Compiled by Sarah Benzuly
AES Tackles Digital Cinema
The Audio Engineering Society has formed a provisional committee to review audio reproduction for digital cinema and television. Spearheaded by Brian McCarty, managing director...
Lawo Acquires Innovason
Console manufacturer Innovason’s products and trademarks are now owned by Lawo AG following the company’s acquisition of Innovason’s majority shareholding in April 2008. According...
Elias Adds Music Library
Elias Arts LLC’s new division, The Elias Music Library, includes more than 4,000 tracks available in catalog form, available for licensing on a non-exclusive...
Clink, P&E Wing
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing’s 2011-2012 Steering Committee includes newly appointed co-chair Mike Clink (pictured) working with third-year co-chair James McKinney, Chuck...
Jerry Leiber, 1933-2011
Co-songwriter (with Mike Stoller) of “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Yakety Yak,” “Stand By Me” and countless others, Jerry Leiber died unexpectedly of cardiopulmonary failure....
Jerry Ragovoy, 1931-2011
Jerry Ragovoy, the songwriter behind “Time Is on My Side” and “Piece of My Heart,” among many others, passed away from complications following a...
Martin Rushent, 1949-2011
British record producer Martin Rushent died on June 4 at his home in Berkshire, England. His first experience in a recording studio was at...
OCA Alliance Announced
To secure the standardization of the Open Control Architecture (OCA), the Alliance (PreSonus Audio Electronics, Bosch Communications Systems, d&b audiotechnik, Duran Audio, Loud Technologies,...
Jack Richardson, 1930-2011
Canadian producer Jack Richardson (the Guess Who, Alice Cooper, Bob Seger) passed away at London, Ontario’s University Hospital. He received 38 Gold and Platinum...
Behind the Scenes: Joe Barresi
Producer/mixer/engineer Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens of the Stone Age, The Melvins) and On the Mark Media release Joe Barresi: Tracking Rock, a behind-the-scenes HD...
Lon Brannies, 1945-2011
Longtime Yamaha employee (27 years) and audio industry veteran Lon Brannies passed away on April 18 after a long illness. He was initially hired...
Music In the Cloud
Amazon’s new Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon Cloud Player for Web and Amazon Cloud Player for Android allow music lovers to store more in “the...
Get Those Files
Telefunken Elektroakustic is now offering multitrack session files with numerous musical artists—each miked with a plethora of the company’s mics. Each file includes a...
Musicians Supporting the Gulf
Local musicians playing at the recent VooDoo Experience (New Orleans) music festival joined national recording artists to support the restoration of the Gulf Coast...
Esquire Studio Digs
Since January, Mix technical editor Kevin Becka has been working as the lead audio consultant for the Esquire House 2010 recording studio in Los...
Mics Take Centerstage
On August 22, 2010, members of the St. Louis Audio Engineering Society section held a mic shootout entitled “Secret Weapons Mic Shootout,” conducted by...
Elephant Symphony = ES Audio
After six years in the business, music and post recording studio Elephant Symphony Studios has become ES Audio Recording Studios (Burbank, Calif.), a division...
An Instrumental History Lesson
The recently opened Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix) comprises a 190,000-square-foot building with two floors of galleries and a collection of more than 10,000 instruments...
Speaker Repair on the Go
A distributor of speakers, Parts Express now offers on-site speaker repair and re-coning services at its warehouse (Springboro, Ohio), where the company has thousands...
‘Producing’ a Cure
Though he suffers from ALS, bassist/engineer/producer Ned Mann was able to create his new jazz double-album
Get Your DAW Here
Léon Herbers’ (who has worked for Steinberg and MI7)DAW Plus offers full compatibility testing of software and hardware used in native DAWs.