Personal Blog and Write-ups

This personal blog contains my write-ups, such as academic writings, recording journals, and brief info about the latest contracts, including post-production for video. Feel free to add me on LinkedIn for current projects.

  • Workshop on 3D Audio Research at Tokyo University of Arts

    Workshop on 3D Audio Research at Tokyo University of Arts

    I attended a workshop on 3D audio research at the Tokyo University of Arts (GEIDAI) on 7-8 March 2023. JSPS postdoc scholar Will Howie organized the workshop, and we experimented on side surround loudspeaker reproduction in ITU 4+7+0 (Dolby Atmos) for solo piano in classical music productions. The studio time with Will, Julius Johansson, Toru Kamekawa-sensei, and Atsushi Marui-sensei was a gem for me.… Read more

  • Selected Recordings from Inryoji Temple

    Selected Recordings from Inryoji Temple

    In this post, I will write a short recording journal about the concerts I recorded in Japan. I left Japan last month and worked as a sound engineer at the Inryoji Temple, Okayama, from June 2022 to April 2023. I only recorded the concerts, and my significant other was usually present. So, we collected some… Read more

  • Demonstration of Ultimate Music Mixing Template for Pro Tools

    Demonstration of Ultimate Music Mixing Template for Pro Tools

    In this post, I will share the ultimate music mixing template for Pro Tools based on Marc Urselli’s. It will serve most genres and is easy to modify. The free download link is in the post. Read more

  • Protected: Tonmeister Technique of Florian B. Schmidt – Workshop at Nagoya

    Protected: Tonmeister Technique of Florian B. Schmidt – Workshop at Nagoya

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. Read more

  • Tonmeister Workshop at Nagoya University of Arts

    Tonmeister Workshop at Nagoya University of Arts

    I attended a tonmeister workshop for immersive audio at Nagoya University of Arts (NUA) on 15-16 October 2022 with Florian B. Schmidt as the guest lecturer. Read more

  • Master of Arts in Music: Final Project

    Master of Arts in Music: Final Project

    I completed my Master of Arts degree in music in July 2022 and I wanted to share my final project. I also made a conference presentation and wrote a conference proceeding out of this material. There should be a copy at the İTÜ-MİAM library. Thanks to everyone involved in this project! Final Project Report Read more

  • Conference Proceeding – My First Publication!

    Conference Proceeding – My First Publication!

    My latest-research related project was the final project of my master’s degree. I recorded a piano and violin duo of Hungarian Dances for the practical aspect of my final project. In addition, I wrote a supplementary recording journal and examined the impact of COVID-19 on performing arts to delineate the context of the recordings. My… Read more

  • Recording My First Concert: Akaikutsu at Inryoji Temple

    Recording My First Concert: Akaikutsu at Inryoji Temple

    I recorded a Japanese Pop band from Tokyo called Akaikutsu (赤い靴) at Inryoji Temple. Read more

  • Puissance au Menu (Sound Mixer for TV Series)

    Puissance au Menu (Sound Mixer for TV Series)

    Puissance au Menu is my fifth collaboration with ID Vision Films III as a sound mixer for six 30 minute long episodes about revealing a historical portrait of the food and how it is grown or produced on Québec soil. The series are broadcasted at savoir media, hosted by Alix Dufresne and directed by Julie… Read more

  • An Encounter With Banting (Sound Editor for Feature Documentary)

    An Encounter With Banting (Sound Editor for Feature Documentary)

    An Encounter With Banting is my fourth collaboration with ID Vision Films III as a sound editor for a 78 min long biographical documentary about Sir Frederick Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC. I prepared the premix for stereo delivery for Yes TV. For more information, please visit: bantingfilm.org. Trailer Another documentary I edited: Conviction (Sound… Read more

  • Spotlight Canada – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 (Sound Design/Audio Logo)

    Spotlight Canada – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 (Sound Design/Audio Logo)

    Edinburgh Festival Fringe offers a corner for Canadian artists to broaden their audiences worldwide. Spotlight Canada curates a roster of performers, musicians, and artists for Edinburgh Fringe 2021. Flyer Films contacted me to create mini-documentaries about the performers and their works. I was responsible for sound design: audio logo and transitions. This project is funded… Read more

  • Computational Modeling of Music Perception

    Computational Modeling of Music Perception

    A conceptual literature review on computational modeling of music perception. Read more

  • Form Analysis of Haydn, Piano Sonata in F major, Hob. XVI:23, 1st movement

    Form Analysis of Haydn, Piano Sonata in F major, Hob. XVI:23, 1st movement

    Form analysis of exposition, development and recapitulation. Read more

  • Voice Leading Analysis of J. S. Bach’s BWV 988

    Voice Leading Analysis of J. S. Bach’s BWV 988

    In this paper, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations (BWV 988) will be analyzed from a voice-leading perspective based on David Huron’s book, Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art (2016). The reason to select this work is the complexity of the variations that made them well-known across centuries and schools. This stylishness brings the… Read more

  • CanadaHub Showcase – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020 (Sound Design/Mixing)

    CanadaHub Showcase – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020 (Sound Design/Mixing)

    Edinburgh Festival Fringe offers a corner for Canadian artists to broaden their audiences worldwide. CanadaHub Showcase, “a program of work from coast to coast”, by Selfconscious Productions, curates a roster of performers, musicians, and artists – a total of 8 for Edinburgh Fringe 2020. Flyer Films contacted me to create mini-documentaries about the performers and… Read more

  • Me the People (Sound Mixer for Feature Documentary)

    Me the People (Sound Mixer for Feature Documentary)

    Me the People is my third collaboration with ID Vision Films II as sound mixer for a 74 min long feature documentary for stereo delivery for Yes TV. For more information, please visit: methepeoplefilm.com. Trailer Other documentaries I mixed: Mental States (Sound Mixer for Feature Documentary), Angèle en quatre temps (Sound Mixer For Feature Documentary), Puissance au… Read more

  • Angèle en quatre temps (Sound Mixer For Feature Documentary)

    Angèle en quatre temps (Sound Mixer For Feature Documentary)

    I have collaborated with ID Vision Films II for the second time as sound mixer for a biographical feature documentary about Canadian violin virtuoso Angèle Dubeau OC CQ. This feature was an Official Selection at the 37th International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) and had its world premiere on March 30th, 2019. Angèle en… Read more

  • Conviction (Sound Editor and Designer for Feature Documentary)

    Conviction (Sound Editor and Designer for Feature Documentary)

    I was hired by Judith Gruber-Stitzer to work on a National Film Board (NFB) co-production project as a sound editor and designer. Conviction will have its world premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival on April 28th, 2019. You can find more info below by clicking the image: Trailer Another documentary I edited: An Encounter With Banting (Sound… Read more

  • Mental States (Sound Mixer for Feature Documentary)

    Mental States (Sound Mixer for Feature Documentary)

    I was hired by ID Vision Films II as sound mixer for a 90 min long documentary. My main responsibilities were: Final products had to be in accordance with yesTV’s loudness standards. This film was produced thanks to the participation of CMF, yesTV, SODEC and Government of Canada. Mental States was an Official Selection at… Read more

  • Sound Design Tutorial – 100 Whooshes In 2 Minutes

    Sound Design Tutorial – 100 Whooshes In 2 Minutes

    This is a sound design tutorial of 100 Whooshes in 2 Minutes. I got the initial idea from Charles Deenen’s blog/videos. My take is not perfectly timed in terms of modulation and synchronization of time-based effects. Even though I can get a few usable whooshes without editing out of 10-20 runs. Do not forget to… Read more