The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing At The 131st AES Convention
GRAMMY Soundtables - APRS And SPARS Held In The Mix - Fourth Manufacturer Breakfast
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing Presented GRAMMY Soundtables At The 131st AES Convention
Panelist Al Schmitt, P&E Wing Sr. Executive Director Maureen Droney, moderator Chris Lord-Alge, panelists Phil Ramone, Ken "Duro" Ifill, Steve Lillywhite and Ann Mincieli. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy/Wireimage.com © 2011 Photographed by: Gary Gershoff
At the 131st Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing presented GRAMMY SoundTables on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. The event, titled "Sonic Imprints: Songs that Changed My Life," explored music that inspired and shaped the careers of recording industry influencers. Songs chosen by panelists and played for the audience ranged from U2's "Vertigo" to Alicia Keys' "Superwoman" to Henry Mancini's "Peter Gunn." Moderated by GRAMMY-winning engineer Chris Lord-Alge, the panel featured a diverse group of GRAMMY-winning producers and engineers who shared personal stories behind the songs, discussed engineering techniques, and highlighted the varying textures of the works that inspired them.
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, APRS And SPARS Held In The Mix At AES 2011
Pictured L-R: GRAMMY-winning engineer George Massenburg, GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer Elliot Scheiner, producer/engineer/mixer, founder of Sigma Sound Studios and SPARS Legacy Award recipient Joe Tarsia and GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer Al Schmitt. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy/Wireimage.com© 2011 Photographed by: Gary Gershoff
On Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, APRS and SPARS presented In The Mix at AES, bringing producers, engineers and industry professionals together for a cocktail reception and awards presentation. Celebrating excellence in professional audio, APRS recognized GRAMMY-winning producers Steve Lillywhite and Geoff Emerick with the Sound Fellowship Award and SPARS honored Joe Tarsia with the Legacy Award. The event, hosted by Recording Academy P&E Wing Sr. Executive Director Maureen Droney, was held in conjunction with the 131st AES Convention.
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing Hosted Fourth Manufacturer Breakfast At AES 2011
Representatives from companies including API, Audio-Technica, Avid, Focusrite Novation Inc., Fraunhofer IIS, Harman Professional's AKG and JBL, Manley Labs, Music Marketing, PMC, Prism Media Products, Radial Engineering, Royer, Sennheiser, Shure, Sonnox, SSL, Waves Audio, and Yamaha joined members of the P&E Wing Advisory Council and Editors from Mix Magazine and Pro Sound News. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy/Wireimage.com © 2011 Photographed by: Gary Gershoff
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing Manufacturer Breakfast was held on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, during the 131st Audio Engineering Society Convention. This group of industry leaders — dedicated to the advancement of sound quality and to the overall growth of the professional audio industry — met to share ideas and discuss issues with the goal of raising awareness about the importance of high-quality audio and the professionals who create it. Members of this meeting included GRAMMY-winning producers, engineers, audio professionals and top pro-audio manufacturers.