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Sound Design With HydraTek | Getting Creative With Noise

HydraTek Noise Sound Design

Sound Design With HydraTek | Getting Creative With Noise

What is the real difference between musical elements and non-musical elements, often associated with noise? How can you employ it to enhance creatively and artistically your productions? Is there really a boundary within which it can be useful and aesthetically acceptable music-wise? These are just a few questions I'll try to answer in this third installment of my Pro Producer's Tips series, hopefully giving you plenty of tips you can experiment with and food for thought... This is gonna be a long but funny one, believe me, so stay with me and Make Some Noise! 1. Some Background Let's start...

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Introducing: Back Pocket Sound

Back Pocket Sound Field Recording

Introducing: Back Pocket Sound

Back Pocket Sound is a sound effects company founded by Benjamin Spiller – a Canadian sound designer, dialogue editor and re-recording mixer. With ten years of audio-post experience, Ben has worked out of three major studios in Toronto: RHC Music, Wanted Sound and Picture, and Eggplant Music and Sound. Through these working opportunities I’ve made bonds with many people in Toronto and beyond. These connections continue to foster new and exciting opportunities, and take me to places I never thought I could go with audio. Back Pocket Sound – Audio Post Production Ben has worked on a wide variety of...

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5 Must Have Horror Sound Effects

Horror Sound Effects

5 Must Have Horror Sound Effects

Sounds play a crucial role in setting the scene, creating tension and suspense – that’s why horror sound effects are a must have in every composer’s arsenal. Even if you don’t create music for games, films, and audio books, you may want to add some of these sounds to your tracks and carry over that same feeling of unsettlement. These are the 5 must have sound effects to enhance a sense of terror.

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How Synthwave Music Found its Way into Modern Pop Culture

Synthwave music Synthwave sample pack

How Synthwave Music Found its Way into Modern Pop Culture

Characterised by hard-hitting basslines, lush and rich synths, simple yet effective drums, Synthwave music and its subgenres are hardly new to the music scene. Yet, if you have taken a dip into 80s nostalgia, you will notice an interesting pattern of these influences making their way into modern pop culture, often found where you least expect them.

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