RedSonic01
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First Field Setup
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What gear you need depends on what you want to record of course, so take all this advice with a pinch of salt. My work colleague uses an olympus ls100 as his main recorder and that sounds pretty good. ...

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topic for presentation
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I'd love to have a chance to research and do a talk on how good or bad audio effects the way you perceive visuals. Sight is your strongest sense, but audio effects the way your subconscious interprets ...

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looking for a mic that would pick up the low end sound of a gunshot. so far i have a
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My go to for getting good Mid Low Punch is MKH418S into an FR2 recorder - location and gain settings are the key though. Also if you are after Low end, the height of the Mic above the ground is ...

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Inspiration for a newbie to sound design???
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listen to Amon Tobin - particularly the album 'Foley Room' - great combination of sound design and music.

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Whats your favorite Reverse Sound
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speaking backwards - i.e. speaking backwards then reversing so it goes forwards if you get my drift :)

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tascam hd-p2 or tascam dr-680?
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There seems to be a few Fostex fr2's knocking around on ebay at the moment for around 600 dollars. Have you considered it? great pre's :)

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Car Chase SFX Library Recommendation
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try pole.se. The owner of the company Max is a really nice guy so if you tell him your predicament he may well help you out.

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Recording Crowds for Game
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have you considered recording the crowd outside? This naturally depends on your requirements for the game and what you are looking for - one of the advantages of recording outside you will be able to ...

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Trying to find a great sound FX pack that aims at Trailers
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I haven't got the cinematic trailer construction kit but Cinematic metal, Creatures and Wildcats get used often, both the designed and the constructions kits. I guess as mentioned already here ...

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What is a sound manifest?
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I've never come across this before - and have never had to deliver a list of sound effects for a scene. I do have assets list and list of potential assets to be used in a scene, but this is more for a ...

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Sound design with stock effect libraries or custom?
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I agree with @Mviljamaa the end result is more important than process. To quote Mr B. Minto from DICE "if it sounds good it is good". Having said that there is also the practical reality of time and ...

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Voice Artists and where to find the good ones
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What you are looking for is a casting agent - in the UK we have used SideUK - casting is just one aspect of their work as they also can do all the recording and localization too. If you are looking ...

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How to get from Sony Vegas to Pro tools 9
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This is something that I have dealt with a lot and I am sorry to say that there is no easy solution. Sony Vegas basically doesn't conform to industry standards e.g. OMF. This makes opening Vegas ...

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Does the use of ADR result in loss of characterisation?
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Great question! and something that I'm personally very interested in too, and I have some random observations that you might find interesting. I can't really talk about ADR in Movies per-say but Games ...

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Advice on my newly researched sound recording kit?
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You'll probably need a good set of headphones if you haven't got these covered already - and maybe a mic stand / camera stand if you don't want to hold the mic all the time. Otherwise looks like a ...

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Stock Audio, Audio Micro
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We have a company account with SoundDogs and to be honest we don't use it that often, usually if there is a particular sound from a particular library we'd want I'd look for it there, but it tends to ...

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Advice for cutting car chase SFX
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Car chases hum... love them ;) Death Proof has a really lovely V8 sounds ... or of course the classic - Mad Max ;) As for libraries have you looked at pole.se they have some pretty nice recordings ...

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Library Search Speed
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At work I use basehead and it is pretty damn speedy (milliseconds) at searching our 300,000+ snds (2TB) Library, it's also cheaper but not as nice looking as Sound Miner. At home I use audio finder ...

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What's the wackiest software filter out there?
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Propellerheads Reason has some really nice filters - their resonance filters on their mastering units and samplers are really nice for mashing stuff.

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Do you play games?
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Unfortunately most of the games I play now are for research rather than fun ( but the research can be fun too :)). I basically have 2 different types of titles I play. those that I am curious about ...

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Sound or Audio?
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When it comes to titles of jobs though (especially in the games industry) the terms are a little messed up. I am for instance the Audio Lead and I work with 2 Sound Designers. Ironically part of my ...

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Game-Sound Categories?
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There are also technical categories e.g. one-shot, looping, streamed etc. these have an influence on how you understand the function of the sound in the game.

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Listening Test on Reverb
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If you watch the mic during the recording it waves around as if someone is holding it just off camera - The guitar sounds like it was mic'd seperately, as everyone has mentioned already there is a ...

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Client asking for sound files
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Splits - (if I understand the term correctly) is something I often request from freelancers. Basically I ask for a rendered version of the different elements in the scene e.g. Guns on one stereo track,...

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youtube and soundcloud
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Sound cloud and Vimeo - I try to avoid YouTube for my own work. Vimeo just feels more proffessional somehow if you're sending people links.

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Video Game Hit Sounds
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+1 for Shaun - great answer. I would like to add a couple of things about the game itself. Like Shaun said character and design are very important, but you also have to 'teach' the player how to play ...

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Radiofrequency hearing
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There is also The Hum which some people hear - never been to the places mentioned so can't comment personally.

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Question of ownership
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As a person who hires sound designers and recordist from time to time plus works with inhouse people here are our basic rules. Anything created by an inhouse employee on company time or company ...

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How to make a sound 4D?
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Head Related Transfer function or HRTF is how you make a sound 3D - or 4D if you include time ;) - it's a pretty old tech - and generally only 100% successful through headphones, because you are ...

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Finding Audio Work - where do you look?
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This is an anecdote from an ex college of mine about sound designers web sites. If the website is too good then they have too much time on their hands which in turn means they are not working - Then ...

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