Lana Del Rey

English Heretic


Saint Etienne

East India Youth


Holly Johnson

Charlotte OC

The Yossarians


Mountain Song

The Heartbreaks

Altar Flowers

The Lone Taxidermist


The Happy Soul

Ten Mouth Electron


John Foxx


Ex-Easter Island Head

Bombay Bicycle Club


Foley and Sound Effects

Recording sound effects at MOSI

Excellent day out at the Museum of Science and Industry recording sound effects for an upcoming project.

Needed a bunch of hissing and clanking of heavy machinery so asked the staff to direct us to “stuff that makes a lot of noise”. We were sent to “The Power Room”, which contains some of the most fantastically absurd-looking machines I’ve ever seen in my life.


This particular colossus, via a complex system of enormous gears and pulleys culminated in a small steel peg hammering up and down. Not quite sure what it does. My colleague speculated that it might be history’s most committed hole-punch.


Essential tools for Foley artists

If you’re going to be close mic-ing the sound of eggs being thrown from several feet away into a pan of boiling water, you’re going to need some cling film.

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