Category: Interactive Media

Is Your App Like a Silent Film?

January 22, 2014 by David Forshee in Interactive Media

Have you thought about how sound can enhance the experience of using your app? In case you haven’t, here are a few reasons why you SHOULD consider sound as an integral part of the design and development process: 1.)  People are actually listening.   Not so long ago, you could easily …

Sound Effects for Audiobooks and eBooks

July 2, 2013 by David Forshee in Interactive Media, Uncategorized

The New York Times posted this article and video about actors finding steady work in the ever-growing audiobook industry: Actors Today Don’t Just Read for the Part. Reading IS the Part. Audiobooks and enhanced eBooks are also becoming a great platform for sound effects and composition.  At Pro Sound Effects, …

App Sound Effects for Your Next Mobile App or Game

March 20, 2013 by David Forshee in Blastwave FX, Interactive Media

New video from Blastwave FX demonstrating the sounds of the App Sound Effects Library. App FX provides app developers with sound content for mobile app platforms such as iPhones, iPads, Androids and virtually anything with an interface, including websites and video games! http://www.prosoundeffects.com/app-fx.html  

Jeff Bizub Uses Music Theory to Fix GE Engines

November 14, 2012 by PSE in Audio Branding, Interactive Media, Sound Design, Sound Effects

Talk about heavy metal. As you may have read, GE Engineer Jeff Bizub made small pockets of audio and engineering geeks giddy earlier this year when, essentially, he transposed the frequencies of spark ignition engines to pre-diagnose breakdowns before they happened. Chalk it up to Jeff Bizub’s academic background in music theory, which

David Sonnenschein & Ric Viers Kick Off Webinar Series: Secrets For Great Film Sound

October 1, 2012 by PSE in Blastwave FX, Events and Parties, How-To, Interactive Media, Sound Effects

Starting today, David Sonnenschein and Blastwave FX’s Ric Viers are launching a six-part webinar series entitled SECRETS FOR GREAT FILM SOUND. The lectures are set to address specific challenges in audio recording, editing, and design. The program will also include raffle prizes along the way—like a tascam DR-40 handheld 4-track recorder, and an …

Tom Fleischman Talks Old School Sound Effect Libraries

September 21, 2012 by PSE in Audio Branding, Events and Parties, How-To, Interactive Media, Interviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects

Last night I attended “Music and Audio for Film,” a panel discussion held in the NYC SOHO Apple Store featuring Academy Award Winner (most recently for Hugo) Tom Fleischman. I came across a podcast Tom partook in with Hollywood-based 123 Film Easy. He spends some time discussing his entry into the sound-for-film …

Pro Sound Effects Interview: Cow Hammer Throw Composer Bob Bell

August 29, 2012 by Administrator in Contests, Interactive Media, Interviews, Sound Effects, Uncategorized

Today we highlight one of our favorite runners-up from last month’s PSE Animal Olympic Competition. Bob Bell’s “Cow Hammer” submission was a mixed bag of audio wizardry, dark humor and splat-tastic creativity. What is your background in, or relation to sound design & audio production? I suppose I’m what you’d call a …

Pro Sound Effects Audio Olympic Competition Heats Up: Highlights from the contest on Facebook

August 10, 2012 by Administrator in Free Sounds, Interactive Media, Sound Design, Sound Effects

Bear vs. Elephant by Bkorns4 We’ve seen some exciting entries to the Audio Olympic Competition so far! Take a listen to a few more highlights below, get the scoop on the rules of the contest

Season 3 of Blastwave FX’s Detroit Chop Shop Series

August 8, 2012 by Administrator in Blastwave FX, How-To, Interactive Media, Interviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects, Uncategorized

Zombie Mayhem: Recording at the Chop Shop   Every week, our friends over at Blastwave FX offer up a new installment of their Detroit Chop Shop Series. If you’ve been missing out on Season 3, the series follows Ric Viers and his Blastwave interns, starting with the recording of this summer’s Zombie …

Announcing: The Pro Sound Effects Audio Olympic Competition

August 3, 2012 by Administrator in Contests, Events and Parties, Free Sounds, Interactive Media, Sound Design, Sound Effects

Yesterday, PSE announced its own sound effects Audio Olympic Competition. Get a look at the details of the competition, and show us what you’ve got over on our Facebook.   PSE Audio Olympic Competition