Film Projects

Music video with Lucy Grubb

With things easing from lockdown on 12 April, it has been good to hear of musical life picking up a bit and, in that spirit, I was glad to be asked by Lucy Grubb to film a music video for a single (You Don’t…

April 27, 2021
Camera Gear DIY Projects

This camera is not for turning…

The best ideas for inventions are those that turn out to have already been thought of and produced. OK, that means you can’t make your fortune, but odds are you wouldn’t make the leap from an idea hatched in the shower to a production…

March 25, 2021
Audio Gear

Testing the new Rode Wireless GO II

Putting your equipment through its paces is part of getting to understand it properly. Given its newness (only released this week), my tests on the Rode Wireless GO II might be of wider interest: so here’s a post about them. First, a quick bit…

February 27, 2021
Audio Gear DIY Projects

Primo capsules – for lav mics and DIY

Primo microphone capsules are much-loved by the DIY crowd, especially the omni EM172 (now replaced by the EM272) capsule: it is a 10mm capsule with 14dBA self-noise. As such it offers similar scope to a lavalier (lav) mic for times when you want something…

February 7, 2021