Lost Mixtapes

Jason G Wiley  
Sound Design, Music, Audio Post, Mix 
A cassette tape study from Jason G Wiley using Marvelous Designer for the tape element. Cloth strips were draped on to the tape, with the animated tree imported from C4D. This was finally exported back into C4D and rendered in Redshift.

The sound design reflects the moody weather and suggests a possible calm before the storm, gathering pace in the distance. The music element of a synthesised pad sound from a Sequential Prophet 6, was recorded onto cassette tape for an authentic warped, lo-fi character.

Further digital processing helps to deepen the level of saturation and ensures more delicate sounds like the tape movement foley recordings, aren't lost to the more limited frequency range of the cassette. A mix of both the best of analogue and digital. Chopped and twisted haunting vocal delays echo out, yerning to be heard like ghosts of an (almost) dead format. All those mixtapes still out there, crying to be played...

Sound Design, Music & Audio Post by the coast, North Yorkshire ︎    ︎  ︎︎ ︎ ︎