Spatial Audio at AES
For amateurs and pros alike, the tools to produce slick-looking 3D, 4k content with post-produced audio are here.
I just had a valued hard drive fail. I know it happens, but I still went through the eight emotional stages after data loss.
Control Theory doesn’t often come up in casual conversation. But it’s come up for me lately, quite a bit actually, and I still have...
It wasn’t that long ago that we started trusting digital enough to be all-in. Since then, and especially lately, the evolution of digital products...
Big Studios Bring It
Unless you just woke from a 20-year sleep, you know that digital recording and the Internet have pushed us into a multi-level world of...
Live Sound Takeaways
In the past, I’ve written about the growing similarities between live sound and recording studio workflows.
The part of my job that excites me the most is when I come across new technologies and approaches that change the way I...
Stop. Look. Listen.
We use the term “golden ears” every now and then in the pages of Mix, usually to describe an engineer whose taste and talents...
Five Things You Need to Know
I regularly come across tech, music and general info that I immediately put in my “remember this” folder. Recently, I hit the Mother Lode...
There are “aha” moments in life when you realize that a change doesn’t simply affect you, but rather is a tide that raises all...
Bringing It All Back Home
Three things struck me immediately after two separate days of walking through the stunning new Dolby Building at 1275 Market Street in San Francisco....
It’s great when you find things that make your life easier, things that become such a part of your day-to-day world that it’s hard...
So many speakers. And they’re everywhere. In your living room, kitchen and bedroom. In your car, on the plane, on the bus, on the...
Gear, With Personality
I write this in the Thursday early morning from Room 335 of the Anaheim Marriott, just a football field and a few hours away...
Field of Streams
When it comes to tuning your product news, music, sports, and more, streaming is king.
The New High End
I’m a tech-loving geek—my ceiling fan talks to my thermostat and coordinates my house temp. But high-end tech doesn’t need to be that crazy,...
The Latin Grammys
Certain words bring certain images to mind. In music, when you think of “Grammy” you probably think of the February awards show at the...
Every time AES rolls around, I start thinking about new gear, and 2015 has been a banner year so far.
The best class I had during graduate school in the mid-’80s was a composition seminar taught by American composer Pauline Oliveros.
Although “videographer” is a job classification I’ve never put on my resume, in the new age where anyone can broadcast to the world, I’ve...
For the Birds
This summer I was tapped to teach a Sound for Picture course, which provided an opportunity for me to not only review the range...