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I have to admit that anymore I don't do anything about them.  Years ago we tried yelling, whacking pieces of cribbing together, water spray etc.  Almost always a waste of time--if they are in the mood they come right back.  Short of a insecticide fogger deployment, they become an audio post issue.  Try to give them some clean cricket-tone they can patch with!

 

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1 hour ago, Philip Perkins said:

I have to admit that anymore I don't do anything about them.  Years ago we tried yelling, whacking pieces of cribbing together, water spray etc.  Almost always a waste of time--if they are in the mood they come right back.  Short of a insecticide fogger deployment, they become an audio post issue.  Try to give them some clean cricket-tone they can patch with!

 

What Phil said + tighter wilds if poss

 

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19 hours ago, jozzafunk said:

What Phil said + tighter wilds if poss

 

Yes!  The last time I had a similar issue, and it was cicadas and not crickets, I took wild lines and they used them.  Good idea and a great reminder.  This solution probably would have escaped me in my later years because I just was "trying as hard".

 

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I was measuring cicadas nearing 90dB with a sound metering app earlier this year - some long days - whole feature at 1 location, historic house - the constant din was draining all the crew - The script was rewritten to try deal with the noise - it’s not finished yet so not sure of outcome 

post has best cicada atmos ever Soundfield thru a Sonosax sxst8

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