studio.jory.org is a busy place! Here are some items of interest.
Blacksite: Area 51 voice mastering is happening at studio.jory.org!
studio.jory.org is excited to be working with Midway on their hotly-anticipated next-gen title Blacksite: Area 51. Voice processing & mastering for 5 langauges is currently wrapping up, as the Blacksite team moves toward the release of the game.
Look for it soon on a PS3 or XBox 360 near you!
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence is making appearances.
Telltale Games' CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence has been announced and, once again, all of the non-CSI characters were recorded at studio.jory.org.
You can hear some of the dialog we recorded in the new trailer!
Sam & Max voiceover bloopers!
Recorded right here at studio.jory.org, Telltale Games has a blooper reel containing some of the fun dialog that never quite made the game for one reason or another.
Marin Independent-Journal spotlights studio.jory.org!
Game sound recording in Fairfax? Who knew? Well, all of Marin knows now, thanks to Tad Whitaker's excellent article in the Sunday, January 21, 2007, issue.
Bone: The Great Cow Race audio is nominated for an award!
The 2007 Independent Games Festival nominees have been announced and Bone: The Great Cow Race is up for an "Excellence in Audio" award! The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, March 7, 2007.
All the voiceover work in Bone was recorded at studio.jory.org.
Sam & Max hit the studio!
Holy ears in a blender full of cocktail weenies, voice actors have been coming to studio.jory.org in droves! That's right, the first episode of Telltale Games' Sam & Max games is coming out and all the dialog was recorded at studio.jory.org! Not only that, but there's an added bonus: some of the instruments in the score were also recorded live!
Yes, live drums, trumpets, and saxophones grace the soundtrack for Sam & Max and everyone is going to notice how much better the score is as a result. You can hear it for yourself on the Sam & Max MySpace page.
Roy Zimmerman's new album is out!
Roy has been at studio.jory.org quite a lot this year. And that means a new album, right? Well, you'd be correct. As of today, Roy's new album Faulty Intelligence is available! Go pick-up a copy of this excellent new disc!
Roy Zimmerman's holiday album Peacenick, produced at studio.jory.org, is now available via the iTunes Music Store!
You don't have Peacenick yet!? Well, now you can buy it online here.
Bone: The Great Cow Race has "excellent voice-acting"
Telltale Games' Bone: The Great Cow Race, which was released in April, has been receiving consistently positive acclaim. Game Freaks 365 even stated that "the voice actors are top-notch, while the audio is superb."
Roy Zimmerman brings The Best of the Foremen to studio.jory.org
A very special project came through studio.jory.org in February. The Best of the Foremen was certainly a treat, as principal engineer Jory K. Prum has been a long-time fan of the group since the mid-1990's.
Available from Roy's website, Best of the Foremen is sure to provide plenty of fun and laughs for those who are new to the material, as well as special unreleased tracks pulled from the vaults for the ForeHeads!
Dialog for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: 3 Dimensions of Murder produced at studio.jory.org hailed as "phenomenal".
Telltale Games' CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: 3 Dimensions of Murder was released in March to favorable reviews. All of the non-CSI characters were recorded at studio.jory.org.
ProSoundNews covers studio.jory.org!
The November issue of ProSoundNews has just come out and it contains a very nice write-up on studio.jory.org!
Roy Zimmerman records Bye-Bye, Harriet for Public Radio's Weekend America!
Political satirist Roy Zimmerman is back. Less than a week after sending his newest album, Peacenick, off to replication, Roy has returned to studio.jory.org to record the song-of-the-week for Weekend America's October 29, 2005 edition. Listen to "Bye-Bye, Harriet"!
Roy Zimmerman's Peacenick is available for order!
Political satirist Roy Zimmerman has brought his latest two albums to studio.jory.org. The first album, Peacenick, is now available! You can order it at Roy's website. The second album, "Faulty Intelligence" will continue production, with a release in early 2006.
America's Army: Rise of a Soldier featured on O'Reilly.
O'Reilly & Associates' "Inside Game Audio" is running a story about the audio production for Ubisoft's new console title, produced by the U.S. Army, "America's Army: Rise of a Soldier". studio.jory.org recorded 15,000+ lines of dialog for the game, which is due out this fall.
The Maikai Gents finish their new album!
The Maikai Gents completed the mixing for their new vintage-sounding album Wiki Wiki Grog Shop, released at Tiki Oasis in May. The album is available both as a standard Audio CD, as well in 5.1 surround in DVD-Audio format. You can purchase a copy at the Judd's Hill website.
New voice tools!
studio.jory.org is pleased to note that we are now in possession of a TC-Helicon VoicePro. The box, which got broken-in on Bone: Out from Boneville, does a fantastic job of manipulating voice in real-time.
Mix Magazine's April issue spotlights studio.jory.org!
The April 2005 issue of Mix Magazine contains a Studio Spotlight of studio.jory.org! The issue features not only the article, "What's your story, Jory?", but an ad from Hear Technologies featuring studio.jory.org! The article can be found on page 142, while the ad is located on page 72. Thanks Mix and Hear!
Pixar's For the Birds wins an Oscar!
For the Birds, Ralph Eggleston's short film, has won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film! Jory K. Prum of studio.jory.org created the voice of the big bird for the film.
Telltale Games developed Ubisoft's CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder, released in February 2006. Dialog of the secondary characters for the new game was produced at studio.jory.org.
Game sound recording in Fairfax? Who knew? Well, all of Marin knows now, thanks to Tad Whitaker's excellent cover article in the business section of the Sunday, January 21, 2007, issue.