Posts Tagged ‘mixing’

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 […]

Volley good show! Calrec at Wimbledon

What a racket! Wimbledon , the oldest tennis tournament in the world, has always been a massive OB undertaking, with thousands of hours of tennis-fuelled grunting broadcast to countries all over the world. This year has coverage in 3D, HD, and on more courts than ever before. British outside broadcast (OB) specialists NEP Visions are old […]

HDSLR audio grows up with Tascam DR-60D

Filmmaking using DSLR cameras has divided professionals, with purists pointing to the need for a separate external recording device and lots of fiddling in post as being a significant downside. The arrival of devices such as the 24-bit/96 kHz-capable Røde iXY microphone which is used in conjunction with an iPhone mounted in a camera’s ‘hot […]