Category Archives: Audio

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Tascam Ships New Mic-Attached Audio Recorders

Tascam's latest slate of audio products includes two different categories of audio recorder designed to simplify the process of capturing sound on location. The DR-10C series of linear-PCM 48 kHz/24-bit BWF audio recorders connect to lavaliere mics and write to standard MicroSD … more »

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Tascam Ships DR-60DmkII DSLR Audio Recorder

Tascam is shipping an updated "Mark II" version of its DR-60D four-channel linear PCM audio recorder designed for use with DSLRs. The DR-60DmkII has been fitted with new microphone preamps that allow up to 64dB of gain, Tascam said, compared to … more »

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Formosa Santa Monica Opens for Business in Former POP Sound Facility

It's official — the new Formosa Santa Monica has opened its doors in the spot vacated by POP Sound at 625 Arizona Ave.  Formosa Group said a number of former POP staffers have returned to work at Formosa, including mixers Nick … more »

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Soundelux’s 25,000-Square-Foot Burbank Studios Are Up for Sale

Want to buy a world-class audio facility? The former Burbank studio operated by now-bankrupt Todd-Soundelux is up for sale. The remarketing services division of investment firm Tiger Group and auctioneer GA Global Partners are accepting offers for what is described … more »

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Beatlemania in Black & White: Restoring A Hard Day’s Night in 4K

The Beatles’ 1964 film, A Hard Day’s Night, which recently celebrated its 50th birthday, along with the 50th anniversary of the group’s arrival in America, offers a snapshot into the early days of Beatlemania.  Directed by Richard Lester and produced … more »

Formosa Group to Re-Open POP Sound Facility

Post-production sound company Formosa Group said today that it is re-opening the former Pacific Ocean Post (POP) Sound facility in Santa Monica with some former POP staff on board. POP Sound was shuttered in July by its owner, Empire Investment … more »

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Footage Firm Adds Royalty-Free Stock Music to Subscription-Based Services Suite

Footage Firm, creator of the subscription-based VideoBlocks and GraphicStock premium content services, has unveiled a companion AudioBlocks stock music service aimed at professional video editors and the wider enthusiast market. VideoBlocks users—among them, many at the networks—have downloaded nearly 23 million … more »

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Sandblast Productions Opens New Audio Facility in New York City

Hanging a new shingle in a tough market for audio post, music production company Sandblast Productions has moved in at 1650 Broadway in New York City, just north of Times Square.  After working together for more than 20 years at … more »

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Todd-Soundelux Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, Shuttering Hollywood and Santa Monica Locations

Todd-Soundelux has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Formerly known as CSS Studios, the holding company's brands include Todd-AO, Soundelux, and POP Sound. In bankruptcy papers filed in U.S. bankruptcy court in the Central District of California, the company estimated … more »

State of the Standard: UHDTV

As 4K acquisition becomes an increasingly common feature of the production landscape, an elephant remains in the room: how does high-resolution content get delivered to the home? SMPTE considers that very question in a new report from its UHDTV Ecosystem … more »