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AES140 | Meet the Sponsors! Crane Song

 Crane Song is the the company of designer and engineer Dave Hill who crafts hardware and software with an exceptional attention to detail. Dave Hill's intimate knowledge of analog electronics, as well as decades of experience as a recording engineer have spawned a large range of very useful and musical products that deliver top-of-the-line quality throughout.

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Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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AES140 | Meet the Sponsors! MathWorks

 MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. MATLAB and Simulink enable the design and development of a wide range of advanced products.

More than 5000 colleges and universities around the world use MATLAB and Simulink for teaching and research in a broad range of technical disciplines.

 

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Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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AES 140 Meet the Judges! Bill Crabtree

AES 140 Meet the Judges! Bill Crabtree

Bill Crabtree is a Professor of Recording Industry and the Director of the Masters of Fine Arts program in Recording Arts and Technologies at Middle Tennessee State University. He works as freelance musician, recording engineer, and technical writer. He has engineered a wide scope of studio productions in Boston and Nashville. As a technical writer he recently completed the latest Operator’s Manual for the API Legacy Plus console. He teaches courses in multi-track recording and studio production in MTSU’s B.S. in Recording Industry and M.F.A in Recording Arts and Technologies.

Prior to joining MTSU’s Recording Industry faculty, Bill served as an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music, Artist in Residence at Emerson College, Assistant Chairman of Audio & Media Technology at New England Institute of Art, and Chairman of Recording Arts at Massachusetts Communications College. 

 


Posted: Monday, May 30, 2016

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AES140 | Meet the Sponsors! PSP Audio

 PSPaudioware develops high quality audio effect and processor plug-ins. Their products garner rave reviews and endorsements from every corner of the music production, engineering, composition, and post-production worlds and become staples in professional and home studios worldwide.

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Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2016

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AES140 | Meet the Sponsors! APS - Audio Pro Solutions

 Manufacturer of professional monitors and High End Home speakers. APS was born from an encounter between a composer and sound engineer/producer, brilliant speaker designers and a group of highly motivated audiophiles and music lovers.

APS was established in 2006 as a project devoted to studio sound production technique. As we use professional project and measurement tools, we have total control over the final effect at each stage of the product creation. Ready-made projects are implemented into production with maximum attention paid to the quality of the final product. Our present offer includes active studio monitors.

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Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2016

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AES 140 Meet the Judges! Cécile Tournesac

AES 140 Meet the Judges! Cécile Tournesac

Cécile Tournesac was raised in France, where she studied violin, piano, and voice from an early age. After moving to New York City to attend the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, she discovered her love for music and sound in film.

During her 4 years at NYU, she was an active producer, engineer, composer, arranger, and sound designer for projects in a variety of fields and genres. In 2009, she received the silver prize for her recording of Lenny Pickett’s NYU Jazz Ensemble at the Audio Engineering Society Student Jazz Recording Competition in New York.

After graduating with honors in 2011, she moved back to her native Paris, where she started assisting Academy Award-winning composer Gabriel Yared. For three years, she had the opportunity to work on Haute Cuisine by Christian Vincent, Tom at the Farm by Xavier Dolan, and Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet by Roger Allers, among others She is now a freelance music editor and score editor. Some of her most recent credit include The Martian (2015, dir. by Ridley Scott, music by Harry Gregson-Williams), The Danish Girl (2015, dir. by Tom Hopper, music by Alexandre Desplat), and Queen of Katwe (2016, dir. by Mira Nair, music by Alex Heffes).


Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2016

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AES 140 Meet the Judges! Kris Górski

AES 140 Meet the Judges! Kris Górski

Kris Górski ­ sound engineer, producer and composer

Born in Poznan/Poland he begun his music education with piano at the age of 7, and continued through his years in college in England. He then moved to Paris where, after obtaining his diploma in Audio Engineering from SAE Paris, he engaged in 12 years of intensive studio work for independent artists, labels and TV stations. A few years into his sound engineering career he begun writing music for films which proved to be an ongoing passion and an important part of his work. He has since also become a song writer.

He has engineered over 100 albums and worked on dozens of film and advertisement projects both as a composer     and sound engineer. He loves working with the new generation of music talents in Poland, producing albums and         film tracks. He maintains a working relationship with musicians in France, England and Denmark. Open mind               and unorthodox approach are the key ingredients of his work.
 
