The Importance of Developing Critical Listening Skills20200908153704

The Importance of Developing Critical Listening Skills

September 8, 2020Sound Design0 comments
As a sound designer, the most important tools in your toolbox are your ears and your brain. Forget your microphones, sound library, plugins, and your DAW. Let’s just focus on the act of listenin...
Stream Deck Audio Plugin Icon Pack20200828201151

Stream Deck Audio Plugin Icon Pack

This is a downloadable icon pack for your Stream Deck. I tried to take simple, identifiable GUI elements to create the image for each icon, so each plugin would appear unique and be easily identifiabl...
Great Game Audio Sound Designers Need to Be Players Too20200823213349

Great Game Audio Sound Designers Need to Be Players Too

August 23, 2020Game Audio0 comments
Mix-up, corner pressure, footsies, frame trap, safe on block, punishable, and fifty fifty. These are all terms that I had never heard of before working as a sound designer at NetherRealm Studios. If y...
MK11 Sound Design Featured on HBO’s VICE News Tonight20190823140751

MK11 Sound Design Featured on HBO’s VICE News Tonight

The folks from VICE's News Tonight stopped by NetherRealm to participate in some sound design fun with fruits and vegetables. Check out the video to see how we make some of our gore sounds for Mortal ...
Using a Stream Deck for Game Audio Production20180216030049

Using a Stream Deck for Game Audio Production

I recently purchased an Elgato Stream Deck in order to set up custom key commands to use with various parts of my workflow. In this post I’m going to show a few examples of what is possible with...
Reaper Quick Tip – Adjust Item Volume or Pitch with MouseWheel20170530223310

Reaper Quick Tip – Adjust Item Volume or Pitch with MouseWheel

Until recently, I didn’t know you could have a binary action that did two things within a single Reaper Action. I have always wanted to set up a Reaper mouse modifier for the mouse scroll wheel ...
Reaper Quick Tip – Creating New Tracks With Surrounding Folders20160329032431

Reaper Quick Tip – Creating New Tracks With Surrounding Folders

I’m going to start posting a series of short, more advanced Reaper tutorials geared towards game audio sound design workflows. The first involves automatically creating a group of new tracks wit...
Setting Up TouchOSC with Reaper20151201020543

Setting Up TouchOSC with Reaper

TouchOSC is a powerful app for the iPad or iPhone that lets you send and receive OSC messages over Wi-Fi to control audio applications. I’ve set it up with Reaper to create a custom control surf...
Tips for Starting with Nuendo20140406133502

Tips for Starting with Nuendo

I recently started a new job and one of my tasks has been to learn Nuendo, primarily for sound design and mixing. I’ve always been a Pro Tools user and I have a deep working knowledge of the pro...
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