SOUND DESIGN:

Visualize thy audio

For obvious reaons (maybe) I am eternally fascinated by the visualization of audio. Whether its immediate, high resolution & technical or processed & interpretative. The primary historical term seems to be synaesthesia but almost everyone these days suffers (or more…

art vs commuters

What do you think would occur, hypothetically, if one of the world’s great violinists performed incognito before a traveling rush-hour audience of 1,000-odd people? The Washington Post did this very experiment with Joshua Bell performing on a Stradivari violin made…

backup

In this digital world you are only as good as your data & the difference between backup & archive slowly becomes crucial…. but if only we got paid by the file! I went to do a backup using Folder Syncronizer…

sound, as art

‘Sound Art’ is literally sound as art, in its purest form… cinema with your eyes closed, sonic expressions of a creative mind, none of these descriptions go even half way to expressing the perceptual impact of walking into a gallery…

Metaphoric sound

“The metaphoric use of sound is one of the most fruitful, flexible and inexpensive means: by choosing carefully what to eliminate, and then adding back sounds that seem at first hearing to be somewhat at odds with the accompanying image,…