A method for organizing field recordings – part 2

Thank you everyone who has read and commented on part 1 and welcome to the second part of this article in which I describe my workflow after I listened through everything, placed markers and regions for specific information and taken notes aside. The main reason why listening through, cleaning and marking before displaying the clips […]

The Wind Rises – sound design analysis I – the oneiric realm of Jiro (part 2)

Part 1 of this analysis can be read here. 6/ [00:54:54] / A world with pyramids After his stay in Germany, Jiro proceeded west, sent by his company “to see the world”. He is travelling in the train by himself when a man sits next to him. Jiro looks happy and surprised when he understands the […]

The Wind Rises sound design analysis I – the oneiric realm of Jiro (part 1)

The oneiric realm in this analysis concerns the dreams that Jiro experiences when he is sleeping and the visions that predict the outcome of a new aircraft construction or of relevant events in the narrative. These visions (while lacking a better term for the intensive and complex world of Miyazaki) emerge on circumstance, many times illustrating the genius aircraft […]