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How to make iron man Sounds? :)

i need to record all the sounds of iron man 3 trailer, its homework,, i just need some ideas of how to record the sounds or design them :D. Here is the video: i ...
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Field Recordings on vinyl [closed]

So I just picked up a record at my local record shop called "Environments." It was recorded by field recordist Irving Solomon Teible. I came to find out that this was a whole series(11 to be exact). I ...
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Scenes of helicopter

Hi everyone, I'm looking for scenes of helicopter on animated movie or movie. I would try the synthesis of this. So I need to impregnate the sounds with several scenes, several views, several sounds ...
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Inspiration for a newbie to sound design???

Hi, My little brother is looking to go to grad school for sound design. He's an amazing musician primarily as a bass guitarist but is handy with most other instruments. He mixes all of his bands ...
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Inspiration - What influences your aesthetic

So, here's something I bat around with people every now and then...and I know several people on here have discussed this in other venues. Why not bring the conversation here and see if we can expand ...
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Accidentally Mimicking the “Pros”: Healthy?

I learned pretty much all of my film sound design and mixing techniques by (at first) imitating what I heard on DVDs and in the theaters. I still find myself taking mental notes when I watch films in ...
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Ever have one of those projects…

... that feels like it's never going to end or that it just can't be done. Then, when you finally finish... you realize you just totally crushed it and you hear angels singing Leonard Cohen's "...
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Unmusical Items as Instruments in Music/Design

I wanted to ask everyone what their experience is with using household items, or really any other non-instrument to either layer in, or as itself, into music and sound design. For instance, I shall ...
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Something's missing…

Have any of you gotten to a point where you have spent a day on a scene and you listen down to it at the end of the night and there is just something missing and you don't know what it is? Even when ...
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Inspiration from the world of music production

Hello sound friends. This is is another 'list your top' question. Today: Which music producers do you feel created unique and inspiring sound design and in so doing made the albums they produced a ...
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You ever get that quitting feeling?

What do you do when you're on R25 and it STILL sounds harsh or unpleasant? I'm mixing and a particular voice still sounds harsh. I'm about to throw in the towel on this one. What do you guys do ...
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A Study in Effective Sound Design: The Terminator (1984)

So I'm flipping channels and find The Terminator on AMC. And it was just starting! It's been a while since I've seen it in its entirety, so I decided to give it my full attention. The thing that ...
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How do you tackle time lapsed footage?

More action to articulate, less time to do it in. What's your approach to Slo-mo's evil twin? [youtube]coWd4YHVe14[/youtube] Pitched-up, time-compressed FX have gotten me through plenty of short ...
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How Do You Hone Your Acoustic Storytelling Skills?

I think it's safe to assume that this crowd loves a good story. Furthermore, I'm pretty sure that we're the ones who vocalize all the sounds and give voices to the characters when telling a co-worker ...
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How do you go about making an underwater gooey sound?

There is probably a way to blend the two sounds together like morph a goo sound into a crawling sound so it sounds like crawling underwater in goo.