Dave Greenspan: Field Recording

The University of Michigan’s own Audio Resource Coordinator David Greenspan was the guest lecturer at this month’s student section meeting. Dave’s focus was on the recording of live sound in different acoustical environments. Sound reinforcement was not covered, the focus being strictly on the recording process for live sound performances. Much of the discussion was on pre-production: site surveying, interfacing with the locations equipment, setting equipment lists (mics, cables, various connectors), and other necessary on-location gear that is needed. Dave could not stress enough the importance of compiling a complete equipment list and testing everything before leaving for a gig. (more…)