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Immersive Sound: New Tools Of The Trade

Date: 04/13/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA—For decades, whatever the loudspeaker configuration, multichannel surround audio production was strictly the domain of the major film studios, until the arrival of optical disc-based delivery formats brought a democratization of the process through a proliferation of new tools, then adoption by television broadcast.  MORE


Youtube-Borne, Multifaceted Success

Date: 04/09/2015

BROOKLYN, NY—In some ways, Fall On Your Sword is a tricky entity to define: Is it a group of YouTube stars, a performing and recording band, a multi-media sonic art collective, a music production company or musicdriven video artists? The answer is all of the above, while also being—perhaps a little more prosaically—a full-service audio post production facility that recently opened a second room at its home base in Williamsburg.  MORE


Merging Moves To 64 Bits

Date: 04/03/2015

Merging Technologies’ platforms have moved to 64-bit operation with the introduction of Pyramix 10, Ovation 6 and VCube 6.  MORE


Seismic Shake Up In Music City

Date: 03/31/2015

NASHVILLE, TN—The mid-Nineties saw a significant number of music production professionals migrate from Los Angeles to Nashville, hastened by a literal shake up—the 1994 Northridge earthquake.  MORE


Audio For Virtual Reality Takes Off

Date: 03/23/2015

by Steve Harvey. Virtual reality is hardly a new concept, having existed in the imagination, if not in a physical manifestation, for decades. But over recent years, VR has started to enter the popular consciousness via events such as Facebook’s purchase of hardware maker and content creator Oculus for $2 billion and the launch of Google’s inexpensive Cardboard smartphone-driven headset.  MORE


Poll Sound Installs Nuage

Date: 03/18/2015

Utah’s Poll Sound has integrated a Yamaha Nuage production DAW system into its recording studio, where it has on been used on various in-house and live recording projects.  MORE


Pursuing Authenticity For Unbroken

Date: 03/10/2015

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA—Angelina Jolie was very specific in her instructions to the team at NBCUniversal Studio- Post regarding Unbroken, her second feature film as director, which opened Christmas Day.  MORE


Apollo On Forefront Of Mission Bound For Unexplored Virtual Horizons

Date: 03/09/2015

MONTREAL, CANADA—As the audio industry has evolved from mono to stereo to quad to surround to immersive sound formats, there have always been those willing to blaze a trail into the unknown.  MORE


Dale Readies Harman, Atmos Demo

Date: 03/05/2015

NYC-based pro audio dealer Dale Pro Audio will hold a two-day demo event, March 12-13, presenting a complete Dolby ATMOS immersive sound production system and gear from Harman brands JBL and Studer, in the form of JBL 7 Series Master Reference Monitors and a Studer Vista mixing system.  MORE


Oscar Sound Winners Announced

Date: 02/23/2015

Birdman grabbed the prestigious prizes at the Academy Awards celebration on Sunday, February 22, 2015, but Oscar spread the love in the craft categories, recognizing American Sniper and Whiplash for best sound.  MORE


GC Pro Says Yes To Yessian

Date: 02/18/2015

Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) has been looking after music company Yessian’s technology needs for more than 10 years, most recently supplying an Avid S6 control surface for the company’s New York studios.  MORE


Gershin Installs Barefoots

Date: 02/18/2015

Scott Gershin, a supervising sound editor and sound designer at The Formosa Group in Los Angeles, has installed Barefoot Sound MicroMain 27 monitors is his post production studio.  MORE


AES Readies Entertainment Tech Conference

Date: 02/18/2015

The Audio Engineering Society will hold the first-ever Future of Audio Entertainment Technology Conference—its 57th International Conference—on Friday, March 6–8, 2015, in Hollywood, California, at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. Researchers, acousticians and engineers will address the current and future audio needs of the cinema, television and online entertainment industries.  MORE


CAS Honors Sound Achievements

Date: 02/17/2015

The Cinema Audio Society handed out its awards for best sound in film and television on February 14, 2015 in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Millennium Biltmore Hotel.  MORE


Therapy Takes On Foo Fighters

Date: 01/28/2015

Post house Therapy Studios upgraded its two audio suites last year with Genelec 5.1 systems, putting them to use on HBO’s Foo Fighters documentary series, Sonic Highways.  MORE


 
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