The Sound Architect Podcast

TSAP S02E01: Victoria Atkin & Patricia Summersett - Voice Artists Assassin's Creed (Evie Frye) & Zelda: BOTW (Zelda)

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By Sam Hughes
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Hosted by Sound Designer/Voice Actor Sam Hughes, this podcast gains insights from your favourite top audio professionals around the globe about their careers and projects.

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TSAP S02E09: ROOM8 - Musicians/Composers (Transduction, Cuck)
Sam Hughes chats to electronic duo, Nic AKA ROOM8 about their new album Transduction, their work on controversial movie, Cuck and more! ROOM8 is the Stockholm/Los Angeles based artist/producer duo Ezra Reich and Nic Johns. They make music which melds electro pop, dance and synth film soundtracks. They released their debut single EP "Visions of You (feat.Electric Youth)" on Sean Glass' Win Music (Duke Dumont, Flight Facilities, Tiga), as well as another production and co-write for Electric Youth's (From the Drive Soundtrack) debut album "Innerworld" out on Secretly Canadian and Last Gang called "Without You". The latter was singled out as the stand out on the album by the Idolator and NPR. As a live band ROOM8 have played tastemaker nights like Neon Gold’s pop shop in Brooklyn and DC with Le Maitre and in LA with Xylo. They have also appeared at School Night with ASTR and supported Kitten (whose debut album they produced), Electric Youth, College, Gavin Turek, Holychild, Life is Beautiful festival and many more. Special thanks to Callum Tennick for editing. Want to sponsor an episode? E-mail Sam at sam@thesoundarchitect.co.uk for your sponsorship to be read out on the podcast. This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial  Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
28:20
October 19, 2019
TSAP S02E08: Andrew Prahlow - Composer (The Outer Wilds, Atone: Heart of the Elder Tree)
Sam Hughes speaks with composer Andrew Prahlow, about his recent work on Outer Wilds, his journey into music composition,  and more. Andrew Prahlow’s music focuses on larger-than-life, emotive soundscapes with a core of chamber-ensemble minimalism, hoping to create a sense of familiar nostalgia for the listener. He began his career in music as an intern at John Powell’s studio while completing his studies at the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television (SMPTV) Graduate Program at USC. From 2011-2014, he assisted on the music of ‘The Legend of Korra’ for Jeremy Zuckerman and also on ‘Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness’ for Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn. In 2015, his music was featured in trailers for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’.  From 2015-2016, Andrew composed ambient guitar soundscapes for the Madden NFL franchise. In 2017, Andrew wrote an arrangement of ‘Be Our Guest’ for the 2017 Academy Awards ‘Beauty and the Beast’ TV spot, and the score to the Mobile VR Game of the Year, ‘Eclipse: Edge of Light’. Andrew also writes for mainstream trailer campaigns, including ‘Star Wars’, ‘Avengers,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049’, and ‘Star Trek’. Special thanks to Callum Tennick for editing.    Want to sponsor an episode? E-mail Sam at sam@thesoundarchitect.co.uk for your sponsorship to be read out on the podcast.   This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
29:08
October 17, 2019
TSAP S02E07: Emily Rice, Composer (The I-land, Mr Malcom's List)
Sam Hughes speaks with composer Emily RIce, about her recent work on The I-land, her journey into music composition and how she made the big move to LA from the UK to pursue her career. Emily Rice is a British born composer for film and TV, who started her musical life as a cellist playing in orchestras and rock bands. She has recorded and conducted her work at Warner Brothers, Capitol Records, and The Wiltern – with members of the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra. Special thanks to Callum Tennick for editing. Want to sponsor an episode? E-mail Sam at sam@thesoundarchitect.co.uk for your sponsorship to be read out on the podcast. This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
34:20
October 8, 2019
TSAP S02E06: Austin Wintory - ERICA Composer
Alyx Jones speaks with composer Austin Wintory, about his recent work on ERICA, his collaboration/travels with Angela Bermúdez and general musings over life, education and music. Opening Track: Know Thyself - ERICA Closing Track: Know Theyself - ERICA You can find the soundtrack here: https://austinwintory.bandcamp.com/album/erica You can support Angela's work here: https://ko-fi.com/angelabermudez (Austin's Profile Artwork created by Angela) This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
1:10:52
August 21, 2019
TSAP S02E05: Doug Cockle - Voice Artist (Geralt in The Witcher Series, Horizon Zero Dawn, Augmented Empire & more!)
