The end of an era? NO!

The end of an era? NO!

Back on May 5th 2010, we posted our first ever story on community.calrec.com It was a story which featured information about a one-day course on the basics of radio mics, transmitters, receivers and mic placement will take place at the National Film & TV School in the UK, and run by the Institute of Broadcast […]

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The sound of São Paulo as Brazil play Croatia

The sound of São Paulo as Brazil play Croatia

On the opening day of the World Cup, Claus Wahlers, a web developer living in the Moema district of São Paulo recorded a video of what his neighbourhood sounded like each time Brazil scored in their 3 – 1 win over those plucky Croatians, which he then posted on Vimeo. Claus insists that here were […]

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Music at barbecues improves, Audibly

Music at barbecues improves, Audibly

How many times have you been at a summer barbecue, party or other social gathering that’s taking place in a big space or in multiple rooms, but where everybody would like to listen to the same music? How many times have you been able to set up a working system without a lot of hassle […]

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The politics of hold music

The politics of hold music

We’ve got a new phone system at Calrec Castle and we’re very happy with it; every phone call gets answered and it does lots of fancy call-forwarding type things. But it was such a cost-effective system, it didn’t even come with hold music. In casual conversation about our lack of suitable phone fluff, Calrec’s Technical Director Patrick Warrington […]

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People

The sound of São Paulo as Brazil play Croatia

The sound of São Paulo as Brazil play Croatia

On the opening day of the World Cup, Claus Wahlers, a web developer living in the Moema district of São Paulo recorded a video of what his neighbourhood sounded like each time Brazil scored in their 3 – 1 win over those plucky Croatians, which he then posted on Vimeo. Claus insists that here were […]

Jun 17, 2014 22:18

Surround

Auro 3D: we take a trip to Wilfried’s Galaxy

Auro 3D: we take a trip to Wilfried’s Galaxy

In this YouTube video by AV Forums, Auro 3D inventor and CEO Wilfried Van Baelen (pictured) takes us on a tour of his Galaxy Studio complex and explains the advantages of the new immersive surround sound format. Wilfried chose music as his path from an early age, and in his teens converted a chicken shed […]

Jun 10, 2014 9:12

Education

Making sure you’re cut out for editing

Making sure you’re cut out for editing

BBC R&D is very active in audio research right now, as witnessed by the recently-published update from the Audio Research Partnership. In another Audio Research project, led by Chris Baume, they are combining digital audio analysis and human-computer interaction techniques to improve the way producers navigate audio recordings, using new visual representations designed for a […]

May 27, 2014 23:06

Industry News

Music at barbecues improves, Audibly

Music at barbecues improves, Audibly

How many times have you been at a summer barbecue, party or other social gathering that’s taking place in a big space or in multiple rooms, but where everybody would like to listen to the same music? How many times have you been able to set up a working system without a lot of hassle […]

Jun 14, 2014 17:57