Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association

John Leonard and Thomas Rex Beverly in a discussion about everything from recording techniques to gear.


Notes from Thomas!


  1. I do online field recording lessons, so maybe you could put this link in the notes from the talk? I’m always happy to answer quick questions, but if anyone TSDCA members ever want to have a longer conversation about recording I love teaching lessons. I also do masterclasses for teams and students.
  2. Here’s the link to the DIY hydrophones I mentioned in the talk:
  3. Calving Glacier recordings:
  4. Underwater Iceberg recordings:
  5. Here’s the full list of gear I use:
Finally, here’s the rig that I most often recommend to beginning recordists: