The Magic Switches on your Microphone. Ever wondered what those switches on your microphone do and how to use them to improve your recordings. In the below video I give my impressions on the switches you find on most microphones, not all however some there are some damn pesky mic’s around.
The Fisher Boom Yesterday I was fortunate enough to be taught how to use a fisher boom. To those not aware these are giant mechanical booms that a microphone can be attached onto. They are incredibly useful in a studio as you have very precise control of the microphones movement and an incredibly long reach, so […]
What are Bitcoin and Ethereum Bitcoin and Ethereum are decentralized digital currencies also known as cryptocurrencies. Skip ahead to the next paragraph if you know the gist already. Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money that is designed to be secure and, in many cases, anonymous. It is a currency associated with the internet that uses cryptography, the […]
In a studio that may or may not still be called Gatling Gun Studios by the end of the year, comes a feature film about gangsters shot in the mining town of Coalville, Rossi’s Boyz. My part in the production is sound recordist and boom operator. Its an exciting project and so I thought I […]
Feeling the sea breeze upon your face is great, then going on set with a talented group of individuals to create something amazing makes something very special. I am always up to travelling, this was 7 painful hours from the Midlands to Bournemouth but it was definitely worth it in the end. Heres to the […]
Having worked both on the sound recording and sound design this feature length fan film has been a pleasure to work on so far. You can check out the trailer below. You can support the project at https://www.paypal.me/joeylever Check out some of the photos from production. Green Screen with Madame Web Boom in the Alley […]
I go through some settings on the Zoom F4 in the above video and discuss how to get extra time on set through saving battery. The method may be slightly different but can also apply to the Zoom F8. The key themes are: Set your phantom power to 24 volts if your microphone is compatible. […]
A simple way to stop the Zoom from falling out the sides or top of the official zoom mixing bag. This is mostly applicable to the F4 but could be used with an F8 too. Requirements: 2 Hairbands, commonly found on the floor in the bathroom, in a house with a woman living there. Just […]