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Recording the sounds of the Middle East - a Q&A with Shaun Farley

Sound designer Shaun Farley traveled to Egypt and Dubai to capture sounds of the Middle East for his new SFX library - here's how it went:

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Making a medieval sound effects library - the Kickstarter way

A team of sound enthusiasts is making a medieval SFX library - and here's how they're using Kickstarter to get it done:

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This is how the fantastical sound of Game Of Thrones is made

Go behind the scenes on the sound for Game Of Thrones in this exclusive interview with Emmy-nominated sound designer Paula Fairfield

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