Iceland Offers 25% Rebate to Attract Recording Projects
By Steve Harvey. Iceland aims to raise its music industry's profile with new economic initiative to attract recording projects from overseas.
AES Sets Audio Repair, Immersive Capture Workshops
Roll up your sleeves to learn and try the latest techniques in audio repair, as well as a deep dive into how ambisonics work.
Capricorn Sound Studios, Birthplace of Southern Rock, Returns
By Steve Harvey. The facility that put Southern Rock on the map is back from the brink, restored and reinvented for a new generation of music makers.
Studio Showcase: Podcast Facility Little Everywhere Grows Up
By Steve Harvey. After years as a musician, songwriter, producer and engineer, creating Grammy-nominated work with Modest Mouse, the Murder City Devils and Cold War Kids, Dann Gallucci found the next phase of his career in podcasting.
Busbee, Grammy-Nominated Producer and Songwriter, Dead at 43
By Steve Harvey. The noted producer collaborated extensively with Maren Morris and Lady Antebellum, and co-wrote hits with Pink, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts.
After Closing in 2011, Boston’s Mad Oak Studios Returns
Following some wilderness years, the popular studio returns to Boston with a brand-new WSDG-designed facility.
AES Gets Back to the Beat with New Hip-Hop and R&B Events
Hip-Hop and R&B Track reveals production techniques and tools.
Sweetwater Studios Sets Al Di Meola Recording Event
Jazz guitar king Al Di Meola will be part of a two-day Recording Master Class session at the retailer’s studio facility.
Jimmy Johnson, Engineer, Producer and Swamper, Dead at 76
By Steve Harvey. Producer, engineer and guitarist Jimmy Johnson had a hand in some of the Sixties and Seventies’ most indelible hits, working with everyone from Aretha Franklin to Lynyrd Skynyrd to The Rolling Stones.
Studio Showcase: Blackbird Studio Takes Immersive to the Next Level
By Steve Harvey. John McBride, co-founder of Nashville’s Blackbird Studio, explains how and why the facility revamped its Studio C—famously outfitted with 138,646 individual pieces of wood for diffusion—into a 9.1.6 Dolby Atmos mix space.
Capturing Concerts for VR
By Alvin Fernald. Supersphere, an entertainment production company that specializes in immersive and interactive live broadcast events, recently teamed up with mobile production specialist TNDV to create the Audiophile Series, a set of live concerts presented in VR with...
Preserving the Past in Philadelphia
By Steve Harvey. Drexel University is preserving, archiving and researching 7,000 tapes left unclaimed after Sigma Sound Studios, the home of Philly Soul, closed in the early 2000s. Now Drexel’s Music Industry Program has unearthed and issued a previously...
The METAlliance Report: Make the Most of Your Room
By Frank Filipetti. These days, any space can suddenly become a recording studio. If you’re working in an up-and-coming facility also known as the Guest Bedroom, Grammy-winning producer/engineer Frank Filipetti has smart, inexpensive and easy-to-implement ideas that will improve...
Sweetwater Set to Catch Anthrax (in Recording Master Class)
Legendary thrash metal band will participate studio recording session at Sweetwater Studios
iTunes Gets Behind the Scenes Upgrade with Apple Digital Masters Initiative
By Steve Harvey. Apple has quietly rolled out a new effort to encode its audio offerings from high-resolution masters.