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 […]

1 February

New Website Launch!

Starting out a brand new day. The launch of my new web presence has finally come and I am excited at the prospect of sharing with my existing clients, new clients and those interested the projects I am working on and the new ideas I can’t stop dreaming of. Please sign up for the newsletter […]

6 January

Broadcast Loudness

Joint AES/SMPTE Meeting – Broadcast Loudness – An in-depth look Tuesday, 10 January 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 Pizza dinner 6:30 pm at RCC […]

12 October

Audio Restoration

Recently I completed an audio restoration project on an old 33rpm vinyl recording. Oddly enough it had the same footprint as a 78 but was in fact recorded at 33rpm. This disc dated back to the 1950’s and was recorded in mono directly to vinyl, all in one take. Needless to say in was in […]