Audio

WiFi Art Thou?

For those of you looking for something to do on your iphones and ipads (between rounds of Angry Birds), Sound Devices has developed the CL-WiFi and an attendant iOS…

SOUND DEVICES INTRODUCES THE CL-WIFI FOR THE  788T DIGITAL RECORDER AT NAB 2011

SOUND DEVICES INTRODUCES THE CL-WIFI FOR THE 788T DIGITAL RECORDER AT NAB 2011

Sound Devices will introduce the latest hardware accessory for its best-selling 788T Digital Recorders, the new CL-WIFI, at NAB 2011 (Booth C2946). The CL-WIFI allows users to…

Is “Good Enough” Killing Our Industry?

I contend that the “it’s good enough” mentality is killing quality, and especially in our industry. Philip sees it differently. What do you think? Episode 20…

This Just In From the “Yikes” Department….

You could make it up, but why? Snip: Following a brief discussion over the offending popcorn, the shooter whipped out a “legally registered” piece and ensured that never…

Dream a Little Dream

The Carpetbagger talks with Ed Novick, Richard King and Gary Rizzo about working with Christopher Nolan. Snip: Q-He doesn’t loop? Is that common? A-KING: In my…

Zaxcom’s Mystery Box Gets a Name; No, It Isn’t “Little Z”

Rumors have been swirling around the intertubes for some time about Zaxcom bowing a new portable recording unit at this year’s NAB, and the name of the unit…

Demented and Sad, But Social

I’ve seen numerous interviews (here, here and here) about the incredible sound of The Social Network, but none featuring production sound mixer Mark Weingarten. Mark’s been…

And It’s Outta Here!

Lucky bugger that he is, Glenn got to take the system out for a spin, and came away quite impressed. UPDATE: Everyone loves a home run, and it looks like…

Martini 2.0

It never fails: everyone’s beat, the lead actor has finally gotten through that tongue-twisty sequence in the dialog without flubbing, and you’re about to lose…

Maybe Facebook Is Good For Something After All

Maybe Facebook Is Good For Something After All

I’m not really a huge Facebook fan, but I can recognize a bargain when I see one. If you are on Facebook and you “like” Smartsound…

My Lav Mic Has a First Name; It’s O-S-C-A-R…

Mics are like shoes in an episode of Sex and the City: we live and die by them and like to have as many on hand as possible for any…

From the “Why the Hell Didn’t I Think Of That” Department…

From Charlie: “It’s about an 11″ cable that fits from the card slot in the bottom to a little black card enclosure receptacle at the other…

Boom, G…[awkward hand sign]

I’m a bit late for dinner on this one, but you try maintaining a top-flight blog while fighting crime on nights and weekends. NOT EASY. Via Gearwire…

Skipper! Little Buddy!

Skipper! Little Buddy!

Yet another salvo in the ongoing struggle to “practicalize” the 5D for double-system use in modern (automated) workflows. Of course you can treat it like it&#8217…

Epic Drums

Bombastic. Action. Chase scenes. Energy. A touch of exotica, with occasional ethnic percussion elements, odd metals, and other special effects such as angrily strummed piano strings. Not subtle. No love…