Interview with Monument Valley Sound Designer, Stafford Bawler

Stafford is an award winning sound designer with nearly 18 years’ experience of creating and integrating audio content into video games. His work spans four console generations that can be found in over 70 published titles to date. These include everything from his first title ‘Chill’ a very early snowboarding game to many Football and(…)

Magic Shot Game Audio Review

  Andrew Overfield reviews new iOS title Magic Shot! Our first title to be reviewed on iOS, find out what Andrew has to say about the game’s audio. “I was delighted and felt a sense of wonder when first firing the game up. The subtle ‘water droplet’ indicators of navigating through the menus and discovering the(…)

Interview with Sam Estes & Michael Hobe of Sonicsmiths

  Sam Hughes speaks to Sam Estes and Michael Hobe, founders of Sonicsmiths about sampling for Hans Zimmer, founding Sonicsmiths and their new product The Foundry. Sam and Michael met while working at Hans Zimmer’s company, Remote Control Productions (2008-2012) and both left together to join the team at Cinesamples. During their tenure at Cinesamples(…)

Rain Game Audio Review

Alyx Jones reviews the PS3 title Rain from Acquire. “The music immediately reminds me of Paris, mainly because the composer Yugo Kanno’s soundtrack takes me to the setting of one of my favourite films: Amelie.” Read the full review here: Rain Game Audio Review Enjoy! The Sound Architect Like what we do? So do we! To keep going(…)

Golem Theatre Sound Review

Alyx Jones reviews the Trafalgar Studios theatre performance of Golem!   Read the full review here: Golem Theatre Sound Review   Enjoy!   The Sound Architect Like what we do? So do we! To keep going and bring you even better and higher quality content (plus getting more awesome writers involved) we’ve set up a Patreon page! (…)

The Weaponographist Game Audio Review

Alyx Jones reviews the new release The Weaponographist released today! Read the full article here: The Weaponographist Game Audio Review   Enjoy!   The Sound Architect Like what we do? So do we! To keep going and bring you even better and higher quality content (plus getting more awesome writers involved) we’ve set up a(…)

Uncle Art: A Temporal Shift Documentary – Dave Lowe & Holly Jazz Lowe Interview

We speak to veteran video game composer Dave Lowe (Elite 2 Frontier, Street Fighter 2, Beneath A Steel Sky) and his singer/songwriter daughter, Holly Jazz Lowe, about their kickstarter project – A Temporal Shift. With this Kickstarter project, they hope to achieve enough backing to create the album of song remakes as well as a(…)

Mortal Kombat X Game Audio Review

Sam Hughes reviews Mortal Kombat X! “2 Key words hit me in relation to the audio for Mortal Kombat X: Weight and Sharpness…” Read more here: Mortal Kombat Game Audio Review Enjoy! The Sound Architect