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Hearing Colors

The life of Neil Harbisson is like something out of a sci-fi novel. Neil was born with achromatopsia, a rare condition that leaves 1 in 30,000 people completely colorblind. But Neil isn’t colorblind, far from it. After convincing his doctors to implant an antenna onto him, Neil now possesses a new sense – the ability to hear colors. Neil ... More

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Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound Launch ILMxLAB

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and parent company Lucasfilm, Ltd. announce the formation of ILM Experience Lab (ILMxLAB), a new division that will draw upon the talents of Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker Sound. ILMxLAB combines compelling storytelling, technological innovation and world-class production to create immersive ... More

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The Image of Sound - Short Documentary about Sound Editors & Sound Designers

Director Amar Dusanjh profiles three of the best & brightest Sound Editors & Designers within the entertainment industry. From the two-time Bafta winning Sound Editor of feature films such as 'Harry Potter', 'Casino Royale' & 'Batman', to the Award Winning Sound Designers ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Bryan Lee Brown

This week we spoke with composer Bryan Lee Brown about his recent collaboration on HBO’s show SONIC HIGHWAYS. SONIC HIGHWAYS which is directed by Dave Grohl is a 8-episode, 8-city look at the recording of the Foo Fighter’s 8th album. The series taps into the music heritage and cultural ... More

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Peter Gabriel on The South Bank Show about the Making of Security Album in 1983

Peter Gabriel’s songwriting and recording process in the early 1980s was unusual for its technological sophistication, playfulness and reliance on improvisation. While Peter was considered avant-garde back then, now that music technology is a lot cheaper and more accessible, ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Recognized as Vimeo Top Staff Pick of all Time!

We are honored to be [recognized as one of the Vimeo Top Staff Picked video series of all time!](https://vimeo.com/blog/post:725) When SoundWorks Collection was launched in October of 2009 there weren't many places to go to host HD quality streaming videos online. This is one of the ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Engineer/Producer Jay Messina

This week we spoke with our good friend Jay Messina who is a world-class engineer/producer based in New York city and has worked on such classic albums by Aerosmith, Kiss, Miles Davis, Supertramp, Patti Smith, Slash, Yoko Ono, and Cheap Trick, to name a few. We met up with Jay in ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Beau Willimon & Composer Jeff Beal - House of Cards

This week we spoke with show-runner and writer Beau Willimon and Composer Jeff Beal about their collaboration on the hit Netflix show House of Cards. In our conversation we discuss how Jeff and Beau work together to help support the tone and emotion of the show and break ... More

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SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Peter McConnell

Composer Peter McConnell has composed award-winning scores for a diverse range of video games including Broken Age, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, the Sly Cooper series, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Psychonauts, Brutal Legend and Grim Fandango. Before ... More

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The Sound of The Idealist with Sound Designer Peter Albrechtsen and Sound Re-recording Mixer Lars Ginzel

Check out this great video about the sound of Danish film, "The Idealist" featuring Sound Designer Peter Albrechtsen and Sound Re-recording Mixer Lars Ginzel. ABOUT THE FILM: The Idealist' starts in the Cold War era, 1968, when a US B-52 bomber ... More

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Google Presents - Inside Abbey Road

Inside Abbey Road is a site built by Google in partnership with Abbey Road Studios. The aim is to enable anyone in the world to follow in the footsteps of musical legends, and step inside the famous British recording studio as it’s never been seen before. Once inside, you can explore every nook and cranny of the three ... More

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HALO: SPARTAN STRIKE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK NOW AVAILABLE

Following his recent collaborations with 343 Industries on the re-imagined soundtrack to "Halo 2: Anniversary" and original score for "Halo Spartan: Assault," award-winning composer and music producer Tom Salta returns to the iconic "Halo" video game series to provide an original score for "Halo: ... More