Apogee and Avid are pleased to announce two new Avid Artist Suite products for music recording and stereo audio post, Pro Tools | Duet and Pro Tools | Quartet.
Techno duo Pan-Pot join the discussion about THE FUTURE OF DJING and share their thoughts on live remixing:
The journey from tape op to mix engineer is a long one, and most successful mix engineers have spent over a decade learning and refining their craft through the transition between recording studio and mixing environment. Miles Walker, who now has his fourth Grammy under his belt, admits that “five years ago, I just wasn’t ready for mixing; I hadn’t honed my sound enough.”
Busy mixing engineer Satoshi Mark Noguchi has been working up a storm around Hollywood. After just under a decade in Los Angeles, the Seattle native’s list of credits suggest that he does more mixing than sleeping. Currently working on a number of film scores for the likes of Rob Simonsen, Nathan Whitehead, and Joe Trapanese, Noguchi relies on Manley Labs gear to inject life into the mix.
Country music legend Don Williams‘ career spans multiple decades. With an impressive 42 Top Ten hits to his credit, Williams was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010. At the tender age of 75, he’s still going strong, touring in support of his latest album, Reflections.
Val Garay knows a thing or two about recording. The Grammy-winning veteran producer‘s credits include a cross-section of some of the best sounding tracks of the last four decades, from artists as diverse as Kim Carnes, The Motels, Bonnie Raitt, Dolly Parton, James Taylor, Neil Diamond, Linda Ronstadt, Santana, and many more.
Last week we posted that Apple bought Beats Music. The two companies talked to eachother before on various issues, like the music indsustry and where it is going. This move is planned for them to work together on projects in te best way. So, what are the plans they have?
Since 2007 Daryl Hall has opened up his home to host a diverse selection of contemporary artists who walk in the front door bringing their instruments and their musicianship ‘A’ game. A sample of artists who have come to jam and dine with Hall include Jason Mraz, Cee-Lo Green, Shelby Lynne, Joe Walsh, Booker T, Blind Boys of Alabama, Rob Thomas, Train and Smokey Robinson.
Point Blank travelled to Berlin to talk to the guys behind Man Made Mastering. Tim Xavier and Mike Grinser give us an insight into their approach to mastering and to see how a track is cut to vinyl.