Posts Tagged ‘sunken sailors’

Sunken Sailors and Sketches

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Below you will find:

a.) 3 tracks used during the filming of a short film entitled Sunken Sailors.
b.) 1 track sketch something I made this evening to blow off some steam.

I think they share some nice things in common. I hope you enjoy!

<a href="">Surface by mikerugnetta</a>

<a href="">006_02 by mikerugnetta</a>

Guitar Shephard Tone

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

I’m doing the score and sound design for a film some friends are making. The film takes place on a submarine which is stuck underwater, fully submerged, with a small crew of men who are running out of air. We decided pretty quickly that creaking metal sounds and a slow-harmonic descent would be a little too literal, but I really needed to get it out of my system.

This is not technically a Shephard tone on several accounts, but it provides something close to the psychoacoustic phenomena of a constantly descending pitch / set of pitches. Whenever I listen to it I immediately have flashbacks of listening to The Sinking of the Titanic in college.

This was done on a ’94 Tele Plus and a ’68 Ampeg Gemini VI.

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Sunken Sailors Shephard Tone.