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NEW YORK, NY â€” In a duo of innovative radio spots for investment giant Lincoln Financial Group, a man and a woman reflect on the major life decisions they made after seeing an advisor who can help them with Lincoln Financial products. Through a novel bit of storytelling and audio magic, they both start out the spots in their 70s and age backwards to their 20s. more
New chart-topping artist chooses Focal Twin6 Be monitors on breakout album ‘Ocean Eyes’
Champlain, NY – August 19, 2010 – With a growing fan-base and a world tour that continues throughout 2010, Adam Young, the creative force behind the band “Owl City,” is taking off. His first independent release in 2008, ‘Maybe I’m Dreaming,’ received much praise and made Young into a phenomenon, with over 16 million profile views and over 80 million plays on MySpace, all stemming from posting a few songs from the year before. more
BURBANK, CA – AUGUST 12, 2010 – Spectrasonics posted another offering in its online Artist Video Series with a new video featuring George Duke & Greg Phillinganes performing a new music track “The Face” with Spectrasonicsâ€™ award-winning Trilian bass instrument. In this video Duke plays the Wurlitzer electric piano while Phillinganes mans the acoustic bass via the Trilian software, while drums are handled by Bob Wilson. Previous videos feature Lyle Mays, Chris Vrenna and Josh Gabriel. More Artist Videos in the series are set to be released in 2010. more
Hayley & Richard Sales at his GlassWing Studios, Vancouver Island
Analog-Loving Engineer says Dangerous Music Equipment was “an Epiphany” after mixing ‘in the box’
Edmeston, NY – August 11, 2010 – Engineer and producer Richard Sales recently finished mixing his daughter Hayley Sales‘ follow-up album for Universal using the Dangerous Music 2-Bus analog summing mixer and monitoring with the Dangerous Monitor ST along with the Dangerous DAC-ST D-to-A converter. The album, titled ‘When The Bird Became A Book,’ (Universal Music) is getting radio air-play and climbing the charts in Canada and Japan where the singer-songwriter has a strong following. Describing his new system, Sales says, “This whole experience for me was a giant ‘Ah hah!’ – an epiphany. more
Southpaw and IMT Create Largest 2D to 3D Production Tracking and Asset Management System
With the aid of Southpaw Technology and Integrated Media Technologies (IMT), Legend3D is now the country’s largest 2D to 3D conversion company. In less than one year, Legend3D‘s US operations have grown from a staff of 40 to over 250. more
OLD LYME, Conn. â€“ August 5, 2010 â€“ Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that next Wednesday, the Sennheiser Sound Academy is offering a session on key recording techniques, concepts and practices at The Fuse Box @ Manhattan Center Studios in New York City. Jim Anderson, past president of the Audio Engineering Society and a professor at the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at NYU, will be the guest engineer for the tracking portion of the seminar. more
Pictured at The Village Recorder, spectators look on as the final table players compete for the coveted Grand Prizes donated by top Industry Manufacturers including Telefunfen, Bricasti, Summit Audio, Solid State Logic and more. Photo by David Goggin.
Composer Jody Whitesides Picks TELEFUNKEN C-12 and Runner-up Gary Reitzas Chooses Bricasti M1 from Grand Prizes
The 2nd Annual Record Industry Poker Tournament was a resounding success, raising much-needed funds for Sound Art LA, the youth-oriented music education foundation. More than 100 of the music industry’s top producers, engineers, musicians and audio manufacturers attended the event at The Village Recorders hosted by Grammy Award-winning engineer Dave Reitzas. more
Old Lyme, CT â€“August 3, 2010:Â In a consumer environment crowded with mediocre headphone products, Sennheiser stands above the competition as the artists’ preferred choice. Sennheiser, which has been manufacturing superior professional audio products for decades, has always strived to reproduce music as the artist intended it to be heard. This is not only true for its wireless transmitters and receivers, studio monitors and legendary microphones, but also with its entire range of consumer headsets. more
In recent months the Egyptian Radio and TV Union (ERTU) has extended its long relationship with Studer digital consoles by placing a sequence of orders that bring a further 39 OnAir 3000 desks and a Vista 8 into the national broadcasterâ€™s estate. All will be located at ERTU headquarters in the Maspero TV building.
The new sales represent a total of six separate orders. First, the organization equipped three TV studios with three OnAir 3000 digital audio consoles and peripheral equipment such as active audio monitors, headphones, telephone hybrids and distribution amplifiers, as well as full engineering services, commissioning and training. more
SonicPool has grown consistently in the 10 years itâ€™s been in the business. What started as boutique sound services has grown into a full service Post Production Company. Operating a 20,000sqft facility in the heart of Hollywood, SonicPool offers Sound and Picture Finishing, Edit Suites and Production Office Rentals, as well as Mastering and Duplication. The company provides services for broadcast television shows, commercials, promos, radio, internet, video games, DVD, and theatrical movies & trailers. more
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