In this episode we talk to some authors of recent pro audio related books. David Weiss tells us about the brand new book he co-wrote called “Music Supervision: The Complete Guide To Selecting Music for Movies, TV, Games & New Media”. Damian Kastbauer checks in with his two part tome “Game Audio: Tales of a Technical Sound Designer”. Jay Rose, a noted raconteur, talks up his book “Producing Great Sound for Film & Video: Expert Tips from Production to Final Mix”. Ric Viers and his son Sean do a reading of the opening chapter from their new book “Make Some Noise: Sound Effects Recording for Teens”. Finally Gordon Hempton graces us with a reading from his newest book “Earth Is A Solar Powered Jukebox”. We also review a great book for young kids (ages 3-6) called “Do You Hear What I Hear” that teaches them how to think about the sounds around them.
In this episode Timothy interviews Bob Dziak, a researcher who sent a hydrophone 11kms (7miles) into the oceans deepest known spot so humans could hear what it sounds like down there for the very first time. Plus a quick run through of Izotope’s new VocalSynth software and its possible uses for sound design in audio-post.
Soundminer – Tim talks about using this program to clean up the metadata in his personal SFX library
In this eps Timothy announces our biggest contest yet – win a Hybrid SFX Library from ProSoundEffects. Plus we hear from the Sound Designer of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and experiment with the sounds of different contact mics and adhesives with Michał Fojcik.
In this episode we talk about changes going on with the podcast & we interview Karen Collins on her Kickstarter for a Doc on Game Audio history. Then we test various mic techniques for recording car bys & Rene puts Melted Sounds’ Whoosh thru its paces.
In this episode, René takes the Tonebenders spaceship for a solo cruise and talks with Jason Cushing from SoundMorph about making sound FX libraries, evaluating the marketplace, doing the art and the new SoundMorph software release: Wave Warper.