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How to fix bad dialogue using EQ

How to fix bad dialogue using EQ

Equalization is one of the most crucial steps in taming a soundtrack. It’s also the step at which most editors hand their sound files to a dedicated audio engineer…

Phottix Padat Carbon 200: a light stand, monopod and boom

Phottix Padat Carbon 200: a light stand, monopod and boom

The original Padat 200 light stand was a dream for traveling professionals, because of its size and weight. Now the Padat 200 Carbon takes the dream to a whole new…

Review: Senal MC24-EL shotgun microphone + fiber carbon boom

Review: Senal MC24-EL shotgun microphone + fiber carbon boom

After the popular review of the Senal ENG-18RL dynamic interview microphone in 2016 (link ahead), now I’ll be covering the MC24-EL shotgun microphone from the same manufacturer…

How to Record Good Audio Quickly and Easily

How to Record Good Audio Quickly and Easily

As there are more and more one-man band jobs being able to capture and record audio quick and easy is essential.  What are the real world best practices, tips…

How to record great location sound without a boom operator

How to record great location sound without a boom operator

One of the worst mistakes you can make when recording location sound is to rely on a boom shotgun mic without an operator. Shotgun mics actually have a very narrow…