Posts with tag sound-design

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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.

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.

Designing A Music Studio? Here's What You Need To Know About Acoustics...

If you're lucky enough to be planning your own recording studio or maybe building one for someone else, here's what you need to know about acoustics.

Behringer Deepmind 12 - The Modulation Matrix Explained

With this short hands-on guide to the Deepmind 12's modulation matrix section you'll see how to quickly create dynamic, fluid and interesting sounds without investing too much time and effort.

How You Can Make Sure You're Hearing An Accurate Reproduction Of Your Electronic Kick Drum

All kinds of factors affect the way you perceive kick drums when designing and mixing sounds. Multiplier is here to help you make sure you're doing it right.

Create Unusual Textures: Flintpope FREE Sample Morpher for Reaktor 6

Flintpope's free Reaktor and Live releases are becoming more and more frequent and polished. Here's WAVCLOUD, a sample morphed for Reaktor 6 that does fantastical things to your sounds. Oh, it's FREE!

Symbolic Sound Releases Kyma 7.1 Sound Design Software

Most DAWs and software environments like Reaktor and Max MSP are great for designing sounds... but Kyma is something else. The latest 7.1 update makes it easier than ever. Here's what's new in 7.1.