How I Organize, Catalog, and Archive my Field Recordings

Jeremiah Moore Resources, Tech Info

Fellow sound artists often ask this question: how should I organize, catalog, and archive my recordings. I’ve worked on this a lot over the years, and have developed a scheme that works for me for everything I do. tl;dr / In a nutshell Stay Chronological: Store recordings in dated folders, with session description after the date. Use subfolders for “raw” …

Contact Mic Resources

Jeremiah Moore Resources, Tech Info

Here is some wisdom information I’ve collected on the subject of contact microphones. Anything which appears on this page, I have made a solid attempt to vet as worthy of consideration. I’m no expert, merely a sound designer who has done some exploration. I started this page simply to collect my own research, then thought I might as well share. A …

Philosophy

ear Info for Clients, Tech Info

The world is sound; the universe, a rhythmic, vibratory process. Sound is context and signal. We are bathed in it always. Our ears and brains are very good at picking out just the parts we need – but what about the rest? I concern myself with the fabric of this ambient context, the fabric of our acoustic connection to our …

OMF / AAF Mix Handoff Spec

ear Info for Clients, Tech Info

Overview We mix in Pro Tools and require the following: an OMF of AAF file, and Quicktime video. Usually we also like EDL and XML. For documentary: we also love to get wild ambience and actual sound recorded on-location, when available. Prior to export Please be sure there are NO DISABLED AUDIO CLIPS. Disabled clips on the timeline cause a …