Field Recording

Field recording is the process of capturing environmental sounds for use in music, film, television, or other audio productions. This can be done either by using a portable recorder or by placing microphones in specific locations to capture the desired sound.

maxresdefault 40

How To Record Your First Sound Library At Home

Your First Sound Library Let’s be honest, we’re all spending more time at home than ever before! In this video, we show you fun and creative ways to record sounds around the house. If you’re new to sound recording and wonder where to start, then where you live could be a treasure trove just waiting…

maxresdefault 61

Wind Noise – How-To Avoid and Remove in Post!

How-To Avoid and Remove Wind Noise in Post! Wind noise is an ongoing threat for us when we’re out on the field recording sounds and making videos. We break down 3 elements to consider with wind noise… intention, preparation, and application. Of course, prevention is key, but can artificial intelligence remove wind noise?! We had…

maxresdefault 15

Rycote PCS-Boom Connector – Best Field Recording Equipment

Best Field Recording Equipment Want to save time with setting up your mics to your boom pole or mic stands? Well, we have something perfect for you to add to your sound equipment set up! Hello, Rycote PCS-Boom Quick Release system! Thanks to a viewer of one of our previous videos, we found out how…

maxresdefault 118

How To Set Gain For Field Recording

Setting Levels For Field Recording One question I’ve been getting more lately is about how and what are the best levels to set your gain for field recordings? This is a question I don’t have a clear answer which I’ll explain why in this video. With recording sounds full-time the past few years, I’ll share…

New Church Bell Sound Effects from Malta

New Church Bell Sound Effects from Malta!

Church Bell Sound Effects from Malta A couple of days ago I was able to record over 40 minutes of new church bell sound effects here in Malta at the Hal Safi Church! ▽ ▽The story about the church bell sound library▽ ▽ One evening I was able to visit the Hal Safi Parish Church…

maxresdefault 62

Field Recording! A Day In A Life Of A Professional Location Sound Recordist

A Day In A Life Of A Professional Location Sound Recordist This video features a typical day out on the field as a full-time traveling field recordist! While in La Réunion, we rented a car and visited several amazing spots on the island! First up we went to Niagara Fall to record one of the…

maxresdefault 58

Field Recording Changed My Life

From Hobby To Business We never expected our lives would lead us here! We’ve talked about making this video for ages and it’s finally come to life! While exploring the harbors of Reykjavik, we tell you all about the origins of Free to Use Sounds. From 0 knowledge, 0 experience, and a $100 Zoom recorder,…

maxresdefault 106

How to Become a Field Recordist in 2021 (a Beginner’s Guide)

How to Become a Field Recordist in 2021 For over three years, we’ve been making a living from our field recording business, Free to Use Sounds. It might surprise you that I had no experience in the sound industry before picking up my first recording in 2017. As a self-taught field recordist, I learned that…

maxresdefault 60

Potato Chips Sounds Eating Chips Sound Effects Binaural Stereo – ASMR

Eating Chips for Sound Recording Potato Chip Sounds Eating Crunching Chips Sound Effects! As we all under lockdown and while editing my sounds I received an email from a fellow sound engineer who is urgently in need of high-quality potato chips eating sounds. From receiving the mail and me delivering the sound effect it took…

maxresdefault 63

Field Recording In Hong Kong! Day And Night Life As A Sound Recordist

Field Recording In Hong Kong It’s easy to be mesmerized by all lights and buzzing activity in Hong Kong. Instantly we were taken in with the colorful lights, rustic signs, and busy locals. While visually Hong Kong is like no other place in the world, so are all the sounds this sleepless metropolis has to…