Month: August 2012

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 …

PSE Interview: The Winner of Our Audio Olympic Competition, Saro Sahihi

August 23, 2012 by Administrator in Contests, Interviews, Library Reviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects

On Monday we announced the champion of our Audio Olympics: Saro Sahihi, the German sound designer behind SoundBits, a one-man Project Studio specializing in design, mixing and remixing. (He also happens to lecture at the SAE Institute in Stuttgart.) We caught up with Mr. Sahihi earlier this week to talk shop, and go …

PSE Audio Olympic Competition: A Winner, and Runners-Up

August 21, 2012 by Administrator in Contests, Sound Design, Sound Effects

Yesterday we took to Facebook to announce the winner of our Audio Olympic Competition, which yielded a couple handfuls of very creative audio compositions. We’ll have more from our winner, Saro Sahihi of SoundBits, right here on the PSE Blog. But for now, we’d like to highlight some of the close …

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 …

Pro Sound Effects in the Classroom: Video From Campus Technology Conference 2012

August 8, 2012 by Administrator in Sound Effects, Sound Effects Licensing, Trade Shows, Uncategorized

Here’s a brief highlight reel from the PSE / Killer Tracks booth at last month’s Campus Technology Conference, in Boston.

Behind the Aviation Collection: Stephan Schutze on Airplanes and Field Recording

August 6, 2012 by Administrator in How-To, Interviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects, Sound Librarian, Uncategorized

With “A Week Chasing Planes,” DesigningSound provides an in-depth look at the field recording expertise of Foundation and Aviation Collection creator Stephan Schütze. Written by Schütze himself, the extended feature chronicles his time spent recording sound effects for the Aviation Collection at airforce museums in Australia last summer. It’s (literally) a page out of the book of the audio …

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