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Re: [ARSCLIST] Recording Innovations
Prairie Home Companion is keeping this tradition alive - I got to sit
onstage for one of their programs last year and their SFX guys are
amazing - all live! They make phone calls sounds by talking into a
Other companies do it in various locations, too.
Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
On Jun 24, 2009, at 5:14 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
The same can be said for the radio-drama sound guys of that era.
Material like the Lux Radio Theatre and the Mercury Theatre on the
Air/Campbell Playhouse often had complex SFX sequences and music as
well as multi-voiced dialog. Sterling's The Radio Manual lays out
CBS's custom mixing board for one of their large radio studios,
circa early 1940's. It was quite impressive. The amazing thing
about the radio guys is that this happened live over the air in
many cases, so not only did the sound elements need to go off at
the right time and flawlessly, the mix needed to be spot-on as well.
-- Tom Fine