Adventures in Surround Sound

Guest Author: James Fensom Hey! My name is James, and I’m a recording engineer at Sound Ideas. For the past year, I’ve been recording ambiences in 5.1. Equipped with the DPA 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone and a Sound Devices 788T, I have travelled throughout urban, rural, indoor, outdoor, and natural environments to capture everyday ambient […]

Recap: NAB 2017

About two weeks ago, Las Vegas was once again the host city to the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, the National Association of Broadcasters (or NAB for short). With over 103,000 attendees from 161 countries and 1,806 companies exhibiting, this year’s show was definitely a whirlwind of activity! […]