Software and Plugins
Yamaha PM10 Adds Eventide H3000 Plug-In
Eventide debuted its legendary H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer effects processor back in 1986, and more than 30 years later, it’s still an integral part of the modern audio landscape. With that in mind, the new Eventide H3000 LIVE plug-in is with...
Indie Producers On Gear, Upgrades, More
While preferences in tools have always varied widely among audio content creators, recent years have prompted more producers to reconsider their choices to improve their work in a competitive marketplace.
Software and Plugins
Gershin Adds Nugen Audio Tools
Sound designer and feature film supervising sound editor Scott Gershin, who recently joined Technicolor as its director of sound editorial, has installed Nugen Audio's Loudness Toolkit 2 and Halo Upmix plug-ins.
Stennett Goes End-to-End with Mackie
Multi-Grammy-winner Paul "Pablo" Stennett, who has worked with Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson, Raphael Saadiq, Chaka Chan, Diana King, Pink and Jimmy Cliff, has switched from Mackie's 8*Bus analog mixer to the company’s DL32R 32-channel rack-mount digital desk.
Ringo’s the Star in Lucey’s Garden
Mastering engineer Brian Lucey of Magic Garden Mastering in Los Angeles worked on Ringo Starr: The Lifetime of Peace & Love Tribute Concert, a fundraiser for The David Lynch Foundation, and now a release on Communion Records.
Clear Lake Recording Talks Monitors
Clear Lake Recording Studios has hosted dozens of acts in its Studio A over the years, like No Doubt, Anthrax, Talking Heads, Ice-T, Melissa Etheridge, Backstreet Boys and Chaka Khan, to name just a few. Many have spent time...
The Church Takes TEC Award
The 2016 NAMM TEC Studio Design Project Award was presented on January 23 to WSDG-Walters-Storyk Design Group for The Church Studio in London.
Nash on Neumanns
After using Neumann KH 120 monitors on the road with Crosby, Stills and Nash, Kevin Madigan tried a pair of KH 310 nearfields in the studio on Graham Nash’s new record.
Ainlay Takes Straight Shot
Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay has been recording JD & The Straight Shot with music director/guitarist Marc Copely at Avatar Studios in New York City and at Sound Stage in Nashville.
Arizona HS Upgrades Studio Facility
Lake Havasu High School has installed a 24-channel Audient ASP8024 analogue mixing console at the heart of its new 1,400-square-foot CTE (Career Technical Education) Audio Production Program teaching facility.
Things Get Stranger with Lectrosonics
Atlanta-based production sound mixer Chris Durfy is currently at work on Stranger Things, a new supernatural original drama series for Netflix, starring Winona Ryder, with a collection of Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology.
Sound Oscar Nominations Announced
The nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced this morning, including the nomations for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. The nominee lists for the two categories were virtually identical, with four films nominated for both awards.
The Darkroom Plugs Into AoIP
UK pro audio supplier HHB Communications provided engineer Anthony Long, owner of The Darkroom with a variety of equipment as part of a studio overhaul for the noted facility, which has existed under a variety of names since 1974.
Rodd Plays Game with ATC
In 1977, age 11, future mix engineer John Rodd snuck out of the house to see Star Wars; now he’s part of the Star Wars universe, having mixed and mastered Gordy Haab’s original score for the EA Star Wars: Battlefront videogame.
Firefly Opens with SSL Duality
Firefly Sound Studios, part of the growing Studios at Fischer media development in the Texas Hill Country, has opened with a new 48-channel SSL Duality δelta Pro-Station console installed.
Katara Studios Complex Opens in Qatar
Katara Studios, designed by WSDG-Walters-Storyk Design Group and one of the Middle East’s largest and most technically advanced recording/feature film audio post production complexes, has opened in Doha.
Billy Tracks with BAE
Guitarist Billy Morrison, known for his work with Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne and Royal Machines with Dave Navarro, has adopted a “modern vintage” combination of the BAE Audio 1073 preamplifier and 10DC compressor as his go-to signal chain.
Marciano’s Movie Music Methodology
Producer/engineer Matteo Marciano has worked around the world on different pop, rock, metal, hip-hop, R&B, funk, electronic and orchestral music projects, but he’s made a name for himself in music-for-picture work, with credits like the mix of triple-platinum single...
LA Reid Releases Autobiography
Legendary producer/music executive LA Reid has penned his memoir, Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next, which Harper Books will release on February 2, 2016.
P&E Wing Sets Rick Rubin Event
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing has announced the premier sponsors for its ninth-annual Grammy Week event honoring eight-time Grammy-winner Rick Rubin in February.
Zenn and the Art of Mastering
Songwriting team Richard Rudolph, executive producer, engineer/producer Adam Berg and songwriter/vocal coach Redd Carter have mastered Natalie Zenn’s new album by at Bernie Grundman's with mastering engineer Paul Grundman.
Conservatoire Installs SSL
The Birmingham Conservatoire has installed a 24-channel SSL Duality ?elta mixing console as a core teaching tool and to support music recording, research and other production activities.
WAM to Present at NAMM
Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) will be presenting an all-women music producer panel at the 2016 NAMM Show on Thursday, January 21 from 11:00am to 12:00pm in Anaheim, CA.