Forest Park Forever
We've had a great collaborative relationship with Forest Park Forever over the last year, starting with a simple audio profile we did for one of their member events last Fall. This spring we embarked on a much larger project, with the goal of capturing the sounds of the park itself and bringing that sound scape to people everywhere. Now you can hear them all at ListenForestPark.org! We spent a full day in the park in May 2016, collecting around 5 hours of raw material in 5 di
Soundscapes for Circus Flora
Circus Flora is one of St Louis's great treasures; a cultural germ we're lucky to have. When we first approached them about working together, their response was the not uncommon "we have a sound guy already." And they do have someone who fills the traditional sound designer role in live theater. But after a few conversations they realized we were offering something different, and we ended up doing some pretty cool work together. If you're familiar with their shows, you know
National Blues Museum - Blues Legend
It's time for another behind-the-scenes look at some of our work for the National Blues Museum, which opened this April in downtown St Louis. We spent a fair amount of 2015 working on several exhibits - today we're going to look at the Blues Legend series of interactive experiences! The idea - as it was originally explained to us - for Blues Legend was to give visitors a feeling of how each of three instruments was played, how it fit in to the Blues, and to give users a curso
National Blues Museum Work - Jug Band Jammin!
By now, you've hopefully had a chance to check out the amazing new National Blues Museum downtown. It opened April 2016, and we at Hugmonster Sound spent a good portion of 2015 working on a wide variety of sound and music exhibits. Here's a short rundown on our work on one of the exhibits there! Jug Band Jammin' is an interactive room that teaches you how to play four traditional instruments. The exhibit designers had spec'd out a room that would have four kiosks, one for eac