Diego Stocco Intros Color Bots Playable Effects For Ableton Live

Sound design superfreak Diego Stocco – who’s previously shown how to use a squirrel as a reverb, make music from breakfast cereal and how to sample a burning piano –  has introduced Color Bots – a set of playable sound design tools for Ableton Live 9.5 or greater. Color Bots generates new tonal elements by “coloring” the… Read More Diego Stocco Intros Color Bots Playable Effects For Ableton Live

Diego Stocco’s ‘A Fistful Of Leaves’ Shows You How To Score With The Sound Of A Leafblower

Sound designer Diego Stocco has created a new video, A Fisttul of Leaves, that demonstrates how to transform the sound of a leaf blower into a complete track. At the 2016 NAMM Show, Stocco was demoing the Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere and how it lets import and use your own audio samples. As an example, he used a sound that… Read More Diego Stocco’s ‘A Fistful Of Leaves’ Shows You How To Score With The Sound Of A Leafblower

Diego Stocco Tapes Mics To His Fingers, Is Basically The Human Microphone

Composer and sound designer Diego Stocco is always listening the world in creative ways and finding interesting sounds in unexpected places. Today, he shared this short video – taken from a series of in-depth sound design videos – that demonstrates his ‘finger mic’ technique. By taping mics to his hand, he can use his hand… Read More Diego Stocco Tapes Mics To His Fingers, Is Basically The Human Microphone

Diego Stocco Wants To Teach You His Creative Miking Techniques

Sound design super freak Diego Stocco – who’s set pianos on fire, made music from a bonsai tree, done beat making with the sounds of a dry cleaner and even built his own orchestra of custom instruments – wants to teach you his creative mic techniques. Stocco has released a new instructional video, Creative Miking Techniques, that documents what he’s… Read More Diego Stocco Wants To Teach You His Creative Miking Techniques