June 21st, 2016 by David Weiss
Just as summer begins, a major Midtown recording studio has reached the end of the road: MSR Studios is closing its doors at the end of June.
Ultimately, this 14,000 sq. ft. heavy hitter couldn’t escape the unkind realities of doing business in New York City’s famed Times Square neighborhood. Read more...
June 20th, 2016 by David Weiss
Things are heating up in Long Island City.
That’s where you’ll find The Ice Plant, the newly hatched second generation of the recording/mixing facility that aims to be “a destination studio for local musicians.” What do founders Wayne Silver and Adam Zirkin mean by that?
In other words, this bright Read more...
June 13th, 2016 by David Weiss
Nail a niche, and you can make it happen.
That’s true anywhere in the audio world, but especially when you’re talking about Nashville. Recording runs rampant here, of course, but established studios are facing their fair share of challenges. That, of course, is where the opportunity also lies.
Producer/engineer/editor/mixer Danny Read more...
June 10th, 2016 by David Weiss
Just like music and picture, music supervisors and NYC are a killer combination.
As the Sync Summit routinely accomplishes, the 2016 SyncSummit NY features one of the most comprehensive convergences of music-to-picture professionals to be found anywhere. This year’s Manhattan meeting takes place June 15-16th at Webster Hall. Attendees can Read more...
June 6th, 2016 by David Weiss
There isn’t a dry eye in the house.
Everyone who knows anything about Muhammad Ali is currently devastated in some way. The news of his passing on June 3 doesn’t come as a surprise, as some other recent high-profile departures have been. He was 74, and his myriad health problems Read more...