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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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How To Develop Perfect Pitch

13/01/2018, Author: Audio Academy

Whispers, horns, music, dog barks, the sound of the TV in the neighbour’s house— these are all sounds of the world that only come to life for us because of our ears. Capable of detecting sound waves that travel through [...]

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Learn how to set-up a Live Concert like a Pro

28/06/2017, Author: Audio Academy

With big names such as Chris Martin, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran making their way to India, the pomp and show associated with live concerts is fresh in the minds of many people. One of the most important roles among [...]

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4DSOUND – Pushing The Boundaries of Experiencing Sound

05/01/2017, Author: Audio Academy

What is 4D Sound? 4DSOUND is a collective involved in exploring spatial sound as a medium. Founded in 2007 by composer Paul Oomen and technologists Poul Holleman, Luc van Weelden and Salvador Breed, the collective’s goal was to further the [...]

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Ears & Years: What It Takes To Make a Great Sound Engineer

08/10/2016, Author: Audio Academy

One of the signs of a great sound engineer is the ability to intuitively ‘feel’ their way through a mix. You don’t have to be born with this talent. It is one that can be acquired with deliberate practice, focus [...]

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