Audio Podcast


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Penka Kouneva

This week we spoke with Composer Penka Kouneva at this years Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Penka started her career working alongside Composer Steve Jablonsky, where she composed additional score for game titles such including Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands and Transformers: ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Finishing Move Inc.

This week we spoke with Finishing Move Inc. who is Brian Trifon and Brian Lee White, two friends and collaborators who recently worked on some incredible video game music projects including Halo: Master Chief Collection for Microsoft, Massive Chalice for Double Fine games, Borderlands 1 and 2, and ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Will Bates / Fall On Your Sword

This week we spoke with Composer and multi instrumentalist Will Bates, who also runs Fall On Your Sword (FOYS) Will's commercial music production company based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Alongside the success of Will’s commercial work he has also collaborated with numerous ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Jason Graves

This week we spoke with Academy Award-winning (BAFTA) composer Jason Graves who has brought his passion for music to such game titles as THE ORDER: 1886 , EVOLVE, TOMB RAIDER and DEAD SPACE. We discuss how his diverse musical background as a classically-trained composer, drummer, ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Formosa Group

This week we had the pleasure to speak with the executive and creative team behind the recently formed post-production sound company Formosa Group. Joining me in this roundtable discussion include President and COO, Bob Rosenthal, SVP Business Development & Operations Matt Dubin and a ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Tom Fleischman - Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

This week we spoke with re-recording mixer Tom Fleischman who worked on Director Alex Gibney's music bio doc Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown. ###ABOUT TOM FLEISCHMAN: Tom Fleischman is an American sound engineer and Re-recording mixer. He is the son of ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Paul Cichocki - Pixar Post Production Supervisor

This week we spoke with Post Production Supervisor Paul Cichocki at Pixar Animation Studios. Paul joined Pixar in 1999 during the production of toy story 2 and has supervised the post production on all feature and short films since then. He is responsible for many ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - The Sound of The Imitation Game with Production Sound Mixer John Midgley

This week we spoke with John Midgley who is the production sound mixer on the film The Imitation Game Directed by Morten Tyldum. The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch who portrays Alan Turing who is a British mathematician, cryptanalyst ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - The Sound of Director Richard Linklater's Boyhood

This week we spoke with the sound team behind Director Richard Linklater’s American coming-of-age drama BOYHOOD. For this interview we spoke with sound re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor Tom Hammond, sound recordist Ethan Andrus, sound mixer Ben Lowry, and sound recordist Ben Lazard about ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Clint Bajakian - World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

This week we spoke with Composer Clint Bajakian who worked on Blizzard studios video game World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor which sold over 3.3 million copies within the first 24 hours of being released. Clint took on the task of working ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - The Sound of Into the Woods with Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith and Michael Keller

This week we spoke with re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood smith and re-recording mixer Michael Keller who worked on the film Into the Woods. This film is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale put to music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Directed ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Mark Phillips - SERIAL Podcast

This week we spoke with Composer Mark Henry Phillips, who is responsible for the music and audio mix for the extremely popular podcast series Serial. Serial is produced by WBEZ Chicago and the shows Host and Executive Producer Sarah Koenig unfolds one nonfiction story, week by ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Director Mark Levinson - Particle Fever

This week we talk with Director Mark Levinson about his documentary film Particle Fever. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - James LeBrecht - Berkeley Sound Artists

This week we talk with re-recording mixer and sound designer James LeBrecht of Berkeley Sound Artists about his extensive work on independent documentaries and theater sound. In 1996, award-winning sound designer James LeBrecht launched Berkeley Sound Artists, a ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Hans Zimmer - Interstellar

This week we talk with Composer Hans Zimmer about his recent collaboration with Director Christopher Nolan for his film, Interstellar. In this exclusive interview Hans describes using the pipe organ from Temple Church in London, collaborating with Director Christopher Nolan and Sound ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Sound Designer Martin Hernandez - Birdman

This week we talk with Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Martin Hernandez about his recent collaboration with Director Alejandro González Iñárritu for his film, Birdman. BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an ... More


Glen Campbell: I'll be Me - Director James Keach Interview

This week we talk with Director James Keach abut his recent collaboration with Glenn Campbell and family for the music doc GLEN CAMPBELL: I’LL BE ME. This portrait of the life and career of American music icon Glen Campbell opens to the viewer the world of the singular talent who created hits ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Composer Marco Beltrami

This week we talk with Composer Marco Beltrami about his recent collaboration with Director Tommy Lee Jones for his film, The Homesman. Jones’ instructions to composer Marco Beltrami were typically succinct. “He told me to be creative and find an authentic source of inspiration for the music,” says Beltrami. “That period was ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Jeffrey Wood - Studio Director of Fantasy Studios

This week we talk with Studio Director Jeffrey Wood about his work at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA and the incredible roster of artists that have come through this legendary studio. Fantasy Studios is at the Zaentz Media Center, known for its recording of ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Ben Minto of EA DICE Studio

This week we talk with Audio Director/Sound Designer Ben Minto who leads the sound team at the Stockholm based EA DICE studio. Ben has worked on such game titles as BLACK, Burnout, Battlefield (1943, Heroes, Bad Company), Mirror’s Edge, Medal of Honor, and the upcoming Star Wars ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Joe Perry of Aerosmith

This week we talk with rock guitarist Joe Perry of Aerosmith about his new autobiography "Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith". You can purchase the book here: ###Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith Before the platinum ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Jack Douglas

This week we sit down with veteran music producer Jack Douglas to talk about his beginnings in New York as a music engineer and producer and later working on mega rock albums with Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, New York Dolls, and John Lennon. ###ABOUT JACK DOUGLAS: Jack Douglas is an American record ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - BOOM Library

In this weeks episode we talk with the BOOM Library group which was founded in 2010 by award winning audio guys from Dynamedion, the biggest European game audio studio based in Mainz, Germany. The BOOM Library prides itself on providing high end, ultimate sound effects for all media and audio ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - The Sound of Get on Up with Scott Millan and Curt Sobel

This week we talk with the sound and music team behind the film GET ON UP starring Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in this biopic from Director Tate Taylor (The Help). We talk with Re-recording Mixer Scott Millan and Music Production Supervisor Curt Sobel ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Frank Bry

Idaho based sound recordist Frank Bry has been featuring his sound effects libraries with the online community since 1998 when he launched We spoke with Frank to hear more about his early projects as a Audio Director working on the Emulator III digital sampler and how he transitioned ... More


SoundWorks Collection Interview Series - Chris Dugan

Bay Area based engineer and producer Chris Dugan talks with the SoundWorks Collection about his road to Jingle Town Studios. We talk about his journey as a small studio owner to recording the grammy winning Green Day album American Idiot. Chris also talks about an unreleased Green Day holiday album and ... More