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Audio Ruminations

Last Build Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:59:56 +0000


Behind the Scenes – The Sound Design of “Another Damned Ride”

Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:58:51 +0000

ImagosFilms interviewed Jamie and me about the sound for the trailer for the game Organ Trail.

Learning Fmod & Unity

Sun, 13 Sep 2015 23:38:55 +0000

The number of free online resources for learning these days is really incredible. Since it can be a bit of a challenge wading through all the options I thought I’d share a sort of “course of study” for learning game audio for … Continue reading

Camera Flash Sound Effect

Tue, 03 Feb 2015 22:55:25 +0000

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to make an old timey camera flash sound out of a battery recharger, bubble wrap and your mouth!  

Never Alone

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:13:09 +0000

“This is the story of Kunuuksaayuka. The story of an endless blizzard that threatens the survival of our people. A story of a dangerous and cold journey at the top of the world. A story of bravery and true friendship.” … Continue reading

Ice in a vice

Thu, 06 Nov 2014 23:20:50 +0000

It’s ice.  In a vice! Last winter,  my partner Jamie Hunsdale  and I took advantage of some freezing weather and recorded a bunch of ice sounds.  Little did we know that just a few weeks later we would be hired … Continue reading

Electric Toothbrush

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 06:12:20 +0000

Sound is vibration right?  So if you can get an object to vibrate it will make a sound right?  I spent some time recently driving my family crazy by seeing what objects around the house I could get to vibrate … Continue reading

Punch Sounds Article

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:04:57 +0000

  The Wall Street Journal just published an article on the punch sound effects for the movie “out of the furnace” complete with breakdowns of one of the punch sounds and a auditory history of punch sounds in movies.  Pretty … Continue reading


Tue, 31 Dec 2013 03:46:46 +0000

I recently made this sound design and musical accompaniment for the Romo ident.  Auditory logos, like their visual counterparts, are an exercise in simplicity and efficiency. Mediocre ones are quickly forgotten but the good ones take up residence in your … Continue reading


Sun, 27 Oct 2013 17:46:24 +0000

If you haven’t seen Gravity yet, I highly recommend you go see it right away.  Preferably in 3D and at an Atmos theater.  I’m generally not a fan of 3D.  During the blurry, headache inducing 3D previews before the movie, … Continue reading

Recycled Thunder

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:10:54 +0000

The back window to my house opens up right into an alleyway and when my neighbors take their recycling bins out every week, it always reminds me of thunder.  Then we had a thunderstorm and it sounded like the recycling … Continue reading