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Julius Newell

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Film/Video Sound
  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Recording Industry - Post Production
  • Broadcasting - Studio
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Live Sound - Public Address
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Architectural Acoustics
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Musical Acoustics

Job Duties:

  • Acoustic Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Designer
  • DSP Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Sound Contractor/Installer
  • Systems Designer
  • Other: Studio Designer

About

I have been in and around the audio industry from a very early age, growing up in and around Virgin Records' The Manor studios in the UK in the 1970's. From the age of about 12 I could operate mixing consoles and tape machines and understood the principles of recording, both studio and live. I have worked in the professional audio industry from the age of 14 starting part time at weekends and school holidays. This constant exposure to the professional industry at a high level from an early age, coupled with a constant desire to know more about the engineering behind the audio industry, has driven a long and varied career in audio. I owe most of my knowledge to some truly fantastic professionals in this industry that I have worked with over the years, coupled with a huge amount of private study of the scientific principles our industry is based upon.
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The following are just some of the roles I have filled in the 32 years I have been working in audio.
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Studio deign and construction engineer. 30+ Years.
Sound systems (all types) designer and installer.30+ Years
Studio infrastructure designer and installer. 30+ Years
Live sound engineer.20+ years
Mastering Engineer. 5 years
Recording Engineer. 10+ years
Professional Carpenter. 25+ years
Loudspeaker systems design and development engineer. 25+ Years
Venue tuning, DSP system programming and environmental noise control consultant for entertainment venues 16+ years

Education Background

High School, passed all exams.
Took a college degree in electrical and electronic engineering.
Left the degree early when offered a job of maintenance engineer at a London studio which was a far better offer than the degree level qualification promised.

Employment History

E-Zee Studios - Maintenance & sound eng. 1986 - 1988__
Reflexion-Arts - Studio construction . 1987 - 1989__
Owner of rental and installation Co. 1989 - 1993__
Reflexion-Arts - Studio construction - 1993 - 1999___
SPOT Lda - Audio systems engineer and manager. 1993 - 1997__
Oddiseia SA - Audio Systems Engineer - Part time. 1997 - 1999__
Mission Control Mastering - Owner - 1995 - 1999__
HSL Ltd - Audio systems manager and engineer. 1999 - 2003__
HSL - Community Professional Loudspeakers - UK technical support. 2001 - 2003__
Lynx Lighting Ltd - Loudspeaker design, audio install manager. 2003 - 2005__
Freelance systems engineer and acoustic consultant 2005 - 2009__
Newell Acoustic Engineering - Studio construction, design, installation, and systems engineering. 2010 - present.

Why Am I An AES Member?

It's a great opportunity to share information, learn, get advice and give a little bit of the experience I've built up over the last 30 years back to the industry.


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