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.
Holubec Leans on Lectrosonics
Location sound engineer Michal Holubec, C.A.S., based in Prague, who has been using Lectrosonics wireless equipment for more than 20 years, recently completed work on a period adventure film, Emperor, starring Adrian Brody, and an absurdist comedy, Lost in...
Soundgeek Adopts Sound Devices
Production sound mixer Zack Allen, owner of Soundgeek Productions in Fresno, CA, recently switched to Sound Devices on a project for the National Geographic Channel for a two-hour reality-style feature documentary on Billy the Kid.
From New York, It’s Late Night With AES
The late night network television talk shows have gone through some changes in recent years, introducing a new generation of hosts that—hopefully, for TV executives—appeal to a younger audience.
The 139th AES Convention Anderton Awards
It was a cliff-hanger that had showgoers panicked—but literally minutes before the show opened, all lawsuits concerning the catered food at last year’s Anderton Awards ceremony were resolved (and to be fair, adult cockroaches do contain 23.8 mg of...
Craca Captures White House Chats
On a recent trip to The White House, sound mixer Tom Craca recorded President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden using a Sound Devices 688 12-input field production mixer with 16-track recorder and...
Community Rolls Into New Velodrome
Cycling is an old sport, but current-day velodromes are just as modern as any other kind of arena. Take the new Kolodruma Velodrome in Bulgaria. The only indoor facility of its kind in the country, and the largest in...
MACKIE FREEPLAY PERSONAL PA
In my review-based pursuits, I’ve auditioned most portable PAs (PPAs) currently available in the marketplace: many great ones, some very portable ones, some not-so-portable ones and a lot that fall somewhere within those ideals.
Dodd’s Piano Gets Real with Orpheus
Realpiano, the brainchild of Jonathan Dodd, is using Prism Sound's Orpheus audio interface system to offer clients the unique sound of the very best quality grand piano—by email.
Holmberg Records For Film On The Fly
Danish audio recordist Allan Holmberg recently wrapped work on the television show Rita and its miniseries spinoff Hjørdis. Here, he shares ways he used Sound Devices equipment for the job, and how he looks after it in extreme conditions.
Green Films Lost Art with MixPre-D
Prior to filming the HBO documentar, Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson, award-winning filmmaker Barbara Green met with Jon Hicks at TREW Audio in Burbank
The Ever-Evolving Subscription Model
It seems like only yesterday we covered changes in subscription software—last March, to be exact. But, in “computer years,” six months can be an eternity, and the subscription model continues to evolve and mutate.
Music To Tune A PA By
The advent of digital recording has forever changed the music industry, and it’s certainly affected the live sound experience, too.
CSC: Data Demands Continue Exponential Growth
This year’s annual Creative Storage Conference in Los Angeles revealed that storage demands in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry are continuing on the steep upward trajectory that began around the turn of the millennium.
Propellerhead Proffers Pocket Production
Propellerhead, the Swedish software developer behind such products as Reason, Re- Cycle and ReBirth, has launched a new social music-making platform that enables musicians worldwide to collaborate.
Atlanta Sound Summit Announced
DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices, LLC have announced the third in a series of U.S. regional events, Sound Summit Atlanta, to be held Sunday, October 4, 2015.
Post and Broadcast
Partnership Speeds ENG
ENCO has announced a new partnership with German broadcast product developer Yellowtec that promises to accelerate time to air for news content gathered in the field.
Sound Devices Record a Hero
When production sound mixer Frank Stettner needed a new digital audio recorder with sufficient tracks for HBO’s new mini-series, Show Me a Hero, he chose the 64-track Sound Devices 970.
Getting Good Audio From Bad Girls Club
Oxygen network’s Bad Girls Club follows the antics of seven girls living together under one roof, day and night, all of which requires a round-the-clock shooting schedule. Capturing audio for reality TV is always rough, but with such a...
Twins Give Four Thumbs Up
The Austin-based mix/boom duo known as Twin Sound, twin brothers Erik and Joseph Duemig, are using a Sound Devices 664 production mixer with CL-6 input controller for their audio needs.
Foo Fighters to Lead Sony HRA Push
Sony Corporation and Foo Fighters plan to work together to promote and deliver High-Resolution Audio versions of their songs worldwide, according to the manufacturer.
Third Annual St. John Recording & Review Retreat
For the past three years, Rich Tozzoli has organized a grand recording, gigging and equipment review opportunity by gathering his most fun-loving musician and audio-engineering friends, a select batch of gear and heading to the Caribbean.