143rd AES CONVENTION Presenters: David Bowles

AES New York 2017 Presenter or Author

David Bowles

David Bowles

Primary Affiliation: Swineshead Productions LLC - Berkeley, CA, USA
AES Member Type: Member
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David v.R Bowles formed Swineshead Productions, LLC as a classical recording production company in 1995. His recordings have been GRAMMY-nominated (Classical - Best Orchestral Performance) and won the “Classical Orchestral Album” prize (Just Plain Folks Awards). Other Bowles-produced and engineered releases have twice been named “Record of the Month - Editor's Choice” from Gramophone Magazine, MusicWeb International and Opera News; “Record of the Year” from New York Times (three times), the New Yorker, American Record Guide and Miami Clásica. Several of these are available as high-resolution paid downloads.

In collaboration with New York University’s Music Technology programme at Steinhardt School of Music, Mr. Bowles researches and teaches height channel recording. He has given a paper on his “Bowles array” (a height channel microphone technique) at AES conventions in New York and São Paulo, as well as for AES sections in San Francisco and Boston.

As an educator, Mr. Bowles is a guest lecturer for Tonmeister programmes at New York University (Steinhardt School of Music), the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Peabody Recording Arts and Sciences (John Hopkins University) and the Banff Centre. He was Visiting Professor of Recording Arts at Indiana University’s Jacobs School.

Mr. Bowles is a member of the AES (Audio Engineering Society), was on the Board of Governors, served on convention committees, and the committee of the San Francisco AES section. He is a member of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) Producers & Engineers Wing and SPARS (Society of Professional Audio Recording Services).

More Info: http://www.swineshead.com

Session List

Oct 19: RP01: Modern Classical Music Production (Panelist)

Oct 21: SA15: Afternoon Listening Session in 9.1 (Moderator)

Oct 21: SA14: Capturing Height: Recording Techniques that Include the Vertical Dimension (Presenter)

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