Whether he is working as a recording, broadcast or live soundengineer, producer, sound designer, post-production editor or musician,Fred Vogler monitors through ATC (Acoustic Transducer Company)reference loudspeakers.
As head of recording and music producer for the Los Angeles Opera,which is based at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Vogler used his ATCSCM50s to capture the opening of the company’s 18th season inhigh-resolution digital audio to accompany a multicamera HDTV videoshoot.
The 5.1-channel surround, 24-bit/96kHz mixes of the L.A. Opera’sfirst week performances of “La Damnation de Faust,” by Hector Berlioz,and the world premier of Deborah Drattell’s “Nicholas and Alexandra,”featuring the company’s general director, Plácido Domingo, willshortly be underway.
Vogler also used the SCM50 reference monitors when mixing the WaltDisney Concert Hall gala opening program late last year, which wasspread over three evenings for live broadcast on national and localpublic radio from the venue’s Recording Room.
At Vogler’s own studio, located in the former Helm’s Bakery inCulver City, Calif., ATC SCM150As provide the listening environment forvarious editing and mastering projects, as well as his own IndustrialMonk project, a collaboration with musician/producer/engineer TakashiKawai.