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Star Wars: The Old Republic / Deceived (Sound Redux) VIDEO

Description: Copyright: LucasFilm Entertainment / Bioware / Electronic Arts Music: John Williams / Chris Kowalski (First Half) Sound Design by: Chris Kowalski This was a trailer I wanted to do long before the Tron Legacy trailer. After the original deceived trailer was released I began working on Light Saber sounds in reason and reaktor. After doing the Tron Trailer I felt pretty comfortable with giving it a try in Ableton live. This end result took approximately 162 audio tracks. 4 custom reverbs (Outside/Inside/Close/Stinger). Custom foley was recorded in my closet…Grunts in my bathroom. Equipment used: Zoom H2 field recorder. Ableton Live/Reaktor/Reason. Light Sabers were the sum of approximately 8 layers of audio. 3 Synth Layers.. Didgeridoos…Torch Whooshes . I tried [...]

Tron Legacy – Sound Redux (Video)

Tron Legacy Trailer – I was extremely excited to see the official trailer that was released at Comic Con this year. I thought it looked fantastic… sounded fantastic… and the hint of the Daft Punk score near the end was great as well.  At the time I was experimenting with a trial of the newly released Ableton Live 8.. with all of the new stretch and work flow enhancements I wondered how the application would stand up for post production/sound design. Consumed by my curiosity I loaded in the Legacy trailer.. stripped the audio and gave it a go.  The video above is the result of some LOOOOOOONG hours. All in all it was insanely fun to do….I’m pretty pleased [...]


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