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Best Sound in Horror/Thriller Films?

It's been a while since I've had the urge to sit down and watch a good horror or thriller flick. I was wondering what people think are the films with the best sound. I'm not just referring to the ...
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Sound Criticism Problem

There is one problem. Sometimes when I see a new movie or computer game I often have a desire to discuss numerous things about the sound of these movies or games. There are myriad of sites where ...
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Thoughts on Ableton Live?

Anyone using Ableton for their sound designing and other audio editing needs? I also use PT8, but as of late, I've found Ableton to be a much more intuitive and streamlined DAW that allows to to do ...
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Thoughts on 3D Mic Pro by Mitra?

alt text http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Kz9rFoaoL._SX270_.jpg I was watching Terminus by Phillip Bloom on Vimeo. He recorded it as a showpiece for the Arri Alexa and the Mitra 3D Mic Pro, ...
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Where are editors on the chain of command?

I have my opinion on when the sound of a film should fade in and the film editor has a different idea on it. The director is unavailable at the moment and I wanted to know your guys' opinion on how ...
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Rode vs. Rycote

So, this question is for anyone out there who has used both Rode and Rycote wind protection systems. Twice now I've heard people say they prefer the Rode system over the Rycote (Haydn Payne here on ...
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Are you aware of the proposed “Audio Recording and Production” site? What do you think?

I appreciate the need to distinguish between recording and production as a recording or mixing engineer, for example, and the broader field of sound design. What do you think? http://area51....
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How would a virtual sound design internship work?

I've been reading about internships that take place without the intern being physically present. How would that work in this industry? Would it work?
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Should we bring the apprenticeship back?

I've been reading that experience counts more than formal schooling when it comes to looking for a job. There aren't many schools that teach sound design separately. I know that some, like the tattoo ...