Tired Ears

Tired Ears If possible never deliver a final mix for important clients right after you finished working on it but rather sleep over it. Very often, when you work for a long time on a piece you either start to not hear problems or start to hear problems that are not...

Placebo Effects in Mixing or Mastering

Placebo Effects in Mixing or Mastering Mixing and mastering has a lot of placebo effect potential and considering all the esotheric advices and approaches that some people advocate for on the internet regarding the improvement of their mixes, it is also a field to get...

Off-Screen Speakers in Movies

Off-Screen Speakers in Movies Consider that the understandability of dialogue or monologue gets worse when the speaker is not seen on screen. A big portion of understanding spoken word comes from watching the mouth of the speaking person so if that is missing, it gets...

Mockup Quality to Justify Real Orchestra

Mockup Quality to Justify Real Orchestra The quality and also availability (more sample content creators, smaller price tag) of orchestral samples has increased dramatically over the last 10-15 years and while back then they were easily to distinguish from the real...

Modern Score Sound Esthetics

Modern Score Sound Esthetics Some sound esthetics that are practically not possible to be reproduced by acoustic instruments are nowadays “style defining” for a lot of film music. So, often a large amount of manipulation is being done on the music. Apart from the very...