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Native Instruments are our newest sponsor, and will be sponsoring the Student Design and Recording Competitions at the upcoming Paris Convention.
We are delighted that Native Instruments have agreed to give away a package of Komplete 10 Ultimate and some Reaktor licences, to selected winners of the Student Recording and Design Competitions.
Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based audio production and DJing. The company's mission is to develop innovative, fully-integrated solutions for all musical styles and professions. The resulting products regularly push technological boundaries and open up new creative horizons for professionals and amateurs alike.
Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016
Check out D16 Group, sponsor of the Student Recording Competition at AES 139
D16 Group Audio Software officially launched in 2006 with the aim of producing virtual instruments and effects for producers and musicians who required top quality and inspiration in their music.
Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
For all you keen audio design and engineering students who have a project you want to enter into the Student Design Competition, you only have two weeks left!
The AES Student Design Competition is an opportunity for aspiring hardware and software engineers to participate in a worldwide contest and gain recognition for their hard work and technical creativity. Undergraduate and graduate categories are available for entrants.
The Student Design Competition submission deadline for the 140th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society in Paris, France, is 22 May 2016.
Posted: Sunday, May 8, 2016
THAT Corporation, founded in 1989, designs and sells high-performance analog integrated circuits for professional audio manufacturers. THAT’s ICs include analog input and output stages, low-noise preamplifiers, and its original line of voltage-controlled amplifiers (VCAs) and RMS-level detectors – all used throughout the pro audio industry. The company also licenses patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property to the TV broadcast and reception industries. Under the dbx-tv® brand name, THAT offers Total Sonics™, Total Surround™, and Total Volume™, TV audio enhancement technology and digital (Verilog®) implementations of legacy TV audio receiver standards covering all parts of the world, including BTSC, A2, NICAM, and EIA-J. The company is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts, with offices in Tokyo, Japan and Milpitas, California.
Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Dave Hill is once again a Judge for the Student Design Competition
Forward Thinking Audio Gear from Crane Song and Dave Hill Designs.
Crane Song Ltd. is about designing and building the highest quality audio hardware and software possible. The products include A/D and D/A converters, Equalizers, Preamps, Compressors, Monitor Controllers, and plug-ins for PT. The designs range from discrete class A electronics to dsp.
The Philosophy is to make musically sounding gear and plug-ins that solve problems in the recording environment. The products very flexible, by changing a control the sound of the device can go from very clean to very colored while remaining musical. In 2011 Dave Hill Designs was lunched to provide products that are digitally controlled analog, DHD follows the same philosophy of building the highest quality musical signal processing devices possible.
Some designs for other companies include Avid’s HEAT plug-in, ATR Service Company’s variable speed control and the ARIA discrete record - play tape machine electronics. In addition there is on-going design work for several other companies, both the US and the UK. New designs for both Crane Song and Dave Hill Designs are always being worked on. Plus research into clocking, jitter and digital control of analog audio.
Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016
Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Hailing from the Midwestern United States, Liz Teutsch grew up in a home saturated with music, from her parents’ Beatles records to her multi-instrumentalist grandmother’s square-dance fiddling. This early exposure led her through studies in violin, piano, cello, percussion, drum set, bass and guitar, and eventually led her to Berklee College of Music’s Boston campus where she majored in Music Production and Engineering. Her studies in Boston led to a plethora of collaborative, creative ventures in music production, sound for visual media, and of course, teaching.
Liz feels extremely fortunate that she is now able to fuse two of her passions – music and education – at Berklee’s campus in Valencia, Spain, where she has worked and taught since 2013. In the classroom, Teutsch works to make music technology accessible to all, recognizing that these tools can also lead to unexpected creative breakthroughs. “There are some facets of technology that all students – soon to be professionals – must understand. However, these technology tools can also be used creatively, and it is our students’ explorations and experimentations with them that will continue to propel the music industry forward for many years to come.”
An Associate Professor and the Director of Academic Technology, Teutsch oversees the Berklee Valencia campus’s technology services and facilities, teaches courses in music production and technology, chairs the Music Technology Minor, and advises students in the Music Production, Technology and Innovation Master's Program. Liz is an active member of the Audio Engineering Society, the faculty advisor of the Berklee Valencia AES Student Section, and is currently serving a 2-year post as the AES Vice President of the Southern Europe Region.
Formerly the Director of Audio Production at Boston University's Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Liz was based in Boston for over 10 years where she worked as an educator, technician, and tracking and mix engineer for music and multimedia. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Berklee College of Music.
Posted: Monday, May 2, 2016
Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2016
The deadline to register for the Student Recording Competiton is tomorrow Sunday May 1st at the end of the day. The competition is taking place at the 140th AES Convention in Paris France.
Attendants at the convention can submit to any one of the four following categories:
- Category 1 – Traditional Acoustic Recording
- Category 2 – Traditional Studio Recording
- Category 3 – Modern Studio Recording & Electronic Music
- Category 4 – Sound for Visual Media
- To register for the competiton click here https://secure.aes.org/events/competitions/?ID=25
For rules and more info click here www.aes.org/students/awards/recording/
Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2016