Expansive & Comprehensive, AES 2019 is Ready to Launch
By Clive Young. The AES Convention opens today in New York, bringing with it everything audio, from the latest gear to unsurpassed educational opportunities.
Inside the Sound Design of Moulin Rouge! The Musical
By Clive Young. The Broadway smash mashes up more than 70 pop songs to create the ultimate jukebox musical. Sound designer Peter Hylenski shares how the audio team met that challenge head on.
View from the Top: Colleen Harper, Executive Director, Audio Engineering Society
By Clive Young. Colleen Harper, the new executive director of the Audio Engineering Society, shares how the AES is changing to provide more value and education to members, foster greater diversity, and embrace modern music genres and audio technologies.
Veteran Engineer David Turner Killed in Tour Bus Crash
By Clive Young. David Turner, monitor engineer for country artist Josh Turner, was killed Wednesday night when a crew tour bus left Highway 46 East 20 minutes outside of Paso Robles and drove off a 50-foot embankment into a...
View from the Top: Andy Munitz, Sony North America
By Clive Young. Andy Munitz, pro audio product manager at Sony North America, discusses product development, new offerings and the privilege of being part of the pro audio industry.
Metadata Gains Momentum
By Clive Young. Collecting and using metadata—information associated with a recording that denotes technical specs, creative information and a list of people involved in a recording’s creation—is an issue that has dogged the industry since consumers began shifting to...
Peavey to Auction Off $12m in Pro Audio, MI, Tools, More
By Clive Young. The MI/Pro Audio manufacturer aims to clear out a warehouse filled with $12 million worth of Crest Audio and Architectural Acoustics gear, guitars, portable PAs, consoles, woodworking tools, parts inventory, raw materials and more.
Preservationists Fight to Stop Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville from Demolishing South’s First Recording Studio
By Clive Young. The site where the first country-music hit was recorded is likely to be demolished, making way for the garbage-loading area of a Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hotel.
$10,000 in Gear Stolen from Indie Recording Mainstay Inner Ear Studio
By Clive Young. A pillar of punk and indie recording, Inner Ear Studio lost an estimated $10,000 in specific gear to a discerning thief.
Jack Renner, Grammy-Winning Engineer/Label Founder, Dead at 84
By Clive Young. Music teacher-turned-Grammy winning engineer Jack Renner co-founded Telarc in 1977.
Police Seize 1.8 Tons of Meth, Heroin Smuggled in Counterfeit Loudspeakers
By Clive Young. The meth bust, valued at $835 million U.S., is the largest in Australian history.
$70,000 of Gear Stolen from Producer Tucker Martine
By Clive Young. Thieves stole vintage mics, amps and guitars from Grammy-nominated producer/engineer Tucker Martine's nearly completed studio. Now efforts are underway to help Martine, who's worked with R.E.M., Death Cab for Cutie, The Decemberists and others, recover.