A few weeks ago I picked up some new Schoeps CMC1 bodies with the hope of getting my quad ORTF rig into a more compact setup. I have been testing these little tiny amplifier bodies to see how they compared to my CMC5. So far I’ve been pretty impressed with the performance of the tiny mics on a number of sources.
One sound that I hear throughout winter in the burbs is the furnace in my basement kicking on. It has a fun little ramp up to it and a nice little shutdown.
It is almost spring!
Recording Geek Note: Rig consists of Schoeps CMC1′s with MK4 capsules setup for ORTF. It was tracked with a Cooper CS 104 feeding a Sound Devices 744T
Michael Raphael February 29, 2020
What is that expression about making lemons out of lemonade? Or is it lemonade out of lemons. For the next few weeks my next door neighbors are having their roof and siding redone, and if I am going to have to suffer through it, I might as well get some useful recordings out of it. This recording is from day
I Have Found a Shrubbery
I love this time of year. I don’t know whether to call it spring or that-period-in-the-suburbs-when-I-don’t-hear-furnaces-and-compressors-from-neighboring-HVAC-systems. It is the time of the year when I feel like I can truly hear my neighborhood. I can hear the birds in the morning, the sound of tires on the wet pavement when it rains, and local commuter trains from a much greater
Fall Into Picnic Table
I have to admit, the initial reason for this post was to give Rycote a hard time. Back in June they posted an Instagram reel of a DMS setup on a picnic table. I made this recording along the Upper Delaware River on the border of PA and NY and I’m pleasantly surprised that my Rycote teasing turned into a
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