Category Archives: Audio
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FirstCom's Chronicles of Hip Hop is a seven-disc series aimed at film and television that features a wide range of performances from artists emerging from the urban club scene. In these two song excerpts from the series, you can hear the range of hip hop styles, from R&B to rap, that eclectic producer Symbolyc One (S1) helped style into a fresh mix of edgy, honest music.
The Performance Rights Act is a bill before the U.S. Congress that aims to provide "parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes." In other words, it would amend the current federal copyright law to give performers on sound recordings played over commercial radio stations equal rights to compensation. Right now, only satellite, Internet and cable radio stations pay these royalties to performers. Counterpoint Systems' CEO Amos Biegun considers the outcome.
Jeff Foster, an award-winning video producer and author/educator on Adobe After Effects, uses SmartSound's royalty-free music library to create custom soundtracks for his projects. Here, he shows you how he used After Effects CS5 and Sonicfire Pro to roundtrip edit a soundtrack for a recent project.
Jeff Foster, an award-winning video producer and author/educator on Adobe After Effects, uses SmartSound's customizable royalty-free music library to create soundtracks for his projects. Here, he shows you how he used After Effects CS5 and Sonicfire Pro to create the soundtrack for a three-minute book trailer video.
F&V took a look inside post-production on Predators by talking to editor Dan Zimmerman and re-recording mixer/dialogue editor Brad Engleking about living up to Robert Rodriguez's mantra - at Troublemaker, filmmaking takes place "at the speed of thought."
As we 2009 comes to a close, I thought it would be useful to reflect on this year's products and innovations that affected production sound, and speculate on what 2010 and beyond might bring for our corner of the industry.
Location, location, location: it’s a maxim in the real estate businessÃ¢Â€Â¦but in the creative arts? If you ask Peter Barnes, a principal at Seattle-based media creation company Clatter&Din, he’ll tell you how important location is to his business. He’s not …