sound

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Compression: the editor’s secret weapon for taming audio

Far too many editors are afraid to touch audio tools like parametric EQ and compression. It’s unfortunate, since the fundamentals are easy to grasp and the payoff is immediate…

Triple Scoop Music: membership plans for music licensing

Triple Scoop Music: membership plans for music licensing

The new membership plans from Triple Scoop Music offer event filmmakers and pro photographers access to more than 35,000 songs, so they can find and license the perfect music…

Free moviola.com course for June: EQ Fundamentals

Free moviola.com course for June: EQ Fundamentals

Equalization is to sound engineers what color is to colorists. To many editors however, messing with EQ just seems to make things worse. Fret no longer: moviola.com’s…

NAB 2017: Sound Devices MixPre 3 and MixPre 6

NAB 2017: Sound Devices MixPre 3 and MixPre 6

Sound Devices is announcing not one, but two new members in it’s MixPre family, and not only will they mix your shoot for you – they will simultaneously…

Avid PhraseFind: The Editor’s Secret Weapon

Avid PhraseFind: The Editor’s Secret Weapon

Phonetic dialog indexing tools add a huge layer of moviemaking magic. Now that Avid has released PhraseFind, an option for Media Composer, editors can complete that daunting, ever-growing task…

Hindenburg Journalist on sale for under US$2

Hindenburg Journalist on sale for under US$2

As you have probably noticed, I have published several articles about Hindenburg Journalist (Pro), and I also mention it often in other articles like microphone reviews, preamp/A-to-D…

Neutron, a smarter way to mix

Neutron, a smarter way to mix

The new Neutron plug-in includes industry first technologies Track Assistant and Masking Meter. Available from October 5, with a live webinar October 6, for all those who want to…

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…

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – Mic vs. Mic

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – Mic vs. Mic

In chapter 3 of Adorama Pro 101: The Basics, we examine the differences from microphone to microphone…

Connect a XLR microphone to your smartphone

Connect a XLR microphone to your smartphone

Smartphones do everything these days, even 4K video or 4K UHD, but how good are they when it comes to sound? Well, they’re good enough, and better with an…