Category Archives: Audio

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Five Questions: Hobo Audio Founder and Creative Director Howard Bowler

Hobo Audio founder and creative director Howard Bowler came to sound design after his experience as a New York rock-and-roll and pop musician (his band, Marbles, played at CBGB in the mid-70s) morphed into a career in audio engineering and post. … more »

Deluxe Opens New Mixing Stage in Downtown NYC

Deluxe New York opened a new 800-square-foot sound-mixing stage at its facility at 435 Hudson Street in the West Village. The facility includes an 18-seat theater driven by an Avid Pro Tools dual Icon board, with film and digital projection … more »

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Review: Sony Creative Software Sound Forge Pro 11

If there were a lifetime achievement award for audio editing software, Sound Forge would be the favored candidate. It’s probably the oldest of the professional-grade audio editors, tracing its roots all the way back to Windows 3.x. Despite a few … more »

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Christie Introduces Cinema Sound Systems

Christie introduced Vive Audio, a line of high-end speakers and amplifiers designed for cinema sound in theater auditoriums, screening rooms, and post-production facilities. Vive Audio is not a new sound format; it's a line of cinema audio equipment designed to … more »

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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 »