Police Nab Suspects, Recover Gear in Idaho Studio Heist
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a Nov. 1 burglary of $35,000 in gear and instruments from Audio Lab Recording Studio.
$35K in Gear, Instruments Stolen from Idaho Studio
Thieves stole an estimated $35,000 worth of audio gear, instruments and more from Audio Lab Recording Studio on Sunday.
Illegal Halloween Events Lead to Industry Scrutiny
Across the country, illegal large-scale Halloween parties busted by police have put event organizers and production companies under scrutiny.
Peek Inside the Private Studio of Herman’s Hermits’ Keith Hopwood
1960s rock star Keith Hopwood of Herman’s Hermits has put his sprawling UK estate—and two-floor, amply appointed barn studio—on the market.
BAE Audio Founder Cameron “Brent” Averill, 1949-2020
Cameron “Brent” Averill, founder of BAE Audio, died in August at the age of 71.
Zappa Engineer/Pro-Audio Exec Mark Pinske Dead at 70
Across five decades, Mark Pinske was a renowned studio owner, audio executive, and live sound engineer, most notably for Frank Zappa.
Peek Inside the Private Studio of The Matrix’s Scott Spock
Scott Spock of legendary production team The Matrix has put his home on the market for $3.95 million, providing an opportunity to check out the private studio where he's created hits for Rihanna, Jason Mraz, Britney Spears, Shakira and...
Barry O’Hare, Legendary Jamaican Engineer, Dead at 56
A mainstay of Jamaica’s recording and live sound scene for decades, engineer Barry O’Hare died from COVID-19 on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
Discovering—and Preserving—the Earliest Known Stereo Recordings
In 1901, German anthropologist Berthold Laufer used two wax cylinder recorders simultaneously to record Shanghai musicians, unintentionally creating the earliest-known stereo recordings.
Gearsupply Eyes How Pro-Audio Gear is Resold Online
Cincinnati-based Gearsupply.com has launched as an online marketplace for users to buy and sell used pro-level audio gear.
Hard Rock Producer/Engineer Martin Birch, Dead at 71
Martin Birch, who recorded more than 60 albums for Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac and others, has died.
Zoom Launches PodTrak P4 Portable Multitrack Podcast Recorder
Zoom’s new PodTrak P4 is a multitrack recorder that accommodates up to four performers in a portable, handheld unit aimed at podcast production.
NAMM Show 2021 Replaced by ‘Believe in Music Week’ Online
With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to rage on, NAMM reimagines its January convocation as an online event.
The Gear of Damian Lillard’s Mini-Studio Inside the NBA Bubble; Hear His Tracks
NBA all-star Damian Lillard has been recording as rapper Dame D.O.L.L.A. while in the NBA Bubble, resulting in the appropriately titled mixtape, Live From The Bubble. Let's I.D. the gear he used to make those tracks.
Ken Nightingall, Star Wars Boom Operator, Dead at 92
A veteran film recordist, Nightingall became an unlikely cult figure among Star Wars fans due to his sartorial choices on the set of the first film.