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Career in both composition and sound design, or chose one path?

After some years working in the music industry in production and composition, I'm very drawn to working specifically in sound design (games especially). But at this moment, realistically there are ...
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Pursuing a career in Game Audio Programming

Hi all, I recently graduated from a two year program with an Associates in Applied Sciences in the field of Recording Arts, (focusing in game audio). So far, I'm having trouble finding work and feel ...
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NYC for Sound Design

I just moved to LA about 7 months ago. I've have worked on a fair amount of projects just freelancing, which has been fun, but I'm not sure if this is really where I want to live for the next 5-10+ ...
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How do we make sound design more relevant to the world at large?

Is it even our place to do so? And by more relevant, I mean more concerned with those in need. Or those just in need of a kick in the pants.
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Iconic Sounds: How have they affected the way you work?

For composers, it may have been John Williams' unforgettable two-note motif from Jaws that got them into the business. What are the cinematic moments in sound design that drove you to pursue it as a ...
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What does it all mean when people say : 'Come to the studio and see what we do…'?

Hey Everyone, This will be a LONG read, but I would Reall appreciate advice For the last 3 months I've been phoning various post sound people around town (Zurich), sending them resumes and links to ...
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Crossroads: Requesting some career advice

I hate to post a question that i can't see being of benefit to others as well, but i'm rather stuck and i have a lot of respect for the perspectives of you all. I finished a MA in sound design at ...
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Why did you choose sound design as a career?

I know quite a few studio recording engineers who wanted to be musicians and "fell into" the job. When I was about 15 I went to a school rock concert and was fascinated by all of the PA equipment. ...