Innovations: 3DME Music Enhancement System from ASI Audio x Sensaphonics
When the founder of pioneering IEM manufacturer Sensaphonics teamed up with the CEO of Think-A-Move, a manufacturing company focused on headset products used in high-noise applications, the result was a brand new company that takes a fresh approach to...
Caelum Music Production Revamps its Acoustical Treatments
Composer/producer Dante Lattanzi revamped acoustical treatments in his facility, Caelum Music Production, to make the most of the versatile space.
Mercer Music at Capricorn: Revitalizing a Studio for the Next Generation
Literally on the verge of collapsing only a few years ago, Capricorn Sound Studios, the Macon, GA, facility that invented Southern rock, has been restored and revitalized by its new owner, Mercer University.
NYU’s Clive Davis Institute Reinvents Itself in Brooklyn
New York University has consolidated its media, technology and art departments into a new facility in Brooklyn. The site includes studios, editing suites, rehearsal spaces, offices and Oscilloscope Labs, the private production studio of late Beastie Boys rapper Adam...
Music, Etc.: Ranky Tanky — Gullah, Good Time and a Grammy Win
Based around the rhythms and culture of Gullah-Geechee, Ranky Tanky’s 2019 album "Good Time" won this year’s Grammy for Best Regional Roots Album.
Music, Etc.: Gloria Gaynor — Surviving, Thriving and Testifying
Gloria Gaynor’s 2019 Gospel album, Testimony, won a Grammy Award for Best Roots Gospel Album, taking the career of a disco legend (“I Will Survive”) in a whole new direction. Gaynor and engineer F. Reid Shippen dish on recording...
Finneas on Producing Billie Eilish’s Hit Album in his Bedroom
Finneas O’Connell—Billie Eilish's co-writer, producer, older brother and an artist in his own right—discusses recording her sonically adventurous debut at their family home.
Ford v Ferrari Revs Up with Sound Oscar Nominations
Much of the drama in Ford V Ferrari hinges on the excitement conjured by the sound captured by production sound mixer Steve Morrow and his team
NK Sound Tokyo Buys World’s Largest Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Console
Japanese studio NK Sound Tokyo recently purchased a 80-channel 5088 console, the largest-ever manufactured by Rupert Neve Designs.
Studio Showcase: Tweed Recording Audio Production Academy
Engineer and educator Andrew Ratcliffe has relocated Tweed Recording from Oxford, MS, to Athens, GA. In the process, he’s established an audio engineering school and a new studio based around the first Sound Techniques desk to be produced in...
A Half-Century of Innovations: John Storyk Looks Back at 50 Years of Studio Design
On the 50th anniversary of architect John Storyk’s first studio commission, he reminiscences about designing Electric Lady and reveals future plans for Walters-Storyk Design Group as he looks forward to not retiring.
Audio Builders Workshop Sets Mountain Recording Retreat Scholarships
Three scholarships for women to attend the Mountain Recording Retreat have been announced.
Bruce Botnick, Bernie Grundman Master The Doors’ ‘The Soft Parade’ 50th Anniversary Box Set
Extensive audio restoration and corrections were made before Bruce Botnick and Bernie Grundman remastered the classic album.
Noisematch Studios Makes Noise with Ocean Way, MDG
Noisematch Studios, a new facility designed by the Malvicino Design Group and built from the ground up in Miami, features an SSL Duality SE 48 console and an Ocean Way Audio HR2 Tri-Amplified monitoring system, and is a 2020...
The State of Plug-Ins: From Emulations to the Unknown
Having so many plug-in choices can be overwhelming—what is an engineer to do? Three top pros share their insights—and favorite plugs.
Thinking Big with A Bad Think
Michael Marquart’s latest album as A Bad Think, The Saviour, had a production think-tank behind the scenes: co-producer/engineer Dave Way; co-producer/studio owner Marquart; and mix engineer Bob Clearmountain, who mixed the album in both stereo and 5.1 surround.