Category Archives: Audio

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Azden SGM-250 review

Review: Azden SGM-250 Shotgun Microphone

With video gear, we went from analog to digital, then standard definition to high definition. Now we are looking at going from HD to 4K/UHD and beyond. This leaves lots of obsolete video gear piling up in the attic. But one of … more »

Azden Pro-XD

Review: Azden Pro-XD Wireless Microphone System

Azden has put out some interesting products lately. My first set of wireless microphones, 25 years ago, was their VHF WMS-Pro set. The VHF band got crowded with TV and walkie-talkies, so I needed to upgrade. Around 2000, I found … more »

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Adobe Ramps Up Color, Proxy, VR Workflow in Premiere Pro

Adobe said the next round of updates to its Creative Cloud software suite will beef up Premiere Pro with a set of VR workflow features, improved media management options, including a new way to work with proxies, and new functionality in the Lumetri Color … more »

AudioDenoise

CrumplePop to License Its Audio Cleanup Technology

CrumplePop, a Minneapolis-based maker of popular FxFactory video editing plug-ins, is branching out in a new direction. After creating AudioDenoise and EchoRemover, a pair of powerful yet deceptively simple plug-ins that clean up bad audio, the company has launched a … more »

Technicolor Hires Sound Designer Scott Gershin to Launch New Gaming/VR Department

Supervising Sound Editor Scott Gershin is the new director of sound editorial at Technicolor, where he will head a new department creating sound for video games, virtual reality, theme parks, installations, and other immersive experiences. Gershin's department will be based … more »

THE REVENANT

Sound Mixers Frank Montaño and Jon Taylor on The Revenant

"We were just making a lot of noise down in the theater," Frankie Montaño says via speakerphone on the NBCUniversal movie lot where he and Jon Taylor had mixed The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu's multi-Oscar-nominated film. Their current project, The … more »

Apogee Symphony I/O Mark II

Apogee Ships Symphony I/O Mk II Thunderbolt Audio Interface

On the eve of NAMM in Anaheim, CA, Apogee Electronics today introduced the Symphony I/O Mk II audio interface. Building on the original Symphony I/O, shipped in 2010, the new hardware adds a Thunderbolt connectivity option, touchscreen control, and front-panel metering for … more »

Sam Raimi on the set of Drag Me to Hell

Sam Raimi Will Get Sound Editors’ Filmmaker Award from MPSE

Professional organization the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) is giving director Sam Raimi its Filmmaker Award, recognizing "outstanding contributions to the art of cinema," the group said today. The award will be given to Raimi at the MPSE Golden Reel … more »

Michael Minkler and Christian Minkler Join Sony Pictures Post Production Services

After an affiliation that began last year, the father-and-son re-recording mixing team of Michael and Christian Minkler are officially on the team at Sony Pictures Post Production Services. "We are on the cusp of a major shift in movie sound," … more »

Mark Awards winners

Production Music Association Chooses First Annual Mark Awards

The Production Music Association this year launched the Mark Awards for Excellence in Production. Named after the late Andy Mark — a prolific jingle-writer and the founder of Philadelphia Music Works, Broadcast Results Group, and the Canary Collection — the Mark … more »