Break Free Of The DIN
Sound-restoration software is the antidote for production noise problems
Recording audio on location presents a tough environment for capturing dialogue.
Get Clear Sound
These essential accessories for location recording will have you prepared to shoot anywhere
Doing a successful location shoot, no matter how simple, requires having the right gear, but also some careful advance planning.
10 Top Synths For Scoring
Check out these cool new tools for virtual soundtrack creation
Today, films with electronic scores are more the rule rather than the exception, especially with tools for creating music using synthesizers, samples and loops becoming easier to use, more affordable and more accessible.
Equalizers: February 2012
New Gear To Give You An Edge
Pro Tools 10 software and Pro Tools|HDX DAW systems offer greater performance, improved sound quality and faster workflows.
Roland R-26 Recorder
A new multichannel audio recorder for location work
With the debut of the R-26, Roland takes its multichannel field recorders in a completely different direction from its sibling R-44 and R-4 Pro units.
Video And The Radio Star
Solving audio and sync issues in music video production
Music videos have been around for decades and existed well before the day in August 1981, when The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" marked the beginning of MTV
The Decca Tree Microphone Technique
A 1950s-era application still reigns for film-score recording
More than 50 years after its initial inception, the Decca Tree technique has become a well-established approach used in symphony halls and scoring stages worldwide.
Equalizers: December 2011
New Gear To Give You An Edge
Now shipping is Version 5.5 of Steinberg's Nuendo audio editing/recording/mixing software, supporting up to 256 physical inputs and group channels—at resolutions of up to 192 kHz.
In The Mix
Robert Janiger on capturing dialogue on location for feature films and TV work
We caught up with Janiger recently and chatted about the life and role of an independent location sound pro.
Inside Track: Wireless Demystified
Ten steps to improving RF mic performance
One of the most essential tools for capturing audio on location is a wireless (radio frequency) microphone system.
Compact Field Mixers
When two microphones just aren’t enough, you get the input options and flexibility you need with these incredibly useful, multitalented devices
Eventually, you may require more flexibility than the two audio inputs on your camera can supply.
News & VUs: October 2011
Useful information sound pros need to know
This year marks the 35th anniversary of 1976’s A Star Is Born, which was the first film released with a left/right/center/surround Dolby Stereo optical soundtrack.
Desktop Studios Monitors
Audio reference monitors are a desktop studio necessity for any filmmaker
For anyone interested in serious audio production—whether for recording, mixing, scoring, sound design, editing or effects creation—among the most important tools you’ll need are studio monitors.
How to use this creative technique to get more versatile stereo recording for Foley, effects and scoring
There are numerous methods of placing two microphones to capture a stereo soundfield.