News - June 14

Earcom is a creative sound design, music, voice and interactive audio company working across broadcast and interactive media.


Apologies for the old website, the new one is coming soon, honest guv.

For over ten years we've provided a high quality audio outsource service to the games industry, often working alongside game design teams, either as the sole audio designers or in partnership with the in-house team.

Recent projects include the Xbox One apps Upload Studio and Brazil Now. Along with helping Microsoft's Soho Productions audio requirements we're also currently in pre-production on Hello Games' No Man's Sky.

Other projects include pre-production on Eidos Montreal's new Thief game, including the sound design, music and audio direction. Previous Thief games have been benchmark titles for the quality of their audio and we hope to continue this tradition with ambitious plans for this exciting AAA title.

We've recently set up a blog about game audio (about time!). Paul has recently given talks at GDC in San Francisco and at the Aalto Game Audio Symposium in Finland on generative music, more information can be found on the blog.

Recent projects include generative soundscapes for a Middle Eastern bank and a set of audio idents for Nescafe.

Projects from 2010 include the sound design and 5.1 mixing for a large number of cutscenes from the number one game, Lego Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 by TT Games. Previous Lego titles we have previously worked on include Lego Rockband and Lego Batman.

We've worked on several ARGs including all the voice and audio production for Six to Start's multi-award winning Smokescreen and Lewis Hamilton: Secret Life, by nDreams.

Other titles include Pure, Discworld Noir, Ghost Master, Warrior Kings, Ghost Rider, Constantine, Juiced 2, Guinness World Records. We work on all the major platforms including Xbox360, PS3, PC, DS, Wii, iPhone and online. The credits page contains a complete list of previous projects.

We're world leaders in generative audio and continue to develop our own software and hardware systems. Recent work on behalf of The Sound Agency includes sound designing the recently re-branded South American bank Helm and creating six generative soundscapes for a six thousand room trial for a major American hotel chain.

Film & Video

We provided the sound design for the film Book of Blood, based on a Clive Barker short story. With a David Lynch-inspired sound world, this has shaped up to be one of our most creative projects yet.

We mixed Warner Breaks 2008 advertising campaign for Vanilla Films and acted as sound consultants for the recently released film Me and Orson Welles, directed by Richard Linklater.

For our sister company, Perfectly Normal Productions, we produced the original music score and created the sound design for the hit Radio 2 comedy drama, The Adventures of Sexton Blake.

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