This is the seventh installment in guest blogger Frank Klepacki’s series on music production. Today Frank looks at how scoring for video games differs from scoring for film and TV. If you missed Frank’s previous post on incorporating analog elements into the digital studio, you can read it here.
The Video Game industry is big business, and the quality of the medium offers all kinds of different and fun experiences for the casual or hardcore gamer. Gaming is but another entertainment choice, competing with music, movies and television, and it appeals to all different ages.
As a composer, it’s important to know what the differences are in the approach to scoring a video game from scoring for the other forms of media.
Zombies exist solely in the realm of fiction — or DO they? Audio-Technica thinks it better to be safe than sorry. Surviving in a zombie apocalypse relies on preparedness in every aspect of life — even microphone technique. In this spooky video, Audio-Technica teaches you “How to Mic a Zombie.” Sit back, enjoy, and remember to check under the bed, in the closets and behind the curtains.
This is the sixth installment in guest blogger Frank Klepacki’s series on music production. Today Frank continues to examine how adding analog elements to digital recording can positively affect the result. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.
After running our mics through tube pre’s, we then look to plugins to help enhance our mix and the analog sound, depending on how far we wish to take it in our respective DAWs.
As we started to plan our last few summer concerts and nights making s’mores over the fire, we had to catch our breath at the thought that summer will actually be over soon.
But fear not! You can return to school this September in style. There’s no better motivation to get back to your studies than having a new pair of headphones to continue to play your favorite summer jams.
Not sure what headphones will work best? No problem! From in-ear headphones for those on the move to award-winning noise-cancelling technology to drown out your roommate’s snoring, here’s our guide for picking your new headphones.
With summer in full swing, you may find yourself with more to do than you have time for. But that’s the beauty of summer!
Perhaps you’re the outdoorsy type, eager to hike your way across America in the heat of the summer sun. Maybe you prefer late night clubbing. Or maybe your dream summer will unfold in your own living room, as you climb the ranks in your favorite video game.
Whatever your dream summer looks like, Audio-Technica has the right headphones to make sure you’re always listening.
Consumer Electronics Week 2014 was hosted at the Metropolitan Pavilion and the Altman Building in New York City from June 23 – 27, and a vast array of tech leaders in the CE industry showcased their latest products.
Heavy-hitting legacy companies and startups alike came together to share the products that will push CE forward. Audio-Technica joined the conversation to show three of our SonicFuel™ models that are making it easier than ever to be “always listening.”
Here’s a shot of our own Jeff Simcox with Rick Albuck of Dealerscope Magazine, one of the producers of CE Week:
At Audio-Technica, we know there’s more than one way to enjoy a good song. When you hear certain tunes, they change you.
There’s something about the mix, the melody, the singer, the drummer, the synth – whatever that unnamed something is – they leave you a different person once the song has ended. Put simply, music inspires. And many music lovers are driven to represent that inspiration visually. So, let’s see what you got – show us your sound!
Audio-Technica M-Series headphones have enlightened experienced engineers and critical listeners alike since the original ATH-M50 headphones first hit the scene.
Today, the M-Series boasts a remastered version of the original M50, plus three other pro-grade headphones to choose from. If you’re thinking about jumping into the world of serious studio monitor headphones, we encourage you to take the plunge with one of our new M-Series models. Below we reveal what sets our M-Series apart.