Compiled by Sarah Benzuly
Did You Know?
Nashville became known as Music City because WSM radio announcer David Cobb referred to the city with that nickname in 1950 on Red Foley's...
Mastering Lab Closes
Shortly after celebrating its 40th anniversary, Doug Sax (above) announced that Mastering Lab Hollywood will close; its Ojai, Calif., facility remains
Industry News, May 2008
The former founding partners of Mixopolis Audio Post-Production, mixer/sound designer James Twomey and sound designer/composer Mike Levesque, join post
Notes From the Net
AFA Music Group's ArtistForArtist digital music label Website is now live at www.afamusic.com, providing users with music downloads, ringtones, merch
Helios’ New Home
Producer/mixer Clemens Schleiwies opened his new studio, The Private Room (www.the-private-room.com), in Munich, Germany. The facility is built around
METAlliance Goes Pro
At Winter NAMM, the METAlliance (metalliance.com) announced the first group of Pro Partner manufacturers in a new program of professional audio and video
On the Move: Harry Chalmiers
Who: Harry Chalmiers, president of McNally Smith College Main Responsibilities: I am leading an inclusive planning process called 20/20 VISION. We are
Bigger Slice of Cake
Cakewalk has expanded its strategic relationship with Roland; in 1995, Roland began distributing Cakewalk products in Japan. In 2003, Roland invested
Mix L.A. Open Update
The 13th Annual Mix L.A. Open, set for Monday, May 12, 2008, at the Malibu Country Club, promises to be bigger and better than...
CAS Tech Nominees
The nominees for the Cinema Audio Society's 4th Annual Award for Technical Achievement are: PRODUCTION Aaton Cantar X2Schoeps CMIT 5UFostex PD606Sonosax
Gibson Guitar, TC Group Merge
Gibson Guitar chairman/CEO Henry Juszkiewicz (pictured at right) and TC Group CEO Anders Fauerskov held a press conference at Winter NAMM, where they
Fernandez Mikes Adams
Scoring mixer Bob Fernandez recently completed recording Joseph Vitarelli's score for the HBO miniseries John Adams, which is based on David McCullough's
Industry News, March 2008
Dr. Charles Chen joined Lauten Audio (Santa Clara, CA) as chief engineer. The company has also sparked a distribution agreement with Analog Audio GmbH
On the Move: Ted Leamy
Who: Ted Leamy, COO at Pro Media/UltraSound Main responsibilities: running the day-to-day business of Pro Media/UltraSound tour sound and installation
Quad Names Swan Manager
New York City's Quad Studios, which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year, named Glenn Swan studio manager; he most recently was at Sony Music...
Industry News, February 2008
Former VP for academic affair/provost at Berklee College of Music, Harry Chalmiers is the new president at McNally Smith College of Music (St. Paul,...
Have Tapes, Will Play
Paul Stubblebine Mastering and valve-electronics manufacturer Bottlehead Corp. have introduced The Tape Project (www.tapeproject.com), a new(ish) music-delivery
P&E Surrounds S.F.
The P&E Wing and the S.F. Chapter offered Academy and community members the opportunity to learn about 5.1 surround mixing and speaker technology at...
TEC Awards Date Set
The 24th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards will be held Friday, October 3, 2008, at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. For...
At Sterling Sound (NYC), mastering engineer Will Quinnell has been promoted to full timeHollywood-based SonicPool promoted Daniel Stuart to audio editor
SAE Atlanta Opens
At SAE Atlanta's (www.sae-atl.com) grand opening, held October 12, are, from left: Institute Liverpool director Xander Snell, SAE Atlanta director Chris
White Mark Celebrates
Acoustic and technical design company White Mark Ltd. (www.whitemark.com) celebrated its tenth anniversary by completing its 100th audio post-production
TEC Call for Entries
The Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (TEC) nominating panel is now accepting product nominations for the 24th Annual TEC Awards to be held in
Shure Mikes Students
Students and faculty from The School of Music at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) performed at Shure's Personal Listening Center, where Shure will
NL Adds Audio
New York City?based Northern Lights' new audio division is being headed by mixer/sound designer/composer Ted Gannon (pictured), who is currently working
USS Goes Gaming
Universal Studios Sound (www.filmmakersdestination.com) has hired supervising sound editor Michael Geisler, expanding the department's services in animation
All-In-One Post Shop
Academy Award-nominated sound designer Leslie Shatz and sound mixer Chris David, who united to form Los Angeles-based Wildfire Studios (www.wildfirepost.com),
Fourteen-time Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Phil Ramone takes his unimpeachable skills from behind the board and onto paper. His Making Records:
On the Move: Avinash Avi Vaidya
Who: Avinash (Avi) Vaidya What: Shure VP of product development, CTO Main responsibilities: all engineering and configuration management functions and
Moogfest a Scream
The B.B. King's Blues Club in New York City was the place to be on September 22, as numerous performers entertained the 4th Annual...
METAlliance (www.metalliance.com) has formed a partnership program in which professional audio and video companies will work with the alliance to help
Avatar, Mix Throw Bash
On October 5, during the N.Y. AES Convention, hundreds of industry heavyweights traipsed through Avatar Studios to celebrate two Big 3-0 anniversaries:
615 Music Buys Metro Music
Production music company 615 Music has purchased music library company Metro Music; owner/composer Mitch Coodley (pictured) will continue to write and
On the Move: Brian Dozoretz
Who: Brian Dozoretz, Ithaca College School of Music's manager of music recording technical support Previous Lives: 2001-2007, Bennett Studios engineer,
Pyramind: The Institute for Advanced Digital Audio Training has expanded to include a 36,000-square-foot building in San Francisco close to its headquarters.
PAD Celebrates 15 Years
Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, Professional Audio Design completed its 75th custom-monitoring system with an install at Robert Clivills'
Neko System on Display
audioMIDI.com hosted an event on August 18th, 2007, featuring the Neko Music Production System by Open Labs. Film composer Nick O'Toole showcased Neko