Generation Renaissance

Robot House Creative has once again brought the goods (or maybe I should say seasonal goodies) with this new radio spot for the holiday season.  It’s got everything: CVS receipts, Michael Bublé, avocado toast, life coaches.  I have to say, this one goes right up there with “Bucket of Gravy” as one of my favorite[…]

The PVC-o-phone

We recorded some SICK horn parts today. PVC-ophone at Lucky Dog by redchuck Yeah. This was how we created items number 5 and numer 8 (smiley emoticon) from the following list of audio cues a friend of our’s needed for a stage production. here is what I am looking for sir. 1) Preshow w/Q&A 2)[…]

PODCAST PREMIER! Pedal Talk Vol. 1

At long last we’ve launched Pedal Talk, our new podcast devoted to talking about magic and mischievous guitar effects pedals. In this installment we focus on a quartet of stomp boxes currently residing in the esteemed pedal-board of Chris Michaels. Check it, in this episode we demo: • MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay • Electro-Harmonix[…]

Don LaFontaine, R.I.P.

The stories and tributes are piling up around the web today about the passing of a true voice-over legend, Don LaFontaine. Undoubtedly LaFontaine is best know for his movie trailer work, especially for his deep and dramatic delivery of that oh-so-ubiquitous blockbuster phrase: “IN A WORLD. . .” That being the case, most of the[…]

How To Speak Hip

Lessons in Audio Del Close and John Brent lay down some nice geek vs beatnik dialogue circa 1962. The twilight world of the American hipster is an important American subculture with a language all it’s own. – Del Close Like, if you took the lid of your Maytag and there was a giant octopus trashing[…]