(Welcome to) Planet Music

Before landing on Planet Music, a spaceman traveled a great distance in response to the musical phenomenon. Along the way he met and grooved with super-saiyan by the name of Will Hallet.

Copyright to Swedish House Mafia and Virgin / EMI for the song Greyhound.

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Totally Tubular

I like working with the shotgun microphone during Sound & Video projects. It is useful because it records mostly in one direction, and has a bit of length to it, so you don’t have to get close to the source of the sound. It records mostly these areas:

shotgun microphone polar diagram (where it looks for sound)

For me, the shotgun microphone really fun to hold and point in various directions …and served as inspiration for the totally tubular
Shotgun Flashlight!!

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A/V Video Project: Final Video

As the last digital film scraps are swept away from the metaphorical cutting room floor, I am happy to announce the completion of the following instructional video on how to laser cut an acrylic box. Enjoy!

ITP: Laser Cut Box Instructable from Jim on Vimeo.

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A/V Video Project: Capturing Video with a DSLR

Utilizing our storyboarding from last week, our A/V team collected the raw footage we will use to make our informational video on how to make an Acrylic box.

This was a two-pronged learning experience, doing fabrication for the first time and also using this fancy camera.

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