ADR Tips For First Time Actors

The ADR Process ADR Tips For First Time Actors starts with first understanding and outlining the process that the actors are going to go through so they understand why they are there. Actors have usually done the actual location work months or even years before and so...

Success: Start With Why Then What and How

Start With Why, Why? This may seem like an odd post for a sound recordist to be writing on a sound blog but apart from the typical questions of what gear next or what job next there are a lot of questions around how and not so much around why? The origins of start...

Happy 25th Birthday Ambient Lockit Box Series!

This is a video Ambient Recordings just released for the 25th anniversary of the Ambient Lockit. Lockit boxes are timecode jamming boxes that have also become a noun like Tannoy is for public address system. Their most recent innovation is the Nano Lockit in 2017....

Why Can You Call An XLR Connector A Cannon Connector?

The XLR connector was invented by James H. Cannon, founder of Cannon Electric in Los Angeles, California (now part of ITT Corporation), and for this reason it was sometimes colloquially known as a Cannon plug or Cannon connector. Originally manufactured as the Cannon...