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Building around the interplay of a number of instruments
Building around the interplay of a number of instruments
about 1 hour ago
Powers up to four Eventide Stompboxes plus up to four additional pedals
Powers up to four Eventide Stompboxes plus up to four additional pedals
about 1 hour ago
Both include Cubase as well as UR22 audio interface
Both include Cubase as well as UR22 audio interface
about 1 hour ago
The White Stage was equipped with an Outline large-format line-source rig: 24 GTO elements, 2 GTO-DF (Down-Fill) and 18 ground-installed DBS 18-2 subwoofers.
The White Stage was equipped with an Outline large-format line-source rig: 24 GTO elements, 2 GTO-DF (Down-Fill) and 18 ground-installed DBS 18-2 subwoofers.
about 1 hour ago
This past summer, indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums enjoyed a successful string of live concerts throughout the U.S., either headlining its own bills or opening for Bruno Mars for several dates. For every show, monitor engineer Aaron ...
This past summer, indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums enjoyed a successful string of live concerts throughout the U.S., either headlining its own bills or opening for Bruno Mars for several dates. For every show, monitor engineer Aaron Glas has relied on Harman’s Soundcraft Vi1 as his monitor console.
about 3 hours ago
QSC Audio Products LLC in Costa Mesa, Calif., welcomes Shadows Fall bass player and music educator Ed Lanouette into the company's K for Musicians family.
QSC Audio Products LLC in Costa Mesa, Calif., welcomes Shadows Fall bass player and music educator Ed Lanouette into the company's K for Musicians family.
about 4 hours ago
In Podcast 85 we discussed two examples where delay compensation didn’t appear to be working correctly in Pro Tools 11. We touched on an example that Mike Aiton had discussed with me. Since the podcast, George Flores from Toronto i...
In Podcast 85 we discussed two examples where delay compensation didn’t appear to be working correctly in Pro Tools 11. We touched on an example that Mike Aiton had discussed with me. Since the podcast, George Flores from Toronto in Canada shared the session with me and I was able to reproduce what he was experiencing. We sent it onto Simon Sherbourne at Avid UK and he took a look at it and came back with two answers for this example. The key thing to say is that it is not a bug. Pro Tools is working as it is designed to, however under certain circumstances connected to cascading tracks and using audio tracks for stems, it appears as if there is an issue, but there are two ways to resolve it and we show them in this video. Thanks to George for raising the issue, Mike Aiton for sharing it and especially to Simon Sherbourne for explaining what is happening and how to handle it.
about 4 hours ago
Move over, Music for Airports. Now there’s Music for Museums. At Media Space at the Science Museum, London, UK-based creative studio Universal Everything recently explored the ability of visitors to make their bodies and hands shap...
Move over, Music for Airports. Now there’s Music for Museums. At Media Space at the Science Museum, London, UK-based creative studio Universal Everything recently explored the ability of visitors to make their bodies and hands shape the space. In 1000 Hands, guests take on God-like, Darwinian powers of illustration, inventing new, fanciful life forms by sketching their work, then unleashing these creations in the museum exhibit. It’s the long-missing opportunity to scrawl on the walls of the museum. There’s an iOS and Android app, too, if you can’t make it to England: http://1000hands.universaleverything.com/ In the companion installation, Presence, the studio worked with LA Dance Project choreographer Benjamin Millepied and his troupe, forming their sweeping dances into three-dimensional virtual sculpture, in a full-body painting equivalent. But this is also an opportunity to revisit the music of Warp Records veteran Simon Pyke. Working with Universal Everything, he weaves whimsy with rhythmic urgency, expressing the fancies of the guests and their play in musical form. Media Space / Documentation from Universal Everything on Vimeo. Here, installation and album are cleverly paired. Simon Pyke’s music is preserved on 180g vinyl, but wrapped in the visual ephemera of the exhibition. Matt Pyke, who led the installation, designs the release with a screen print made a picture disc on one side, plus one of the four prints from the installation (you choose which). Matt, like Simon, has a long-standing relationship with the legendary Warp Records; it’s nice to see all of this still coming together. Listen: Pictured below is the nice job they did on the release, visually speaking. Oddly, this solves the problem of how to sell both digital art and digital music – there’s no real substitute for the physical item in this case. It’s Pictures at an Exhibition, in a manner of speaking, inverted. As Warp describes it, “Simon Pyke’s evolving soundtrack amplifies and recedes over time in relation to the works moving in unison on screen.” Just how connected has Warp been to the Pykes? Warp has a long relationship with Simon Pyke and Matt Pyke, having first released Simon’s music as Freeform (Prowl, WAP73, 1996), for which Matt designed the sleeve. Through this connection, Matt was introduced to Warp and subsequently the Designers Republic for whom he went on to work. During this time and since launching Universal Everything, he has designed many Warp record sleeves and the Warp.net and original Bleep.com websites. Warp News But it’s worth revisiting Simon and Freeform. We’ve profiled Simon’s sonic inventiveness before: In a World of Sonic Toys, Sound Design Craft Comes Alive: Simon Pyke Short Film I continue to love his music. And since then, he’s posted a retrospective on his Bandcamp described “Melodic Sketches.” This is why I love Bandcamp – this is just the sort of music I want to download, save on my favorite USB key, backup in lossless format, and listen to at 35,000 feet in the air somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean when I have no Internet connection. It’s music to keep, not stream. The music itself sounds like a playful dance, with elegantly-simple tuneful gestures that skip and hop, in sharply-colored relief made by finely-constructed timbres. There are echoes of minimalism and Glass, but somehow made less stuffy or constricted, sounding like some fusion of island ethnomusicologies. You can sample the release: Melodic Sketches 1996-2010 by Freeform That release, and others: http://simonpyke.bandcamp.com/ Simon’s Freefarm is an innovative business that supports the economics of all this musical productivity (and, I’m sure, in no small part funds his studio). From branding to sound design, he has all the bases covered – but that’s all the nicer to see him still releasing, for us music nerds who
about 5 hours ago
The deployment of 14 RCF clusters of 14 TTL33-A MKII line array elements (with a TTS26-A sub at the base of each), will future-proof the famous stadium for decades to come.
The deployment of 14 RCF clusters of 14 TTL33-A MKII line array elements (with a TTS26-A sub at the base of each), will future-proof the famous stadium for decades to come.
about 5 hours ago
CANAL+ Grouphas implemented a complete, end-to-end audio infrastructure based entirely on SSL equipment for its new studio complex.
CANAL+ Grouphas implemented a complete, end-to-end audio infrastructure based entirely on SSL equipment for its new studio complex.
about 5 hours ago