If you are looking for new way to spend Friday night, consider throwing yourself a Foley party. Or not. Either way, Foley sound effects are a cool way to bring life to your sound story. Check out the article Real Time Sound Effects the Foley Way
Making your own sound effects can be a cool experience. The site Epic Sound compiled a guide of how to make a huge variety of sounds on your own.
If you want to learn more about sound, I have posted below a few more great articles that discuss how to tell stories with sound.RADIOLAB’S JAD ABUMRAD ON STORYTELLING WITH SOUND
- Storytelling with Sound Design: “Here’s how you can tell if you have a good video: Mute the music—Before you add sound design, mute the music track. Is the video still engaging? If not, sound design can add the emotional punch that words and images sometimes lack.”
Radio Lab explores the idea of how sound can be like touch. Understanding how sound impacts us physically and emotionally is an important part of knowing how to effectively use sound for your own storytelling.
I am posting a written document of my Audacity tutorial. You can refer to this as you work. Please also check out the videos listed in my notes and posted under the blog’s resources tab.
Listen to a review of Marshall McLuhan’s ideas about the media and technology. 50 years later do his theories still hold up about the media?
Cool medium vs. hot medium – listen to McLuhanisms 50 years later
If you are interested in issues about copyright, this is a great radio show on the issue. Click here to listen to NWP Radio: Copyright and Fair Use in Digital Media and Composition