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Sound Recordists, Online Mixing and Mastering Engineer, Composer – Alice Springs – Send your sessions or consolidated files – let’s talk!


Left Of Elephant Sound is run by Jeremy Conlon, a freelance sound recordist – sound engineer, musician, and composer, who has had over 25 years experience in many facets of the music industry. He was a member of Adelaide band The Violets (12/6 string acoustic ), ABC TripleJ favourites in the 90’s, and has continued his electronic persona Cooperblack for the last 20 years, also with songs played on TripleJ and many community radio stations in Australia. Jeremy has a degree in Classical Composition, and very much enjoys arranging and composing for contemporary songs.

Jeremy has worked on the ARIA award winning albums “Gurrumul” (credit – additional recordings) and “Rrakala” (credit – assistant engineer, New York City Avatar Studio) by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu (Skinnyfish Music), “Muyngarnbi – Walking With Spirits” (credit – sound engineer) – featuring Tom E Lewis and Ross Hannaford (Daddy Cool), Nabarlek – ‘Manmoyi Radio” (sound/mix engineer – Skinnyfish Music), ‘Tjamuku Ngurra’ – Tjintu Desert Band (credit – producer CAAMA), KND album ‘MUZIK IZ 4EVA” (credit – producer CAAMA Music) and has had the great privilege to recorded many traditional and contemporary songs from indigenous and non indigenous musicians throughout Australia.

He has recorded in many diverse environments, from world class studios, burnt workers huts in Arnhem Land and fireside bush sessions, utilising vibrant and creatively inspiring places to capture unique sound.

Location Sound recording gear includes industry standard Lectrosonics, Sennheiser, Sound Devices, DPA and Sanken microphones to record great dialogue straight to camera and to POLYWAV audio files in the recorder/mixer.

Jeremy also records environment sounds, using paired omni MKH20 microphones – capturing the wide stereo sound of nature and industry as required.

Recent films completed as Sound Recordist have been ‘Yaripirri’s Journey’ (Songlines Project for PAW Media/Screen Australia/SBS/NITV) and ‘Bulunu Milkarri’ (Songlines Project for ARDS/Screen Australia/SBS/NITV), as well as many productions for PAW Media (Yuendumu) and AFTRS (Sydney).

Services and Rates (2018)






LOCATION SOUND RECORDIST (full day 10 hrs AUD $550.00, half day rate AUD $350.00 – block booking rates on request – basic sound kit included)

  • Sound Devices 633
  • 2 x Wireless microphones with Sanken COS11 or DPA 4006 lapels
  • Shotgun microphone with windjammer, MKH416, MKH50, NTG8
  • Boom
  • Wireless or Cable feed to camera
  • Various Cables, adaptors, and accessories are also supplied

MUSIC PRODUCTION (price available on a per project basis)

  • Full service for recording sound in studio or on location
  • Contact for large studio access
  • Arrangement and Instrumentation

MUSIC MASTERING (AUD $70.00 per song )

  • Using dropbox for online file transfers
  • Using mixes or stems
  • Great plugins, real world referencing
  • Output in professional formats including DDP (DDP is commonly used for delivery of disc premasters for duplication – note additional cost involved)

MUSIC MIXING (starts at AUD $250.00 per song, up to 3 edits)

  • Using dropbox for online file transfers
  • Accomodating all styles of music
  • From Pro Tools, Logic X sessions or consolidated audio files

COMPOSING (price available on a project basis)

  • Additional instrumentation for existing song.
  • Output scores and extractions for performers.
  • Experienced scoring in Finale

LOCATION MUSIC RECORDING (price available on a project basis)

  • Ability and skills to record you in the environment you want to be in
  • Lots of experience with remote recording projects in very remote places
  • Customise the environment you want to record in
  • Up to 18 channels, 6 headphones, 40 plus microphones

For any and all other budget inquiries – most importantly how we can make your project happen, please contact HERE