I was walking the dog yesterday when suddely i was hearing this loud water stream. It sounded pretty gritty and interesting so I stopped and recorded it. Not much later I found another good spot, the sewage drain right next to it. And a bit off, a great little diesel pump or aggregate. I’ve put …
Monthly Archives: September 2010
The Bug Tracing Commandments or Questions you should ask yourself when it doesn’t work.
A Work in Progress, notes i’ve made for myself that I look at when something isn’t working right. I use this to make sure I am not missing something obvious. And it will give me a new strategy to look at the bug. Are you missing something obvious? What does my content do? How is …
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Charles Maynes on Safety
I had the pleasure to work with Charles recording guns. He’s certainly an authority in that field. (Among others). The picture is one of me shooting an FNC semi auto. Hey I lived to tell the tale. Anyways, Charles posted a great read on Chuck Russom’s blog, well worth your time.
Citer – Arne van den Berg
Citer Computer Music 2010 from Arne van den Berg on Vimeo. The idea is to make Computer-music with an analogue output and a live, visual performance. In history we have seen mechanical instruments like the pianola or the barrel organ and composers (Xenakis) who generate their scores with the use of the computer, which were …
Game Audio Podcast #4 launched
Because of some tech. difficulties it toke a long time before we got to release episode 4. It was also cut substantially unfortunatly. However I think its a valuable discussion of the current state of procudurally generated sound in video games. Damian also released a great collection of related links And he wrote a very …
Old Skool Nostalgia talking.
GDC2010: “Where it All Began” Sound Panel from Michael Coleman on Vimeo.
Creating the sounds of Halo: Reach & debug info rant.
“HALO: REACH” Game Audio Profile from Michael Coleman on Vimeo. Nice little docu on the audio work for Halo: Reach. What keeps surprising me is that debug info is always on the game screen. For some reason this bugs me, especially these days where tools are connected to the game and you are seeing your …
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ExtensionFM is a very handy Google Chrome Extension that finds all the audio files on a page and makes a queable playlist for you. So you can play all the audio there without downloading them and opening them elsewhere.