Sound Designer, Toivo Kallio (Returnal, Angry Birds: Reloaded)

Toivo Kallio

In this special in-person interview, Sam chats to our very own Toivo Kallio. Toivo is not only a highly talented Sound Designer at Rovio Entertainment, he also kindly lends his skills to editing and mastering our podcast episodes (including this one!).  Big thanks to Toivo Kallio for editing and mastering. Like what

The Sound of It Takes Two

It takes two

(TSAP S04E12) Anne-Sophie Mongeau and Philip Eriksson join Sam, to chat about their amazing work on the acclaimed co-op title It Takes Two from Hazelight. They discuss the challenges of mixing and design for a split-screen game, handling the huge scope of the different levels with various forms of gameplay, the sound

Composer, Mark Crawford (The Social Dilemma, The Love Bugs)

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(TSAP S04E11) Sam is joined by composer Mark Crawford, where they discuss his Emmy-nominated work on the acclaimed documentary, The Social Dilemma as well as his career so far, music writing process, working with Brandi Carlisle and Renée Elise Goldsberry for the cover of ‘I Put a Spell on You’

Behind the Music of Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Sackboy

(TSAP S04E10) Sam is joined by Jay Waters (Audio Director and Composer, SUMO Digital) along with James E. Marshall (Music Supervisor), and Joe Thwaites (Principal Composer and Audio Lead) from Sony Creative Services Group to give insights into the highly impressive music choices and implementation for Sackboy: A Big Adventure.  They

Returnal – Supervising Sound Designer, Loic Couthier (Sony PlayStation Europe)

(TSAP S04E09) *Our first ever podcast featuring 3D audio in the intro and outro!* In this episode, Sam is joined by Loic Couthier to chat about the game audio for Returnal from Finnish studio Housemarque. They deep dive into the complex systems under the hood, the challenges of mixing (with potentially

Composer, David Housden (Lost Words: Beyond the Page, Battletoads)

(TSAP S04E08) David Housden joins us once again! This time we dive into his score for Lost Words: Beyond the Page, as well as his philosphies and growth as a composer since Thomas Was Alone. David candidly talks about his projects, career and advice, so don't miss this great conversation!   Big

Composer, Jeremy Turner (WeWork, Immigration Nation)

(TSAP S04E07) In this episode, composer Jeremy Turner chats about his journey into writing music, transitioning to music composition from being an Principal cellist for multiple orchestras, his work on HULU documentary, WeWork, tips for those wanting to compose for projects and more!   Big thanks to Callum Tennick for editing &

Composer Raphael Reed (Crisis, The Walrus and the WhistleBlower)

(TSAP S04E06) In this episode, Sam Hughes speaks with composer Raphael Reed about his journey into writing music, being a working composer in Canada, his inspirations as well as his philosophies on the process. A great honest and creative conversation worth listening to! Intro - I'm A Federal Agent - Crisis Score Outro

Voice Artist/VO Coach/SOVAS Founder/VP – Joan Baker (2014)

(TSAP S01E06) Throwback time to another Season 1 episode; in 2014, Sam chatted with Joan Baker! Joan is a voice artist, vo coach, & Co-Founder/VP of Society of Voice Arts and Science (SOVAS) & the Voice Arts Awards and more. As you can tell she is a woman of many talents! "They