Game of Thrones Sound Replacement: Recording at the Abbey Medieval Festival

As mentioned in a couple of my previous blog posts, a part of our project plan was to do some location recording at the Abbey Medival Festival in Caboolture, Qld. The festival was held this past weekend, the 11th & 12th of July. We all bought two-day tickets with the idea of doing most of … More Game of Thrones Sound Replacement: Recording at the Abbey Medieval Festival

A Successful Jazz Recording Session

At university last Wednesday (1/7/15) we, the red team, recorded a group of talented and experienced jazz musicians. They played four songs live, featuring drums, bass guitar, flamenco guitar and vibraphone. One notable element of this particular recording session was the location of each musician in relation to each other. The drummer (Trent) and bass … More A Successful Jazz Recording Session

Game of Thrones Sound Replacement: Target Market and Required Aesthetics

As we’ll be ridding our chosen Game of Thrones scene of all audio and replacing it with our own we’re hoping that the caliber of our work is high enough that a first time viewer would not realize that the sounds are our own, but that of the Game of Thrones audio production team.                                                            After … More Game of Thrones Sound Replacement: Target Market and Required Aesthetics

Trimester 5 Project: Game of Thrones Sound Replacement

The project I’ve agreed to work on this trimester is the sound replacement of (part of) a scene from one of the most recent Game of Thrones episodes (season five). Sound replacement involves replacing all the sonic elements throughout a film or, in this case, scene. Working with Ananda Duffy, Lisa Meier and Bran Rihan, … More Trimester 5 Project: Game of Thrones Sound Replacement

Scary Soundscape

A task as part of our audio course this trimester (AUS230) is to create a scary soundscape. The theme we are supposed to follow is ‘space’ (like space travel, aliens, planets etc.). We watched the movie Event Horizon during class time to get an idea of the type of sounds we may or may not … More Scary Soundscape

Musical Aesthetics

In this blog post I will be evaluating the aesthetic differences between two songs by different artists and of different genres. The aesthetics of music greatly influence the impression a particular piece has on the listener and also the type of person who chooses to listen to it. For example, if an individual prefers to … More Musical Aesthetics