Posts Tagged ‘mixing’

Play with your music again – FREE course

Following a very successful first outing last year, playwithyourmusic.org (PWYM) is about to embark on a second term of its popular – and free – online music production courses, And this time with celebrity backing from Peter Gabriel and a host of other clever and creative folk. The courses are collaborative, project-based sessions where the students and […]

BBC4′s Hinterland mixed in two tongues

With the BBC 4 series Hinterland / Y Gwyll, dubbing mixer Simon Jones of Soundworks in Cardiff (pictured, below) was presented with an interesting problem – how to approach the audio post production for a detective drama shot back-to-back in both Welsh and English? Filmed between November 2012 and April 2013 in the Welsh seaside […]

Up Your Output! (slight return)

This weekend sees the second Up Your Output!, the AES British Section’s event specially designated for Student Members, hosted at the SAE Institute in London. Calrec took part in the inaugral event last year, and we will be back this weekend with a Callisto console – last year’s event was so good, there was no way that we weren’t […]

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, […]

Backstage with the X-Factor sound dept.

Paul Mac enjoyed the full X-Factor behind-the-scenes experience when he recently visited Fountain Studios in Wembley for Audio Pro Net. His host, BAFTA Award-winning Sound Director Robert Edwards (pictured) above, showed and explained to Paul how the apparently organised chaos we see on screen is actually very carefully orchestrated chaos involving multiple technology and service […]