In 2006 he co­founded APS ­ a company with focus on manufacturing high quality active studio monitors. A successful   venture which continues to this day and represents Polish technological thought all over the world and collaborates     with number of Universities. The company’s R&D model is based on very strong relationship with the recording           community, striving to make the very best tools for the sound engineers, producers and musicians.
 
Presently Kris lives in Poland, helping in the running of APS and his own production company AudioPlanet. For             a number of years now he has been involved in a working partnership with Piotr “Miki” Mikolajczak ­ a                             renowned producer and former Sony Artistic Director, with whom he has co­written and co­produced a number of           projects.
 
All throughout his career Kris gave a lot of importance to education. He has been giving workshops to young               people for the last 17 years and has recently started working with students form the Science University of Gdansk       where he is also involved through his company’s AudioPlanet collaboration with the University. He has also worked as a consultant on a number of projects on studio construction.

The Projects
 
Rozmowy Noca, Not Evil just Wrong, Operacja Zycie, Jezeli Zapomnimy o Nich, Le Bleu de L'Ocean, Sous le               Soleil, Solistki, Moje dziecko jest Aniolem; Grunge, Silence, Le rêve ou la vie, Anticonstitutionnellement, Sachons d     dire NON, Libre d'avancer, Couleur Café, Seguido
 
The People
 
Piotr “Miki” Mikolajczak, Artur Zmijewski, Monika Górska, Fabienne Thibeault, Aga Kiepuszewska, Victor                     Barange, Carine Erseng, Lois Andrea, Ridan, Kev Fox
 
The Companies
 
Sony, TVP1, TF1, POLSAT, NETIA, SKOKI, WARKA,
 
Muzeum Polskiej Piosenki w Opolu, Science University of Gdansk.
 
links
 
http://www.audioplanet.pl 
http://aps­company.com/en/
PS. It says PLAY on the button ­ not WORK :­)

 


Posted: Saturday, May 28, 2016

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AES 140 Student Recording Critiques

 The Student Recording Critiques are non-competitive listening sessions, designed for students to listen to their recordings and productions on a world-class playback system, and receive feedback on their work. Students are invited to bring along their mixes and have them critiqued by a panel renowned industry professionals in order to get pointers as to how they can push their skills to the next level. 
 
It is vital that interested students sign up at Convention’s the student booth immediately after the first SDA meeting and bring their work on CD, DVD, memory stick, or hard disc as clearly labelled 44.1 kHz WAVE or AIFF files. 
 
Please note that finalists of the Student Recording Competition are excluded to submit their work to the Recording Critiques to give non-finalists a way of having their work assessed.
 
Schedule: 
Sunday, June 5, 09:00 — 10:00
Monday, June 6, 08:45 — 09:45
Tuesday, June 7, 11:30 — 12:30


Posted: Friday, May 27, 2016

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AES 140 Convention Starts in just One Week!

AES 140 Convention Starts in just One Week!

The 140th AES Convention starts in just one week. Make sure you are registered to attend.

The Student Delegate Assembly are running events every day, including:

  • Student Delegate Assemblies
  • Student Design Competition
  • Student Recording Competition
  • Education and Careers Fair
  • Recording Critiques sessions with Grammy winning experts
  • And so much more

Make sure you register now to attend the convention, which is just two weeks away!

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Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016

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AES 140 Meet the Sponsors! UVI

AES 140 Meet the Sponsors! UVI

UVI is a Paris, France-based developer of premium virtual instruments, effects and software for professional audio production. Over the past two decades UVI has released an extensive catalo of instruments and applications, winning numerous industry awards and accolades. As a key technology partner UVI has worked with many companies to enable groundbreaking software instruments with the renowned UVI EngineTM. 

Spanning over 40 releases ranging from mobile to desktop, UVI products are used by many of today’s top composers, producers, sound designers and musicians, being heard on numerous hit-records, film and TV scores and games. UVI products are crafted to deliver the finest experience possible—offering a wealth of unique and inspiring instruments, the highest quality sound, innovative features, efficient and reliable performance and world-class user interfaces.

Leveraging a deep technology portfolio, extensive experience and a passion for sound, UVI continues to push forward creating new and imaginative tools that both enable and inspire.

http://www.uvi.net/ 

 


Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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