Sean Murray’s music has been the backdrop behind award-winning television shows and video games. Though he has a huge library of sounds, his ticket to success is recording real world sounds to add to his scores. That’s now more convenient than ever with Tascam’s new DR-100mkIII
Whenever doing a professional voice recording, de-essing — the reduction of excessive sibilant consonants — is often a persistent issue. There are many techniques to get rid of this offensive sound from recordings of the human voice.
Wheatstone Corporation, long-time supplier of audio consoles, networking software and other products for both radio and television, has acquired another industry veteran in Pacific Research & Engineering (PR&E), a division of GatesAir of Quincy, Illinois (formerly Harris Broadcast). PR&E makes audio consoles and designs and builds
Often called “walk-and-talk” recording, videographers are often confronted with recording the audio of subjects in their workplace or during an interview with two or more people walking in full motion. Here’s how to insure excellent audio.
When recording live audio with a dynamic microphone, a good recordist may want to know what is the maximum sound pressure level that mic can handle without distorting. As with many such seemingly basic questions in audio, the answer is not so simple.
With the current generation of videographers, a mounted on-camera microphone is considered a major upgrade to the camera’s built-in microphone. But when a video producer seeks true excellence in field audio, boom microphones come into play.
Gavin Kelly, a well-known “ghost hunter,” seeks to prove the existence of the paranormal by recoding strange sounds with his TASCAM DR-series field recorder for Amazon Prime’s new television series “Paranormal Journey: Into the Unknown.” Kelly, who serves as the host and lead investigator for the series and partner
TASCAM said it is proud to announce a new cassette recorder/player for the professional audio market. That’s right, a new cassette recorder/player in 2017! It’s called the CD-A580 and it’s a CD, USB and Cassette Player/recorder that also serves as a feature-rich, multi-platform playback unit.
Self-noise in a microphone is important if the recordist is seeking to come as close as possible to making a clean, noise-free recording. But how does one read self-noise specs and what numbers are good and bad when making a decision on which microphone to use?