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About tourtelot

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    Ex-soundman for film, now recording music.

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  1. tourtelot

    sound blankets berlin

    Camouflage to keep the AD from spotting you. D.
  2. tourtelot

    sound blankets berlin

    You should be able to find moving blankets on almost every continent if you look to the correct industry for purchase. D. Maybe not Antarctica.
  3. tourtelot

    sound blankets berlin

    Yes! Moving and storage, not grip and electric. D.
  4. tourtelot

    Recording a three man band with a 664

    Yes this! The Steve in question is a live R&R mixer of great acclaim and this drum technique works. I think some other great producer came up with it. It's been a long time since I have needed to know this stuff (I record almost no music with a drum kit ever). Maybe Philip can add a name here. Why do I think Led Zeppelin's producer? But your plan seems fine and should produce a fine result. Good luck. D.
  5. tourtelot

    Audio Interface for Women

    Sometimes, ya just gotta say "WTF". D.
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    Recommendations for versatile PA speakers

    The QSCs blow the JBLs outta the water. Had both and there was no comparison. I had the 12s which were a bit big for what I was looking for, more kinda talk-back or playback on the floor. Not PA per se but the 12s would do you fine for, maybe, 300 people, and they sound great. If I replace them, I'd go with the 8s. D.
  7. tourtelot

    Why I'm sick (Literally)

    Yeah. "First Man." LOL! D.
  8. tourtelot

    Why I'm sick (Literally)

    Just saw the "man on the moon" movie (obviously didn't impress me, eh?) and spent the whole time feeling sorry for the focus puller. It was shot so tight and hand-held that half the picture was out of focus (a pet-peeve, I'll admit). Ugh! D.
  9. tourtelot

    How many World Series games...

    Or not D.
  10. tourtelot

    How many World Series games...

    At least six. Network can't afford to lose the advertising revenue. D.
  11. tourtelot

    A Knock Jockey's Best Friend

    Dolly track wedges? D.
  12. tourtelot

    Large Boom pole case

    Never mind D.
  13. Have 'em clap stix and tell them the audio will be on the files that you'll deliver at the end of the day. D.
  14. tourtelot

    Lavs for ties

    Hey David. Even today (or not too many years ago anyway) I got away on a lot of TV episodes putting a B6 in a tie knot. It hid in the shadows and even the B (or C and D) cameras on the ECU didn't see it. The more cameras they put up, the less I cared D.
  15. tourtelot

    Lavs for ties

    Let that baby stick out a bit. No one but the DP is ever gonna see it, and that is because he is looking from 10" away. I would always say, if someone was seeing the lav in the tie, the rest of you guys weren't doing your jobs very well. Well, except for sound guys. I'm ALWAYS looking and the giant pimple under a t-shirt drives me nuts. Oh and don't even think of pushing it up in the knot just before we roll Ms. Wardrobe. I'll cut off your fingers. D.