Tag: Sound Design

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 […]

Talking Acoustics with Auralex President Eric Smith

  We are lucky enough to have Auralex as a sponsor at Dark Horse Institute, if you are unfamiliar with Auralex, they are the premier manufacturer of acoustical treatments in the world.  Our studios at the Institute have Auralex everywhere you turn.  We are also very lucky and grateful to have the President of Auralex, […]

Instruments of Horror: Creating Iconic sounds from Horror Films

Instruments of Horror: Creating Iconic sounds from Horror Films

With Halloween creeping closer, this is the perfect time to introduce film genre into audio engineering. Some movies just have a classic sound to them that you hear over and over. Today we can achieve those with digital instruments and computers, but believe it or not there are still people out there that prefer them […]

Audio Engineering in the Film Industry

Audio Engineering in Films Being in Nashville it’s easy to get caught up in the studio album trap.  But the truth is that there are a lot of careers and jobs outside of the mainstream audio engineering studio jobs.  Because of this and because I’m a HUGE horror film buff and composer myself, I wanted […]

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