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How to Build Your Own Acoustic Panels

Sound Panels can be shockingly expensive to purchase and some “home remedies” like egg crates and moving blankets really don’t do much for cutting down errant sound waves when working in an open studio space or for a mixing room. Fortunately there is a moderate priced DIY method of cutting down room echoes and reverb: Sound Read MoreRead More

Sound Mixer Simon Hayes on Les Misérables

Simon Hayes gets more in depth about the intricacies of mixing the sound of the famed “Live Singing” of Les Misérables. The buzz around town reported by some press has been that the singing in Les Misérables was unique because it was recorded live, something that had never been done before in a movie musical. Read MoreRead More

John Storyk: Designing Rooms for Sound

Architect and acoustician John Storyk has designed and provided construction supervision services for the professional audio and video recording community since the 1969 completion of Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland Studios in New York City. In this video profile for SoundWorks Collection, Storyk discusses the new challenges and changes that he is faced with today while Read MoreRead More

The Sound of “The Hobbit”

This SoundWorks Collection sound profile visits Park Road Post Studios in Wellington, New Zealand to talk with the sound team of Director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit. Featured interviews include Re-recording Mixer Michael Hedges, Re-recording Mixer Chris Boyes, Re-recording Mixer Michael Semanick , Co-Supervising Sound Editor Brent Burge, Co-Supervising Sound Editor Chris Ward, and Dolby Atmos Read MoreRead More

The Hobbit Vlog #9: Post Production

Previous Hobbit vlog entries saw Peter Jackson and the crew trekking across New Zealand, Now that principal photography is done, the work is turned over a team of animators, artists, colorists, sound designers, and composers. Older Entries: Part 1-2 Part 3-4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8Read More

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