Category Archives: Audio

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Sound Designer Randy Thom on a Career in Film Sound

Next month, the Motion Picture Sound Editors will present Randy Thom with its Career Achievement Award at the organization’s annual Golden Reel Awards ceremony. The honor recognizes an artistic career spanning more than three decades, more than 100 films and … more »

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Prime Cuts: Composer Daniel Pemberton on Ridley Scott’s The Counselor

Composer Daniel Pemberton, whose work is featured in the BBC Production Music library from FirstCom Music, talks about working with director Ridley Scott to create a very modern score for The Counselor. FirstCom Music: www.firstcom.com

Prime Cuts: “Watch Me Fly” from Amphibious Zoo

In this behind-the-scenes video, Amphibious Zoo composer Jamen Brooks talks about songwriting techniques and singer Melodie Blume lays down a vocal track for the recent AZ release Electro Pop 3. Amphibious Zoo: amphibiouszoo.com/

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Hans Zimmer Goes in with Extreme Music on Bleeding Fingers

Anyone who goes to the movies know Hans Zimmer's work, even if they don't recognize his name right away. Zimmer is the composer of the music for Man of Steel, The Lone Ranger, 12 Years a Slave, Rush, Last Love, … more »

Randy Wachtler Is Back at Warner/Chappell as President/CEO

Earlier this year, Randy Wachtler returned to Warner/Chappell Production Music as President and CEO, based in Nashville, TN, and reporting to Warner/Chappell Music Chair and CEO Cameron Strang. "I'm very excited to work alongside Cameron and his very talented team … more »

Prime Cuts: Resonate Music Group Touts Award Win for Spooky Lincoln Trailer

Resonate Music Group produced the music for the Bronze Key Art Award-winning spot “Silence Unite” in the Music Category for Audio/Visual Technique during The Hollywood Reporter 2013 Key Art Awards ceremony. Part of the TV campaign for director Steven Spielberg’s … more »

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Five Questions: Hobo Audio Founder and Creative Director Howard Bowler

Hobo Audio founder and creative director Howard Bowler came to sound design after his experience as a New York rock-and-roll and pop musician (his band, Marbles, played at CBGB in the mid-70s) morphed into a career in audio engineering and post. … more »

Deluxe Opens New Mixing Stage in Downtown NYC

Deluxe New York opened a new 800-square-foot sound-mixing stage at its facility at 435 Hudson Street in the West Village. The facility includes an 18-seat theater driven by an Avid Pro Tools dual Icon board, with film and digital projection … more »

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Review: Sony Creative Software Sound Forge Pro 11

If there were a lifetime achievement award for audio editing software, Sound Forge would be the favored candidate. It’s probably the oldest of the professional-grade audio editors, tracing its roots all the way back to Windows 3.x. Despite a few … more »

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Christie Introduces Cinema Sound Systems

Christie introduced Vive Audio, a line of high-end speakers and amplifiers designed for cinema sound in theater auditoriums, screening rooms, and post-production facilities. Vive Audio is not a new sound format; it's a line of cinema audio equipment designed to … more »