April 10, 2019

Last year I was tasked with creating a soundtrack to a short film by Joshua MacFarlane based around the four elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

The project was completed in collaboration with Amy Shields and Nicola Cassells.

One approach which influenced my work on...

November 6, 2018

In October, I was commissioned by my good friends at Sight & Sound Scotland to provide three Soundscapes for Legion, A Rough Castle Experience.

"As night falls on The Antonine Wall, take a walk back in time through our magical woodland where you'll find performance expe...

August 6, 2018

Review by Thomas Neil @ Off The Record

James McLaughlin is a very talented Audio Engineer and Musician from Scotland, and has to be one of the most dedicated, professional and as previously mentioned talented people working in the industry today.

I will be reviewing his...

June 7, 2018

Recently, I was asked to deliver a presentation for MA Music: Sound Production discussing the creative process behind the production of one of my favourite tracks of all time, "Last Goodbye" by Jeff Buckley. As last week marked the 21st anniversary of his death, I thou...

January 3, 2018

In December last year, I set about creating a soundscape inspired by the events on the Normandy Beaches on D-Day 1944. 

The inspiration for the piece came after reading the book D Day by Stephen Ambrose, in particular Chapter 17: Visitors to Hell which details the Allie...

October 30, 2017

On 5th October I was lucky enough to be at Hampden Park to see Scotland beat Slovakia 1-0 in a World Cup Qualifier. Unfortunately the result in Slovenia the following Sunday meant our long wait to qualify for a major tournament continued, but at Hampden and the surroun...

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James McLaughlin is a freelance Sound Designer, Producer and Live Sound Engineer based in Scotland with JMAC Audio.

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