Our sound designers at BOOM Library love two things when it’s about their daily work. The obvious one is: Designing sounds and - according to the feedback from our clients - they do a damn pretty good job. What about the second one?
Transforming source materials into something better and new, that is what alchemists in the Middle Ages did. Unfortunately they never revealed the mystery of transforming cheap metal into gold. Nowadays there are sound alchemists that purify their audio sources and bring sound to perfection. Thanks to Flux and his multi-dynamic plug-in Alchemist v3 you can now turn audio into gold.
You're a real nature recording specialist when you learn to read your surrounding like a book. Gordon Hempton visits the most remote places on earth and created one of the most extensive nature sound collections on earth. During his recording sessions he met a lot of challenges and learned to assess nature at every time of day. With a bag full of experiences he gives you valuable insights into the world of nature sound recording to support you in your own nature projects.
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.