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 […]

Recording Military Tanks

Here at Sound Ideas, you never know what is going to happen next in relation to our recording sessions. From the more mundane sessions like the sound of gift paper being unwrapped, to the more extreme sessions of recording explosions. Once you have worked here for a while, you learn to expect the unexpected. When […]