SANTA MONICA, Calif. (August 18, 2014) — The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® was out in full force at the PotLuck Audio Conference in Tucson, AZ, August 1-2. Now in its 14th year, PotLuckCon features expanded interactive workshops, training and recording tips and tricks shared by leading engineers, producers, studio owners and recording enthusiasts.
P&E Wing events at the conference included GRAMMY®-winning engineer Andrew Scheps’s popular presentation “Lost In Translation,” which demystifies the world of lossless vs. lossy audio formats; a reception dubbed “I’m A Member & You Should Be Too!”; and an educational keynote panel titled “Why Metadata Matters.”
Photo Caption: “Why Metadata Matters” panel participants gathered at the 2014 PotLuck Audio Conference. Shown L-R: PotLuck Audio Conference organizer Craig Schumacher, Maureen Droney, Andrew Scheps, Dan Workman, Tony Brooke, Michael Romanowski and Leslie Ann Jones. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy®. © 2014.
About The Recording Academy: Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “The GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs’ social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.
About The Producers & Engineers Wing: Currently more than 6,500 professionals comprise The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, which was established for producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and technical professionals in the recording field. This organized voice for the recording community addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, including the development and implementation of new technologies, technical guidelines and recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives. For more information, please visit www.producersandengineers.com.