[Imc-chicago-audio] Is anyone planning to record the audio ofthe March 18th rally downtown?
kkellyp at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 12:59:58 PDT 2010
We don't have organized meetings at the present time. Please contact
me privately if you are interested in working together. We could
identif some possible events to cover and we can try different
recorders and see how things go.
On 3/18/10, David W. Kennedy <dave_k at reasoned.us> wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. This sounds like a great opportunity to learn
> about recording equipment and how to use it. I would also like to
> attend the audio meetings, but I don't know when or where they're held.
> I have seen that the video meetings occur on Mondays, 7 pm, at Groot's
> David W. Kennedy
> Kelly Pierce wrote:
>> It looks like dale will be recording this. For high profile events, a
>> press pass may be useful but not essential. Rita helped me connect
>> with someone a good number of years back who would make press passes
>> for reporters at the local media centers around the country. This was
>> before the days when independent media makers, such as bloggers and
>> podcasters attracted large audiences and are part of the White House
>> press corps, as they are now. As recently as Monday, a group of
>> bloggers met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Washington. They
>> likely were not wearing around their necks an official looking badge
>> from a media organization with their photo on it. These days it’s
>> about acting like a reporter and an unengaged third party rather than
>> a participant.
>> I would be pleased to show you my equipment and help you record a few
>> events with it. I currently have one broadcast quality microphone and
>> two recorders, one minidisc and one digital. Several high quality
>> digital recorders have been announced for a summer release that are
>> both affordable and are of good quality for the price. Up until
>> recently, the quality of minidisc recordings could only be matched by
>> digital recorders 10 times the price. Fortunately, that’s changed, as
>> minidisc recordings require a real-time transfer into the computer for
>> digital editing and processing.
>> The free open source Audacity has a Linux version that is included in
>> many Linux distributions. I use a windows program that I like a lot
>> but I know that several independent broadcast projects use Audacity as
>> their editor.
>> In recording spoken word for broadcast, a multitrack recorder may be
>> overkill. An excellent resource for spoken word audio producers is
>> Transom at:
>> Check out the tools section for recorder reviews. On the site now is
>> an article on using iPods and iPhones to obtain broadcast-quality
>> field recordings.
>> Let’s join forces and make some media together!
>> On 3/16/10, David W. Kennedy<dave_k at reasoned.us> wrote:
>>> I'm willing to record audio, but I don't have any portable recording
>>> equipment or
>>> microphones. If anyone wants to lend recording equipment (and I'm
>>> to put
>>> a deposit down on it as a contingency against damage or theft) then I'll
>>> to record the rally on March 18.
>>> Do I need an Indymedia Chicago press pass also?
>>> And finally, what recording equipment do people recommend investing in?
>>> an article on imc anywhere with recommendations? I just read a review of
>>> M-Audio Multitrak and Multitrak II, but many people report that the
>>> Multitrak II
>>> freezes frequently, even after updating to firmware version 1.0.1
>>> latest). I like the fact that it uses a flash memory card, though, and I
>>> like to have Linux support. Also, what microphones are worth the money?
>>> David W. Kennedy
>>> On Mon 03/15/10 4:19 PM, "Kelly Pierce" kkellyp at gmail.com wrote:
>>>> I wish I could. I scheduled a raw milk pickup yesterday at the same
>>>> time and don't have anyone else to fetch my cream.
>>>> On 3/15/10, Mitchell Szczepanczyk<mitchell at sz
>>>> cz.org> wrote:
>>>> Hi there.
>>>>> Is anyone planning to record the audio of the March
>>>> 18th rally at
>>>> Federal Plaza? I'd like to get audio to include in
>>>> the next episode of
>>>> From The Trenches.
>>>>> -- Mitchell
>>>> Imc-chicago-audio mailing list
>>>> Imc-chicago-audio at lists.indymedia.org
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