Category: Sound Design

5 Tips For When You Have To Mix With Headphones

5 Tips For When You Have To Mix With Headphones

It’s not ideal but sometimes you’ve got to mix with headphones – maybe you’re in an apartment with thin walls or on the road in a hotel room and have do a last minute mix tweak or get a rough sent off. Talk to most engineers about mixing with headphones and you’ll hear unanimous advice: […]

DHI Students To Help Launch Pilgrimage Music Festival

DHI Students To Help Launch Pilgrimage Music Festival

We’re excited to be taking part of the Pilgrimage Festival happening Sept 26-27. This is the inaugural year for the Pilgrimage and they will be leaning on our interns and students to help pull it off. Artists such as Wilco, Willie Nelson, Weezer, Dawes, Sheryl Crow, Band Of Horses, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, […]

Building the Nashville Dream

Student Life at Dark Horse Institute I love seeing the Nashville Dream shining bright in the eyes of new students at Dark Horse Institute on their first day. Every time a new class starts, I’m always a little bit curious what each student will do with the 3 and half months they spend as audio […]

How to Get A Huge Kick Drum Sound

What does this look like to you? To the average eye, this probably looks like a mess. Clutter. A stack of mattresses maybe? How about the obvious: a drum set and a ton of foam? Whatever the average eye sees, the recording studio enthusiast sees opportunity, promise, and experimentation. This is a drum set and some […]

What Does A Video Game Sound Designer Do?

You’re on a boat with the other soldiers, you hear the motor of the vessel you are in, the other guys breathing, the waves splashing on the hull as the boat bounces.  The boat grinds to a halt and BOOM!  There is an explosion that literally rocks your living room. I love video games, I […]

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