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