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AES New York 2017 Attendees Experience Maximum Audio in the Big Apple

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

AES NY 2017AES New York 2017 Convention once again hosted the year’s largest annual contingent of pro audio professionals, students, and enthusiasts at the Jacob Javits Center from Oct. 18-21. Convention co-chairs Agnieszka Roginska and Paul Gallo, along with numerous convention organizers and volunteers, provided the programming and events spanning the four days of audio presentations, discussion panels, and three-day gear exhibition. Additionally, co-location at the Javits Center with the NAB New York show created an additional benefit, bringing in a more diverse attendee base to theprofessional audio education and networking event.


IMSTA FESTA Toronto Brings Out Enthusiastic Music & Audio Crowds

Monday, October 16th, 2017
Herb Trawick (seated left) & Dave Pensado at IMSTA FESTA

Herb Trawick (seated left) & Dave Pensado at IMSTA FESTA

The fourth annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto show was held at Ryerson University on Saturday. Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) and the SAE Institute, the free event hosted 53 music and audio technology exhibitors, plus a lineup of presentations and panels throughout the day.

Final attendance is not yet available, but organizers say that pre-registration was up over past years. For the presentations, such as the keynote by Grammy-winning mix engineer Dave Pensado and music manager/executive Herb Trawick of Pensado’s Place, the theatre and overflow room were filled to capacity. From the stage, Trawick praised the ethnic and gender diversity of those in the theatre and said it was be most beautiful audience he has had ever seen.


Recording Academy P&E Wing to Present AES Panel on High Resolution Record Production

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

01 AES137The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will be presenting a group of experts at AES 2017 New York as part of the convention’s Recording & Production track. Titled “High Resolution Record Production and Why It Matters,” this panel takes place Thursday, Oct. 19, from 3-4:15 p.m. (Room 1E14) at the Javits Center and will address current guidelines and production considerations when producing, recording, mixing, and mastering in High-Resolution audio.


Dave Pensado, FrancisGotHeat & More to Present at IMSTA FESTA Toronto

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
Producer Jimmy Douglass at IMSTA FESTA Toronto 2015

Producer Jimmy Douglass at IMSTA FESTA Toronto 2015

The fourth annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto show is approaching, taking place next Saturday, Oct. 14 at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Building (80 Gould St.) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) and the SAE Institute, these free IMSTA FESTA events are also held in Chicago, New York, and Berlin and showcase the latest music-making and production technologies as well as educational seminars and keynotes speeches and Q&As.


Nominees Announced for 33rd TEC Awards

Monday, September 25th, 2017

TEC AwardsThe NAMM Foundation has announced nominees for the 33rd NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards. The annual awards will be presented at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, which will be held from Jan. 27, 2018. It’s the global gathering of music, pro sound, and event tech industries, and celebrate the spirit of innovation, honouring the best-in-class products in the pro audio community. At the show, 31 categories of products and projects will be recognized in the areas of Technical or Creative Achievement to honour the many individuals, companies, and technical innovations used in sound recordings, films, broadcast television and video games.


AES143 in New York to Examine 3D Audio & Immersive Sound in Spatial Audio Track

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

01 AES137Advances in 3D audio and immersive sound will be examined and explained at the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention through a wide variety of Spatial Audio Track events. It’ll all take place at the upcoming AES New York Convention, October 18 to 21, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.


Details Revealed for AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium

Monday, September 18th, 2017

NAMM_hdrThe inaugural AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio will offer a unique  education and training program from the Audio Engineering Society targeted at working professionals in the live sound, recording and performance-audio communities. The four-day international symposium, which will be held concurrently with  the 2018 NAMM Show from Jan. 25-28 in Anaheim, CA, comprises a series of Training Academies and related sessions on line-array technologies, live-sound mixing consoles, wireless systems, and studio environments, in addition to tutorials on system measurement and optimization, plus a selection of technical papers in related fields. These classes will be held within the Anaheim Hilton Hotel’s NAMM Education Campus, adjacent to a new pro-audio exhibit space.


AES New York Convention Reveals Game Audio & VR Track Events

Monday, September 18th, 2017
Steve Martz

Steve Martz, AES New York Game Audio & VR Track co-chair

For the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention, the traditional Game Audio Track is expanding into the Game Audio and VR (Virtual Reality) Track to reflect the growing importance of immersive sound and virtual reality audio. This year’s series of events, put together by co-chairs Steve Martz and Michael Kelly, incorporates the latest cutting-edge technologies and techniques used in some of today’s most popular, and growing, forms of entertainment. AES 143 will be held in New York City from Oct. 18-21, 2017.


AES International Conference on Audio Forensics Finds “Signal in the Noise”

Friday, September 8th, 2017

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) recently held its sixth International Conference on Audio Forensics from June 15-17, in Arlington, VA, offering an intensive look into the science and art of the audio forensics field. Through a host of special guest speakers on a variety of related topics, as well as research paper presentations and workshops, the conference, hosted by co-chairs Daniel Rappaport of Precision Solutions and Jeff M. Smith of the National Center for Media Forensics, offered attendees intimate knowledge of research related to the forensic application of speech/signal processing, acoustical analyses, audio authentication, and the examination of methodologies and best practices.


Executives From DraftKings & McAfee to Headline 2017 NAB Show New York Opening Session

Friday, August 25th, 2017

NAB NYThe opening event for the 2017 NAB Show New York will feature Paul Liberman, chief operating officer and co-founder of DraftKings, the sports-tech entertainment platform, and Gary Davis, chief consumer security evangelist at McAfee, a leading cybersecurity company. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and co-located with InfoComm Connections, NAB Show New York will take place from Oct. 18-19, 2017 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. With more than 6,800 attendees and 300 exhibitors, NAB Show New York showcases next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, corporate A/V, production, and post.



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