At the 2015 NAMM Show, inventor Paul Vo (Moog Guitar) introduced the Wond String Exciter, a new device, designed to let you explore new ways of playing string instruments. Vo’s instruments explore the idea of ‘acoustic synthesis’ – using electronics to control the vibration of physical objects and to shape the harmonics of the resulting sounds. And, while… Read More Sound Design With The Paul Vo Wond
Diego Stocco is one of the most creative sound designers around – whether he is creating sounds for OmniSphere, scoring films, building his own orchestra or finding inspiration in strange places. Now he wants to teach you how to use a squirrel for a reverb.
This TED talk features Ethiopian-American singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero discussing how she gets inspiration from the soundscape of everyday sounds.
The latest episode of the Art + Music + Technology podcast features an interview with sound designer, developer and composer John Keston. Here’s what host Darwin Grosse has to say about the interview: John Keston came onto my radar in sort of a random way – he sent me a link to some of his music,… Read More An Interview With Sound Designer & Composer John Keston
The latest episode of the SoundWorks Collection – a series of short videos that explores music, sound recording and sound design for cinema – takes a look at the new Pixar film, Inside Out.
The latest episode of the SoundWorks Collection sound profiles looks at the sound design of Jurassic World.
Flart Studio has introduced Poolp – a new iPhone looper that features 3 loopers, 3 send effects and 2 global fx, all tweakable. Poolp is designed to let you to record your own samples and change them in ‘drastic’ ways. Features: 3 synchronised loopers independant record length (1, 2, 4 bars and free) for each looper independant direction… Read More New iOS Looper Designed For ‘Drastic’ Mangling
The Human Harp, a global multi-media project founded by Di Mainstone, explores the idea of attaching controls to suspension cables, making it possible to ‘play’ a bridge as an electro-acoustic instrument. Here’s an example, recorded at Bristol’s Clifton Suspension Bridge: