Archive for February, 2011

Sound Designers make podcasts on Vermillion Sands

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

J.G. Ballad’s short story Venus Smiles*, 1957 is set on the remote resort of Vermillion Sands and tells of a sound sculpture that takes on a life of its own.  Despite attempts to hide and eventually destroy it, the sculpture can’t be defeated…

Students on Interactive Sound Environments have made multi-episode podcasts telling the story with sound only.

Check them out at the links below, best way to audition them is to subscribe to the link in iTunes.

Colin Chipchase;

Jordan Craig;

Marco Donnarumma;

Brendan Doyle;

Evan Holm;

Hyejeong Jin;

William Knight;

Zhuoran Li;

Patrick Meza;

*J.G.Ballad (2006). The complete short stories. Harper Perennial.  Venus Smiles 1957, p.51-65

Happy New Year – Year of the Rabbit, 3rd February 2011

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011