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Almost everybody knows that there’s a lot of fierce competition when it comes to breaking into the music industry - particularly in the production arena. However, many people make the same mistakes year after year as they try to enter the creative job market while skipping necessary steps that could help them succeed.If you’ve got the talent and creativity, you can make it in the music business. Still, it does require some effort on your part, and you’ll need to make all the right moves if you want to stand out from the growing crowd.
Adding music to a film can add power and interest to the production. And when the music is an integral part of the story, the power is multiplied. Filmmakers, creative editing company editors and sound engineers need to work together to realize the full advantages of using music in their film.
What could be better than starting off 2017 with one of the best showcases of new professional music products and services? Hot off the heals of the CES in Las Vegas The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show is set to kickoff January 19th through the 23rd 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California.
If I had to pick one constant among independent film festival submissions it would be unintelligible dialogue. The cause of desperation of every director; the bane of every mixing engineer’s existence; the source of suffering of your friends and family, forced to go through a whole movie they don’t understand because the actors’ words simply can’t be heard. This and many other nuances of your film’s sound are the victims of a few often overlooked details, which in turn result in the delivery of a subpar soundtrack, driving your audio post team insane and wasting production money. Good news is these mistakes can very easily be prevented. You can start by tackling a few key issues often associated with your role.
Reviewed by Chris SanchezAKG recently sent me a pair of their new 451 ‘65th anniversary edition’ models as well as a D12VR to evaluate in studio. While not strict re-issues per se, these beautifully made microphones combine vintage and modern features to continue the legacy of these two great product lines. AKG introduced the original D12 in the mid 1950s, and it has been a favorite for kick drum mic’ing for decades. The 451 has a similar lengthy history, with that series debuting in 1969. AKG 451s have for decades been staples in music recording studios as well as on film sets and foley stages.
Audio Network is now releasing multiple new albums by a range of artists and composers on Spotify, Apple Music and iTunes every month. This provides a seamless way to discover their tracks where people connect with music most. Head of A&R at Audio Network, Jay Greenwood gives an exclusive look at the idea behind these new commercial releases.
Get insight from our exclusive interview with sound designer, Ed Kaufman on life as a post production pro, tips on how to best make dialogue, music, and audio pieces all fit together and more!
You’re a filmmaker, a band, a special effects producer, a virtual reality game designer, a vlogger or rapper and you’re looking to rent a sound stage, a green screen or a recording studio for your project. Many creative and artistic people know what they want their finished product to look like and are thinking about going to a media studio to make it perfect.
This year might just be getting warmed up, but one of the largest gatherings of music and audio professionals is ready to get things going. With tons of exhibitors and scores (sorry, another bad pun) of workshops, meetings, and award ceremonies the 2018 NAMM show is bound to have something for everyone under the roof of the Anaheim convention center.
Pro Videographer & Editor Bradford Hill has had a lot of experience shooting events, music videos & interviews across the nation. His project require crisp sound with clear settings. When Shure shipped both their VP83 LensHopper™ mic and the VP83F LensHopper™ mic straight to ProductionHUB Inc., Hill hooked them up on both the Canon C100 and Canon XA25 to see just how sound these mics truly are.