Creativity

In Tokyo, These Trains Jingle All The Way

While most train stations alert passengers with basic dings and dongs, metro riders in Japan are treated to uniquely crafted melodies. Minoru Mukaiya is the mastermind behind these jingles—he’s made around 200 distinct chimes for over 110 stations. For Minoru, there’s no greater joy than bringing a little bit of music to millions across Japan every day.
 

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In Praise of 70mm

The Royal Ocean Film Society's look back at 70mm... and why I desperately need to see Lawrence of Arabia in a big theatre.

Excerpt - The time to ramble on and on about glorious 70mm has come but instead of waxing lyrical about the look and texture of the format, let's dive into its fascinating history and take a few minutes to explore how the development of 70mm actually helped save Hollywood from potential ruin.

credit: The Royal Ocean Film Society

 

Creative Sound Design Techniques from Vincenzo Bellanova

Some ideas for your next project. If you like the sounds of Playdead's Inside, many were achieved using the Convolution method outlined in the article below.

Creative recordings, unconventional objects, perfect spots, analogue gear or the perfect tools, are all important topics when approaching to sound design. But how can we completely morph sounds and be extremely creative inside the box? - Article