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AES 138 | Meet the sponsors: Real Industry

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Real Industry is an online course and mentorship network to educate students on the roles and needs of the media technology industry, in preparation for upcoming internships and full-time jobs. Students learn about the tools, teams, and skills behind leading how products go from ideation through mass commercialization at companies like Adobe, Pandora, Sonos, Smule, Universal Audio, MixGenius, iZotope, and more! 

Our first course "Careers in Media Technology", will be available in June 2015. Sign-up at www.realindustry.org/aes.
An overview of the media technology products industry, including the markets and companies, and introducing the roles of software engineering, user experience, product design, and program management. 

If you are ready for a career in industry, then continue on for our next course "Real Industry: How media technology products are really made".  Building upon "Careers in Media Technology," we explore research and development, hardware engineering, industrial design, marketing, intellectual property, advanced topics in software engineering, and HR / interviewing fundamentals.      

Real Industry is generously donating logins to their flagship course to winners of the Student Design Competition! 

Real Industry webpage


Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015

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AES 138 | Meet the sponsors: Linear Audio

Linear Audio

Linear Audio

Linear Audio is a vehicle for publishing technical information, developments and the state of the art of audio from a technical perspective. 
It is meant for anyone who is interested in technical audio developments or who wants to contribute to them. Being employed in audio engineering is not a requirement at all. Happy reading, happy writing, happy building and happy listening!
 
Linear Audio is supporting the Student Design Competition once again by providing prizes for the winners! 

Linear Audio website


Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015

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AES 138 | Meet the sponsors: THAT Corporation

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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.

THAT Corporation is supporting the Student Design Competition, by giving away prizes to ALL finalists! 

THAT Corporation website


Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015

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AES138 | Meet the Judges #11: Shawn Everett

AES138 | Meet the Judges #11: Shawn Everett

Meet Shawn Everett, one of our honorable judges of Category 3: Modern Studio Recording of the Student Recording Competition at AES138 in Warsaw.

Shawn Everett was born and raised in Bragg Creek, Alberta. After graduating from high school, he was accepted as a Work-Study participant in the Audio program in Music & Sound at The Banff Centre. Everett continued his studies as a regular Audio engineer between 2001 and 2005, gaining the opportunity to interact with various Grammy artists, faculty, and staff from academia and industry. He has since returned to The Banff Centre as regular faculty in the Audio program that attracts musicians and engineers from around the world.

Everett relocated to Los Angeles in 2006 and began engineering for producer Tony Berg, collaborating as an engineer and mixer with many great artists including Bruce Hornsby, k.d. lang, Bob Dylan, Jakob Dylan, Ozomatli, Eddie Vedder, Natalie Cole and Randy Newman. Today,  Everett is a highly respected and sought after producer/engineer, with recent credits including albums for Weezer, The Belle Brigade and The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas. A true virtuoso of recording technology, Everett’s cutting edge production style constantly challenges the expectations of artists, producers and listeners alike. 


Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2015

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AES 138 | Meet the sponsors: Mathew Lane

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Mathew Lane audiotools are innovative new solutions, created when no other hardware or software could be found suitable for the task.
 
The DrMS spatial processor is Mathew Lane's first product, already widely accepted by audio professionals as a unique plugin. It's being used by top producers and engineers on songs by well known artists such as Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay and many others. Legendary mix engineer Dave Pensado is a fan and has been showing the use of DrMS on several of his Pensado's Place Into The Lair videos.
 
DrMS is a unique spatial processor, available as AAX/RTAS/AU/VST plugin, with a wide range of applications for mixing, mastering and post production - going from simple MS (Mid-Side) encoding/decoding, over stereo field width and depth enhancement, to fixing mono compatibility issues and more.
 
 
Mathew Lane, born Mathijs Indesteege (1981, Belgium), is an independent music professional working as a mastering engineer and audiotool designer.
Mathijs studied engineering at the university of Leuven and went on to the music conservatory of Ghent where he graduated as Master in Music - Music Producer.
 
Next to his own activities, Mathijs also works as Sales Director & Product Support Engineer at Joystick Audio, the Benelux high-end pro audio distributor.
Using the nickname 'DrDeltaM', Mathijs is moderator at the Music Computers subforum on Gearslutz.com.
 
