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Five Things Every Audio Pro Should Know How to Do

These five common concepts and skills separate the skilled audio professional from the beginner. In our opinion, they are essential to a full understanding and mastery of audio systems. They&…


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On Set with Chris Howland, LA’s Sound Mixer

There’s an old saying here in LA: everyone’s an actor, a drummer, a voice-over actor, an illustrator, a cartoonist, a DJ, a performance artist…You get it. Everyone…


RF Distribution for Metallica’s Ambitious, Explosive, Crowd-Swooping Super Bowl "The Night Before" Show

Metallica’s live shows are stuffed from beginning to end with booming spectacles and wild interactivity that few other rock bands can match. For the 2016 Super Bowl “The Night…


How to Stop Cell Phones From Interfering With Audio Equipment

Yesterday I stated that blackberry buzz, or GSM buzz, doesn’t happen much anymore. Apparently, it does. Thanks to those who emailed. GSM buzz is an audible interaction between some…


Just How Dead Is the Recording Industry?

While having dinner with a friend, Tony Falco, and his wife Liz, he mentioned that he is actively looking for a space to record. I rattled off a few pessimisms…


Rich Topham of Professional Sound Services

Last week I sat down with Rich Topham, President of New York Based Professional Sound Services, to talk about his new Ft. Lauderdale location, the history of location sound, and…


How Dynamic Microphones Create Audio Signal

On cue from Jacob O’Neal’s excellent animation of loudspeaker operation, we set out to illustrate and animate the principles of another type of acoustic transducer: the dynamic microphone.…


Five Things Every Audio Pro Should Know How to Do

These five common concepts and skills separate the skilled audio professional from the beginner. In our opinion, they are essential to a full understanding and mastery of audio systems. They&…


James Stoffo In-Depth on the Groundbreaking VHF/UHF UV-1G Intercom, from Radio Active Designs

By pure coincidence, this year’s RF Venue InfoComm booth was right next door to the youngest and most exciting company in the wireless audio industry: Radio Active Designs. Radio…


Is A/V really a STEM career? Let's Think of a Better Way to Define the Industry

I read an interesting article over on AV Nation about Infocomm’s sponsorship and involvement in  the USA Science and Engineering Festival. The author, and Infocomm, suggest that a…


Audio Engineer Tim Denmark Designs Wireless Rigs for Pro Surfing

Tim Denmark is a lifelong surfer and also a broadcast audio engineer. So it should be no surprise that when Tim talks about surfing, he describes the aural experience of…