Erik Aadahl, the sound designer for the Transformer movies, pointed me to this video about the sound effects for Transformers 2. He says: "With one single homage exception, all of the sounds we used for both Transformer films were done from scratch, recorded and designed from the ground up without the help of library or stock sound effects."
The Grammy Awards, which are traditionally held in late January in Los Angeles, have today been postponed to March due to the extreme coronavirus surge in L.A. county. [AP] READ THE REST
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, George Lucas released a selection of behind-the-scenes, outtakes, and blooper footage from the filming. Can you dance the Tauntaun? (GMA) READ THE REST
This one's a stunner. Burial, Four Tet, Thom Yorke: 'Her Revolution' / His Rope' — out now, XL Recordings. READ THE REST
Bioluminescence is one of those products of nature that truly makes the average person step back and marvel at the absolute wonder of our world. Found in many types of aquatic life, science explains it as molecules in the body of a living organism that produce light, often when exposed to oxygen. While it may… READ THE REST
In a world of fitness products all ready to perform a multitude of tasks for reshaping the body and overall fitness, a barbell may feel uninspired. It's just…you know…a barbell. Granted, barbell reps will definitely build up your arms and some other muscle groups. But, unless you're into weight training, it might not seem like… READ THE REST
If your vehicle tire is flat, you know it's a huge danger to keep your car or truck on the road. What many drivers may not realize is that underinflated tires can ultimately be just as dangerous for the driver, their passengers, and everyone else. If a tire is underinflated, that means more of the… READ THE REST