UK Music Report Aims to Revive Live Music Industry
In UK Music’s “Let The Music Play: Save Our Summer” report, the trade organization suggests how to help the live sector recover from pandemic...
Police Nab Suspects, Recover Gear in Idaho Studio Heist
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a Nov. 1 burglary of $35,000 in gear and instruments from Audio Lab Recording Studio.
$35K in Gear, Instruments Stolen from Idaho Studio
Thieves stole an estimated $35,000 worth of audio gear, instruments and more from Audio Lab Recording Studio on Sunday.
Illegal Halloween Events Lead to Industry Scrutiny
Across the country, illegal large-scale Halloween parties busted by police have put event organizers and production companies under scrutiny.
Peek Inside the Private Studio of Herman’s Hermits’ Keith Hopwood
1960s rock star Keith Hopwood of Herman’s Hermits has put his sprawling UK estate—and two-floor, amply appointed barn studio—on the market.
Peek Inside the Private Studio of The Matrix’s Scott Spock
Scott Spock of legendary production team The Matrix has put his home on the market for $3.95 million, providing an opportunity to check out...
Barry O’Hare, Legendary Jamaican Engineer, Dead at 56
A mainstay of Jamaica’s recording and live sound scene for decades, engineer Barry O’Hare died from COVID-19 on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
Discovering—and Preserving—the Earliest Known Stereo Recordings
In 1901, German anthropologist Berthold Laufer used two wax cylinder recorders simultaneously to record Shanghai musicians, unintentionally creating the earliest-known stereo recordings.
Live Sound Showcase: Live Sound Livens Up the NBA Bubble
Faced with the threat of an idle summer during the pandemic, tour sound provider Firehouse Productions realized the NBA Bubble would need immersive crowd...
Hard Rock Producer/Engineer Martin Birch, Dead at 71
Martin Birch, who recorded more than 60 albums for Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac and others, has died.
The Gear of Damian Lillard’s Mini-Studio Inside the NBA Bubble; Hear His Tracks
NBA all-star Damian Lillard has been recording as rapper Dame D.O.L.L.A. while in the NBA Bubble, resulting in the appropriately titled mixtape, Live From...
IMS Report: Electronic Music Industry Will Survive COVID Impact
International Music Summit has released its annual IMS Business Report, assessing the state of the global electronic music industry.
COVID-19 Guidelines for Safe Audio Production Released in UK
Trade group AudioUK has released a 15-page document with COVID-19 guidelines for safe audio production during the pandemic.
Mixing Mariah at the Colosseum: Live Sound Showcase
Veteran engineer Phil Strong mixed Mariah Carey’s The Butterfly Returns, a series of residencies at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas that...
Concert Livestreams Evolve Quickly During COVID-19
As the live music drought continues, artists like Trivium and Underoath, as well as sound companies, are turning to livestreaming to keep working and...