Category Archives: Sound of the Week
It’s an organ. Played by the sea!
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
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
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
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
100 points if you can guess the origins of this sound. Hint – it’s made by a living creature. Click here for the answer.
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
What would the world sound like if we could climb inside the head of another animal? I went to the Olympic National Park some time ago with my wife and got some great recordings of humming bird vocalizations. The B&B … Continue reading
Several months ago I was hired to do some recording down at Pike’s Place market in Seattle. We recorded lots of things, including a good sampling of the fantastic street musicians that play there on a regular basis. One of … Continue reading
I want one of these! Such a cool sound! (the best bit is at the end btw)