We really do live in an age were plug-ins seem to grow on trees. Not a month goes by without another “must have” being released and the paypal account takes yet another heavy beating. iZotope is one of a few companies where, whatever they release, I am always tempted to insta-buy. They just always bring out really well thought-through tools and Neutron is no exception.
In today’s BOOM TOOL section our Sound Designers Axel and Micha talking about the Trinnov room optimizer. They have extensively tested the Trinnov and share some thoughts about it with you guys. Enjoy reading the article.
To experience an exciting adventure doesn't mean to run unnecessary risks. Nature will hold many of surprises for you so it is very important to plan the trip beforehand. Gordon Hempton was on countless nature recording sessions and he has some vital survival tips for you. Do yourself the favor, read this article and profit from his experience so you can really concentrate on your nature recordings to reach out the best outcome.
Take a look at our sound designer’s DAW: In today’s BOOM Review and Raffle section Axel gives you some brief insights in his virtual rack and shows you how he uses the “Volume 1” plug-in bundle by Softube.
Hi guys, welcome to our next Review and Raffle of one of the most useful toolsets our sound designers rely on. Today we want to present you the Uhbik Bundle sponsored by U-he: Below the fold, we share some brief insights and audio examples with you.
One of the biggest passions of a sound designer is to go out, grab the recorder and the microphone and record the noises of our surrounding. We are always excited to go on field recording trips and record new and fascinating sounds regarding from car crashes to beautiful birds’ twittering or whatever comes to our mind to create new BOOM sound FX. But to make a recording trip effective you have to pack a lot of things in your recording bag. Today Axel gives you exclusive insights in the world of BOOM Library field recording and shows you what we use to make our trip successful:
Many of our recording sessions take place outside. If a small breeze or strong winds – an excellent wind protection is a must have for every sound designer to guarantee clear und high quality sound recordings. Today we compare the Cyclone Medium with the Modular Windshield Kit WS 295 from Rycote we are relying on for years.
We tested noise reduction modules which are very important for every field recordist. Quite often you’ve got background noises, clicks, pops, hums or crackles in your audio recordings. To create a high quality sound design you have removal of these annoying noises. Today we want to present you our review of the Restore Bundle by Sonnox and show you how to enhance the sonic quality of your sound design in a different way.
Managing the low end and stereo width of your recordings is fundamental work to create an impressive listening experience, no matter if you're a mixing/mastering engineer or sound designer. A key can be to retain powerful bass, while keeping the balance to a transparent and wide sounding mix. Today we want to present you our review of the Mix Tool Bundle by Nugen Audio and show you some brief insights and audio examples.
In our last episode Gordon Hempton narrates his own nature recording story and reveals the best way how to start your trip, how to carefully listen to nature and he talks about his personal impressions, feelings and experiences while he created one of the most extensive nature sound libraries on the planet. His personal nature story is true, near, pure and genuine – don't miss out to profit from his vast insights.