As he travels between his company’s offices in Berlin, London, and San Francisco, SoundCloud’s Swedish born CEO, Alexander Liung, wears a leather jacket with the company’s logo sprayed on the back.
“It’s amazing that people come up to me all over the world, in Japan, Singapore, everywhere, and ask me if I work at SoundCloud,” he says. “And when I say yes they are so excited to tell me how they use it.”
Brad Pitt would just be a beautiful silent hunk of meat if it weren't for folks like Ren Kylce, Michael Semanick, and Ben Burtt. These three golden ears and others in the field of sound for film have brought the silver screen to life for titles like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars. (You know, indie movies.) But you wouldn't know it because every year the Oscars quickly pass over the sound category in boring montages.