Posts Tagged ‘history’
I remember one Christmas aeons ago when I was but a youth feverishly unwrapping a small rectangular present from Santa hoping it would be what I thought it would be. And it was. A copy of Michael Jackson’s BAD on cassette tape. Eager to listen to it I headed straight for my parents’ tape player [...]
Here, Sound Designer Ben Burtt tells how creating the soundscape for Steven Spielberg’s multi-Oscar-nominated ‘Lincoln’ was quite a challenge. The film is set in 1865, during the 16th. US President’s final months in office, as he copes with the ongoing Civil War and fights his own battles within his cabinet over the abolition of slavery, [...]
Most of you will know of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and its work (they’re probably best-known for producing the theme to Doctor Who). Many of will have even been directly influenced by its work during your careers. Some of you will have come into contact the doyenne of the Workshop, Delia Derbyshire (also see her [...]
Only a week to go now, and on this fine December day we present two items today – one for all you audio folk, and one for all you broadcast folk. And if you work in broadcast audio, why not have a look at both?
One of our more popular posts last year was this one [...]
It’s the 2nd of December and obviously we have to applaud all that is stereo. From the very first recording above, stereo redefined the listeners’ experience.
As stereo found its footing in popular music during the 1960s all kinds of mixing techniques were experimented with to varying degrees of success. You only have to listen to [...]