Category Archives: Sound of the Week

Romo

I recently made this sound design and musical accompaniment for the Romo ident.  Auditory logos, like their visual counterparts, are an exercise in simplicity and efficiency. Mediocre ones are quickly forgotten but the good ones take up residence in your … Continue reading

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Recycled Thunder

The back window to my house opens up right into an alleyway and when my neighbors take their recycling bins out every week, it always reminds me of thunder.  Then we had a thunderstorm and it sounded like the recycling … Continue reading

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Synthesized Electricity

A key aspect of sound design is performance.  The most common way to do this is through editing.  Much like an animator will create the illusion of a performance through the painstaking process of drawing individual frames, the sound effects … Continue reading

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Sound of the Week = Zadar Sea Organ

It’s an organ.  Played by the sea!

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Sound of the Week = Ketchup Bottle

This week’s sounds were made for the short film “When I Grow Up” by Colin Hesterly.  The video is an homage to the cartoons of the 40s and 50s so I wanted the sound effects to be reminiscent of that … Continue reading

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Sound of the Week = Pistachio

 Here’s a song I made recently as part of a guest posting on the popular blog “Designing Sound“.   The song is  made entirely from a bowl of pistachio shells.   And here’s a video that explains some of the … Continue reading

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Sound of the Week = Scissors

This weeks sound is from my sample library Fractured.  Fractured is a collection of multisampled Kontakt instruments made from acoustic guitars played every possible way except for the “correct” way.  A large part of the time spent making the library … Continue reading

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Sound of the week = Epic Stapler!

     I was zeroing out the vocal booth after a recording session one day and for some reason I found myself walking past the microphone with a stapler in my hand. So of course I stopped for a moment … Continue reading

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Sound of the Week = !?

100 points if you can guess the origins of this sound.  Hint – it’s made by a living creature. Click here for the answer.

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Sound of the Week – Bells

    I’m currently working on the DVD length cut of “JourneyQuest – Season 2″, a web-series I worked on last summer, and I was reminded of a very small moment in the series that I thought was interesting.  I’ve posted a … Continue reading

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