Post and Broadcast
Stitcher’s Flexible New Facility
By Steve Harvey. Podcast network Stitcher recently moved into its new headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, building out a 2,000-square-foot production complex comprising three studios, two edit rooms and two iso booths designed in concert with WSDG Walters-Storyk Design Group.
Renkus-Heinz Rolls into Lake Wales Church
The First United Methodist Church of Lake Wales recently upgraded the audio system in its near-70 year old building with a new Renkus-Heinz PA designed and installed by Lakeland, FL AV systems integrator MABE.
Adele Drummer Adds Auralex
When Derrick Wright needed to isolate his drums for quiet songs on Adele’s recent world tour, he went to an off-stage isolated drum room carried by the tour, created with an Auralex (auralex.com) HoverDeck under the kit and ProMAX...
Adding Quiet to Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds
On the road since Spring 2016, Brian Wilson is winding down his Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour, where he has been the classic album in its entirety nightly. The original record was famously the result of uncompromising studio...
Auralex Keeps Zharoff Flexible
Multi-talented vocalist Elizabeth Zharoff is using products from Auralex Acoustics in her home studio in Los Angeles to create the acoustical environment each project requires.
Post and Broadcast
Joe LoDuca: Commuting Composer
By Steve Harvey. Joe LoDuca is a rarity among scoring composers, having remained in his hometown of Detroit while maintaining a successful Hollywood career. That distance, and a credit list that stretches back to the early eighties, has also...
Digigram Bows Audioway Bridge
By Strother Bullins, Technology Editor. Digigram has introduced the first product for its new Audioway range of IP studio solutions. Audioway Bridge is intended to be a gateway between legacy and IP-based audio equipment in the studio.
Delta H Launches ZR Wing
Delta H Design, Inc. (DHDI)—a boutique acoustics firm and developer of trademarked Quantum Acoustics technology—has introduced its new ZR Wing, a tri-fold version of its original SR24+, which is designed to place behind speakers for reportedly “mastering quality acoustics,”...
Prism Sound Tour Returns
Prism Sound is back on the road with its Mic To Monitor seminars, returning to North America for five events in key cities, including Boston and Montreal.
WSDG Completes Beijing Studio
Walters-Storyk Design Group recently completed 55TEC Recording Studios, a 5,000-sq.-ft. two-room facility located in a residential building in one of Beijing’s most exclusive neighborhoods.
Meyer Sound Details 2017 Plans
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love; The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; the Monterey International Pop Festival; and, as it happens, the year that Meyer Sound co-founders John and Helen Meyer first...
Post and Broadcast
Meyerson Brings In DHDI for Studio
Delta H Design, Inc. recently outfitted Alan Meyerson’s studio at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control facility in Santa Monica, CA with a number of ZR Acoustics Quantum Devices. Meyerson has worked on hundreds of films including The Dark Knight, Captain...
Regional and Local
Meyer Aids London’s ‘School of Rock’
London-based Autograph Sound has been providing Meyer Sound LEO Family reinforcement systems for numerous West End musicals, including Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock: The Musical. Based on the 2003 film of the same name, it features Lloyd Webber’s...
Oufitting a Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
Mount Olive High School (MOHS), rated among the top schools in the nation, made some major upgrades to its facilities over its summer recess, including the construction of a recording studio outfitted with an API Vision analog mixing console.
FOH Pro Divens Outfits Personal Mix Room
It’s no secret that concerts have become one of the main monetary pillars of the modern music career, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that ancillary offshoots of shows such as live recordings have gained increased prominence, whether they’re...
Airshow Mastering Makes Studio Move
After 19 years in a business park, Airshow Mastering has moved to a new location in the Boulder foothills. The facility—a year in planning and construction—is equipped for stereo and 5.1 surround, lock to picture, SACD/DSD mastering and authoring,...
Sound Vault Gets Acoustic Help
Hawon Jung, partner and engineer at Chicago’s Sound Vault Studios, brought in John Calder, director of retail sales at Acoustic Geometry, to help balance the sound throughout the studio.
OK Studio is in Tune with CTD
The Music Group in Edmond, OK recently chose to have TEC Award-winning Carl Tatz Design install a dual version of its PhantomFocus monitoring system in recording complex's studio A control room.
Massy Pens Recording Unhinged Book
Producer Sylvia Massey has worked with the likes of Tool, System of a Down, Johnny Cash, Prince, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, garnering more than 25 gold and platinum records along the way. Sharing insights and unorthodox recording...
At InfoComm: Allen & Heath’s Qu Updates
Allen & Heath has released firmware V1.9, updated the Qu-Pad app, added factory mic presets from Shure and Sennheiser, streamlined DAW Control for Windows, and issued the new, customizable Qu-Control app for install applications.
FBT Opens Demo Facility
FBT has opened a new in-house demonstration facility, equipped with a full range of FBT products, from line arrays to systems for installed sound.
Review: Sonarworks Reference 3 Calibration Software
The core of this $345 system is the software (Mac-only, AU/VST/RTAS/AAX) using a series of audio tones, impulses and sweeps to measure studio monitor placement, locate the environment’s “sweet spot,” measure phase relationships and analyze each speaker’s amplitude and...
OCA Ratified As AES70
The Audio Engineering Society Standards Committee has ratified Open Control Architecture as the AES70-2015 standard for audio applications of networks, making it now an official public open standard.
Post and Broadcast
Eleven Goes to Focusrite
Two new mix bays, designed by Visioneering Design’s Ron Lagerlof, at Santa Monica boutique post-production studio Eleven include four Focusrite RedNet 5 Pro Tools HD Bridge interfaces—two per studio—and a RedNet 4 eight-channel mic preamp, shared between the new rooms.
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.