your Signature Sound In The Sound Design Live Lab

Take advantage of this earlybird special to claim your place on the Sound Design Live Lab course and get mentored in real time by a sound design expert.

Making Logic Pro's Synth Plugins Sound Analog

Understanding how to detune oscillators in a synthesizer is key to getting your own unique sounds. In this short video, Mo Volans takes you through the fundamentals.

Gothic Instruments Release DRONAR Vintage Synth Module

The sixth instalment in the Dronar series brings retro futuristic vibes reminiscent of classic 80’s synths. Here's the lowdown.

Free Bastl Kastle Drum Pack For Ableton Live

A free Bastle Kastle drum pack for Ableton Live - what's not to like? Download it now to get the unmistakeable sound of Bastl's unique instruments in your Live sessions.

5 Tips For Novice Sound Designers

Getting started in sound design might seem a bit daunting. There are so many tools, plugins, libraries out there. These 5 tips are designed for the novice sound designers amongst us.

Umlaut Audio PADS & ARPS For Kontakt, Simple, Super Sound Design

Since 2014 Umlaut Audio has been designing samples and virtual instruments for the biggest composers in the industry. Now you can get your hands on their new Kontakt instruments: Pads & Arps.

9 Ways to Create a Sound Design Landscape that will Stand Out from the Crowd

Do your sound design landscapes lack a little depth, feel less real than they could? G.W. Childs, sound designer and trainer is on-hand to help your sonic landscapes stand out from the crowd.