The latest episode of Motherboard‘s Sound Builders features sonic artist and environmental designer Mileece, who creates music with electronics and plants.
Mileece’s work uses a combination of sensors and software to sonify plant biofeedback. Continue reading
Slightly off topic: YouTube user crysknife007, aka Cheesy Nirvosa put together this playlist that features the ambient sounds of science fiction spaceships.
The playlist includes these greatest ambient sound hits:
- Star Trek TNG Ambient Engine Noise (Idling for 24 hrs)
- Star Trek TOS Ambient Engine Noise (Idling for 24 hrs)
- Original Battlestar Galactica Ambient Engine Sound ( For 12 Hours )
- Nostromo Ambient Engine Noise ( Ship from Alien for 12 Hours )
- 12 Hour Tardis sound from Doctor Who
But wait! There’s more: Continue reading
Sound design superfreak Diego Stocco, who’s known for going to extremes to create interesting sounds, has released a free collection of creative impulse responses, Percussive Echoes Bonus.
In the past, Stocco has made Music From Sand, Music from a Tree, scored with Hans Zimmer and even built his own orchestra.
More recently, Stocco has been creating impulse responses for creative sound design. His latest set is a free download. Continue reading
Sonic Lab has released Cosmosƒ vSaturn, a real-time dynamic stochastic synthesis engine, which generates sonic textures with a complex event distribution process.
According to the developer, Cosmosƒ vSaturn is a tool for computer music and sound design, that uses the computer for sonic calculation and digital audio rendering – “the kind of which is impossible to do by hand.” Continue reading
Last year, Dubspot presented a special sound design workshop with electronic producer and software programmer BT.
This video captures BT discussing and demoing a free tool, Composers Desktop Project (CDP), that he uses for experimental sound design. Continue reading
Here’s a fun example of sound design on the Korg MS-20 mini.
Korg USA’s Rich Formidoni experiments with the MS-20 mini analog synthesizer, and demonstrates how to ‘hotwire’ it and start it up.
Technical details below: Continue reading
Composer/sound designer Diego Stocco has released a new episode in his new Feedforward Sounds series of premium sound design tutorials.
In this tutorial, Stocco looks at Convolution Processing. Here’s what he has to say about it: Continue reading
Developer Alex Matheu (Glitchbreaks) shared this sneak preview video for Sliver – a soundscape and texture creation tool for the iPad. Continue reading