Shock mounts are essential to helping remove all the handling noise while using a boom pole or suspending a microphone during a shoot. Thomas Popp breaks down some of the key factors in what makes a quality shock mount.
A listener asks Thomas which department is his favorite besides sound. Well, give him props – he went all out and told you without holding back!
Working in the desert is a very difficult situation, as is working on a set that is 110 degrees in the middle of Texas during the summer. Both bring their own difficulties in recording sound and being comfortable while on …
Squeaky shoes are the other nightmare sound problem for engineers! Here are a few tips you can use to silence those squeaky shoes.
Wind is not a Sound Mixer’s friend. It can ruin our tracks and confuse our mixes. Check out these tips to help you learn better practices when working in wind! Sony 7506 Sennheiser HD280
Footsteps are something that can definitely hurt the sound track of your movie. Here are a few tips for keeping them quiet!
Wind can be a difficult thing to deal with. It can either destroy your sound or color it. Learn a few tips for working with wind and when to switch to different mediums.
One of the biggest problems professionals can run into with wardrobe accessories is with necklaces! They can be extremely noisy and even hit the microphone! We need to silence these types of problems before we roll.
Thomas breaks down all the food you should avoid on set, so he can eat it. No for real, he breaks down his favorite snacks. Salmon in a cup?!
Working with an all female task is not an uncommon thing when working on production, but does bring its own need of finesse and professionalism. Here are a few tips for working with a female actress or even a full …