I tend to go into my music composing without any preconceived ideas. I like to grab some source material, often from a field recording, and start running it through my favorite effects and processing.
I don’t know about you but I am always looking for new and exciting sounds to use in my music and sound design projects. I suppose I could invest in a bunch of sample libraries but that feels like cheating. I have way too much fun making my own sounds to give that responsibility up […]
Why does everything sound cool backwards? It doesn’t matter what it is, play it backwards and you have a brand new unique sound. The big change you notice when playing a sound backwards is that the envelope of the sound has changed. The transients and attacks are gone. The sound sort of swoops into itself. […]
One of the first things I do when I sit down to create some new sounds is grab a few I want to work with and start pitch shifting them. For some reason sounds almost always take on a completely different and exciting vibe when you push them out of their normal pitch range. I […]