Monthly Archives: October 2010

Recording: Bowing Glass

My roommates and I were prepping for a pretty massive garage sale last month and between the three of us, we had a number of dishes that we didn’t want.  We decided to go through and get rid of a ton of wine glasses, but I wanted to do some recording with them before they disappeared.  I grabbed a few glasses and started bowing them. As I was recording, I decided it would be fun to play with the tones … Continue reading

Interview with Charisma+2′s Mary Morgan

During Quakecon, I was interviewed by Charisma+2‘s Mary Morgan about all things audio-nerdy. The following is the unedited interview: Interview with Audio Director Zack Quarles from id Software by Mary Morgan What made you decide to pursue a career in sound design? Well, I actually started in musical theatre which is what my undergrad is in. Growing up, I’d write my own music on the computer and it became a way for me to decompress after school or my job. … Continue reading