Skip to main content

Sound Oddities, part 1

TV Station’s Viewers Irate over Choice of Music and Sound Effects Scott Schaffer, of ABC’s  WNEP affiliate in PA. launches into the topic of sound effects during the segment “Talkback 16” in which the station responds to viewers’ feedback. In this particular segment, the issues defined as “critical topics” some WNEP callers relate to the […]

Read More

Hans Jenny and The Sound Matrix

Cymatics and the Sound Matrix Humans have long considered sound and music as mystical and magical, whether worshipped by the ancients and embedded in political and culture in ancient China, regarded as a portal to the infinite by Buddhists chanting OM, or modern day musicians and sound designers revelling in and revering their own sound […]

Read More

Full Sail University and Point Blank School: Real Alternatives to Traditional Post-Secondary Education

Traditionally, post-secondary education in Western culture for years has been hinged on both parents and students desiring education that “rounds out” the student’s mind, ie a “liberal education.” This concept of the liberal education still commands the trajectory of many high-achieving students who graduate high school in the US, and gymnasium in Europe. The goal, […]

Read More

Surround Music in video games – we consider the viability and aesthetics

Considering the Aesthetics of Surround Music in Games- By Rob Bridgett   Surround Music: The Emperor’s New Clothes? There has been much talk recently, predominantly among composers, dedicated to the virtues and benefits of surround music in video games. Certainly with the increased memory capacity of next-generation platforms, and a greatly increased install-base of surround […]

Read More