Raleigh, NC (April 8, 2004)–Engineer and sound designer Aaron Keane has joined Blazing Music + Sound, a fast-growing music and audio facility in Raleigh, NC. Keane, a 15-year veteran whose experience ranges from major record label recording and live concert production to mixing and post production of films, television shows and national advertising spots, represents the most recent in a series of top talent hires by Blazing Music + Sound.
“Aaron Keane is a force in this industry, whose work ethic, creativity, resourcefulness and sensitivity consistently creates great work,” said Eric Johnson, executive producer at Blazing Music + Sound. “We’re thrilled to have him join us as a senior engineer/composer/sound designer and look forward to being able to offer our clients an even greater level of service.”
Keane began his career at 17 as an assistant engineer for a number of studios. He toured Europe and the U.S. with an indie label band during the 1990s before returning to the studio, honing his skills with such producers as Mitchell Froom and Eddie Kramer. He recorded artists Shawn Colvin and Suzanne Vega before moving on to become staff engineer at The Cutting Room, where he engineered and played bass on hip-hop album projects including Mos Def’s Black on Both Sides and Pharcyde’s Labcabincalifornia.
In 1999 Keane launched Jarvis, a studio in downtown New York, served as its chief engineer and produced development projects for the company. Recently Keane has done audio post production and mixing on commercials for Kill Bill, Cold Mountain, Gangs of New York and Chicago. Other television work includes sound design and mixing for MTV/Nike’s Ball or Fall, and a live studio show with R.E.M for the A&E network.
In his spare time, Keane produces albums and makes instrumental music for independent film and media projects.
Blazing Music + Sound, a division of Trailblazer Studios, currently serves clients including Sony Ericsson, IBM, UNC-TV, Glaxo Smith Kline, McKinney + Silver(Audi/Travelocity/Lands’End/NASDAQ), Rockett Burkhead & Winslow, Bilingual Communications and NC State University. The studio provides all aspects of sound production, including original music composition, voice-over recording, and sound design.
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