All posts by Tim Prebble

Sport Mode

Yesterday I drove 2 hours over to my favourite exterior recording location - low tide & no wind meant the conditions were perfect for recording my DJI Mavic Pro. The Mavic is a drone physically much smaller than my DJI Phantom 3 Pro, but being a newer generation has longer battery life (27min), better range...

SD Challenge 01 Winners

For anyone late to the party, the first HISSandaROAR SD Challenge required creating sound for a short video - two shots of waves - with the restriction that the only source material allowed was a small selection of provided noise samples. Here is a short burst from each of the provided sound files: I will...

WIN A FREE LIBRARY

We are excited to launch a new HISSandaROAR Sound Design Challenge! So what do you have to do? Design and mix the sound for the mute video below Rules: 1. The only source material allowed is the SD030 NOISE SOURCE TestPot (file list below) 2. Design, edit, manipulate, process & mix the sound to picture,…

First recordings

I was thinking about my first ever recording experiences, and while it wasn't in the field per se, the one machine that ignited the fire in my imagination for recording and manipulating sound was the TEAC A3340 four track recorder. This particular machine had become infamous by local experimental music hero Chris Knox and his...

A beginning

The best place to start a new blog? The beginning! I grew up on my parents farm, Dalbury, near the mouth of the Rangitata River in the South Island of New Zealand and I think living in such a place had a profound impact on my senses. I have since read of how some of...