At The Freesound Blog, Craig Smith writes about preserving sound effects from the Sunset Editor Sound Effects Library at the University of Southern California. “Sunset Editorial had a low-key history in Hollywood. Not a lot is known about them. This is because their credits in films were usually […]
The BBC has made its sound effects library available online. Browse and download them all here!
At Polygon, Ashley Oh writes about the appeal of Yuri On Ice. “So how is an ice skating anime so popular that it crashed Crunchyroll? Yuri on Ice packages an extremely niche thing into something fascinating — even relatable — for mass audiences. It’s one of the most […]
Drive-In Mob has a variety of tremendous ringtones from In Like Flint‘s Derek Flint speaking porpoise to the Wilhelm Scream as well as other shenanigans like a club mix and “Sissy Goforth and The Seven Dwarf’s Yodel Song” created from Boom (1968). Drive-In Mob, it’s the shock of […]
The Gutter’s own Carol interviews Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio; The Duke of Burgundy) about his films, sound design, mole crickets, pheromonal perfume and the pressure to put on a persona. Read it at the Toronto International Film Festival’s official Vanguard Program blog.
Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg (“The Goblin”) and Katalin Ladik (“The Resurrected Witch”) from the intensely sonic, Berberian Sound Studio, offer a performance of their vocal talent with sound designer Pál Tóth (aka, én) in Budapest.