AES Los Angeles 2014
Friday, October 10, 10:00 am — 4:00 pm (Room 304 AB)
Digital Entertainment Group Presents High Resolution Audio SessionsCo-moderators:
Marc Finer, Digital Entertainment Group - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Maureen Droney, The Recording Academy - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Leslie Ann Jones, Skywalker Sound - San Rafael, CA, USA
Chuck Ainlay, METAlliance - Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Jim Belcher, Universal Music
Bruce Botnick, Music Producer, Recording and Mastering Engineer, VP Content Acquisition for Pono Music - Los Angeles, CA, USA
John Burk, Concord Music Group - Beverly Hills, CA, USA; Concord Music Group - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bob Clearmountain, Apogee Electronics, Inc. - Santa Monica, CA, USA; Mix This! - Pacific Palisades, CA, USA
Michal Jurewicz, Mytek Digital
Ray Kimber, Kimber Kable - Ogden, UT, USA
Owen Kwon, Astell&Kern - Irvine, CA, USA
Aaron Levine, Sony Electronics - San Diego, CA, USA
George Massenburg, Schulich School of Music, McGill University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mark Piibe, Sony Music
John Quick, dCS Ltd. - Cambridge, UK; dCS North America - Boston, MA, USA
Andrew Scheps, Tonequake Records - Van Nuys, CA, USA
Howie Singer, Warner Music Group - New York, NY, USA
J. Robert Stuart, Meridian Audio Ltd. - Huntingdon, UK
Ryan Ulyate, Producer / Engineer - Topanga, CA, USA
10:00 am – 10:50 am
Hi-Res Audio Devices for Every Lifestyle: Learn more details about the growing number of hi-res compatible devices available today from some of the biggest names in hi-res devices including Astell & Kern, dCS, DTS, Kimber Kable, Meridian, Mytek, and Sony. Subjects will include how to demonstrate hi-res audio at retail; the latest options for enjoying hi-res music on-the-go; and how to educate and engage young music enthusiasts. Moderated by Marc Finer, the panel includes Owen Kwon, John Quick, Fred Maher, Ray Kimber, Bob Stuart, Michal Jurewicz, and Aaron Levine.
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
The New Business of Hi-Res Music: Get an inside look at the opportunities and challenges associated with hi-res music from Mark Piibe at Sony Music, Howie Singer at Warner Music, and Jim Belcher at Universal Music. Topics will include licensing hi-res files; the latest distribution partners; ingesting and archiving digital assets; new subscription models; and the best ways to promote hi-res music.
1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
Hi-Res Audio Production Workshop: [co-sponsored by the Recording Academy P&E Wing] Join top producers and engineers as they discuss the music creation process and best practices when recording, mixing and mastering in high resolution. The panel moderated by Leslie Ann Jones features Chuck Ainlay, John Burk, Ryan Ulyate, and Bob Clearmountain who will review the key aspects of various audio formats in context with their latest music projects.
3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
High Resolution Audio—Super Session: Meet and mix with some of the brightest minds in the business including Bruce Botnick, George Massenburg, and Andrew Scheps as they explore a number of the most challenging issues facing the recording industry today concerning the adoption of high resolution audio. Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear from these opinion makers!