December 10, 2013 by David Weiss
Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA, has just made a major upgrade. Now onsite is a new Harrison MPC5/Xrange film console system with MC² – 64 wide monitoring and Object++ 3D panning software. The board – and the major horsepower it hosts – will support wide-format and object-based immersive sound formats such as Dolby [...]
December 9, 2013 by David Weiss
South of France…Jack Joseph Puig – six words that match up harmoniously together. That’s not the only reason that Mix with the Masters has just added a seminar with the hit-making music producer, mixer and engineer at Studio La Fabrique in Saint-Rémy de Provence. We suspect it has more to do with the incredible amount [...]
December 6, 2013 by David Weiss
Friendship, music and whiskey have converged in an unprecedented new way at the Brooklyn HQ of Grado Labs. This NYC audio hotspot has distilled – and just launched – the limited edition Bushmills x Grado Labs headphones. Designed by none other than acclaimed actor Elijah Wood and LA music maven Zach Cowie, these gorgeous-to-behold headphones [...]
Pop ‘em in your mouth, then absorb them into your mind.
Cakewalk’s first foray into the iOS world looks like fun. Today, the Boston-based developer announced the arrival of ScratchPad for iPad. The app’s expansive interface is designed to give studio pros, live performance musicians, and the casual thrill-seeker alike quick access to beat and group creation. ScratchPad is available now on Apple’s iTunes Store for [...]
December 1, 2013 by David Weiss
Discover one of the best ’70′s-style live rooms in NYC.
November 30, 2013 by David Weiss
Music listeners everywhere can agree: There’ll be even more to listen to, when women everywhere are engineering as much as they’re performing. That’s why the multitalented electronic music guru Erin Barra is launching an IndieGoGo campaign for BeatzByGirlz, an equally multifaceted approach to empowering women which is both artistic and educational. Currently Erin is in [...]
A hit-making hardware EQ has just jumped into the box. The titillating tone-shaper? No less than the Maag EQ4, developed by Universal Audio in partnership with the German software geniuses Brainworx for UA’s UAD platform and Apollo audio interfaces. The origins of the Maag EQ4 have a story of their own. Longtime engineer/inventor Cliff Maag [...]
Moby, always the audio adventurer, is charting a new course yet again. This time, the artist will be releasing his new album, Innocents, in an interactive and remixable form on the music collaboration platform Blend.io. For producers and engineers everywhere, this is the ideal opportunity to get inside Moby’s head and build on his sonic [...]
November 25, 2013 by David Weiss
Music supervisors — and everyone in attendance — takes center stage at this event.