Location Sound.

Whether your project is a documentary, drama or reality, commercial content, TVC or corporate, studio-based or live outside broadcast - the quality of sound recording it delivers will be a vital part of its effectiveness. Check out these terrific showreel examples to see the location sound recording results SOUND ETC delivers, or find out more about the company right here


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Hearing is Believing.

Brett Oliver is a hugely respected Sydney based location sound recordist, and set up the company in 2013. He has quickly built a reputation delivering high-quality sound recording results across a wide range of projects. Brett is both highly professional and thoroughly passionate about sound, uses state of the art recording equipment and keeps up-to-date with the latest in sound recording techniques. He works diligently to recreate the sound quality people expect to hear, time after time.

His extensive portfolio of credits show Brett is the go-to guy for so many key projects. These include both commercial and promotional work for top brands such as Foxsports, Google and Woolworths, Virgin Australia, Malaysian Airlines and SBS. Add to this impressive list KFC and SyFy, BBC and Channel 7, ABC and NBC/Universal, Style Channel and more. Individual credits include Lah Lah's Adventures, Precinct 13, MNA101, Playschool and Changing Faces.

"I've always loved music, both playing and listening to it, and this led to a natural enthusiasm for, and curiosity about, sound. After gaining my Bachelor of Audio degree from the SAE Institute in Sydney, I only ever wanted to thrive in this amazing industry, working as a location sound recordist to capture the finest of sound for film and TV projects."

Home is by Sydney's northern beaches, where beach and bush is a magical way to live your life!

Brett Oliver, Sound Recordist, Sydney





Brett has worked for many top clients, across the communication and broadcast spectrum, including...

Filthy Look Films, production company
NBC Universal Australia
Style Channel Australia
ABC, Australian Broadcast Corporation
Syfy Channel Australia
BBC Network
Bastion Stadium
Nickelodeon Network Australia
Seven Network Australia
13th Street Network
Foxtel Network
MTV Networks Australia
Absolute Content
Shine Productions Australia
Screentide Creative
Discovery Channel
Betty Wants In Productions
Lifestyle Channel
Radical Orange
13th Street Network


As you can quickly see, Brett's commitment to sound excellence sees him work only with the finest of audio products and leading brand names...

Field Mixer

Sound Devices 664 - The 664 Field Production Mixer with 12 analog inputs, four output buses, and records these 16 tracks to both CF and SD cards.


Sound Devices 633  - The 633 Field Production Mixer with 6 inputs, six output buses, and records 10 tracks to both CF and SD cards.


Shotgun -

Sennheiser MKH 416-p48

Sennheiser MKH 50

Rode NTG-3

Lapels -

Sanken Cos 11

Tram TR50

Countryman B3

Others -

EV RE50b Hand Mic, Shure SM-57/58


Radio microphones -

Lectrosonics Block 22

Lectrosonics Block 25

Sony UTX Rx + UTX Tx

Wireless Camera Link -

Lectrosonics SRb Dual Channel Diversity System Block 22


Lectrosonics R1a - A bullet proof IFB package for wireless listening back


Boom pole's, windjammer's, blimp's

and plenty of cables and other gear to tackle any situation

A range of other equipment is available by request with notice

Ambient Recordings Sony K-Tek Lectrosonics Rycote Sanken Sound Devices LLC Sennheiser


Whatever the needs and scope of your project, a great first step is to contact Brett for an obligation-free assessment of your sound recordist needs. You'll find quick contact details below...



Phone            : +61 411 538 589

Email             :

Website        :

Address        : PO Box 694

                       Manly, NSW


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