Music Production


Sound Summit NYC Announced

Date: 10/08/2015

The fourth in a series of U.S. regional collaborative events, Sound Summit New York, has been announced by DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices.  MORE

Norris Captures Ben Affleck With DPA

Date: 10/02/2015

Freelance production sound mixer Whit Norris, CAS, decided to plant a variety of DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4098 supercardioid microphones near the actors in order to capture the dialogue of the upcoming Ben Affleck film, The Accountant.  MORE

Wez Clarke Refurbs With SSL

Date: 09/29/2015

Mix engineer Wez Clarke recently refurbished his London studio, with acoustic design by Munro Acoustics, ME Geithain monitoring, and an SSL AWS 948 console with delta-Control.  MORE

NYC’S Avatar Studios Up For Sale

Date: 09/29/2015

By Clive Young. A legendary studio by any measure, New York’s Avatar Studios has gone up for sale. One of the last surviving big recording facilities in Manhattan, the studio was founded in 1977 when industry legend Tony Bongiovi bought a failed TV soundstage—itself a former ConEd power plant—and converted it into a recording facility, christening it The Power Station. Since then, more than 400 Gold and Platinum records have been recorded at the site.  MORE

Genelecs Hit The Road With Imagine Dragons

Date: 09/28/2015

Imagine Dragons has been on the move in recent times, rolling down the road in support of its recent sophomore release, Smoke + Mirrors. Documenting the jaunt, the band shot a concert film in Toronto earlier this year, and now mixing its accompanying audio is FOH engineer Scott Eisenberg. While he can’t leave the tour to mix the film, the engineer has still been working on the mix, using a pair of Genelec 8250A SAM studio monitors.  MORE

Holmberg Records For Film On The Fly

Date: 09/25/2015

Danish audio recordist Allan Holmberg recently wrapped work on the television show Rita and its miniseries spinoff Hjørdis. Here, he shares ways he used Sound Devices equipment for the job, and how he looks after it in extreme conditions.  MORE

Getting The Inside Track On Game Audio

Date: 09/24/2015

“Game audio is possibly the most technologically advanced and fastest growing segment in the audio field and the AES has been on top of this industry sector since its infancy,” says Michael Kelly, Game Audio Track Chair for the 139th AES International Convention, October 29—November 1, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.  MORE

Abbey Road To Host Alan Parsons Master Class

Date: 09/23/2015

Producer, engineer, and audio educator Alan Parsons (Beatles, Pink Floyd, Alan Parsons Project) will bring his Master Class Training Sessions ‘back home’ to Abbey Road Studios on November 16-17 and again on November 18-19.  MORE

Green Films Lost Art With Mixpre-D

Date: 09/22/2015

Prior to filming the HBO documentar, Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson, award-winning filmmaker Barbara Green met with Jon Hicks at TREW Audio in Burbank  MORE

Shippen Leans On Massive Passive

Date: 09/22/2015

F. Reid Shippen, who has mixed 10 Grammy Award-winning projects over the past 15 years, recently used his Manley Massive Passive two-channel, four-band passive equalizer on a project for Disney.  MORE

Hybrid Hosts Collective Camp

Date: 09/17/2015

Southern California’s Hybrid Studios recently hosted the next generation of songwriters and musicians in The Collective Music Summer Music Academy for the recording portion of its summer camp and tour.  MORE

A Studio Grows In Brooklyn

Date: 09/17/2015

BB4 Studios has chosen PMC IB2 speakers for its mixing and mastering facility in Williamsburg, NY.  MORE

Atrium Audio On The Move

Date: 09/16/2015

Recording and production facility Atrium Audio in Lancaster, PA is a busy place. Owners Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland produced and mixed a new record for August Burns Red that hit #9 on The Billboard 200, and other recent projects include engineering Live’s album, The Turn, with producer Jerry Harrison. On top of all that, the facility has updated some equipment as well recently.  MORE

Mastering Jimi Hendrix A Group Effort

Date: 09/15/2015

Bernie Grundman mastered the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival, newly available on Sony/Legacy Recordings.  MORE

Spatial Sound Imagined: Smoke + Mirrors

Date: 09/14/2015

CALABASAS, CA—A unique collaboration enabled concertgoers at each show on the recent North American tour by Imagine Dragons to immerse themselves in artwork inspired by the band’s new album presented in tandem with DTS Headphone:X mixes of each song.  MORE

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