Tag Archives: Sound Design

What We do is Ridiculous(ly Fun)

The Museum of Techno are at it again with this very funny and informative interview with foley artist and sound designer, Steve Goldsmith.  Take a listen as the guys research the niche market for vegetable abuse sounds on the internet, eventually deciding to create their own library of effects with hilariously painful results. You may […]

Field Sample Download – Underwater Recording of an Earthquake

Jason Job, the guy behind http://www.musicalgeometry.com/, has shared a great field recording with me.  Now I want to pass it along to my readers as well.  The sound was recorded underwater, capturing the Earthquake which in turn caused the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Earthquake Recording So what does this have to do with sound design […]

Building a Contact Microphone

After doing a little research on various websites and conferring with some knowledgeable Twitter acquaintances, I decided to try building a contact mic. What finally put me over the edge were the recordings at Tim Prebble’s fantastic website, The Music of Sound. Since these devices measure vibrations picked up through objects rather than air, the […]

Novation Launchpad Impressions

I recently had the opportunity to beta-test this device before its official release, and I must say that I’ve come away very impressed! This won’t be a full review, but I figured I would post a few small impressions on the unit for the benefit of anyone deciding whether to pick one up. The Launchpad […]