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sound design and creation tools

047 – Scott Gershin & Audio Ease Indoor

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Scott Gershin (Left) and Arjen Van Der Shoot of Audio Ease (Right)

We talk to Sound Design legend Scott Gershin about his career in both Game and Film sound, as well as his upcoming talk at the Game Sound Conference about 3D Sound for VR. Then Arjen Van Der Schoot sits in to talk about Audio Ease’s new “Indoor” software. Aimed at the Audio Post market, “Indoor” is a ground breaking new way to get realistic room reflections.

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Screen captures of various location options found in “Indoor” from Audio Ease


If you are attending the Game Sound Conference enter “TBENDER16” into the coupon code box to get 15% of the registration fee.  The conference takes place in LA Sept. 27-28th 2016.


Scott Gershin’s IMDB

Game Sound Conference

List of Speakers at Game Sound Conference  

Audio Ease Homepage

AudioEase Indoor

Guest contributor Mike Varela’s website

044 – Bob Dziak & Vocal Synth

BOB DZIAKIn 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.


Show Links:

Soundminer – Tim talks about using this program to clean up the metadata in his personal SFX library

Izotope’s Vocal Synth

032 – Multimic with one mic – Implosions – Soundsnap giveaway

In ep 32 we breakdown a method for executing a multimic record session with just one mic, we do a postmortem on the recording of the implosion of a Xerox building, and we do another great giveaway, this time in collaboration with

Here’s the gear used for the implosion recording:

Plus the venerable Line Audio CM3s


026 – A Bunch Of Cool Stuff

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.

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Our New Website

Tonebenders Soundcloud Page

Tonebenders on Stitcher

Kickstarter for Karen Collins’ Doc on Game Audio

Karen’s Website

Karen’s Book

Original Episode on Vehicle Recording that sparked car pass tests

Melted Sounds’ Whoosh

WaveWarper from SoundMorph