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...
What’s the Buzz? How to Knock Unwanted Noise Out of Your System
That hum in the system has got to go—here’s how to banish it to audio oblivion.
Software Tech: Will Podcasts Elevate the Small Studio?
By Craig Anderton. While podcasting started out with homegrown audio, listeners’ expectations are rising fast—creating a new opportunity for audio pros.
The METAlliance Report: Let’s Not Lose the Art in Engineering
By Chuck Ainlay. METAlliance co-founder and multiple Grammy-winning producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay discusses what the art in engineering is and can be, offering suggestions on how to develop one’s engineering chops while finding inspiration along the way.
Literally Unbelievable Pro Audio Products Announced
New audio gear comes out constantly, but every spring, there’s a select few items that upon reading about them, one says (and rightly so), “You gotta be kidding me.” This year's April 1st, in particular, saw a number of...
The Aha Moment: Growing Through Acquisition, Part One
Peter Janis looks at growing your pro audio business through acquisition.
The METAlliance Report: JBL 7 Series Studio Monitors
Producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay weighs in on how JBL LSR-708p monitors became the go-to speaker for his home studio.
Software Tech: 96 kHz vs. 44.1 kHz—Let’s Settle This
By Craig Anderton. Ever since we’ve had a choice of sample rates, there’s been controversy over whether higher sample rates sound better. Some claim higher sample rates add transparency to music, while others claim (with some justification) that no...
VMP Launches New ERVR Series of Vertical Equipment Racks
STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 1, 2018 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the Pro AV, security, commercial, and residential markets, is proud to announce the new ERVR Series of Vertical Equipment Racks. Available in...
EastWest Releases Hollywood Choirs
Hollywood, CA – EastWest has released Hollywood Choirs, a ground-breaking new vocal virtual instrument. Produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix, Hollywood Choirs is the epic follow-up to 1999’s Voices of the Apocalypse and 2005’s Symphonic Choirs, the best-selling...