17 October

Leading Armies at Revolution Recording

Joe Dunphy, owner Revolution Recording, Stephen Koszler, assistant engineer, Glen Scully, vocals and guitar, Finch, vocals and guitar, Cian Daly, bass guitar, Conor Ryan, keyboards, Noel Mooney, drums, Rob DiVito, recording engineer, Mike Hogan, lead guitar. I spent the day yesterday recording a new single by the UK Band Leading Armies. Hailing from Limerick, Ireland, […]

17 September

Disruptive Innovation to Sustaining Innovation/Sustaining Technology with George Massenburg

TORONTO AES PRESENTS Disruptive Innovation to Sustaining Innovation/Sustaining Technology An evening with George Massenburg Tuesday, 25 September 2012 7:00 PM Noble Street Studios 17 Noble Street Toronto, ON (Queen Street W and Dufferin St) www.noblestreetstudios.com Parking is scarce in this area, so plan for time to locate, or use the TTC. Pre-Meeting “Dutch Treat” dinner […]

24 August

Neil Muncy, Audio Engineer, 1938 – 2012

Audio engineer, Neil Muncy, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012. Neil certainly was an influential figure in the audio world and his work in the area of grounding, proper balancing and op-amp design formed the foundation of best practices in audio equipment design. He was an active member of the Audio Engineering Society and […]

18 May

The Realization of a Classic Studio in the Modern Era

TORONTO AUDIO ENGINEERING SOCIETY PRESENTS Tour and presentation of Revolution Recording Studio with Martin Pilchner and Joe Dunphy Tuesday May 22, 2012 7:00 PM Revolution Recording Studios 36 Laing Street, Toronto, ON One block east of the corner of Leslie Street and Eastern Ave. Pre-meeting dinner, 5:00 pm at the Ceili Cottage 1301 Queen Street […]

24 April

Tape Restoration

TORONTO AUDIO ENGINEERING SOCIETY PRESENTS Audio Tape Recovery and Restoration with Richard Hess Tuesday, 24 April 2012 7:00 PM Ryerson University RCC 361, Rogers Communications Building, 80 Gould Street, Toronto, ON Corner of Gould and Church, east of Yonge St (Dundas Subway) For parking info and map, goto www.ryerson.ca/parking/ Pre-Meeting “Dutch Treat” dinner 5:00 pm […]

26 March

Ear monitors for engineers and artists

Ear monitors for engineers and artists

TORONTO AUDIO ENGINEERING SOCIETY PRESENTS Marshall Chasin – A Potpourri of Ear, Hearing and Hearing Aid Stuff Tuesday, 27 March 2012 7:00 PM Ryerson University RCC 361, Rogers Communications Building, 80 Gould Street, Toronto, ON Corner of Gould and Church, east of Yonge St (Dundas Subway) For parking info and map, goto www.ryerson.ca/parking/ Pre-Meeting “Dutch […]

16 March

Dynamic Range Day 2012

It is finally here. DYNAMIC RANGE DAY 2012. Organized by veteran mastering engineer Ian Shepherd, DRD 2012 promises to deliver the message to more people than ever before. What is the message? Well, for those who don’t know, over the past several years there has been a movement afoot that has sought to bring attention […]

14 March

Free Impulse Response Libraries

Here is an online library of impulse responses from various sources. For those who use convolution reverbs, having a good and varied selection of IR’s is a great way to flavour many different tracks and closely match concert venues. All reverbs use one of two processing methods, algorithmic or convolution. Algorithmic reverbs use calculations based […]

27 February

Aercoustics

The Acoustical Renovation of Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre Presentation by John O’Keefe Tuesday, 28 February 2012 7:00 PM Ryerson University RCC 204, Eaton Theatre, Rogers Communications Building 80 Gould Street, Toronto, ON Corner of Gould and Church, east of Yonge St (Dundas Subway) For parking info and map, goto www.ryerson.ca/parking/ Pre-Meeting “Dutch Treat” dinner 5:00 […]

17 February

Studio Poetry

I came across this photo of Jack Joseph Puig in his studio. My first thoughts were filled with unrepeatable words of lust, longing and utter amazement. I am sure it has something to do with the “gearslut” envy that courses through my DNA but I find all those meters, knobs, switches and lights a thing […]