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Early Registration Deadline is Today for AES 57th International Conference

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

AES_57th-500x300Today, Feb. 5, is the last day for early registration rates for the AES 57th International Conference, taking place on Friday, March 6–Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Hollywood, CA. Attendees have until end of day today to take advantage of both AES member and non-member discounts on this conference dedicated to the Future of Audio Entertainment Technology. Taking place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Hollywood Boulevard, the program of events will bring together professionals from all aspects of the audio entertainment industry to cover a variety of relevant topics and issues, including audio design for cinema, low-frequency management, immersive and 3-D audio, object-based workflow and more. Co-chairs Brian McCarty and Dr. Sean Olive have put together an array of papers and workshops to be presented by leading names in the professional audio industry.


February Freeze Returns on Tuesday

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Feb Freeze bannerWilliam F. White International’s 14th annual February Freeze technology showcase is coming up this Tuesday, Feb. 3.   This pre-NAB exhibit, known for bringing together some of the brightest minds in the business with the latest innovations and technologies, will return to Toronto’s largest production support complex, William F. White Centre from 4-8 p.m.

“February Freeze has become a key destination for the world’s top industry manufacturers to showcase their newest screen-based technologies and advancements,” says Comweb Group Chairman/CEO, Paul Bronfman.  “From students and emerging content creators to seasoned pros, The Freeze offers something for everyone.”


Education Line Up Announced for ISE 2015

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

ISE15InfoComm International, which co-owns of the Integrated Systems Europe tradeshow (ISE), has announces its most comprehensive InfoComm University training to date at ISE 2015. ISE 2015 takes place from Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the Amsterdam RAI.

As in previous years, InfoComm is providing members and guest members with unlimited free access to its on-site InfoComm University education programme. Members and Guests who pre-register for ISE 2015 using an invitation code will receive complimentary access to seminars of their choice on a first come, first serve basis. Two courses not eligible under the free voucher programme are CTS Study Session and the new Master Class.


Enter the Shook Remix Competition

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Shook contestAudient has teamed up with acclaimed Dutch keyboardist Shook and Future Music magazine for the Shook Remix Competition. Fans can create their own remixes of Shook’s new song “Milestones” and upload it to SoundCloud. The top 20 remixes based on SoundCloud “likes” will be judged by a panel from Audient and Future Music, as well as Shook himself.

The grand prize winner will receive an Audient ASP880 eight-channel microphone preamplifier and ADC as well as an Audient iD22 AD/DA interface and monitoring system, which together are worth over $2,300.


Registration Open for Contact Distribution’s 2014 technology Showcase

Friday, October 31st, 2014

contactdistContact Distribution will again be holding an event to showcase its manufacturers and the people behind the products that Contact Distribution represents across Canada. As with past Contact Distribution technology showcases, the 2014 showcase will be spread over two days for convenience, and located downtown for ease of access and presenting of the latest (and future) products from Contact Distribution and presented by the heads of the companies or engineering departments.

Those attending are encouraged to bring their customers/clients.

The Contact Distribution technology Showcase will be taking place at the Glenn Gould Studio at 250 Front St. West in downtown Toronto. Dates and time are:

Wednesday. Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Open

Thursday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Consultants Only

Thursday, Nov. 6 from 12-5 p.m. – Open


AES McGill Chapter & HHB Canada Present: An Evening with Royer Labs & Mojave Audio

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

HHB Communications Canada and the McGill University chapter of the Audio Engineering Society have will be presenting a workshop and presentation by Royer Labs co-founder/owner John Jennings and Mojave Audio President Dusty Wakeman on Oct. 30 in Montreal. This event wil offer an in-depth look at how ribbons and condensers work and what they do, with an ample assortment of sound samples, mic comparisons and recorded tracks from well-known artists.

Royer Labs' John Jennings picking up a 2014 TEC Award.

Royer Labs’ John Jennings picking up a 2014 TEC Award.

John Jennings, also a co-founder of Mojave Audio, has worked with David Royer since 1996. Their early discussions about ribbon microphones led to the opening of Royer Labs in 1998, where Royer’s unique modern ribbon microphone designs led to the renewed popularity of ribbon mics in mainstream recording. John serves as Royer’s VP of Sales and Marketing. His Ribbons-101 class, distilled from years of discussions with David Royer and hundreds of studio sessions (on both sides of the glass), explains why ribbons sound so natural, how ribbons do what they do, and the unique qualifications of ribbon microphones in digital recording.


HHB Canada Presents an Evening with Royer Labs and Mojave Audio

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Royer Labs' John Jennings picking up a 2014 TEC Award.

Royer Labs’ John Jennings picking up a 2014 TEC Award.

HHB Communications Canada has organized an event for next Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Revolution Recording in Toronto that will see Royer Labs co-founder/owner John Jennings and Mojave Audio President Dusty Wakeman offer an in-depth look at how ribbons and condensers work and what they do. There will be an ample assortment of sound samples, mic comparisons and recorded tracks from well-known artists.


AES 137 Experiences Record West Coast Attendance

Friday, October 17th, 2014

AES137 OpeningThe 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention, which was held Oct. 9-12, 2014, saw 15,403 registered attendees and 307 exhibitors/sponsors fill the Los Angeles Convention Center in California. AES137 far surpassed any West Coast AES Convention in the last 10 years or more. At show close, AES reported a 28 per cent increase in registration since the last time the convention was on the West Coast (133rd AES Convention in San Francisco in 2012).


SSL & HHB to Host “Anatomy of a Mix” with Rich Chycki in Vancouver

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Rich ChyckiSolid State Logic and HHB Communications Canada have announced that they are hosting an Anatomy of a Mix seminar with famed producer and mix engineer Richard Chycki. The event is happening on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at The Farm Studios in Vancouver. The companies say it will be an interactive and informative evening of mixing tips and techniques from one of Canada’s most accomplished studio pros.


AES137 Underway & PS Is There

Friday, October 10th, 2014

The 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention is now underway at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Professional Sound is on the show floor and rolling! Just 45 minutes in and the show floor is filling up quick…



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