Category Archives: Audio

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Gary Rydstrom on the Strange Magic of a Career in Sound and Vision

Although it isn’t in his nature to boast, Gary Rydstrom is the only person in the world who can brag of having received seven Oscars and 17 Oscar nominations for best sound mixing and editing and an Oscar nomination for directing a … more »

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Rode Announces RodeLink Wireless Digital Audio System

At NAMM, Rode announced RodeLink, an inexpensive new fully digital wireless audio system that uses Series II 2.4GHz digital transmission to send a 128-bit encrypted 24-bit 44.1 KHz lossless audio signal up to 100 meters. Rode said the system transmits on two … more »

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Golden Reel Nominations

Motion Picture Sound Editrors, the professional organization for sound editors, has released its roster of 2015 Golden Reel Nominations honoring the work of sound editors on feature film, television, animation, and computer entertainment. Did controversy over the theatrical sound mix … more »

Cinema Audio Society Names Award Nominees for Sound Mixing, Tech Achievements

Despite some late-year controversy over the sound mix of Interstellar, which was said by some audience members to feature incomprehensible dialogue, the film is one of five top nominees for the Cinema Audio Society's 2014 CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in … more »

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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 »