Colin Hunter
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How do you 'cleanse the pallet'?
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There are many different ways to clear your mind of one project and get ready for the next. One thing that seems to connect all of what most people are suggesting is that you are away from a computer ...

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How does a tiger growl make you feel?
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Grrrrrrrrrreat! [youtube]3b-utGn-UUI[/youtube]

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Hollywood Style "Booms and swooshes" for layering?
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Check out this useful tutorial. There's more than enough here to get you inspired... [youtube]IMgovfQjxUA[/youtube]

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Great Examples of an Eerie (or not) Memory Flashback
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In Shane Meadow's Dead Man's Shoes there are a lot of memory flashbacks. They play a pivotal role in the film and are realised by using grainy black and white for the visuals and a very subtle HPF, ...

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Another Term for Freelance
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Freelance is a term that is used in many, many languages - an anglicism that is internationally recognised. And many different professions around the globe use this term. It's just a shame that ...

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Any Tips for a Newbie on Looping?
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Just a guess, but it sounds like they may have used a Kyma to manipulate the magnet recording.

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a day or two without sight
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I think it's an awesome idea! I would just go for it without planning too much. Maybe stock up on food so you don't have to hit the supermarket, but other than that, just go for it. You may find that ...

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Procrastinate Schmrocrastinate
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I use Net News Wire as my RSS reader and this is one of my start up items so I can see all the new threads once I've booted up my machine. Then, as I get to work I'll close the software so I don't get ...

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Soundsnap.com feedback
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I too discovered Soundsnap a couple of years back (does that make me an old skool user too?) and definitely agree with Ian's point about quality. The idea of the site is great and allows us to access ...

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How Did They Do That?? Vol. 3: Legend of the Guardians Dialogue
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I've not seen the film and when I did a quick search on the Internet, nothing came up about the sound editing processes. I reckon a gold badge should be on offer to the one that answers this!

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Headphones for field-recording...ultrasone?
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Hi Francesco, You should have a look at this post where the subject is discussed in quite a lot of detail. Other than the 7506's, a lot of people are using Beyerdynamic DT 770s. Have a look at the ...

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Sound Design - Stun Grenade
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If you have Logic at your disposal, try messing around with the Sculpture Modeling Synth. It's an extremely versatile instrument. The Cosmonaut Space Capsule pre-set played in a fairly high octave is ...

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What are the 10 best sites for sound design tips and tricks
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Ask any question here at Social Sound Design and you'll get some excellent advice from any number of pros. Just don't ask which microphone or recorder you should buy when starting out! Think we've ...

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what is the normal sample rate and sample size for post production?
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As Noiseboy said, the standard in the UK is 48 KHz 16 Bit. Sometimes the sound post-production superviser will request 24 Bit resolution as this allows about 20 dB more headroom, but this will always ...

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Telepathic creature VOX
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Not quite monster telepathy, but David Cronenberg's 1981 classic Scanners has some great scenes involving telepathy. It's not so much about communication but more controlling others via telepathy. It'...

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youtube and soundcloud
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Yep, Soundcloud and Vimeo here too! I love how easy it is to post a soundcloud recording/clip on a blog. Plus the sample rate and bit depth are not limited, it's only the length in time. This is a big ...

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What bag do you use for your field recorder?
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I've just bought a Timbuk2 messenger bag that is really useful to hold a lot of gear and keep it waterproof. I prefer to use a Petrol Pegz-1F for my recorder, but the messenger bag is great for all my ...

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Am I weird for wanting to buy this to record?
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Awesome! I want one too!

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What are your favorite headphones and why?
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I'm thinking of investing in a pair of Beyerdynamic DT770 Pros. I'm guessing that all of you that are already using these have the 80 ohms version, right? Anyone using the 250 ohm version or do they ...

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