AES Member Profile

Chip Powell

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Location Sound Recording
  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Recording Industry - Mastering Studio
  • Recording Industry - Post Production
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Software

Job Duties:

  • Owner/Director
  • Production Sound Mixer/Sound Recordist


Powell Live Sound (PLS) was formed to fulfill my passion for working with brilliant talent and state-of-the-art equipment in the service of live music production. I have over 30 years of experience in a wide range of audio engineering disciplines including HW/SW product development, audio system design, live sound mixing, remote recording and DAW editing. Through PLS I provide FOH/monitor mix, remote 32tk Pro Tools digital recording and system design services.

Education Background

Harvard/Software Engineering '93; Northeastern/Electrical Engineering '86;
Institute of Audio Research '77

Employment History

Powell Live Sound Engineering, LLC (20 yrs);
Lexicon (12 yrs);
Ensoniq (5 yrs);
Non-Audio SW Development (15 yrs);

Related Experience

Philadelphia AES Section
Chair: 2018
Committee Member: 2014-2018

Why Am I An AES Member?

AES allows me to stay abreast of current audio technology and to nourish my creative spirit.

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