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RE/P Files: Studio Design And Construction

From the archives of the late, great Recording Engineer/Producer (RE/P) magazine comes a wealth of knowledge on live-end/dead-end acoustics which first appeared in the June 1982 issue. Read More

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Dave Shadoan, In Profile

To Dave Shadoan, what sets Sound Image apart are its people, partnerships built over the long haul, and most importantly, unfailing service to clients. Clearly it’s paying off and then some, with the Escondido, CA-based company serving thousands of… Read More

100 Years & Counting

Back in 1915, the first World War was raging across Europe, Charlie Chaplin’s film “The Tramp” was released, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run, the one millionth Ford car rolled off the assembly line, the first stop sign… Read More

In Profile: Lou Mannarino

To say Lou Mannarino has accomplished a lot as an entrepreneur, audio engineer, teacher, conductor and musician is a huge understatement. But he’s always been high energy: “My dad used to say to me, ‘I just watch you and I… Read More

Microfiles: RCA Aeropressure MI-6207-G

Two of the coolest microphones in my collection are from the RCA MI-6207-G Aeropressure Series. What makes them unique is a “Paracoustic baffle,” a parabolic shaped piece of metal used to help convert them from omnidirectional to more directional. Read More

Life On The Leading Edge

Bryan Bell has worn many hats over the course of his career: long-time front of house engineer and technician for Herbie Hancock, MIDI system designer for artists such as INXS and Neil Young, system designer for venues such as the… Read More

RE/P Files: Construction Of A Live Echo Chamber

A live echo chamber can be a considerable asset for any recording studio, that is providing that it is a good one. That’s the problem — how do you construct a good echo chamber? When someone builds a chamber, they… Read More

RE/P Files: Producing A Controllable Phasing Effect

From the archives of the late, great Recording Engineer/Producer (RE/P) magazine, this feature offers an interesting look back at techniques for recording electronic instruments. The article dates back to September, 1970. (Volume 1, Number 1). The text is presented unaltered,… Read More