Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Calrec Celebrates Biggest Ever Sale

We don’t often bang on about ourselves on this site, but today we will make an exception. Recently Calrec made its biggest ever single sale, a consignment of 14 consoles to South Korean broadcaster MBC. MBC purchased a variety of consoles, from a 64 fader Apollo to a 24 fader Artemis Light, to be used […]

Bridge-Links sound art brightens London canal

The local newspaper for the boroughs of Hamstead & Highgate in London – Ham&High … geddit? – reports on a new sound art installation along the Regent’s canal Press the button to call the new lift at Cecil Sharp House this week and you might be intrigued by a medley of sounds that evoke the […]

Making our world sound better, by design

The sound of the modern world is a recurring theme in mainstream media and The Guardian has again picked up on the subject. The incidental sounds of modern life are quite different from those most of us grew up with; things that were previously mechanical are now probably electronic. The things that irritate and agitate […]

Dave Grohl gets in an 8028 state

Dave Grohl’s excellent 2 hour documentary Sound City about the legendary LA recording studio of the same name is packed with famous names and faces, including Tom Petty, Josh Hoome of Queens Of The Stone Age, Mick Fleetwood, Rick Rubin, Butch Vig … and Rupert Neve. The centrepiece of the studio, which closed in 2011, […]

Get Down Friday: mobile audio vavavoom

If you like to enjoy 192-kHz/24-bit MP3s on your smartphone or tablet you may have already invested in a particularly high-quality pair of headphones. If you’re really serious about sound quality, and you think it makes a big difference, you might also want to make your sonic experience complete by investing in a high-performance portable […]