Category : Sound Design

Written on Nov, 08, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

  Sounds a bit looney, but that was the fun part. This short screencast was from some playful experiments with Chromaphone, a great hybrid percussive virtual instrument by AAS. DAW: LogicX Captured with Screenflow.  

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Written on Apr, 17, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Most objects usually speak out rhythms and patterns to me as I’m doing these sound design sessions, and with two of the water heater panels in front of me, this rhythm emerged. It will inevitably end up on a future piece of music. Captured by my son on an iPhone: One man’s trash is another man’s excuse for a sampling …

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Written on Mar, 11, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Sometimes it’s best to be ‘hands on’ when creating custom sounds. I’m usually hands on with drums and percussion, but in this case I was working on the game over sound for the iPhone kids game app “Blackhole Joe“. I have some great sounding virtual synths, but the ones I tried came up short for what I was hearing in …

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Written on Feb, 15, 2014 by in | 1 Comment.

  (a crude little video recorded with a Blackberry) Owning an analog synthesizer is often better than any virtual synth. I was in need of creating a custom rise within a specific time (16 bars) for a piece of music I was working on. I actually tried a few virtual synths like Massive, FM8, etc… but I would have had …

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