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November 21st, 2016

steve-baughman-and-mauricio-iragorriRecording Arts Canada has announced it’s bringing two Grammy-winning producer/ engineers, Steve Baughman and Mauricio Iragorri, to RAC’s studios from Dec. 2-4, 2016. The pair will host a weekend of workshop events, and hope to identify a slew of rising talent in the Montreal and Toronto areas.

The independent power duo currently works with Death Row Records, Interscope Records, Sony Records, Capitol Records, Universal Music Group, among others, with credits going back 30-plus years, including Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Game, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, Usher, Michael Jackson, Pussycat Dolls, Obie Trice, Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, D12, Destiny’s Child, Pink, and more.

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November 18th, 2016
Nick Blagona

Nick Blagona

Prism Sound held one its Mic to Monitors event last night at the Harris Institute in Toronto, featuring renowned audio engineer Nick Blagona, as well as representatives from DPA’s Canadian distributor GerrAudio, Unity Audio, and, of course, Prism Sound . The Mic to Monitor series of education and product events are taking place in cities across North America, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Las Vegas.

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November 15th, 2016

 

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October 25th, 2016

Brandenburg gate at sunsetThe Audio Engineering Society’s (AES) Toronto chapter will meet tonight at Ryerson University to present a review of the most important papers, workshops, and exhibits from the recent AES 141 International Convention.

John Vanderkooy is back once again to give the review of the papers presented at this year’s AES convention. For those who couldn’t attend the conventions, this is an excellent opportunity to get an overview of the papers presented in an informative and digestible format.

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October 20th, 2016

smtm-3Registration is now open for Norris-Whitney’s free webinar entitled “Show Me the Money: Getting Funding for Your Music, Company, or Organization.” It’ll be held Nov. 17, 2016 and registraiton is available at www.nwcwebinars.com.

Webinar description: 

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October 19th, 2016

audinate-whitepaperAs a follow-up to the webinar held last week with AV Technology and Shure, Audinate has released for download the whitepaper “Implementing Audio-Over-IP from an IT Manager’s Perspective.” Those who missed the webinar can watch a recording of it here.

About the whitepaper

IT managers increasingly expect AV systems to be integrated with enterprise data networks, but they may not be familiar with the specific requirements of audio-over-IP systems and common AV practices. Conversely, AV professionals may not know the concerns of IT managers or know how best to achieve their goals. This whitepaper helps both sides understand each other’s needs.

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October 12th, 2016

panel-show-moneyOn Saturday, October 15th at 2 p.m., Canadian Musician Publisher Jim Norris will present a free professional seminar titled “Show me the Money” at IMSTA Festa 2016. This seminar, held at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communication Building, will look at how to get funding for yourself, your band, your company or your organization and provide direction on how to write a business plan and a funding proposal that get result. Register now for free athttp://ow.ly/wjAr3057326

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October 6th, 2016

13-imsta-festa-toIMSTA FESTA Toronto, which will be held for free at Ryerson University next Saturday, Oct. 15, has announced its fulls schedule of educational panels and masterclasses. The show opens at 10:30 a.m. with a breakfast before exhibits open at 11 a.m. The educational program will begin at noon with a keynote Q&A with Toronto-based Grammy-winning producer Boi-ida (Drake, Eminem, Jay Z, etc.).

The full educational schedule is:

12 noon – Keynote: Boi-1da

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September 12th, 2016

mdcomouthwithlogoAfter 30 years and nine print editions, Norris- Whitney Communication Inc. has announced the launch of Music Directory Canada Online. Music Directory Canada is a guide to all things musical and just as its printed predecessor, this digital version is an easy to refer to directory and the only one of its kind in Canada.

Music Directory Canada Online encompasses over 10,000 industry contacts within more than 60 industry categories from all across the country.

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September 12th, 2016

17-nabSpeaking proposals are now being accepted for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) at the 2017 NAB Show, held April 22-27, in Las Vegas. Proposals for all other conferences and signature sessions open September 22. NAB Show is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms.

The Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference is designed for broadcast engineers and technicians, contract engineers, broadcast equipment manufacturers, distributors, engineering consultants, and R&D engineers. The conference features technical papers addressing the latest opportunities and challenges facing broadcast engineering and industry IT professionals around the world.

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