Ever been to a play where an onstage phone rings and the sound effect is played through the house speakers above you? It’s distracting and in that moment you’re taken out of the story occurring in front of you and reminded that this is a play and it’s all just a bunch of make-believe. Localizing discrete sound [...]
Having a home studio to work from is great, but if you’re like me you end up recording all over the house. To save time unrolling and rolling up cable I installed an extension cord winder in the studio. Instead of a power cord, I loaded it with a 150ft XLR cable. The cable unrolls [...]
Teaser video created by Zipline Sound for the mobile application Ubersocial. The video, shot by photographer Shawn Martin, shows part of the recording session held at the offices of the apps creator, UberMedia.
A quick look at how Zipline Sound creates a sound effect for stage productions. This sound effect was created for Furious Theatre Company’s production of “No Good Deed” written by Matt Pelfrey and directed by Dámaso Rodriguez.
This past March my wife and I went to Dublin to celebrate my brother’s 40th birthday. Not wanting to miss the opportunity to capture some sounds I took along my handy Zoom H4N field recorder just in case something shillelagh’d my fancy. Plenty did and when I arrived home I had lots of recordings to [...]
(This post originally appeared on the “Zipline Sound Design” blog on November 22, 2009. I’ve repurposed it here since that blog is being phased out.) This past Friday I took the chance to bring my field recorder to work. There were several sounds I had been hearing during the day that I wanted to record. [...]
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