Epic Battles, Memorable Characters and the Sounds that Bring the World’s Most Popular Show—Game of Thrones—to Life

####IT’S IN MY BLOOD Emmy® award winning sound mixer, Ronan Hill, CAS, credits his father for introducing him to the entertainment business. “My career in sound started when I was a child, working on occasion with my father, Patsy Hill, who ... More


Codemasters audio team revs up the realism of formula one gaming with the Sound Devices MixPre-6

For three decades, Codemasters® has been one of the United Kingdom’s leading videogame developers with such classics like the TOCA series of touring car games, as well as Dizzy, DiRT, GRID Autosport, and the official games of FORMULA ONE™. The F1 racing series ... More


Shaping Waves Sound Effects Library Releases "Insects & Swarms"

From massive swarms in different densities and activity levels to individual passby sounds and landings, this insect sound library covers pretty much all variants of insect wing buzz sounds. ###BEE SOUNDS: 14 long takes (up to ... More


TONSTURM 19 | Rushing Wind Sound Library

TONSTURM 19 | Rushing Wind features pure wind ambiences. From blustery howling, whirling and rushing gusts to calm and smooth whistling winds, this wind library offers you a vast palette of the most pristine and wide sounding wind ambiences. With this Surround Ambience Library, you get 68 pure wind ambiences, ... More


Boom Library Releases Micro BOOM SFX library JET - FLY BYS

Jet engines are a very unique kind of sound producers. Gaseous or liquid fuel is violently mixed with extremely dense compressed air and then gets burned (don't do this at home). And this is only one element of the sound. Others are the fan, the compressor, the combustor, the turbine - what the heck ... More


John Storyk: The Genius Behind Electric Lady Studio

The story of Electric Lady as told by it's designer, John Storyk. ###ABOUT JOHN STORYK: John Storyk, registered architect and acoustician, is a founding partner of WSDG. He has provided design and construction supervision services for the professional audio and video recording community since the 1969 ... More


Soundly - Cloud based Sound Effects App

Soundly lets you drag sound effects from the cloud and drop them into your project, saving precious time you now can spend on something else, like petting your neglected dog. Once in a while, a game-changer comes along – and in the world of sound effects, Soundly looks to be exactly that. It’s an entirely new way of ... More


Composer Hans Zimmer & Composer Clint Mansell - Masters At Work with Moog

A view inside the personal studios and creative processes of acclaimed film composers, Hans Zimmer and Clint Mansell.


Pro Sound Effects Releases NYC Ambisonics Library

Pro Sound Effects®, the Next Level sound effects library, today announced its newest library - NYC Ambisonics is available now for pre-order. When previewed in April at NAB 2015, the press dubbed it “the future of sound effects libraries.” NYC Ambisonics is a 35GB sound effects library that comes with ... More


Sound of Cinema: The Music that Made the Movies

In the last of three programmes in which composer Neil Brand celebrates the art of cinema music, Neil explores how changing technology has taken soundtracks in bold new directions and even altered our very idea of how a film should sound. Neil tells the story of how the 1956 science fiction film ... More


Sound IS SPEED - Location sound on the set of "Where are you Bobby Browning?"

Join Sound Designer/Sound Mixer Jonah Guelzo and Boom Operator Tyler Lyon, as they show you the process of recording dialog on set of the independent feature film, "Where are you Bobby Browning?" Starring Matt Dallas (Kyle XY), Cassi N. Thomson (Big Love, Left Behind), Randy Wayne (To ... More


CES 2015: Shure Announces Line of Portable Digital Microphones for iOS and Mac

Audio electronics company Shure today announced its new line of MOTIV digital microphones, which are intended to make it easy for users to record audio both at home on their computer and on their iOS devices. The MV88 is a digital stereo condenser microphone that connects ... More


9 ft Roland TR-909 Sampler Interactive Sculpture

Introducing the coolest looking Roland 909 that just happens to also be 9 feet wide. Check out more crazy pictures and building pictures at


RØDE iXY Stereo Microphone for Apple iPhone® & iPad®

The RØDE iXY is the ultimate recording microphone for iPhone® and iPad®. With up to 24-bit/96k* recording and on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion, your iXY recordings are rich, smooth and accurate. At the heart of the iXY is a matched pair of ½” cardioid condenser capsules, fixed in a perfect 90 degree ... More


BT & Dr Richard Boulanger Introduce MUSE, An Ambient Instrument For The Leap Motion

Superstar electronic music producer BT & Dr Richard Boulanger, Professor of Electronic Production and Design at Berklee College of Music, have released a new music app, MUSE, which works with the Leap Motion controller & OS X. The MUSE app gives the user the ... More


How Vinyl Records are Made (1956)

RCA Victor demonstrates how vinyl records were made using step by step examples of the production process. Starting with a live recording being taped, we then see a master being made, duplication of the master, a mold, and duplication of the mold ready for mass production of the latest audio masterpiece.


The Biggest Subwoofer In The World

There's absurd and then there's ABSURD! and this 6 foot subwoofer falls into the later category. It's actually a project for the UW-Madison Engineering Expo by a couple of Phd electronic and mechanical engineering students. They call it a "bass cannon" and it's said to cause loss of bowel control all over the building ... More


You Need To Hear This: A Short Film About Cassettes

Noisey, in conjunction with Philips, brings you the first of three films as they explore the revivalist love of the cassette tape. Enjoy and be educated. Though the advent of CD and MP3 inevitably replaced its significance, the last few years have seen the cassette tape make an unexpected comeback. In ... More


Build A DIY Voice-Over Booth

If you’re doing voice-overs for your videos and don’t like the way your room sounds due to excessive reflections from hard walls, here’s a video that shows a quick and easy way to set up a mini-voiceover booth. The video’s host and booth designer Les McDonald says it cost him $23, but I bet you can do it for less if you shop ... More


iZotope releases RX 3

The previously announced RX 3 and RX 3 Advanced from iZotope have now been released. ###Key Features: What’s New in RX 3 Advanced? * Remove or reduce reverb from audio using the new Dereverb module. * Clean up dialogue in real time with the new Dialogue Denoiser. * Monitor your audio and loudness compliance using Insight™, ... More


Zoom H6 Portable Recorder

When it comes to capturing excellent audio for video, producers in the know either record using a detached microphone or record the audio on a separate device for more control and overall best quality. Many of Videomaker’s forum members use the Zoom H2 in their productions with great success,and will be pleased to know that Zoom ... More


Line 6 unveils Sonic Port for iOS devices

Line 6, leading manufacturer of innovative solutions for musicians, today announced the new Sonic Port guitar system for iPod touch®, iPhone® and iPad®. Building on the success of the popular Line 6® Mobile In™ digital interface, the Sonic Port system delivers pristine audio quality, legendary Line 6 guitar tones ... More


SSL launch first ever live sound console at Prolight + Sound 2013

We are proud to announce the launch of ‘Live,’ the first SSL console for live sound production at Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound 2013 (Hall 5.1, Stand B.73). The ‘Live’ brings SSL’s unique approach to audio quality and console ergonomics to sound for the stage. SSL has been at the leading edge ... More


Zoom H6 Handy Recorder Offers Interchangeable Mic System

Making the rounds in some audio circles on the internet this morning is the announcement of the Zoom H6 Handy Recorder. Zoom’s news post abut the device is a bit spartan but the interchangeable mics including a Mid-Side as well as the ability to record 6 channels is eye-catching. Specs: • The ... More


In The Studio: Seven Useful OS X Shortcuts For Audio Engineers

Shortcuts are nice because, well, they’re shortcuts. Here are seven I use regularly with OS X: ###1. Change audio I/O from the menu bar Hold Option and click the speaker icon on the menu bar to quickly change audio I/O. ###2. Adjust volume in smaller increments When using the keyboard to ... More


Shure LensHopper Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone with Integrated Flash Recording

For use with DSLR cameras and camcorders, the VP83F from Shure features integrated flash recording / playback (MicroSDHC) that enables WAV file capture at 24-bit / 48kHz sampling rate. Delivering detailed, high-definition audio, this compact shotgun microphone offers an ... More


Avid Launches Pro Tools 11 – New Audio Engine, 64-Bit, Expanded Metering

Pro Tools 11: Built for Speed and Performance With a new 64-Bit architecture enabling more processing power and system performance, offline bounce, professional metering, mixing enhancements and integrated HD video editing and playback, the most powerful audio workstation just got more ... More


TASCAM Introduces DR-60D DSLR Recorder

The new TASCAM DR-60D is an audio recorder designed for on-set filmmakers and videographers using DSLR cameras. The 4-track solid-state recorder employs high-grade pre-amps and D/A converters combined with a durable but lightweight structure and shape. It will fit snuggly under any camera or into any rig, and ... More


1983 Sony Walkman Commercial

When the Sony Walkman was first introduced in 1979 it began what is been called a "headphone culture" and the cause of what experts call an epidemic of hearing impairment in the U.S. Upon its release many users claimed that the Walkman provided relief from "the awful sounds of the city" and "a great way of snubbing the ... More


Minimoog for the iPad - iMini from Arturia

Today Arturia released an app version of the Moog Minimoog called the iMini. This app is an an authentic recreation of the all-time classic Minimoog monosynth. The Arturia app is now available at Apple's App Store. ###True Analog Emulation iMini is based on the TAE® (True Analog Emulation) synthesis ... More