Hi! I’m Jake – I’m a composer, sound designer and audio specialist for Film, TV and Games. I’m also a writer for theSoundArchitect.co.uk. I have been interested in music for over 20 years and these days I enjoy creating audio that blurs the lines between sound effects and music so that sfx are inseparable from the soundtrack.
The services that I offer are:
Creative Sound Design
Dub Editing & Mixing
Technical Sound Design for Games
Audio Post for Films & TV
I took part in 1-Bit Clicker Jam! Met some new people and made some 8-bit sounds. I hadn’t done an online game jam before and this one had a two week submission window so I though it sounded a bit more relaxed than the usual 48-hour jams that I have done in the past.
Click on the picture above to hear some of the sounds
Nominee for Best Sound Design
at FOCUS Film Festival 2017
‘Jake did a brilliant job as both a sound editor and mixer on Rocketshed. He cleaned up all the issues in the production sound, had some great ideas for sound effects to be added and was fully committed to polishing the sound mix off to a professional level.’
At Global Gam Jam this year, I wrote a synthwave track and synthesised all of the sound effects from scratch using just one little soft synth on my spare laptop. You can view the game and play it on itch.io by clicking on the picture above.
I took a short clip from Bioshock2, and replaced all the sounds from scratch. I recorded most of the sounds, before mangling and sequencing them all in Logic Pro X. When designing this scene I built the sounds as I would do in the game or Wwise, by creating a 3d space and adding ambiences and area loops, before adding the close up sounds.
This is my Unity Audio Reel for the game Angry Bots. Members of the Game Audio Slack channel have said that this is the most detailed audio re-do of Angry Bots they have ever seen! Bookmarks have been added so you can skip between sections.
I designed, recorded and implemented all the sound effects and interactive music in Unity 3d and Fabric and I’m proud to have received the award of Featured Graduate from the School of Video Game Audio!
I started writing at theSoundArchitect.co.uk in June! The link below takes you to the archive of all of my articles as I write them. www.thesoundarchitect.co.uk/category/jake-basten/
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