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The Brilliance of Walter Murch

26/05/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Pioneer, Sound Designer, Film Editor Multiple Academy award winner, Walter Murch is known as the Godfather of sound design. Also known for his expertise in film editing, he has won Academy awards in both categories multiple times. Murch is credited [...]

Audio Trends & Gear, Fact File

Foley Sound in Animated Movies

21/05/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Movies transport us to worlds that we are not physically in, thanks largely to the Foley artists, who create an auditory experience that is brilliant. Besides the dialogue and music, everything that the audience hears during the movie are Foley [...]

Academy Stories

Niranjan Shivaram – This sounds good

03/05/2018, Author: Audio Academy

“You don’t get paid very well in this industry. You’ve got to lift and move s*** all day. And sometimes all night. It’s tough, back-breaking work, and there’s no glamour in it”.  Live sound life Not the words you want [...]

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Foley Sound: The History and Magic

16/04/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Movies are magical in the way they give us such a multi-sensory experience and one of the most crucial aspects in movies that can make or break our experience is sound. Almost every sound that the audience hears at the [...]

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The Evolution of Musical Genres As An Effect of Countercultural Movements

26/03/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Looking back in time there have been many musical genres that arose out of counter culture or social justice movements. The music of a particular era often is a peek into the history and culture of that specific period. As [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

Sound Perception and Acoustics

12/03/2018, Author: Audio Academy

In discussions among most sound enthusiasts on the various ways to improve the quality of audio production and audio mixes, the focus tends to be on the gear and process. However, it is just as important if not more to [...]

Audio Trends & Gear

Types of Microphones and their uses

02/03/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Audio Academy’s sound engineering courses train students in every aspect of sound recording and live sound. For an average person on the street, the microphone is a device that picks up sound. However, for trainees of Audio Academy, the microphone [...]

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Do Musicians Make For Better Language Learners?

24/02/2018, Author: Audio Academy

When it comes to music and its relationship to language learning, it is logical that paying close attention to pitch and rhythm gives musicians an advantage when it comes to language learning. Music and language have many similarities. Both are [...]

Audio Trends & Gear, Fact File

Analogue tape recording VS Modern digital recording

14/02/2018, Author: Audio Academy

It has been many years since 2500-foot reels of magnetic tape began to be put into storage in favour of computer hard drives capable of recording music faster and cheaper than ever before. But decades after the digital revolution, the [...]

Academy Stories, Students @ Live Shows

The Making of A Sound Engineer

24/01/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Coldplay’s first concert in India at the Global Citizen Festival India was held at in Mumbai in November 2016 with more than 80,000 fans from across the country thronging the event. Arnold Coelho, Audio Academy alumni was part of the [...]