October 31, 2017

Growing up with an old goth for a mum, every day was Halloween and as a result, Halloween is my favourite holiday of the year, for this reason, I aim to do a Halloween related post every year. Last year I reviewed Night of the Demons. This year I thought I’d analyse on...

October 16, 2017

As a class we were set the task to record the debut single.... by The Dagwood Dogs. We planned the session over the course of the week discussing the genre, reference tracks and recording techniques as a class.

Reference Tracks:

We used this article from Drum Magazine, o...

October 16, 2017


  • Trash crashing to the ground

  • Boxes, bottles, paper

  • Voice acting

  • Skateboard

  • Editing

  • Mixing

We had discussed our plans to record all the crashing sounds when Marty McFly flies into the bookshelf. so we all brought heaps of empty boxes...

October 16, 2017

With a full Saturday dedicated to our sound replacement project every week along with mid-week meetings, things were coming along nicely so Doctor Duck and I decided to do a mid-week mixing session. We learnt a lot about lining up audio with visuals, editing, layering...

October 16, 2017


  • Key on concrete 

  • Key insert and turn

  • Key jangle

  • Mat dropping, 

  • Door squeaking,

  • Door closing sound

  • A more dynamic click

  • Clicking noises for the gain and overdrive dials

  • Footsteps

  • Skateboard sounds

  • Guitar chord...

October 11, 2017

So the big day finally came we had the boys from Zed Leppelin in the studio. Adam Higginson and I have been talking about doing this for a whole year now and the planning for this has been months of back and forth between the band and production team. So I was really e...

October 7, 2017

The Drums - By Shannon Cumming

My good friend Doctor Duck and I hit the Neve Studio for a short 4-hour session with the intention to practice micing up drums. I have some experience micing up drums but he had never miced up a drum kit before. Doctor Duck could actually...

October 2, 2017


  • Discuss our plan for this project and determine individual roles.

  • Work out our timetable for studio work for this project.

  • Create Asset List in order from source video.

  • Create DAW session and import video and original audio assets.

  • Go throu...

October 2, 2017

Project Brief:

As a group replace all sounds from the intro scene from Back to the Future (1985).  Using a combination of ADRFoley and synthesis to create an audio narrative that stays true to original clip.  This project will be completed in 6 weeks with the final wo...

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