Category Archives: Audio

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Digital Arts Brings State-of-the-Art 4K Post to New York

With the rise in so much content being shot in 4K and with 4K Ultra HD television sets rapidly coming down in price, the need for full 4K post services has never been greater. Axel Ericson, founder and creative director of … more »

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Taking 5.1 Temp Mixes Even Farther for Star Trek Into Darkness

It may be tempting to phone in your temporary audio mixes during the editing process. But what if you could create full 5.1 temp mixes — not simple placeholders — while you cut, letting sound and picture inform each other … more »

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Adobe Unveils New Features in Premiere, After Effects, and More

Adobe unpacked a broad range of new features for the upcoming releases of its video tools, including what's sure to be a popular round-trip solution out of After Effects for 3D modeling involving a version of Maxon's Cinema4D. (See our … more »

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Review: Auralex ProPAD Monitor Isolators

It’s been over 10 years since I’ve touched a fader on a big SSL mixing console or turned a knob on a Neve EQ. Most of my billable work is performed in my home studio, as is the case with … more »

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Prime Cuts: Movie: The Movie: 2V

Sexy vampires, sexy zombies, sexy mummies, and sexy leprechauns drive the action in this fake trailer for Movie: The Movie: 2V, a phony sequel crafted as a Oscar-night lampoon by the nutjobs at Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC. Killer Tracks … more »

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Extreme Music Debuts Cloud-Based Customix Tool

Responding to longstanding requests from music supervisors that it make original stems available to allow easy remixing of production music tracks, Extreme Music has launched Customix, a new tool that it says will let music supervisors and video editors take … more »

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FirstCom Partners with Sound Editor Rob Nokes on FX Library

At NAB, FirstCom Music is officially launching a new site, FirstCom SoundFX, in conjunction with sound editor Rob Nokes (Bones, Snow White and the Huntsman, Battleship). The site will offer FirstCom's production clients access to a new library of more … more »

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MPSE Career Achievement Honoree John Roesch on a Life in Sound

Next month, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will present John Roesch with its 2013 Career Achievement Award. It’s a crowning achievement for the veteran Foley artist, whose career spans more than three decades and over 400 films, including such … more »

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PreSonus Announces PRM1 Reference Mic

PreSonus announced the PRM1 reference microphone as a match for the free Virtual StudioLive control software it provides for its StudioLive 24.4.2 and 16.4.2 digital mixers. Connected to a mixer's Talkback input, the mic will allow users to view the … more »

FirstCom Gets Christmas-y with Mannheim Steamroller

Putting the finishing touches on some holiday-themed projects? Reaching for some generic jingle-bell instrumentals? FirstCom has something special for you — for the first time this year, the company is exclusively representing Mannheim Steamroller, which it describes as "the #1 … more »