Tag Archives: sound

19 August 2014

The other day I was driving along listening to radio 4, when I was quite surprised to hear an old uni friend being quoted as an expert academic. Quite a few years ago I did a masters in Soundtrack Production … Continue reading

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Ticking Swedish Pedestrian-Crossings

When I was in Stockholm I noticed these ticking pedestrian crossings, which use mechanical clicks to notify when its safe to cross. (hear recording on soundcloud) I’m sure to any Swedish people, it must seem strange how fascinated I was … Continue reading

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Recording at Machine Rooms

I recently spent a few days at the Machine Rooms, a very nice music production facility at the ITV Wales Studios. We were making some of the very first recordings for a film I’m working on, currently in pre-production, called … Continue reading

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The iPhone Jonas Alarm

So there’s this alarm / ringtone on the iphone that my friends and I have affectionately come to know as the ‘Jonas Alarm’, because it sounds like the opening of a happy, smiley, summery Jonas Brothers Song. The other day … Continue reading

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the sound of mumbles

The other day I was at the touristy seaside village of Mumbles near Swansea, South Wales (map). Evidently, the autumn weather doesn’t show it off to its full potential. As I was about to leave, the wind along the sea … Continue reading

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Shattered

I’ve recently finished work on a short horror film called Shattered. It was made by Keith Huckfield and Harklee Films as a submission for the 2 Days Later film competition. A lot of the score was constructed with long drones … Continue reading

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Toyota and the Overly-Quiet Car

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon the news that Toyota’s hybrid-electric car, the Prius, was in fact too quiet, and plans were announced for it to be installed with a noisemaking device to make it safer around pedestrians. You … Continue reading

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