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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
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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
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