FCC Licensing Workshop

January 2, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Trew Audio invited FCC experts Bill Ruck and Lectrosonics’ Scott Woolley to talk about the importance of applying for a license as a production sound mixer. Watch the videos here as well as download a PDF packet of the application and other helpful worksheets.

Lectro press release for recent WTVF wireless upgrade

July 8, 2010 at 3:32 pm

WTVF NEWSCHANNEL 5 EXPANDS LECTROSONICS WIRELESS MIC ARSENAL Sound quality and rugged designs–the right ingredients Mike Rose, Chief Video Photographer for WTVF TV with SRa5P Receiver in camera and holding UH400a & UM400a Nashville, TN… The FCC’s (Federal Communication Commission) recent ruling that prohibits the operation of wireless microphones in […]

Field Reports: The new BDSv3, Hot Strip, and RM meter.

August 26, 2009 at 3:27 pm

As many of you know, Remote Audio recently began shipping three new products: the BDSv3, Hot Strip, and RM remote meter. Now that these power management devices are being put to work in the field, reports from happy users are coming in, and a couple are listed below. I am […]

An impromptu interview with Glen Piegari

June 19, 2009 at 3:49 pm

TREW: When did you shoot the Alaska Experiment? GP: “Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment” began shooting mid-September and wrapped mid October, 2008. It was the perfect time of year as we saw lush alpine tundra and forest turn into a stark, harsh landscape covered by heavy snow. This […]

A Tale of Two Productions, Part 2

July 18, 2008 at 8:41 am

Public transportation… I love it. Partly due to my roots in a small town, part gas prices, and part Nashville barely has any. So on a recent trip to Chicago to see the sights from the Sears tower, and visit some of my wife’s family in the suburbs, we used […]

NAB 2003: Highlights for Production Sound

April 10, 2003 at 5:07 pm

The #1 question asked so far this year: “How was the 2003 show”? Answer: Great! While the numbers of attendees may have been diminishing since 2000, and even more dramatically since “9-11”, it is our observation that the number of people attending NAB whose professional interest is in production sound […]

NAB 2002: On the Vegas Beat

April 11, 2002 at 5:15 pm

I woke up in a seedy Vegas hotel. It smelled of cheap perfume, cigars, and wasted fortunes. I came out to Vegas looking for what everyone comes to Vegas for. A shot at the big money. There wasn’t much call for detective work in Nashville this time of year and […]

Everybody Hollerin’ Goat

October 26, 2001 at 4:46 pm

In the summer of 1998, I received a phone call from Dolly Carlisle, a documentary Producer/Director that I had worked with many times before. She was producing a documentary in Como, Mississippi, on Othar Turner, a 90 year old man that plays the fife in a drum and fife band, […]

Appalachian Field Test

October 26, 2001 at 4:03 pm

Shooting for the National Park Service in Appalachia I was recently the mixer on a film being made for the National Park Service on The Great Smokey Mountain National Park. The film covers all four seasons at the park and it has been a great way to polish up on […]

Memoirs of a Sound Mixer: The TV Movie

October 1, 1999 at 4:56 pm

(As appeared in Audio Media Magazine Oct 1999 Issue) To make a living as a freelance sound mixer working in the small film and television market of Nashville, Tennessee, I’ve had to work on every type of production there is: Commercials, Sports, Features Films, News, Music Variety Shows, Documentaries, Music […]