Bucking the Film Establishment

Bucking the Film Establishment

Listening to: “Angels” by Chance The Rapper Challenging or outright bucking the methods of the establishment, whether it be in the production of music or movies, has always proven to be a rather difficult way. But with constant advances in technology, it...
Music to Set the Mood

Music to Set the Mood

Listening to: “3 Rounds and a Sound” by Blind Pilot In modern film, music is prevalent, almost pervasively so. There’s a long history of this, going back to silent film, which necessitated constant music due to the lack of dialog. In fact, have you...
Protect Your Ears!

Protect Your Ears!

Listening to: “Away from the world” by the Dave Matthews Band Read a recent article on consequence of sound about AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson being told to stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss. That has be hard news to receive as a musician...
Same Location, Different Sound

Same Location, Different Sound

Listening to: “Acoustics II” by Minus the Bear One of the most important tools that an audio engineer has at their disposal is Reverb. Often times, as it relates to Film, audio engineers do their absolute best to record pristine sound while on location....
Fix the Recording in the Mix?

Fix the Recording in the Mix?

Listening to: “Give up” by the Postal Service It’s a phrase I know I’ve uttered a few times, and every time I do I end up regretting it. Why? Because its always easier to get good sound the first time than it is to fix it afterword. And it takes way less...