Sonic Mapping

Kreepy Krauly Sound Effect

January 19th, 2012 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments

Last summer I had the Kreepy Krauly manual out to assemble this far out pool cleaning contraption. It uses sucking pressure from the pool pump to self guide itself  around a dirty pool. Only Leaving behind a trail of clean. The clicking ticking of the of the Kreepy Krauly is somewhat hypnotic so I had […]

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Neville Park Beach

January 17th, 2012 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments

Enjoy this tasty recording of waves crashing in the Neville Park Beach. The mild January weather brought this recording on. Recorded at 44.1k 24bit Toronto Beaches sound effect  

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Coffee Brewing Sound Effect 24 bit 44.1K

October 27th, 2011 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments

Not sure how this could possibly appeal to anyone! However this is the sound we wake up to each morning. Listen to my coffee maker as it runs its cycle. Its totally fascinating to it hear it up close and personal. Making coffee has become so routine (until now) I have taken for granted how amazing […]

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Summer Thunderstorms

October 20th, 2011 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments

This summer we had some terrific thunderstorms in Toronto. I captured this one with the built in mics on the Zoom H4N. I really enjoy how you can hear the rain falling through the backyard tress. As usual I will post to sound cloud. If anyone wants these sound bytes shoot me over an email. […]

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Ontario Cottage Country

July 6th, 2011 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments
Ontario Cottage Country

With a little down time last weekend, I was out in the field recording tranquil material. In a lot of the material I captured the drone of distant motor boats could be heard. Nonetheless the birds and rustling of the tress sounded great. I was in Haliburton Ontario in and around cottage country (at times […]

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Need For Speed sound design

April 27th, 2011 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments

A few months ago Waves hosted a sound design competition in collaboration with EA Games. While missing the deadline I still thought it would be worthwhile to download the content from Waves and take a stab at it. This is a partial intro sequence for a popular series produced by Electronic Arts “Need For Speed” […]

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Scary Train

April 25th, 2011 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments

Below is another example of blending elements of field audio with other stock sound effects providing a surreal effect. I manipulated a train sound that I had previously captured in a train yard. The steam engine sound was added in after to give the impression of an old engine leaving its resting place. I wanted […]

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Long Overdue…

April 19th, 2011 | Sonic Mapping | No Comments
Fake Lake

For a while now I have wanted to share ideas of sound design with others interested in the art and science. Im hoping this page finds an audience of others passionate about capturing sound and manipulating it, for whatever the platform or purpose. Awhile back I was giving the contract of creating the sound effects […]

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