Category Archives: Audio

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Hammer & Anvil Launches Line of Mics, Mixers for DSLR Audio

Hammer & Anvil, a line of products sold exclusively by Adorama, launched three new mics and two small audio mixers aimed at shooters looking for new ways to get audio into their DSLRs. The top-of-the-line mic is the HAAMKENG600 ($140), a … more »


Adobe Announces Feature Slate for Next CC 2015 Update

Adobe announced a new slate of updates coming to its Creative Cloud apps later this year, including more native UHD support and HDR workflow in Premiere Pro and After Effects. UHD support has been expanded in Premiere Pro, which now natively … more »

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Pro Sound Effects to Give Schools a Free Semester of Access

Brooklyn-based Pro Sound Effects is offering the first 50 schools to apply by September 15 free unlimited access to 50,000 of its royalty-free sound effects for use in their non-commercial films, videos, audio productions, apps or other creative projects during the … more »

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How They Did It: Recording the Aural Chaos of Show Me a Hero

If you watched the first two hours of HBO's new miniseries Show Me a Hero last night through a decent sound system, you heard some seriously noisy city council meetings. Created by The Wire's David Simon and directed by two-time Oscar-winner Paul … more »

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Five Questions with Philly’s Shake Audio Post at MilkBoy

Philadelphia has a new audio post-production option with the opening of Shake Audio Post at MilkBoy. MilkBoy the Studio founders Tommy Joyner and Jamie Lokoff brought sound designer Mark Schultz, CAS, formerly of Post Perfect and Suite Spots Studios, on board … more »


Benchmark Post to Take Over Former Todd-Soundelux Burbank Studio Space

A new audio post-production company, Benchmark Post, is launching in Burbank, with plans to occupy the former Todd-Soundelux offices on West Alameda this fall. Benchmark Post founder Pedro Jimenez, a re-recording mixer who started up movie-trailer audio specialist Benchmark Sound … more »


Sennheiser Readies AVX Wireless Mic System

Sennheiser has a new approach to capturing audio in camera—its AVX wireless mic system features a compact receiver that plugs directly into a camera's XLR input.  For use with DSLRs and other cameras that don't have XLR ins, the system comes … more »


Renowned Mixer Kevin O’Connell Back at Sony Pictures After Seven Years Away

Re-recording mixer Kevin O'Connell is back at Sony Pictures Post Production Services, where he has completed four projects—The Boy Next Door, Self/less, No Good Deed, and Pitch Perfect 2—and is working on Goosebumps with director Rob Letterman. Could one of those projects earn him an Academy … more »

Formosa Villa Opens in Santa Monica’s Former POP Sound Location

Formosa Group has launched Formosa Villa, its new commercial and branded-entertainment division, at the former POP Sound location in Santa Monica. Mixer John Bolen and executive producer Lauren Cascio, formerly of Santa Monica's Play Studios, have been hired to work out … more »

Prime Cuts: Must Save Jane!’s Moody Movie Music

L.A.- and London-based team Must Save Jane! released its tenth compilation of exceptionally dramatic music aimed at movie trailers, Rebirth. This one includes music composed by Harry Lightfoot. It's licensed through APM Music division Resonate Music Group in North America and by Altitude Music … more »