COVID-19 Relief Package Will Help Pro Audio Industry
Congress’ new $900 Billion COVID-19 Relief Package, expected to pass this week, includes the Save Our Stages Act, plus gig worker benefits, a revived Small Business PPP and more.
Audio Op-Ed: Live Sound Has Answers for Other Markets
Half-formed hybrid plans due to COVID-19 are everywhere; Live Sound and AV can help make them whole, says Graham Hendry of Renkus-Heinz.
Providing Socially Distanced Concert Sound in Belgium
The Studio 100 Pop-Up Theatre in Belgium usually hosts 2,000 spectators, but is now holding concerts for 200 spread across the same space.
Podcast Explores Yorkville Sound’s Ventilator Production During Pandemic
The latest episode of the Yorkville Sound Podcast focuses on how the manufacturer responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by pivoting to build ventilators.
Scientists Hold Concerts to Determine How to Bring Shows Back
Researchers in Germany recently held three concerts in a single day to investigate how the coronavirus is likely transmitted in group settings. The team hopes to use the data gleaned from the event to create guidelines for governmental agencies...
Music Etc. – Chuck Prophet, ‘The Land That Time Forgot’
Steve Harvey talks with guitarist, singer, producer and raconteur Chuck Prophet about the meandering path that led to the former Green on Red guitarist's latest solo project, 'The Land That Time Forgot.'
The Gear of Damian Lillard’s Mini-Studio Inside the NBA Bubble; Hear His Tracks
NBA all-star Damian Lillard has been recording as rapper Dame D.O.L.L.A. while in the NBA Bubble, resulting in the appropriately titled mixtape, Live From The Bubble. Let's I.D. the gear he used to make those tracks.
Special Report: Studios Reopen Cautiously Around U.S.
Studios are looking to carefully reopen and get back on track, even as the COVID-19 pandemic stages a resurgence.
IMS Report: Electronic Music Industry Will Survive COVID Impact
International Music Summit has released its annual IMS Business Report, assessing the state of the global electronic music industry.
COVID-19 Guidelines for Safe Audio Production Released in UK
Trade group AudioUK has released a 15-page document with COVID-19 guidelines for safe audio production during the pandemic.
Report: Global Pro AV Industry Primed to Bounce Back
The global Pro AV industry reached a peak of $259 billion in 2019, according to a new report released by AVIXA, which also predicts an explosive rebound in the coming years.
Sennheiser Announces Layoffs Amidst Slowing Market
With consumer and live sound sales heavily impacted by COVID-19, Sennheiser will cut 650 jobs worldwide by the end of 2022.
How Talkhouse Built a Podcast Production Process COVID-19 Can’t Break
When ‘Talkhouse’ host and producer Elia Einhorn got COVID-19, it put the popular podcast’s workflow to the test. The workflow won.
DPA Launches 4097 Micro Shotgun Mic, Interview Kit
DPA’s new 4097 Micro Shotgun microphone is aimed at journalists, podcasters and others who need to maintain social distancing while also getting the scoop.
How Hip-Hop Stars Are Recording During the Pandemic
Roddy Ricch, YBN Cordae and Young Thug are recording hip-hop at home during COVID-19 times as studios cautiously start to reopen.