Recording in a Rolls-Royce
Capturing his latest track in a Rolls-Royce Phantom, UK Grime artist Skepta brings a whole new meaning to 'high-end mobile recording,' but he's not the first person to lay down tracks in a car.
Iron Mountain Buys Bonded Services
Storage and information management services company Iron Mountain has acquired the Bonded Services group (Bonded) for about $77 million , expanding its capabilities for sound, art and film asset management.
Music, Etc.: Styx—Atmospheric Reentry
With a vast catalog of albums already in hand and having achieved the commercial success that most bands can only dream of, Styx could have called it a day decades ago with classic albums like The Grand Illusion and...
KMC Adds to Pro Audio Portfolio
KMC Pro Audio has added more brands to its roster, with the new additions of American DJ, AtlasIED and Quest. Within the last month, the distributor also added TASCAM and Mackie.
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.
Post and Broadcast
Adiri Upmixes T2 with Nugen
Niv Adiri, sound designer and re-recording mixer on “Gravity” and other films, has been using Nugen Audio’s Halo Upmix to create surround 5.1 versions of the music and sound effects on numerous cinema projects.
Post and Broadcast
Archambault Works in the Blackbox
When Fred Archambault, music mixer for Last Call with Carson Daly, heads out to a gig to capture a live performance for NBC’s long-running late-night show, he’s armed with two JoeCo Blackbox BBR1-MP recorders.
Post and Broadcast
High Schoolers Take On Tascam
High schoolers in New York are learning music production and post production thanks to a new regional career-training program. The Southern Westchester BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) audio and post production program is the only such program in...
Silver Archives Gems at United
Bonnie Silver, president of Tru-Gems Music Group, is working with United Recording's new archiving division to transfer a multitude of analog tape masters produced and recorded at the studio by her father, Lee Silver.
Record Plant Remote Rolls with TASCAM
The Record Plant Remote (RPR) location recording truck has preserved hundreds of important events over the years; recently, recording engineer Kooster McAllister used TASCAM's 48-track X-48 and, 64-track DA-6400 multitrack hard disk recorders to record last year’s edition of...
No Sound Too Small for Slater
With the help of Sound Devices and Video Devices recorders and a new microphone technology, Remote Acoustic Sensing (RAS), Dan Slater is merging aerospace and cinema.
Podcaster Gets Creative with Tascam
Bruce Wawrzyniak, who advises up-and-coming entertainers on the business side of their art through his free weekly Now Hear This Entertainment podcast, has upgraded his setup with Tascam's MiNiStudio Creator US-42.
Mackie Lands Backstage at Chesney Tour
Kenny Chesney is either rehearsing or on the road for six months of the year, so if his crew and band aren’t family at the start of it, they certainly are by the end—and then they come back and...
Sound Devices Documents Legacy
Claudia Katayanagi’s favorite Sound Devices gear was by her side for her debut as a documentary director on A Bitter Legacy, which won for Best Documentary at the Women’s Independent Film Festival.
Farmer Takes A Mixer
Emmy Award-winning production sound mixer Simon Farmer used a Sound Devices 442 mixer and 744T recorder for his work on the British drama series, The Enfield Haunting, which earned him and the sound team a 2016 BAFTA Television Craft...
The Solutrean Caught with Sound Devices
Production sound mixer David Husby upgraded to the Sound Devices 688 mixer/recorder and CL-12 linear fader controller in time to work on The Solutrean, shot almost exclusively in the Canadian wilderness.
Parker Takes Off with Product Trio
Jesse Parker, a production sound mixer from Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company ToneMesa, Inc., was on board with equipment from DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom when production on the upcoming action thriller Altitude took flight.
Clark Sticks with Sound Devices
Adam Clark, co-owner of Toronto Sound with Aaron Gaistman, has worked on thousands of location sound jobs, using his Sound Devices 688 mixer/recorder and SL-6 powering and wireless system.
Remastering the Ramones at Abbey Road
Abbey Road mastering engineer Sean Magee recently worked on the 40th anniversary deluxe edition of the first album by the Ramones, with the active participation of Craig Leon, the album’s original producer.
Sound Devices Adds Ambient Remote
Sound Devices and Ambient Recording products can now work together to provide wireless remote control and enhanced workflow functionality for Sound Devices’ 6-Series mixer/recorders.
Gambell Captures Maron Series
Production sound mixer Jamie Gambell, first introduced to Sound Devices in 2004, now uses a 688 as his main recorder with the SL-6 powering and wireless system, and CL-12 Alaia linear fader controller, with a 788T as his backup.
Sound Summit Toronto Announced
The next installment of the collaborative Sound Summit series between DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, and K-Tek,will take place Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at The Church on the Queensway in Toronto.
Zoom H4n Pro Handy Recorder
Zoom’s H4n Pro is a significantly upgraded H4n four-track “Handy Recorder” featuring upgraded microphones and mic preamps, notably low noise floor, and more.
Sound Devices Adds RF Scan Feature
At NAB 2016, Sound Devices will debut its new RF Scan feature for the 688 mixer/recorder and SL-6 powering and wireless system, available as part of the 688’s upcoming firmware version 3.00 update.
Sound Devices Sets NAB Debuts
Sound Devices will showcase its 688 12-input, 16-track portable mixer/recorder with a pair of new accessories at the NAB Show: the optional SL-6 powering and wireless system and the CL-12 linear fader controller.
Post and Broadcast
Parker Picks Sound Devices for Horse Tale
Production sound mixer Jesse Parker turned to Sound Devices’ 688 mixer/recorder and SL-6 integrated powering and wireless system to record the audio for Emma’s Chance, a film about a troubled girl who forms an unlikely bond with a rescued...
Fitting the Entire Sea in a Box
Concert by the Sea, one of the best-selling jazz records of all-time and arguably pianist Erroll Garner’s greatest concert album, was restored, remastered and reissued last year in a special box set featuring 11 previously unreleased tracks. The work...