Last week I attended the Virtual Reality LA tradeshow. VR has come a long way even in the last year. The Oculus Rift and Vive are both shipping (and under $600) and the next generation of 4k and 6k viewers look even better. I went to the conference to learn a bit about audio and […]
Many composers, especially at Remote Control but also elsewhere, have been using a Pro Tools rig as their console and recording setup. This especially useful when working in 5.1 surround, because channel counts start to add up. When I recently upgraded my Vienna Ensemble Pro sample computer, I used my old computer as a Pro Tools […]
I was hired to score the title sequence of this animated series. They wanted an ’80s flashback feel, so I reached back to memories of Saturday morning UHF and this is what I cam up with. Eco Ghost from Jeff Laity on Vimeo. Special thanks to musicians David Das (trumpet), Eric Larsen (guitar), and Michael […]
Finally I can talk about a project I’ve been working on for months, Fallout Revelation. This is a fan-made film set in the Fallout videogame universe, and we think it came out pretty great. This is the project I recorded strings for in the previous post. Eventually, I’ll write a post about some of the […]
Had a great live string session in the new studio. Four great players performed sections of a score for a secret upcoming project. I’m blending their tracks with sampled strings and the combination sounds full and live, I’m really excited.
We doubled the size of my studio. The side wall was knocked down, and we added over 160 square feet. The room sounds much better, and there’s more room for people and musicians. I built a ceiling cloud containing four sheets of 703 fiberglass, which helped the imaging quite a bit. I also added recessed lighting and […]