Sam chats with voice artist Doug Cockle, widely known for his portrayal of Geralt in The Witcher series as well as many other great roles!. In this highly fun interview, they discuss Doug's journey into voiceover, working on The Witcher series, the pro's and cons of acting as well as some great advice for anyone wanting to act, VO or otherwise. Well worth a listen! Thank you for listening.   Special Thanks to Callum Tennick for Editing    This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK  Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial   Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
1:11:22
July 15, 2019
TSAP S01E01: 2013 Phillip Kovats - Audio Lead at Naughty Dog (The Last of Us)
The podcast episode that started it all! That's right 6 years ago, Sam spoke with then Naughty Dog Audio Lead, Philip Kovats, about the sound for The Last of Us.  Hear Sam in the early days, finding his feet at podcasting in the full SURVIVOR mode 53 min podcast as voted.  I'm sure you'll agree the podcast and Sam have come a long way since then! Enjoy The Sound Architect Origin Story! Thank you for listening.   Edited by Sam Hughes This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK  Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial  Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
53:46
July 7, 2019
TSAP S02E04: Courtenay Taylor - Voice Artist (Black Ops 4, Fallout 4, Love Death & Robots, OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes & more!)
Sam chats with voice artist Courtenay Taylor (Love, Death & Robots, Destiny 2, Fallout 4, Resident Evil 6, Mass Effect 2/3 and MANY more!) about her journey into voiceover, working on Love, Death & Robots, OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes and other projects, how she finds the right voice for her characters, what she'd love to work on in the future and much more!  Thank you for listening.   Special Thanks to Callum Tennick for Editing    This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK  Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial   Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
49:28
May 7, 2019
TSAP S02E03: Anthony Hales - Technical Director, Global Audio at SIDE, Pole To Win
Sam chats to Anthony Hales about the casting process, working on blockbuster video games, advice for actors auditioning for or recording at SIDE and more! Anthony  Hales is Technical Director at SIDE and Pole to Win , which is an outsourcing company that specialises in Quality Assurance, Customer Experience, Localization and Audio Production. Ant has been there since 2004, starting out as the junior member of staff and now overseeing the operation of our network of studios.  Special Thanks to Callum Tennick for Editing   This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
27:10
March 30, 2019
TSAP S02E02: Cris Velasco - Darksiders III & Fortnite Composer
Sam speaks with composer Cris Velasco, about his recent work on Fortnite, Darksiders III, his process and more! "Cris Velasco is one of the most sought-after composers working today in media, scoring some of the world’s biggest video game franchises including Fortnite, Resident Evil, Overwatch, Bloodborne, Darksiders, Assassin’s Creed, Warhammer, Borderlands, Mass Effect and God of War, and television series such as HULU’s Dimension 404 and Freakish. Cris’ music is regularly performed in symphony concerts worldwide and has received numerous accolades including "Outstanding Achievement In Original Composition" from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, IGN’s People's Choice Award - Best Music, NBC News award for Best Video Game Music and Best Original Music nomination from BAFTA- British Academy of Film and Television Arts ." Opening Track: Fury's Theme - Darksiders III Closing Track: Lust - Darksiders III   Special Thanks to Callum Tennick for Editing      This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK  Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk  Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial   Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
43:11
March 17, 2019
TSAP S02E01: Victoria Atkin & Patricia Summersett - Voice Artists Assassin's Creed (Evie Frye) & Zelda: BOTW (Zelda)
Sam chats with voice artists Victoria Atkin (Assassin's Creed/Fortnite) and Patricia Summersett (Zelda: BOTW/about the Video Games Awards, their approaches to learning and growing professionally, as well as their new and upcoming projects! This episode is definitely a great episode to kick off the new new season with so well worth a listen!  That's right our podcast is back! As we've had so many episodes over the years, it's time for a bit of a reboot, so we're introducing The Sound Architect Podcast Season 2!   Special Thanks to Callum Tennick for Editing    This episode and so much more at: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk Twitter: @SoundDesignUK  Facebook: facebook.com/thesoundarchitect.co.uk Instagram: thesoundarchitectofficial   Stay up to date via our Monthly Newsletter as well: www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/newsletter
44:36
February 18, 2019
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