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Hey it's Matt Price the London Sound Mixer from and this is all about my journey as a Location Sound professional in film and branded content and opening up a broader conversation about location sound from the business aspects to technical explanations.
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Ive created 699 videos... Lets reflect
In the last 365 days my youtube made more daily than the bottom 10.9% of the world population.
March 18, 2019
Self Esteem and confidence
Making yourself accountable for your wins and losses is a key part in owning and controlling your destiny
March 8, 2019
Help me to help you
Instagram @soundrolling and email
March 8, 2019
How I Wake Myself Up After My Alarm
I dont have a routine for any of ky work unoess its features where ots 30 days of the same thing 6 days a week. So these are tips to get up and feel awake too!
February 21, 2019
My relationship with directors and 1st ADs
This is all about the relationship of when and what I talk about with dorectora and forst ADs to keep getting what I need
February 13, 2019
How To Get Film Work Through Instragram
This strategy also works for other social sites with search functions :) like twitter.
February 11, 2019
Speed of execution is Key
If you want to be successful quicker than speed is more important than almost anything else.
February 9, 2019
How The Slateless System On House Of Cards Worked
This is from my chat with Mark Weingarten about his work on House of Cards. They Used a slateless system and lots of metadata :)
February 8, 2019
Does Mark Weingarten Always Mic Actors?
This is an extract from a chat i did with Mark Weingarten who has worked on epics like Insterstellar and if he always mics actors just to be safe?
February 8, 2019
Overtime + Unsafe Hours
Jeff wexler and his dad had a big impacton our industry and especially Jeffs dad with championing safer hours and turnaround times in an industry that wants you to never sleep.
February 8, 2019
Benefits of Feeding Audio + Timecode to Camera
This is a question I got nearly a year ago from one of my live youtube hangouts on why I was feeding both audio and timecode for sync to a Camera
February 8, 2019
Cueing Actors With Clicks + Claps vs Vocal Cues
Directors often want to cue actors while a scene is going on and encouraging them to click and clap is much easier to edit.
February 8, 2019
What I Do For Track Naming And Metadata
This is abkut keeping my audio rushes orgnaised in a way that the editors can find relevant extras as needed and what mic is what, even if its just to triple check.
February 8, 2019
How Simon Hayes Deals With Hollywood Fx Like Rain and Wind Machines
This is from a lengthy sound chat with Simon Hayes and covers a part about special large scale hollywood FX like Rain Machines and Wind when it comes to getting clean dialogue
February 8, 2019
What Is Film Carnet? Shooting In Other Countries
This is from my experience doing Carnet for doing part of a feature film in Morocco and Spain last year
February 8, 2019
How Wayne Developed His Style Of Post Sound
This is an extract about an intangible art of developing a style with your post production projects when they are so different. Like Wayne with movies like The Great Gatsby and Mad Max
February 8, 2019
Why Dialogue Is King in Animation for Wayne Pashley
This is from a few years ago with Wayne Pashley and he gives me a glimpse into the raw performance of dialogue to change and bring characters to life
February 8, 2019
Why The Great Gatsby Movie had over 5,000 ADR lines
This is from my sound chat with Wayne Pashley a few years ago now about his post work on the Great Gatsby with Leoardo De Caprio
February 8, 2019
Sending The Correct Audio Level When You Dont Trust The Camera Meters
Here is a little trick you can do if you need to triple check the audio level on a camera where the meters arent accurate
February 8, 2019
My Approach To Backing Up Sound Rushes
This showcases the various ways i treat back ups for projects and when i decide to delete them
February 7, 2019
Timecode vs Genlock vs Wordclock
Find more at my free course at and i cover my knowledge so far of genlock, timecode and wordclock and exploring the real meaning of SYNC
February 7, 2019
Should You Get The Sound Devices 633 As Your First Mixer?
This os from a question from my live youtube hangouts and i go into deeper detail on my thoughts around having such a solid mixer as your first one
February 7, 2019
When Do I Record Ambient Sound In Mono or Stereo?
Answering in more detail the question from my recent youtube live Q+A session on what ambience do i record and is it in mono or stereo and if so which configuration
February 7, 2019
Balancing commercial work with lower budget narrative work
This is my thoughts on low budget narrative work vs commercial work to get into that line of work.
February 7, 2019
Using Carpets and blankets on set
Hey everyone matt from, today answering a question on using carpets and blankets as acoustic treatment for rooms when im on location
February 7, 2019
My experiences doing both location and post sound
This is the love hate of doing both location and post prosuction sound for a project
February 5, 2019
The Sound I Hate Recording The Most
This is usually around a dinner table and when the mic is bang on point it goes straight through me haha can you tell what it is yet? Get in touch with your worse sound and ill make a blog post about it. Instagram @soundrolling
February 3, 2019
Q+A: How to promote yourself as a sound mixer
Thisbis where I give you an overview as to where to get started in promoting yourself so yoy get more work and can help bring more value to other people
February 3, 2019
Q+A: The director is taking over takes
This is a question i get alot over the years and so i give my 2 cents on why it shouldn't stress you out
February 3, 2019
Slating / Clapperboard Q+A
I answer and clarify loads of common questions about slating for different scenarios like end board to series
February 3, 2019
Wireless Blocks Explained
This is about how the different wireless companies have different codes for blocks of frequencies and also how you can translate them.
