Why work as a Sound Associate? For one, if you’re at the start of your career, it’s an effective way to gain Sound Design experience or to work on a particular type of show. It’s also an opportunity to learn from more experienced Designers, and it’s a useful way to build relationships with production companies, ...
Down in the trenches of clubs keeping the vocals on top of the mix and loud enough in the monitors is a challenge. Here are some strategies that Karla Barrera utilizes.
You don’t have to clean the bathroom THE WHOLE TIME YOU’RE AWAY!
– Or go to the supermarket.
– Or cook.
– Or do your own laundry…. You get the picture.
In Brazil! Here we do everything differently. In Sertanejo it’s common to record a new DVD instead of a new studio album, including, artists just starting their careers. Don’t ask me why.
Apps, Videos, and Tools to help you learn how to design a stage plot, input list and patch a stage.
On the SoundGirls Facebook page composer Miriam Mayer had these questions about delivering score for a film mix:
- How do you like score delivered?
- Do you prefer individual cues, time-stamped? Or do you prefer one long file?
- Do you want every cue at a constant volume? Or do you prefer cues that are under dialogue delivered softer?
- Anything else ...
Throughout the hiring process, I have noticed a trend with job candidates, in particular with their applications. So I thought I would highlight a few tips for people about to hit the job market and get those coveted interviews.
I’ve covered some of the things I have learned about radio mics here, but it’s a constant art of just doing what works and not being afraid to change the way things are done if they aren’t working the way you need them to for the job in hand.
Klang is one of the first companies to bring a 3D in-ear monitoring product to the live music industry. They’ve made a good impression with many engineers and artists such as System of a Down and David Gilmore who have been using the system for their live shows, and Klang also won an award for ...
The most exciting thing, as a monitor person, was to hear repeatedly her desire to know more about the technical aspects. The more she knows, the easier and faster she can achieve her perfect in-ear mix.
Focussing on one specific end goal, or career level, as being the be-all and end-all also ignores how much you’ve achieved so far. Making a career in sound, or in any creative field, takes sacrifice and determination. Appreciate how far you’ve come and the successes you’ve had. You don’t get to mile 26 without passing ...
No wonder we like touring – we’re basically channeling our inner caveman! I’m making light of it, but life on the road really does offer a sense of community that’s increasingly rare in modern life. We each have our roles to fulfill, which offers the opportunity for creative expression, problem-solving, and collaboration with others, and ...