MIX - April 2016 - Dolby Future

MIX - April 2016 - Dolby Future

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MIX-2016-4 - DOLBY FUTURE: ART MEETS SCIENCE, PRO AND CONSUMER, IN NEW HQ

 

This month, MIX features Dolby's new San Francisco headquarters, where we talk to Dolby Head Scientist Dr. Poppy Crum and Bug ID (design-build system integrator for the project) founder and CEO Matt Lavine about the details behind Dolby's new future-forward facilities and the company's study in sensory perception and immersive audio.

 

Our Sound for Picture section features the sounds behind the show CSI with sound designer David Van Slyke. The music of New York City as a character on Comedy Central's Broad City, with music supervisor Matt FX Feldman. Also the music of HBO's Vinyl, with music supervisor Randall Poster and producer/engineer/mixer  Stewart Lerman.

 

 In the Music Section, producer/engineer/guitarist Thomas Brenneck talks about recording Charles Bradley's album, Changes. And this month's Classic Track tells the story behind REO Speedwagon's hit, Roll With the Changes. The Live section features a tour profile on Dweezil Zappa; Grace Potter solo at the 9:30 Club in D.C.; and an All-Access pass to Black Sabbath. Plus check out our guide to broadcast wireless systems.

 

The April Regional section focuses on the Southwest, featuring news from Sonic Ranch in Texas and the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS) in Arizona, as well as session news from Studio at The Palms (Las Vegas), Blue Rock Studios (Texas), The Kitchen Studios (Texas), Luna Recording (Arizona), The Saltmine Studios (Arizona), Arlyn Studios (Austin), and The Orb Recording Studios (Austin). We also talk to Jono Manson, co-owner/engineer of The Kitchen Sink, about the studio's new digs in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

Reviews:

4 Headphones

 • Blue Mo-Fi

 • Audeze EL-8

 • ATH-M70x

 • UE Capitol Remastered IEMs

 

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