July 9, 2018
Pre Fade Vs Post Fade and when I use them
This is all about me using either pre fade or post fade and when I use them.
July 8, 2018
Peak Vs VU Metering and Why I Use Both
This is why I use both peak and VU metering when I am sound recording to give me the best representation of the level of the sound overall.
July 8, 2018
How Instagram TV is a very big move
This is an overview of how Instagram TV plays into the whole Instagram ecosystem of content production and how you should get on board now before it becomes massive!
June 25, 2018
Freelancing is not a zero sum game
This is all about why me putting out content and helping others doesn't hurt me. Your wins are not my losses.
April 21, 2018
NAB 2018 Recap
Latest episode of
April 17, 2018
Rob Nokes | Mechanics Role In Car Recording Sessions
This is from my Sound Chat with Rob Nokes about the role of car mechanics in recording sessions.
March 31, 2018
Rob Nokes | Why Rob Started
This is how Rob Nokes started back in the late 90s as the first online sound effects library of its scale.
March 30, 2018
Rob Nokes | Sound Recording Planes SFX
This is how Rob Nokes goes about recording plane sound FX.
March 29, 2018
Rob Nokes | SFX Recording Dos Don't
This is from my Sound Chat with Rob Nokes and about general advice for a great SFX recording session.
March 28, 2018
Rob Nokes | SFX Recording Mics
This is some of the mic that Rob Nokes from uses for his recording sessions from cars to animals.
March 27, 2018
Rob Nokes | Most Memorable SFX
This is Rob Nokes from SFX Libraries and one of his most memorable sound effects recording sessions.
March 26, 2018
Rob Nokes | Recording Level For Ambient Sound FX Libraries
This is about the right levels for recording ambiences to then be able to mix better when mastering.
March 25, 2018
Rob Nokes | Recording Cars To Their Limit And Sweeteners
This is from my Sound chat with Rob Nokes about recording cars to the extreme and sweeteners to make the cars sound even better.
March 24, 2018
Rob Nokes | Recording Animals and Racetracks
This is from Rob Nokes Sound Chat about recording at racetracks when Rob was younger and other aimal sounds
March 24, 2018
Rob Nokes | Preparation for a car SFX Recording Session
This is from my with rob nokes who is a sound effects recordist and mixer. This one is about preparation for a car SFX recording session.
March 23, 2018
Need for Impulse Responses in SFX recording | Rob Nokes
I asked Rob if he has ever needed to use an impulse response when he is recording in a unique location.
March 22, 2018
Most Common Sound FX Requests | Rob Nokes
I chat to Rob about what he gets asked to record the most.
March 21, 2018
Rob Nokes - The Importance Of Location Scouting For SFX Recording
I speak to Rob Nokes about The Importance Of Location Scouting For SFX Recording. This is something often over looked.
March 12, 2018
Rob Nokes - SFX recording with Hydrophone Microphones
This is from my sound chat with Rob Nokes about recording SFX with the Hydrophone
March 11, 2018
Rob Nokes - Is there any formula for sound effect recording success?
This is from my chat with Rob Nokes, sound effects recordist and mixer and we chat about if there is any general successful approach to recording sound effects.
March 11, 2018
Rob Nokes - Teaching External Recordists In Foreign Countries
Rob Nokes - Teaching External Recordists In Forign Countries
March 10, 2018
Rob Nokes - Dealing With Heat When Recording Cars
This is from a chat with Rob Nokes from
March 10, 2018
Rob Nokes - Car Rigs and drafting to avoid wind on mics
This is with sound effects recordist Rob Nokes. This is for tips on avoiding wind on your mics when recording cars.
March 9, 2018
Rob Nokes - Car Rig Track Count
Rob Nokes is an SFX sound recordist and describes his typical track count for recording cars.
March 9, 2018
Work Going Away And New Mixers Filling Gaps From Production
This is from my chat with Jeff on tax rebates moving work in the US
March 8, 2018
Bringing More Respect Back To The Sound Department
This is an interesting chat about the slow loss of respect between many departments and how we can bring it back.
March 8, 2018
Keeping A Hand In Post and FX not helping performance
This is from my Chat with Jeff Wexler about how he keeps in the loop with post production practices to help him better understand post production.
March 7, 2018
Jeff Wexler on moving into other sectors | Even the guy in Craft services Is making movies.
This is what Jeff Wexler would do if he wanted to move on from location sound.
March 7, 2018
Work Life Balance In Film
This is what Jeff Wexler views his work life balance and how his passion is his work.
March 6, 2018
Overtime And Long Unsafe Hours Kill Crew Members
I chat to Jeff Wexler about how Overtime became so common on crew shoots and how it's killing some of us literally...
March 6, 2018
Distribution and its effect on the industry
This is from my chat with Jeff Wexler about the industry shifting through with new distribution models, but how new ones like HBO back in the day causing weaker contracts going forward.
