sepulchra
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How would you design the sound of a submersible propeller?
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I'm a big fan of the pitched down pool toys. I did a bunch of that stuff here. They aren't pitched down in the library though. http://rabbitearsaudio.com/product/hydrophonic/ But @noisejockey is ...

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Hurricane Sandy
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I put up a bunch of recordings yesterday if you want to check some of them out. It was quite a night. http://sepulchra.com/blog/?p=1959

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Has anyone tried the same Schoeps capsule on both a digital and analog amplifier?
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I've experimented a bit with these mics, and I would rather have the sound of my mic and my chosen mic pre. This digital solutions take that out of the equation for me. Obviously it is all personal ...

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B&K 4006s in field recording..
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I would try them with a jecklin disc. I bet you would get some nice results with ambiences and that setup.

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Buying advice: 744t with a mixpre or a SQN4S-II as extra pre-amp ?
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The pre-amps on the mix-pre are close, but they are not the same. I actually prefer them to the 7-Series recorders. They feature lundahl input transformers and the mix-pre also has an optical limiter ...

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Edirol R-44 mic preamp mods
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I'd try and find the original mix pres. It is far superior to the mix pre-D. It is just a much warmer unit.

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My first MS stereo setup.
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If you are going to use an 8050 with that setup you are going to need to spend some time learning the pickup pattern and how that affects your decoded MS. The little lobe in the back can play tricks ...

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Can you fit two microphones in a Rycote Zepplin for MS Setup?
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Let me also chime in as an owner of two stereo Rycote AEs. One for a MKH 30/40 pair and another for an Mk4/Mk8 setup. You can certainly get away with Schoeps in mono suspension but if you are doing ...

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Favorite External Enclosure?
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If it is just staying on your desk, I would use on of these: http://www.newertech.com/products/hdddocks.php I keep my drives in cases and got rid of a bunch of external enclosures this way. Less ...

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River/Large Stream Sound Design.
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Not to pimp myself out here, but I do have a large collection or rivers and streams here: http://rabbitearsaudio.com/rea007-brooks-streams-waterfalls/

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Mid Side monitoring on PCM-D50
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Doesn't the SQN 4S allow you to monitor a matrixed signal in your headphones? I'm pretty sure it does. You also have the option of decoding your outputs as well. this is the mixers I'm talking ...

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Black Friday Discounts
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We are having a black friday sale through sunday at Rabbit Ears Audio. We are doing 20% off all single-user licenses with this discount code: rabbitfriday The sale will start today and run through ...

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Sound Devices MixPre-D vs USBPre-2
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I totally agree with Shaun and if you are just looking for a solid front end for your recorder to use in the field you might try and find the original mix-pre used, which has since been discontinued. ...

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looking for vehicles 1939-41
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thanks Rene. If you need Military Vehicles, we did a large collection of tanks and APCS with tons of exterior coverage and 6-8 channels on board each vehicle: http://rabbitearsaudio.com/rea005-...

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Free MP2 Converter for Mac
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PRX is a radio org in the US and they provide a free MP2 encoder: http://www.prx.org/tools-and-resources/prx-tools

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Deals Deals Deals
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And just to add to what @timeprebble said. I would never do anything for a buy out unless it would buy me a house which is never going to happen. Get a percentage of the sales and make sure you are ...

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Low freq rumble with Sennheiser Mkh30
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It seems like you have some good suggestions for troubleshooting but High Pass Filters are really necessary when you are "cueing" when using a Rycote. Whether it is on a boom or handheld with a pistol ...

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Porta Brace audio recorder case AR7 design fault?
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I did not have this issue. I would sometimes get annoyed that the bag's side panes would close at the wrong times, but if you spend some time "working out" those panels it is a quite useful and ...

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What are your sources for new/unknown music? - Not exactly sound design but...
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Aquarius Records in SF has a great weekly email and they always provide samples to playback on their website: http://www.aquariusrecords.org/

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Sick of the Moleskine
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I'm a big fan of Rhodia pads. I used to be a moelskine guy but I switched to Rhodia when I kept wanting to tear pages out. I used the grid based pads. http://www.rhodiapads.com/rhodia_pad.shtml

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Recommend a good quality blimp and dual-mount system for pair of Oktava 012s?
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I know someone who mounted schoeps on a stereo rycote hot shoe bar http://www.rycote.com/products/accessoriesspares/stereo_bar_assembly/ the smaller one and used the rycote ball gags for wind ...

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Sound Design Birthday Ideas
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Check out "into great Silence" -- lots of silence! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478160/

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How do you thank somebody for letting you record their stuff?
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If it is a museum, I often make a tax deductible donation.

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DPA 4061 as Lavalier?
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The 4060s are definitely more sensitive than the 4061 and handle a little less SPL. That said, I used the DPA 4060s when recording my rocket library and they did pretty damn well.

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New audio interface
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I have the usbpre2 when I head out on he road and it is rock solid. I actually like the headphone amp better than the Apogee Ensemble I own.

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Vocal Microphone upto 1800 dollars!
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I have the transformer balanced Blue Mouse (the black one) that sounds great for VO, but it is the model of the the MIC before they went through all of the legal trouble with the guy in Latvia who was ...

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Fieldmixer / Recorder combo suggestions?
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I've been dying to check out the new SONOSAX recordings, but here in the states their pricepoint is just a bit high for what they offer. I'm sure they are more reasonable in europe: http://www....

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Mixing Midside Mid and Side Brands
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Testing everything out is extremely important. I often use the MK4 instead of the Mk41 because I am looking for something a little more natural and open. The MKH 50 and the MK41 are great ...

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any good sound designing memories through photos to share?
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Recording at Corkscrew Swamp in Naples Florida. My brother is a sick photographer and he documented the day: http://daveraphael.com/blog/christmas-swamp/ and the recordings are here: http://...

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What do you think about Sanken css 5 for recording ambience?
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I think it is a great sounding mic, and I too wouldn't recommend it for quiet ambiences. It is a mono compatible design, but it is not true M-S. it actually has 3 electronically balance capsules ...

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