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Check out the Location Sound Podcast where each episode we talk with location sound mixers, boom ops and other industry pros about the various aspects of recording sound on-location for feature and independent films, TV commercials, interviews, anytime where dialog from actors is recorded. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting out, this podcast is packed with great stories and lessons about recording on-location.
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041 Kreigh Carter – Boom Op & Production Sound Mixer based out of St. George, Utah

Kreigh Carter is a boom op and production sound mixer based out of St. George, Utah. He also has a full service production company called Kreigh Carter Productions where he does videography and editing. Kreigh uses a Zoom F8 mixer/recorder, Sennheiser 416 shotgun mic, Sennheiser wireless lavs and Tentacle Sync for timecode.

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040 Jennilee Park – Production Sound Mixer based out of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota

Jennilee Park is a production sound mixer based out of Minneapolis-Saint Paul in Minnesota. She uses a Sound Devices 633 mixer/recorder, Lectrosonics SRc wireless receivers, SMDWB wireless transmitters and Wideband LTs. Sennheiser 2000 wireless hops, Tentacle Sync for timecode and Schoeps mini CMIT shotgun mics. Sanken COS-11Ds for lav mics. https://jennileepark.com/

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038 Lectrosonics – Karl Winkler, VP of Sales

Karl Winkler, Vice President of Sales at Lectrosonics, talks with us about the U.S. based company’s product line like the SMWB, SMDWB, & SRc, and best practices when using wireless and choosing a wireless microphone system that fits your needs. Lectrosonics has a history of delivering quality wireless technology with excellent customer support and service since 1971.

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037 Justin Lacroix – Production Sound Mixer based out of southern Maine and has worked on the reality TV show Survivor

Justin Lacroix is a production sound mixer based out of southern Maine. He’s worked on the reality TV show Survivor and on projects for MTV, Nat Geo, HBO and Vice. He uses a Sound Devices 633 mixer/recorder, Lectrosonics SRc wireless receivers, Lectrosonics SMWBs and SMDWBs wireless transmitters, Sanken COS-11 lav mics, Sennheiser 416 shotgun mics and Sennheiser MKH-50 for interiors. Justin also uses Tentacle Sync time code boxes.

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036 Rick Garza – Production Sound Mixer based out of Ventura, California and works on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid

Rick Garza is a production sound mixer based out of Ventura, California. He’s worked on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid and Mariah’s World with Mariah Carey. Rick uses a Sound Devices 633, Lectrosonics wireless transmitters and receivers, Sennheiser 416 shotgun mics, Ktek boom pole, PSC power distro and Tentacle Sync for timecode.

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035 Jay Menez – Production Sound Mixer, Director and Producer based out of Los Angeles, California

Jay Menez is a production sound mixer, director, producer and author based out of Los Angeles, California. He uses a Sound Devices 688, Lectrosonics SRc receivers and SMWB wireless transmitters, SL-6 for power distro, Sennheiser MKH-416 shotgun mic and the MKH-50, Sanken COS-11 lavs, and Betso timecode boxes. Jay’s book is called Spark-The 8 Mental Habits of Highly Successful People.

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Episode 34 – James Nolan – Production Sound Mixer based out of Los Angeles, California

James Nolan is a production sound mixer based out of Los Angeles, California. He’s worked on documentaries, reality TV and commercial productions. James is originally from Dublin, Ireland. He uses a Sound Devices 788 with a CL-8, Lectrosonics and Wisycom wireless, dpa 4017 shotgun mic, Sennheiser mkh 8050, and dpa lav mics. Sennheiser IEM as Comteks.

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Episode 033 – Steve Saada – Boom Op & Production Sound Mixer based out of the Baltimore/DC area

Steve Saada is a boom op and production sound mixer based out of the Baltimore / Washington DC area. He’s worked on the Netflix series, House of Cards and on the HBO series, Veep, with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Steve uses a Sound Devices 633 mixer/recorder, Lectrosonics wireless, Audio Root power distribution, Sanken COS-11 lavs, Sennheiser MKH-50 shotgun mics, Betso timecode boxes and Sennheiser G3 wireless camera hops.

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