AES New York 2011
Historical Event

Sunday, October 23, 9:30 am — 11:00 am (Room: 1E08)

A Tribute to Walter Sear

Noah Simon
Steven Durr, Acoustical Engineer
Roberta Findlay, Walter's partner at the studio and filmmaker
Brian Kehew, Historian for the Bob Moog Foundation
Sean Lennon
Ray Noguera

Since his untimely passing in April 2010, Walter Sear’s world-famous Sear Sound recording studio has continued to thrive as a champion of analog fidelity. With its reputation for meticulously selected and maintained equipment and a superbly trained staff, Sear Sound has attracted such clients as Paul McCartney, Wilco, and Norah Jones. Walter Sear’s encyclopedic knowledge of and unbridled passion for audio quality set a Platinum standard for studios around the world. This panel will address Sear’s incomparable life and legendary accomplishments from audio engineering and music composition, to his experimentation with theremins and synthesizers. Noah Simon is a Brooklyn-based engineer/producer/arranger and long-time AES member. He has worked with artists such as Eric Anderson, Scout, Bill Frisell, Susan Tedeschi, and Shawn Colvin.

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