Posts with tag sound-design

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Interview: Histibe on Latest Album, No Chains on the Moon

DJ, Sound designer and producer Histibe has released his latest album, No Chain on the Moon, featuring some interesting collaborations. He talks to AskAudio about how it came about and his studio gear

Review: Vandalism SoundSets for Massive and Sylenth

If you're looking for sounds for Sylenth, Massive, Spire, FM8, Serum and more synth, then Vandalism should be on your list. Sara Simms checks out their latest soundest for Sylenth and Massive.

Dr Octo REX Sound Design Tips for Reason

You may not think of Dr Octo REX as a sound design tool but it actually has some great features you can use to tweak your loops and slices and make your tracks sound more unique and interesting!

How Sound Affects Us: Sonic Weapons

Having explored emerging areas of "healing" and "wellness" in her 'How Sound Affects Us' series, Lynda Arnold now explores how sound and vibration can be used to create pain with violent ends in mind.

Generating 3D Oscilloscope Animations from Music

Since the year dot, human beings have enjoyed created visuals to compliment sonic landscapes. Now using an oscilloscope Jerobeam Fenderson is creating 3D animations generated by sound waves.

Review: Sounds of Revolution Transformation

Is Sounds of Revolution Transformation a useful library for EDM producers and sound designers? Bill Burgess dives into the machine to find out.

How to Make MIDI Orchestras Sound More Realistic

We've all used samples. And when it comes to using a sample-based MIDI orchestra, there's a number of techniques and tricks we can use to make them sound more realistic. Peter Schwartz to the rescue.

Create Stunning Rhythmic Sound Effects using Logic Pro’s Delay Designer

Logic Pro is a sound designer's paradise. With so many instruments and potential sounds, one way to make your own evolving patterns, risers and sequence FX is using the awesome Delay Designer plug-in.

How to Create Realistic Guitar Sounds in Logic Pro’s Sculpture

Ever wondered just what kind of realistic sounds you can design in Logic Pro's Sculpture? Sure it can do the weird and wacky but here's how you can make an authentic electric guitar sound.

9 Software Suggestions for Sound Designers

Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's nine types of software every self-respecting sound designer should own.

Twisted Tools Release Binary Windows

Twisted Tools' new Binary Windows is designed for multi-media sound designers and app developers who need their own custom sound effects package. In short, there's an infinite number of possibilities.

Five Pieces of Gear Every Sound Designer Needs

Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's five types of hardware/gear every self-respecting sound designer should be armed with.

Create a Classic 808 Style Cowbell in Reason 8

Reason is a sound designers paradise if you know it well. G. W. Childs shows how to conjure up a classic 808 style cowbell in Propellerhead's popular music production platform.

Make Bad Ass Basslines From Boring Pads in Ableton Live

Creating basslines from a pad? Really? Yes, it can be done effectively with a bit of nifty side chaining thrown in to help your Ableton Live basslines stand out from the crowd.

Review: Heavyocity Master Sessions: Ensemble Drums

Does Ensemble Drums from the Heavyocity Master Sessions series continue their trend of making larger than life sounds for Kontakt users? Matt Vanacoro finds out that "big" doesn't describe them at all