Making The Sound Of Jurassic World

shockwebpic_soundofjurassicworldSoundWorks does it again with this great profile on the making of the sound for the blockbuster sci-fi, thriller, Jurassic World where we revisit the theme park of genetically engineered dinosaurs.

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► Daymé Arocena – Nueva Era

shockwebpic_daymearocena_madresCheck out rising Cuban talent Daymé Arocena’s new album Nueva Era out now via Brownswood Recordings. At just 22 years old, this singer, composer, arranger, choir director and band leader is just getting started. Watch her perform Madres live at the Saint Pancras Old Church on April 2015.

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The Making Of The Big Sound Of Interstellar

shockwebpic_soundofinterstellarThe SoundWorks crew explores the sound of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi film Interstellar. First, a video interview with supervising sound editor and sound designer Richard King about the mix, sound design and foley aspects. To follow that, a conversation with composer Hans Zimmer about the very intentional approach to the sound, his collaboration with the crew and how they recorded a pipe organ at the Temple Church in London.

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► Giorgio Moroder Releases New Free Single: Download + Interview

shockleewebpic_giorgiosthemeElectronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder just released his first track in 22 years and you can get it for free as part of Adult Swim’s Singles, a 16-week free music promotion by the network.

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► Emikaized Mix 001

shockleewebpic_emikaizedmix1 Run this brand new live mix from Emika featuring some of her favorite dark sexy club records. Look out for some club dates near you soon.

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► A Taste Of Classical Emika: Witold Lutosławski ‘Fugue’ Interpretation

shockleewebpic_emikalutoslawskiTake a break as we switch up gears with this original interpretation by Emika of Polish composer Witold Lutosławski, one of the most recognized European composers of the 20th century.

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[NYC] Sat. Sept. 28th: Register Now For IMSTA FESTA – NYC’s Biggest Free Audio Tech Event

shockleewebpic_IMSTAFESTA2013wideRegister now for NYC’s biggest audio technology event, IMSTA FESTA taking place on Saturday, September 28th at SAE’s brand new headquarters in Chelsea. This is our 4th year at SAE and all the previous years have been filled to capacity and tons of fun.

Come hang out with top music technology companies such as Native Instruments, Ableton, Propellerhead, IK Multimedia, Akai, M-Audio, Steinberg, Cakewalk, Celemony + many more.

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IMSTA FESTA Is Coming To NYC September 28 – Save The Date

shockleewebpic_imstafesta2013IMSTA FESTA NYC’s largest audio technology conference is coming to the brand new expanded SAE NY campus on Saturday September 28th.

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Hans Zimmer On Crafting Score For Man Of Steel

shockleewebpic_soundofmanofsteelMusic composer Hans Zimmer gives an inside look into creating the score for the latest Superman movie, ‘Man of Steel’. Take a look and listen at his creative process and working with director Zack Snyder.

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Research Finds Music Is Getting Sadder As The Years Go By

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that since 1965 the mood of pop songs has gotten sadder…is it a sign of the times or do we just prefer our music darker? Listen to this piece below from Studio 360 on what this new research means.

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