You can find Mathew Lane and his DrMS plugin at:
http://www.mathewlane.com
http://www.facebook.com/MathewLaneDrMS
 
Mathew Lane is contributing DrMS plugins as prizes for the Student Recording Competition! 
 


Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

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AES138 | Meet the Judges #10: Darcy Proper

AES138 | Meet the Judges #10: Darcy Proper

Meet Darcy Proper, one of our honorable judges of Category 2: Traditional Studio Recording of the Student Recording Competition at AES138 in Warsaw.

Darcy began her career at Sony Music Studios in New York City in the Classical Department, later focusing her skills on mastering and broadening her musical scope to include in all genres from historical reissues to cutting-edge surround releases.  In 2005, she moved to Europe serving as Senior Mastering Engineer at Galaxy Studios in Belgium for several years before moving on to Wisseloord Studios in Holland.

Over the years, Darcy has been honored with 3 Grammy awards and 9 nominations and has won several other awards for her work.

She has had the pleasure of mastering historical reissue projects for such prestigious artists as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Johnny Cash.   She has also worked on stereo, 5.1 and Auro3D 9.1 front-line releases for many talented artists including Steely Dan, The Eagles, Ozark Henry, Donald Fagen, Porcupine Tree, Peter Maffay, Patricia Barber, Mando Diao, The Common Linnets, and Marcus Miller.


Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

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AES Student Design Competition Deadline Extended


Students! Gear designers, software developers, or audio tinkerers... All are welcome to submit their projectstotheStudent Design Competition taking place at AES 138 in Warsaw. In the past we have had projects range from guitar multi-effects processors, channel strips, VST plugins, to even standalone iOS apps. As long as your design has a bit of innovation at heart, we have the top audio design professionals who will give you face-to-face feedback to help you in your career!

All you must do is follow this link and register for the competition, and upload a PDF of a project description by May 1st. Every entrant will get to present at the convention and show off their fantastic work!

Did we mention that there are prizes for the top entries? Not only that, audio companies from all around the world have representatives at AES conventions that frequently check out student events, and we have seen several students land jobs after graduation based on these interactions (so bring a resumé)!

Register and upload your project by May 1st, the new deadline! 


Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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AES 138 Meet The Sponsors: Solid State Logic

AES 138 Meet The Sponsors: Solid State Logic

 From groundbreaking audio consoles to innovative video production systems, Solid State Logic has evolved to become the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for film, audio, video and broadcast professionals. Founded by Colin Sanders in 1969, SSL has since expanded to its present 15 acre science park in Oxfordshire, England. SSL's unrivalled resources, including R&D, manufacturing, training, service and product support, operate in a unique high technology, customer oriented environment.

The company invents, designs and manufactures technology for the creative manipulation of sound. Users and industry experts from all over the world visit SSL's Oxford HQ to consult with SSL audio experts and evaluate SSL equipment. There are more than 3000 SSL systems in service around the world.


Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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AES138 | Meet the Judges #9: Morten Lindberg

AES138 | Meet the Judges #9: Morten Lindberg

Meet Morten Lindberg, one of our honorable judges of Category 1: Traditional Acoustic Recording of the Student Recording Competition at AES138 in Warsaw.

Recording Producer and Balance Engineer with 20 American GRAMMY-nominations since 2006. Thirteen of these in categories "Best Engineered Album", "Best Surround Sound Album" and "Producer of the Year". Founder and CEO of 2L (www.2L.no). Associate Professor in Acoustic Music Production at Westerdals University - Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology.


Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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AES138 | Meet the sponsors: TASCAM

  

For more than 30 years, TASCAM has developed products for every segment of the sound and music industry. From the high-end audio professional in a major post-production studio to the novice or hobbyist at home, TASCAM is everywhere. We are a company committed to providing our customers audio/video solutions that enable breakthroughs by using sound in ways that are as exciting as they are accessible. In short, we provide tools that let people translate their creativity into reality.

Tascam generously donated one of their audio interfaces as a prize for our Student Recording Competition.


Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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