sepulchra
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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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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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Who has / uses a single point surround mic?
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There is a nice piece about Chris Watson's exploration with surround in the field here: http://www.soundfield.com/news/news_watson.php Apparently he became a big fan of the Soundfield ST350 after he ...

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What's the strangest sound you've recorded?
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This question actually caused a dream last night and then prompted a blog post: http://sepulchra.com/blog/?p=1247 Tim, thanks for triggering a funny memory.

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Recording an ice hockey session
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Yeah, I was just about to write about Nokes. He pretty much has the definitive hockey collection at this point. He did all of the work for Miracle and a couple of figure skating films. He wired up a ...

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Adding Excitement
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I occasionally like to give myself small electrical shocks while watching films. All kidding aside, silence can be a powerful tool. Nathan mentioned those bourne films . . . A number of those films ...

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Anyone using a SD 702 with a SD mixer?
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The 702 has a built in MS matrix which is highly flexible. You can decode to your headphones or to "tape". You shouldn't need it if you are just recording 2 channels. That said, I often use the my ...

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Best use of ergonomics in an Pro Tools editing environment?
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Right now, after hours of editing, my neck really hurts, so I clearly need to start taking some of this advice.

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Portable Mic Preamp... Suggestions?
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I think the MM1 is great. If you need 2 channels look at the mix-pre. Also great.

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More reliable hard drives?
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I've also seen the G_technology failures. If you go into Tekserve in new york, they won't even recommend them anymore. I've have a few OWC enclosures that I put Seagates in, and I am now moving to ...

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Looking for a good but cheap hardware mid-side decoder.
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I love the sound of the AEA decoders, but I'm often just doing it in software these days.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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What bag do you use for your field recorder?
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Hey Tim, I'm a big fan of the portabrace stuff. I use this bag: http://www.portabrace.com/productA-AR-7 I like it for a few reasons: the inputs and outputs are easily reached and you can use the ...

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What are some of the oddest filenames in your library?
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window birds corn wind

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Hey Guys Girls, so who Tweets here?
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@sepulchra I've been known to tweet and retweet.

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Tripods and Tripod adapters for pistol grips
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When I go out in the field, I am usually taking small mic stands, especially if I am recording ambiances. I don't necessarily need the height, and you can get away with uneven terrain if you don't ...

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Binaural Recording and Asset Creation
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Hey Colin, Would you mind posting a photo of your countryman set up? I currently my DPA 4060s in knit hat.

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Does anyone use Wave Editor by Audiofile Engineering?
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I've played with Wave Editor a fair bit, but I can't seem to get in the flow with the app. I keep going back to it from time to time, but i've found app oddly processor intensive for no reason. It ...

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Organizing Libraries
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I currently use this scheme: General to specific for example: Tank, M60, Treads, Close, Away As of now I am just using the finder on my mac, and I'm adding metadata with Sound Devices Wave Agent

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What are the small bits in your field recording bag?
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For some reason, I always have an abundance of zip ties.

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