Purly Gates
Location Sound Recordist
Sound Mixer
           Sound Track Composer/Performer

"You were a delight to work with". Glenn Graham - Producer, Director, DP,
and winner of 6 Emmy's / Los Alamos, NM Interview for Documentary, 2017

"Thanks so much for your assistance and suggestions. I couldn't be more
pleased.... All files, sounds and pacing, etc. have worked out great. Thanks again
from me and the Hays County Historical Commission." Richard Kidd - Director,
Documentary Film Unit Hays County Historical Commission/ "
Col. Peter C. Woods" Soundtrack, 2014

"I have had the pleasure of working with Purly Gates as the location sound
recordist on a shoot that I directed and filmed. Purly was knowledgeable,

prepared, fast on her feet and overall a tremendous asset on the set. She
is an absolutely delightful person to work with. I recommend her highly."
Andy Corwin - Director, Editor, Cinematographer/ Los Angeles, CA 2013

"Purly Gates is a hardworking artist who loves to create art with a message,
hether composing a soundtrack, recording dialogue, or mixing sound. She

does what is necessary to get the job done. [Purly] focuses on her task and

delivers high quality sound.  If you are looking for a talented music and
audio creator, Purly Gates is the artist for your job."
Tyrone D. Smith - Filmmaker / Austin, TX  2013

                                         EQUIPMENT LIST


                                                       Location Mics & Accessories

                                                       Sennheiser EW100 Wireless Lav System
                                                       Sennheiser EM100  Lav System (wired receiver)

                                                       Rode NTG-2 w. windscreen, dead cat, blimp
                                                       Rode 10 Boom pole

                                                       Live & Studio/Recording Mics

                                                       Sure SM58s

                                                       Sure SM57s

                                                       Audio Technica 4033a large diaphragm (studio) mic

                                                       AKG C3000 large diaphragm (studio) mic

                                                       Mixers and Portable Recording

                                                       Mackie 1402VLZ (8 channel) Mixer, Micro Series, AC power

                                                       Mackie  402-VLZ3 (3 channel) Mixer, AC power

                                                       Zoom H4n Portable Digital Recorder


                                                       Editing Sound/Video

                                                       MacBook Pro
Pro Tools/ Final Cut Pro X

                                                       Canon Vixia HF R300 HD
                                                       Canon EOS T3i DSLR                              

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Composed, performed and recorded Purly Gates
OTF Soundtrack Sample 1 (Harmonica/Banjo)   
OTF Soundtrack Sample 2 (Dulcimer)    
OTF Soundtrack Sample 3  (Guitar, Finger Picking)
Soundtrack Sample 4 (Keyboard)

Performed and recorded by Purly Gates
Documentary Soundtrack Sample1(Yellow Rose/Traditional)

Documentary Soundtrack Sample 2 (When Johnny Comes Marching Home/Traditional)
Documentary Soundtrack Sample 3 (Soldier's Joy/Traditional)

"Iris" Joel Futral, Director (Soundtrack
 "On the Fence" (Sound Recordist & Soundtrack)
The Canut Brothers @ AFTM String Band Festival (Hand-Held Videographer/Editor)
Lone Star Swing @ AFTM String Band Festival (Videographer/Editor)