Fred Pearson
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In need of some career advice.
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I would take the job, but set myself a target, a date, where if I'm not moving into feature films by then - leave and try elsewhere. If you are truly interested in feature films, this may be a great ...

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Reducing room on recordings
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Check this plug-in out: SPL De-Verb It gets rid of the reverb tail pretty well, however, it does keep some early reflections. Sounds great though, and is probably more than worth a try! Cheers

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Pro Tools 9 and aggregate device use
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I found a smallish article on this the other day when looking for SFX library software. Iced Audio's AudioFinder website came up with this: CLICK HERE Hope that helps, Cheers

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How do you get rid of the birds in your recordings?
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Wait till winter haha! In all seriousness though, Internet Human's suggestion is a good one. RX2 is an incredible piece of software and brilliant for fixing problems where you can't re-record sounds....

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Zoom H2 Frequency Response - 70hz?
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Not an answer I'm afraid, but another +1 for the H2. It's great to have on you in case something pops up whilst you're out and about but that's about it. I haven't used the line-ins so can't help. ...

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Where are you from and what do you do?
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Hi, I'm Fred and I'm an aspiring Sound Designer. I studied Sound Technology at LIPA in Liverpool, UK, before moving down to London and running at Hackenbacker for a year. I'm now running at Envy and ...

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How to study sound for any film?
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A thing I like to do is to watch a film (or a scene in a film), but disconnect/mute the centre channel. I find it helps me focus on the sound design more and I get distracted by the story less. (I'm ...

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Mic pops with movement, consonants
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It might be a cable break? If so, get the trusty soldering iron out! You should also try swapping out everything you possibly can to see what the problem is. Swap the actors, swap the wireless ...

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Questions you want answered at AES?
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Another question for Avid (unless it's been covered somewhere and I've just missed it). With a new HDX Pro Tools Rig, can you use AAX Native and AAX DSP plugs together in the same session, like you ...

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Getting rid of room sound on a voice recording?
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Another problem you'll be hearing is the actual tone of the room, or the room mode. This is where a frequency being played is the same wavelength (or multiple of) a dimension in the room (W, D or H). ...

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Wood workshop recordings.
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I think a lot of the sounds you'll discover when you're there/after you've seen the place rather than planning beforehand (although I do think planning beforehand is vitally important). Make sure you ...

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On the hunt for a new pair of ears
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Everyone I know seems to rave about Sennheiser HD-25s, never tried them myself, but I've heard great things about them. They have on-the-ear cups rather than over/in ear, so they can become ...

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Pro Tools save copy still copies cleared regions
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I'm sure you do this but just thought I'd offer it up as a suggestion just in case, but, when you clear the regions do you also delete them from the drive or just clear them from the session? If you ...

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Hey Guys Girls, so who Tweets here?
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@arrowheadaudio and @F_Pearson. Don't tweet too much at the moment (I'm pretty new to the whole thing) but am planning on getting on it soon! Cheers

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How many of you went to school for sound?
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Currently studying at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). 3 weeks left to go!

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Onomatopoeia Charades #2
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This definitely needs to become a regular post. Weekly?

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How to make a suction sound?
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I'd add a normal kind of 'sucking' sound like a reversed plunger or something similar, and add some kind of electronic sound as well, maybe an automated low-pass filter sweep on a White Noise sample? ...

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The NTG-3 vs MKH-416 choice
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I've been researching the same topic and have come to the conclusion that they are very similar microphones. I've come to understand the MKH has a narrower pickup pattern and a flatter bass response. ...

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