Spatialized Audio - "Big Bad Wolf"

   In this project I used Reaper and the Facebook 360 plugin to spatialize my sounds within a 3-Dimensional space.  Best played back in headphones or stereo speakers spread sufficiently far apart.

   I intended to make something dark, in reaction to Trump winning the election.  It was fun to move my field recordings of steps and car sounds from the internet around in space, it gave extra life to those things and really helps it become a more visually suggestive experience.  Styled as a noir cinematic piece, this experience working with the spatializing plug-in was super enlightening and one that I look forward to working with again in the future.

Stereo Sound Design project : "Looking for Basquiat"



 In this piece of stereo sound design storytelling I made a nonfiction soundwalk in which I go searching for the grave of the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat.  

  In this sketch I use field recordings taken from the walk between my apartment and Greenwood Cemetery using the Sony-PCM M10.   I recorded my piece of narration using a Shure Beta 57A.   I incorporated panning, compression, eq, convolution reverb and the Waves Kramer tape delay into the presentation of these elements.  On the master channel I used the Waves L1 Limiter plugin.

  I also used some pieces of music I made, one with a xylophone.  One uses re-pitched samples of an old soul song, and one uses my electric guitar run through a loop pedal before it gets crushed in a Distressor.  Mixed in Ableton Live.