Month: January 2020

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Is Immersive Sound Tech The Biggest Thing In Sound In 2020?

1/22/2020 By: Gideon Gottfried The Polygon Live stage At Wonderfruit Festival in Thailand Polygon Live and L-Acoustics are promising a revolution in live sound, by taking the surround sound that people are used to experiencing in cinemas, adding a vertical dimension, and delivering it onto the dance floor. L-Acoustics founder and president Dr. Christian Heil…
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Roadies Of Color United 10th Anniversary and Conference Event Schedule

Announcement 1/20/2020 R.O.C.U 1stAnnual 10thAnniversary Schedule Day One – February 7, 2020 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM     Registration check-in 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM     Walk-up Onsite Registrations Accepted – (Credit Card Only) 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Cocktails/Happy Times @ the hotel bar Day Two – February 8, 2020 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration Check-In                                      Walk-up Onsite Registrations Accepted…
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The Invention Of The Phonograph: From Early Recordings To Modern Time

May 18, 2017  By Tom Lubin The storied history of a device that has significantly shaped modern culture For the purposes of introduction, the gramophone and the phonograph have been considered a single invention since the former evolved out of the latter to eventually replace it. Both were inscribing, groove based systems. The gramophone/phonograph was…
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The Best Power Strips and Surge Protectors to Keep You Going

By Don Melanson And Bradley Ford Protect your cherished devices and multiply your outlets with these well-reviewed options. JORG GREUELGETTY IMAGES The 1980s brought us the computer age and also ushered in the power strip. Most people had a desktop computer and monitor, and maybe a printer—but add to those external drives, scanners, wireless routers, and other peripheral…
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Taking Things As They Come: The Diverse Career Of Multi-Disciplined Audio Professional Suzy Mucciarone

January 10, 2020  By Kevin Young When I spoke with Suzy Mucciarone in late last year, she was enjoying some rare, if brief, time off in Fort Lauderdale, her home base since relocating from Baltimore in 2017. “I was tired of being cold,” she explains, laughing, adding that although a trip to Alaska is high…
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Women’s Audio Mission Announces Upcoming Events

January 13, 2020 PSW Staff Winter 2020 class and event schedule includes “Intro to Audio Production & Recording” with additional classes specifically focused on Pro Tools. Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) has announced its winter 2020 class and event schedule which includes “Intro to Audio Production & Recording” with additional classes specifically focused on Pro Tools.  Attendees…
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Roadies Of Color United International 2019 Lenny Awards Winners Announced

Roadies Of Color United International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Lenny Awards. The individuals being honored were selected by the consensus of their peers and will be the first to receive this prestigious award. The awards will be presented to the honorees on February 8, 2020 at the Roadies Of Color…
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Must The Show Go On? Upholding Our End Of The Entertainment Bargain

December 6, 2019  by M. Erik Matlock “There’s only so much we can do, but let’s not be the reason the audience leaves.” “The great ambition should be to excel all others engaged in the same occupation,” said P.T. Barnum, the man who founded “The Greatest Show On Earth,” which ultimately became the Ringling Brothers…
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Showing The Way: The Power Of Positive Thinking (& Acting)

By Karl Winkler A word of encouragement goes a long way. It feels incredibly good to both parties, and it’s basically free.  As I move along in my position in life, philosophical questions and thoughts keep coming. For one thing, I wonder about whether or not to become a curmudgeon, you know, reminiscing about “back…
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Roadies Of Color United 10th Anniversary and Conference Sponsors

We are pleased to announce our 10th Anniversary and 1st annual Conference sponsors. We appreciate the support from both our subscriber members and Sponsors. Platinum Sponsor Platinum Sponsor Silver Sponsors

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