How to Approach Audio for a TV Commercial

While in Las Vegas I had the pleasure of bouncing over to Stickman Sound and chatting about how to approach the sound needs of a ad agency TV commercial.  PS. It was like 104°F in Vegas, turning off the AC was not an option 😉 we’ll fix it in post. About the Author Andrew Jones…

Review: Orca OR-37 Waist Harness

I’m in my mid-thirties and like a lot of you my back gets sore after a long day of carrying around a bag.  The Orca OR-37 Belt Harness has been out for a little while now and after purchasing one second hand from a fellow mixer I finally got a chance to field test it. …

Cinegear Expo 2017 Wrap-up

The Cinegear Expo is unlike NAB in that it is tailored toward G&E and Camera. But this year LA was blessed to have a few sound vendors come out and hang out on the Paramount New York back lot. So what did we learn from Cinegear? #1 Sennheiser Scans First thing new was finding out…

T-Mobile, 600Mhz, and Wireless Microphones

You don’t have 39 months like you originally thought. During NAB I came across a wireless intercom booth that was playing a T-Mobile youtube video. Here is that video. T-Mobile will begin testing their 600mhz cell towers by the end of this year. They now have published their roll out plan for permantly turning on…

Testing Gear in the Super Cold

I have been meaning for a little while now to do a write-up of my experiences while working in the extreme cold up in northern Quebec. Recently I was hired on a documentary that would be shooting roughly 9 hours north of Montreal. I knew that it would be cold, but rarely is one prepared…