Slating. It’s a small step during field recording. It lasts no longer than twenty seconds. It simply lists what you’re about to record, and how.
That seems basic, doesn’t it? However, slating plays an important role in capturing sound effects. How?
Last week I explained what slating is, and how it is done. I also went deeper, and explained the philosophy behind slating, and how it improves your final tracks.
That post was about ideas. This one is about facts. It’s a checklist of what you should include in your slates, why, and how you do it.
Next week, I’ll share some tools that will help you slate well, and wisely.
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