Archive for month: April, 2011

Project Planning – A Field Trip to Marrakesh

The second week of June sees some of France’s most famous comedians head to Marrakesh for the International Comedy Festival Marrakech du Rire. It features the biggest names in French and Arabic comedy and I’ll be heading out there as part of a team filming a documentary on one of the headliners. The Setup It’ll [...]

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Arte Tutorial Videos That Explain Film Sound

Courtesy of Arte, three rather amusing videos on sound (in French): Le Truc – Le Son #1: Le Truc – Le Son #2: Le Truc – Le Son #3:

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F.A.R.D.

Here is a fantastic short animated film from David Alappon et Luis Briceno. It’s in French, so all you non-French speakers out there may not understand everything, but you can still easily follow the story. I was properly glued to the screen when I started to watch it! It’s extremely well designed and the sound [...]

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Otomata

Today I stumbled across Otomata, an awesome generative sequencer developed by sound artist and computer programmer Batuhan Bozkurt. Programmed using the HaXe programming language, Batuhan has created a very interesting application with which you can have a lot of fun. You can even copy a link to any interesting sound combinations you come up with [...]

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HK Honey

So I came across this video today. Not only is it very well produced in terms of sound design, it’s absolutely fascinating! CREDITS Directed by Kiku Ohe [thesilentlights.com] Produced by Exit Films [as part of Nokia's E7 Success Redefined campaign].

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Demonstration On The Streets Of Paris

So I was chilling at home on Sunday when all of a sudden I started hearing what sounded like a carnival out on the street. So I grabbed my handheld recorder and headed downstairs to have a look at what was going on. As I stepped out of my front door onto the Boulevard Voltaire [...]

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Wednesday Night Beats

CREDITS Animation: Celyn Brazier (Nexus Productions) Beats: Wagon Christ (Ninja Tune)

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Spring Cleaning / Vide Grenier

In an effort to reduce the amount of space in my studio I am selling my beloved Korg Z1 keyboard. A classic synthesizer that has been well and truly at home in my setup since my beginnings in music production. I’m also selling a Yamaha MG12/4FX mixer that doesn’t get used anymore, plus a Quik [...]

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