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  • Monday, May 13, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/13/13 10:48 AM,
    With those in attendance underscoring the breadth and depth of a remarkable career in music, family and friends of multiple Grammy Award-winning music producer Phil Ramone came together in New York City on May 11, 2013, to celebrate and honor his amazing life. Ramone, who passed away on March 30, 2013, was most noted as an inspired record producer, crafting recordings that have sold into the hundreds of millions of copies for artists including Billy Joel, Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra,… View this story
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  • Thursday, February 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/21/13 07:57 AM,
    Royer Labs is pleased to announce that the company received the prestigious Technical GRAMMY Award for its ribbon microphones and the profound impact those microphones have had on the recording process. Technical GRAMMY Award recipients are determined by vote of The Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Chapter Committees, as well as The Recording Academy’s National Board of Trustees. The award is presented to individuals and companies who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording… View this story
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  • Monday, November 05, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/05/12 12:16 PM,
    The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing has announced its 2012-2013 Steering Committee, the leadership group of the P&E Wing, which researches and recommends solutions for technical and economic issues facing today’s music production professionals. The newly seated committee, consisting of an array of music engineers, producers and audio professionals, will build upon the legacy established by prior Steering Committees and work to identify and evaluate key issues confronting music production professionals, with the goal of finding meaningful solutions and… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 06, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/06/11 01:42 PM, 0 Comments
    Visionary, pioneer, innovator, genius — all of these words and more have been used to describe the dynamic, passionate, and driven Steve Jobs, who always believed, and often proved, that the impossible was possible. He took technology and turned it into art, becoming a key player and leader in the entertainment world, particularly music, and changing the way we all use the Internet and consume music, TV, movies, books, graphics, and more. In 2002, Apple Computer, Inc. was a recipient… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 28, 2010
    PSW Staff 07/28/10 04:16 PM, 0 Comments
    In 2007, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing and BMS/Chace, a leading media data management firm, partnered with the Library of Congress to create both a standardized approach and a software model for gathering and managing metadata for recorded music. The resulting metadata standard, dubbed CCD (Content Creator Data), and accompanying studio collection application, were previewed June 14 and 15, 2010, in New York City at the DDEX (Digital Data Exchange, LLC) Plenary and NARM (National Association of Recording… View this story
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  • Friday, February 20, 2009
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    PSW Staff 02/20/09 03:07 PM, 0 Comments
    ATK AudioTek of Valencia, California, supplied live audio production for the recent 51st Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center arena in downtown Los Angeles, with a live performance bill featuring considerably more nominees and performers than in the past. Of particular note, more than 50 wireless microphone systems were in use, with frequency coordination provided by Dave Bellamy of Burbank-based Soundtronics Wireless. House Audio Mixer Ron Reaves notes that “there were absolutely no RF failures that I was aware… View this story
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  • Sunday, January 06, 2008
    Keith Hatschek 01/06/08 01:09 PM, 0 Comments
    “Use your ears, Luke—use your ears.” Leslie Ann Jones is director of music recording and scoring at Skywalker Sound, the recording and production facilities built by George Lucas in Marin County, California. She has been a recording and mixing engineer for 25 years, during which time she has worked with such artists as Herbie Hancock, Angela Bofill, Michael Feinstein, Michelle Shocked, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Bobby McFerrin, Holly Near, Rosemary Clooney and Narada Michael Walden. She launched her film score… View this story
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