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Professional Sound Next Generation Survey Results

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Professional Sound Next Generation Survey

Professional Sound surveyed pro sound professionals across the country to get their thoughts and impressions on the younger generation working in the industry as well as the schools/programs that have trained them.  Here are the results: 

Into which of the following age grouping do you fall?

0-19                 0%

20-29               9%

30-39               18%

40-49               15%

50-59               29%

60 and over     29%

Do you currently work on a regular basis with audio professionals under the age of 30?

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Music Books Plus Extends Special Discount Until June 30

Monday, May 16th, 2016

MBPAs a special thanks  – Music Books Plus is extending its Expo-Scene exhibition discount until June 30, 2016.

You can browse through the titles available at Music Books Plus, which includes, books and software on pro audio, lighting, video, staging, multimedia, audiovisual, theater, and music.

Visit musicbooksplus.com/exposcene for a full listing of categories and titles.

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Time Running Out to Register for Expo-Scène 2016

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

01 Expo SceneThere is only one week left to register for Expo-Scène 2016,which is returning to the Palais des congrès de Montréal from May 2-3, 2016, a month later than last year’s event.

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Special Hotel Rates Available for Expo-Scene in Montreal

Monday, March 14th, 2016

ADD4 MTLExpo-Scene organizers have arranged special hotel room rates for show attendees at three hotels close to the Palais des congrès. Expo-Scene 2016 will take place May 2nd and 3rd in Montreal.

The three participating hotels are InterContinental Montréal, Holiday Inn Montreal Centre-ville/Downtown, and Hôtel le Dauphin Montréal Centre-Ville / Palais des Congrès. All three are near the show.

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Register Now for NWC’s Free ‘Be Impossible To Ignore – Self Promotion 101’ Webinar

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Presenters Andrew King (left) & Jim Norris

Presenters Andrew King (left) & Jim Norris

Jim Norris, who has over four decades’ experience in the music, entertainment, and marketing industries, will be offering a free ‘Be Impossible To Ignore – Self Promotion 101’ webinar on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. To register, just go to www.nwcwebinars.com/promo.

This free webinar will show you how to promote your band, your business, or your career. Learn insider, no B.S. tips that you can put into practice right away.

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AES Toronto Announces 3rd Annual Members Showcase of Gadgets & Projects Night

Monday, February 8th, 2016

AES showcaseThe Toronto section of the Audio Engineering Society is holding its third annual Members Showcase of Gadgets and Projects night on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Toronto AES members will be showcasing projects, hardware, and work they have developed and created. AES Toronto says that in the AES spirit of sharing knowledge, it will be taking this opportunity to honour and appreciate some of the work that fellow engineers do on a daily basis and as hobby projects.

If you have a project or personal work you would like present to the membership, contact AES Toronto. For example, if you have a piece of gear you’ve built, or helped create, or a recording project that you’d like to share insight into. All presentations should be limited to 10 minutes and can have an audio/visual component if necessary for the presentation.

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Nimbus Launches 2016 Mix Contest for Aspiring Canadian Music Producers

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

 

2014 Nimbus Mix Contest winner Lorenzo Dittrick-Katevatis with Garth Richardson

2014 Nimbus Mix Contest winner Lorenzo Dittrick-Katevatis with GGGarth Richardson

The Nimbus School of Recording & Media has launched the fourth annual Nimbus Mix Contest, which features tracks from Universal Music Canada recording artists Lights, Head of the Herd, and Dear Rouge.

The Mix Contest has two categories: one for high school students and one for graduates or 19+. Competitors in both categories will have the opportunity to create their own mix (or remix) for a chance to win a $25,000 scholarship to attend Nimbus School of Recording & Media in Vancouver, BC.

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Register Now for ‘Beyer Connection’ Free Technical Workshops & Demos

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Beyerdynamic and its Canadian distributor, Techni+Contact, have teamed up to offer two free education, demo, and networking opportunities for musicians and audio professionals called Beyer Connection. At both Beyer Connection events, one for recording and the other on live sound, attendees will learn the secrets of microphone technique and network with the music industry’s best.

This special event features advice from Bernd Neubauer, application engineer and artist relations manager from Beyerdynamic Germany. He will be on-hand to demonstrate best practices techniques featuring live musicians.

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Music Books Plus Black Friday Sales; 20% Off Nov. 24-29th

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

WMIShopping_header_10.24.inddThe Holidays are coming and Music Books Plus is gearing up – starting today!

Starting today, November 24th, you can start saving 20% off the entire Music Books Plus site. Browse through the thousands of title available and simply use coupon code: BLACK FRIDAY at checkout and they’ll take 20% off everything in your cart.

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Visit Music Books Plus at IMSTA FESTA Tomorrow at Ryerson University

Friday, October 16th, 2015

NWC boothIMSTA FESTA 2015 takes place this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ryerson University in Toronto. We will be exhibiting at Booth 21 so please drop by. This is a free event open to anyone interested in the art of music making; professional and semi-professional musicians, songwriters, music producers, and audio engineers, as well as music students and educators.

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