I’d been meaning to record some more mechanical sounds of large/small wooden and metal cogs for a while and set out to find places to do such. Fortunately, if there is one thing the UK still has, it is a healthy supply of watermill and windmills. On this occasion I found a fully functional watermill [...]
Video game soundtracks, performed by classically trained musicians, are breaking into the Billboard Top Ten. Meanwhile, children around the world are performing renditions of their favourite video game music by learning piano, guitar and violin. Rob Crossley reports from Video Games Live in Los Angeles. Richard Beddow discusses writing and the merits of orchestral music [...]
Total War Battles delivers quick-fire, tactical combat balanced with intuitive building and unit management. All set in a beautifully illustrated Medieval Japan.
The standalone expansion to the award winning Total War: SHOGUN 2 explores the conflict between the Imperial throne and the last Shogunate in 19th century Japan, 400 years after the events of the original game – a dramatic clash of traditional Samurai culture with the explosive power of modern weaponry.
Recording glass breaks and smashes can be a lot of fun. The sounds are detailed with plenty of texture and interest with the many shards colliding as they break and fall. There is also a great range of tones available from the huge variety of sources such as panes, beakers, glasses, vases, mirrors etc. It [...]