Gear From Simple to Complex and Back!

This is a topic I’ve delved into before and it has been on my mind lately. As some of you may know I’ve been on the move since the 9th of April this year (2018) from the Blue Mountains, NSW to New Zealand, USA, East Cork, Ireland, UK, West Cork, Ireland, USA, Kerry, Ireland, Sydney, Old Bar, Sydney, NSW and finally Highclere, Tasmania. It has been a year of learning and of culling down to the bare minimum. This has applied to “stuff” as well as attitudes. Continue reading “Gear From Simple to Complex and Back!”

Outside Recording

Moving from a controlled recording space to the outdoors provides many challenges and opportunities.

The main challenges surround control of unwanted sound. As ever, this is a problem no matter where we are recording. Indoors we are generally not worried about wind. Outdoors, the air is rarely still. This effects microphones more than anything else. The recording gear is generally not affected by wind but rain is another matter all together. Continue reading “Outside Recording”