Archive for category: News

In The Field – Symposium For Field Recording

In The Field is a symposium exploring the art and craft of field recording that will be held at the British Library Conference Centre, London on February 15th and 16th, 2013. There’s a great lineup of guests, including nature recordist Chris Watson as well as Paris-based sound recordist Des Coulam (Soundlandscapes). A two day pass [...]

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New Martin McDonagh Feature – Can’t Wait For This To Come Out!

I just found out today that a new Martin McDonagh feature called Seven Psychopaths will be hitting the screens soon. And judging from the trailer, it’s gonna be awesome! I’m a huge fan of McDonagh’s work. His first feature film, In Bruges, was fantastic as was the short film Six Shooter that he released before [...]

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Sound Map

After about six months of trialing U Mapper as host for my Sound Map, I have finally decided to change over to Map Maker, a free tool developed by web designer Richard Stephenson. A number of factors affected my decision to make the switch but one of the main drawbacks with U Mapper was that [...]

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Website And Blog Makeover

I’ve given both my main website and this blog a bit of a makeover. The main reason for this was that my portfolio had been a Flash site, which obviously limits the number of people that can access it (due to iOS not supporting Flash). I’ve recently noticed a big increase in the number of [...]

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Audio Lounge Soundsystem – Baron Samedi, Paris – 07/01/2012

The Audio Lounge Soundsystem will be diggin’ in the crates tonight at Baron Samedi in the 11th arrondissement, Paris. Music style will be funk, soul, rare groove, reggae and hip hop (strictly the soulful era of ’90-’98). If you’re in the area, come down and say ‘ello. Agrandir le plan Baron Samedi 12 rue des [...]

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Julian Treasure

So I’ve just ordered Julian Treasure’s book “Sound Business: How to Use Sound to Grow Profits and Brand Value” on Amazon. I think I’ll do a review once I’ve finished reading it. If you aren’t familiar with Julian Treasure, check out this talk he gave (via TED). ABOUT THIS TALK In our louder and louder [...]

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Broadcast Norms

I’ve been pretty busy lately, particularly with two projects that are related to my trip to Marrakech in June. Last week I edited one of the films for the Marrakech du Rire festival and now I’m about to start working on another film about the event for a different client. The deliverable for both was [...]

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Sound Map Update

I’ve just updated my sound map with recordings I made in Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. Highlights include dawn bird calls at the temples of Angkor (Cambodia), jungle ambiances at Kampong Cham (Laos), a very unique way to attract customers at Alor Setar bus station (Malaysia), insect and bird song from the world’s oldest rainforest, Taman [...]

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Sound Map Now Up And Running

I have decided to develop a sound map to showcase my field recordings. In September 2009 myself and my girlfriend began six month trip around South East Asia and I captured a lot of field recordings along the way. The main purpose to this sound map is to document those recordings, along with any subsequent [...]

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The Recordist Announces Soundbox Singles

One of the busiest sound effects recordists out there (at least, judging by the number of releases he regularly churns out), Frank ‘The Recordist‘ Bry has just announced a new feature to his sound libraries. Soundbox Singles are high quality standard and high definition sound effects in a single Broadcast WAV file with full Metadata [...]

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