old school

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  • Birthday 04/08/1952

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    So Cal
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    Recording Music, Disc Golf, Body Surfing, Gardening, People
  • Interested in Sound for Picture
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    4th generation Californian.. Proud father of 2 sons, Married for 35 years and counting. USC Film School grad. 33 years in local 695

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  1. You might try expanding your market into OC where there is a lot of corporate work, and LA where there is every kind of work. SD has many great attributes, but it might be a small town production sound wise. CrewC
  2. As a 688 and 633 owner I am very pleased with SD. Thanks for this upgrade. I do wish they'd release a wingman update so it works in the horizontal lay out. Can't wait to see what NAB has for us. CrewC
  3. Congrats to all the nominees and of course the winners and their hard working crews. Cheers. CrewC
  4. True. 1/2 block on 470. The open half is very wide open. I have the 3 block 470, 19, 20 units. Good option in L A in my experience. CrewC
  5. Hey Mark, like those above posts, it varies by neighborhood w 21 & 22. I almost always get 2 0r 3 usable freqs on block 21 except in parts of Pasadena. 22 is usually very crowded in L A but yesterday in Pasadena there was a large open chunk of space. Easily could of picked 4 or 5 freqs. I've been having great success w block 20 most everywhere. Same for block 19 and whatever the block lower is called. Those seem the most open to me but as they are my newest units I haven't used them everywhere in SoCal. CrewC
  6. One of the best topics I've read in a long while. Like most questions, there is no one answer. For me, the answer has always been "somehow". My story is not relevant to most freelancers, in that I live in a big market and have a big family here in SoCal. Even bigger extended family. A backup network that was always there for me. Many options, but many doubts. The one thing I do know at 65 years of age is it goes bye too fast. Especially the KID years. Embrace the now and have faith you can do it is my advice. Even when you wake up at 3am in a dread of doubt, remember....... What was I saying? CrewC
  7. Colorful imagination? New album cover? ArmaFuckinGetaGaddaDaVida? Art? Mostly me entertaining myself as I wait on set to record our one line of dialog.... Peace in, L A
  8. LA FreeWay location
  9. I never met Mr Portman, but I certainly knew his work. He was in the top of the top tier re recording mixers. I hope he is celebrated and remembered for a long time. CrewC
  10. Love the look. Love to see and play with one. Doubt I'd change my current set up for this, but it is a cool tool. CrewC
  11. Well done all. IMO, a nomination is as good as winning because we all know the game and really, what difference is there between sound recording at this level? Mostly what film it is attached to and the buzz of that movie. Congrats to all involved. CrewC
  12. Congrats to all and their hard working crews. Well done. CrewC
  13. I'd like a SD CL 6 for the 633..... or a CL 12 that could output to 2 633's..... CrewC
  14. New for you or new not on the market? CrewC