Junkie XL On The Making Of The Deadpool Soundtrack

shockwebpic_junkiexlmakingofdeadpoolJunkie XL AKA Tom Holkenborg explains how he used a variety of analog synths and and vintage digital synths to create the sound of the Deadpool soundtrack.

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The Sound Of Transcendence

shockleewebpic_soundoftranscendanceThe orchestral meets synthetic sound continues to gain popularity in Hollywood, where recent movies like The Dark Knight Rises, Divergent and most recently Transcendence show that the major motion picture industry has been bit by the electronic music bug. Hopefully they will continue to bring in new innovative audio artists that can bring fresh perspectives to films.

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The 2013 Movie Mashup: 300 Movies In 7 Minutes

shockleewebpic_2013moviemashupIf you are a movie fan and have 7 minutes to spare check this cool supercut featuring a mashup of 300 movies from 2013.

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An Up Close Look At Microsoft’s Xbox One

shockleewebpic_xboxoneOut this week, Microsoft’s new Xbox One is a gaming system, set-top box, PC, Blu-ray player and universal remote all wrapped into one that comes 8 years after its predecessor, the Xbox 360.

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Design FX: Creating A Zero-G Battle Room For Ender’s Game

shockleewebpic_endersgamefxA signature sequence in Gavin Hood’s newest film Ender’s Game is the zero-G battle room, a place where the titular character played by Asa Butterfield trains in space. Hoping to create a sense of weightlessness, the filmmakers shot actors in a mix of harnesses and on wires against a greenscreen set.

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An Up Close Look At The Sony PS4

shockleewebpic_ps4debutvideoWith crazy anticipation from gamers and 7 years since the last system was released, Sony’s new PlayStation 4 game console has already racked up one million units in sales in the first 24 hours. If you’ve got PS4 on the brain, check out this pretty solid breakdown of this next-gen black box from the guys at The Verge.

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The Sounds Of Gravity: How The Filmmakers Created The Feeling Of Deep Space

shockleewebpic_soundofgravityDirector Alfonso Cuarón and Skip Lievsay, sound re-recording mixer for the new film Gravity discuss the use and placement of sound and how it was mixed in order to make it a realistic immersive theater experience. If you haven’t seen this movie yet do yourself a favor and check it out.

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CBGB The Movie Trailer: 50,000 Bands And This

shockleewebpic_cbgbthetrailerSomebody made a movie about CBGB’s, the legendary live music venue in NYC that helped foster the development of some of the best known bands in music history, the U.S. Punk and underground Hardcore movement. We’re talking tons of bands such as the Ramones, The Misfits, Blondie, Talking Heads, Bad Brains, Beastie Boys and Murphy’s Law – just to name a few, all played there during it’s 33-year run from 1973-2006.

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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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SubPac Is Here: You Can Now Feel Your Music – Get Yours On Kickstarter!

We’re proud to announce that we’re part of the team behind SubPac!

Attention music lovers and listeners of all kind…SubPac is a new portable and tactile audio accessory that let’s you FEEL YOUR MUSIC. Yes you heard right! You can now take your sound to the physical dimension. This device can be used with any of your audio sources, just plug in and be transported!

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