March 5, 2018
The Business Of Show Business
This is from Jeff Wexler on how the business of show business really began and interesting facts about the first studios setting up as really just side businesses from some.
March 5, 2018
Why Fast Shooting Is The Norm
more from Jeff on Why Fast Shooting Is The Norm...
March 4, 2018
Why We Will Always Need Some Form Of Mix Track
This is from a chat with Jeff Wexler and a trend he started to see where location sound mixers where just handing in ISO tracks without a mix track and why this is bad practice.
March 4, 2018
Multitracking Is great but you still need a mix track
From a chat with Jeff Wexler about how advancements have meant multitrack recording is a norm but you still need to deliver some sort of mix on location for multiple reasons.
March 3, 2018
Why Jeff Wexler loves Schoeps mics
Why Jeff Wexler loves Schoeps mics when hyper cardioids where starting to cross over from music recording to location film sound recording.
March 3, 2018
How Jeff Wexler Prepares For A Film
This is from a chat with Jeff Wexler about how he does his script breakdowns and gets ready for what will be on set
March 2, 2018
Reasons For A Division Between Production and Post
This is from a chat with Jeff Wexler about reasons for some productions having a growing division between production sound and post production sound.
March 2, 2018
Embracing New Sound Tech And Techniques
This is a chat with Jeff Wexler about how through advancements in technology are an asset if you understand the core techniques of capturing good location sound.
March 1, 2018
Why Modern Crews No Less About Sound
I chat to Jeff Wexler about why modern crews in general are less knowledgeable about sound let alone other departments seemingly not related to their own.
March 1, 2018
Zoom At BVE with New H1N and Zoom F1
This is from when I was at BVE expo today in London and Zoom where there and so I asked about 2 new products the H1n and the F1.
February 28, 2018
How shooting coverage has changed in drama
This is from a chat with Jeff Wexler on how shooting has changed when it comes to drama shoots.
February 28, 2018
Multi-camera Issues and being saved by VFX
This is from a chat with Jeff Wexler on how the boom can still be used even in complex multi-camera situations by being painted out by the VFX department. He also mentions Simon Hayes and his work painting out radio mics also.
February 28, 2018
How Sound Tech Advancements Brought New Issues
I chat to Jeff Wexler on how the advancements in sound technology such as multitrack recording has brought new challenges as the rest of the industry advanced too.
February 27, 2018
Jeff Wexler on Change In Sound Technology
This is what Jeff Wexler has seen from the changes in location sound recording technology since he started working in the mid 1970's. From mono tracks through to massive file based recordings. He also comments on how it changes his work.
February 26, 2018
Single Vs Dual Receivers
This is all about the advantages of the dual receivers over single receivers for wireless. I sum up the main things to consider.
February 9, 2018
How To Build A New Network
This is all about if you had to move to a new city, country or state then what is the best way to build a new network of clients to get back to doing what you love. Work!
February 9, 2018
New Show Segment Q+A Intro
Soundrolling podcast is back and I am looking to go deep with answering your questions from call ins on the anchor app to help you record better sound or have more success as a freelancer. This one is a great setup and question about audio harnesses.
February 9, 2018
2018 Is All About Comments.
Taking things to the next level in terms of all metrics is through comments. This is the new true metric to meaningful interaction. Just like you where so happy when the like button first came out. Now it's normal to like and the next dopamine fix is comments and true social interaction.
December 16, 2017
First Why then What & How.
This is all about rethinking where your strategy for business or freelancing come from. Are you just thinking of what to do next or how to get to the next level? If so you are missing the why.
August 19, 2017
Same Content Different Results
This is all about taking a step back to take 2 steps forward with giving your audience the most access to your messages and content in environments and formats they are going to be the most receptive.
August 15, 2017
You Don't Own Ur Social Media
You Don't Own Your Posts • Why You Need A Website • Easy strategy for content creation on multiple platforms • Now Over To You
July 9, 2017
Money = Value And Framing
Today's Topic: Money = Value • What Is Money? • Hourly Wages Are Missleading • Why Minimum Wages Are Always Low • Figuring Out Your Worth • Conclusion and Over To You
July 7, 2017
The Illusion Of Job Security
Welcome! • Today's Topic: The Security Illusion • Its A Trade Off • Perception and Consistent Strategy • The 3 Key Areas for Success
July 5, 2017
Freelancing: Why I Went All In
Making the transition to a full-time freelancer • Today's Topic: Route into freelancing • All or nothing • Pressure Forms Diamonds • Action Over Perfection • Micro investments in initial work • Bus...
July 4, 2017
3 Areas For Business Success
I give a big picture view on the 3 key areas for ANY business success. From getting more clients, charging more and getting more repeat referral work. Don't forget to join me on Anchor for even more.
July 3, 2017
Why Build An Audience?
Awesome stuff! • Why Building An Audience Is The Ultimate Leverage • Not 15 minutes of fame but 15 People • Context Informing Content • Over to you
July 2, 2017
Leverage Being A Freelancer
Today's Topic: Leverage • Why Leverage Is Important • Leverage In Biz relationships • What Are You Doing For Leverage?
July 1, 2017