AES Section Meeting Reports

Boston - December 9, 2014

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This event was sponsored by iZotope. In addition to funding the refreshments iZotope offered a copy of iZotope Ozone 6: Creative Mastering Platform for raffle.

About the Studio

Featuring a state-of-the-art recording studio located in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, Futura Productions handles a variety of projects from all over the world. Home to the most advanced recording facility in New England, Futura Productions features a spacious control room containing one of the nation's largest ProTools systems, acoustics for stereo and 5.1 surround sound, mastering quality monitoring, a large format (128 input) moving fader mixing surface with automation and recall of every mix parameter, a dizzying array of outboard gear ranging from vintage analog to modern high end digital, a comprehensive microphone collection, and analog or 24 bit digital multitrack and mix down capability. Film/TV and video game scoring and mix-to-pix projects are displayed in high-definition on the 100? screen.

Recording ensembles of up to 60 musicians or 100 vocalists is easily handled in the live room, which measures an enormous 60' by 38' with a 22' arched ceiling. This former Masonic lodge is the largest studio recording space in New England. It features a great ambient room sound with concert hall acoustics, 2 isolation rooms, and a 9' Steinway CD327 concert grand piano. This magnificent piano features the "Hamburg" action and is widely considered to be one of the finest recording pianos on the east coast.

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