Press Releases

German Sports Get 5.1 Makeover With UPM1

Wakefield, Yorkshire, UK, March 2010: For decades, German sport on television has been associated with one programme above all others: ‘Sportschau’, the weekend sports roundup produced by West German Broadcasting (Westdeutsche Rundfunk, or WDR) and broadcast on the main German public-service terrestrial channel ARD. As the Winter Olympics opened in Vancouver and German public-service TV… Read more »

ATC on “Transmigration”

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – FEBRUARY 2010: Michael Bishop (recording, mixing and mastering engineer) and Elaine Martone (producer) have created a compelling and timeless work in Transmigration, a Super Audio CD release on Telarc Records devoted to honor and remembrance. The recording recalibrates the creative and emotional possibilities of surround sound, a fact reflected in the team’s… Read more »

Contemporary And Legendary Producer Butch Vig Turns To The Bock 507 Mic

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 2010: Few contemporary musical minds can claim credit for having helped craft as many ground-breaking works as can the mind of Butch Vig. As producer, he is responsible for both Nirvana’s Nevermind, which become one of the greatest rock albums of all time, and Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream, which helped… Read more »

Congratulations Grammy Winners!

Here’s a toast to the creativity and engineering excellence of the audio pros who stake their careers on the tools they use in the studio and whose recordings were spotlighted at the 2010 Grammy Awards. • Virtuoso, classical engineer Michael Bishop earned his ninth Grammy Award for his surround sound recording and post-production work on… Read more »

New for NAMM– Tonelux TILT

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 2009: Tonelux rack-mounted gear, which is exclusively distributed worldwide by TransAudio Group, will introduce its new TILT eight-channel tone control at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California in January 2010. The innovative TILT control, designed by Tonelux founder Paul Wolff, rebalances a channel’s high- and low-frequency content via a single… Read more »

Live HD Drama Debuts on Sky with Soundfield’s UPM-1

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 2009: UK-based satellite broadcaster Sky made broadcasting history over the summer, transmitting completely live for the first time ever a series of weekly television plays in high-definition, with a 5.1 surround soundtrack. Helping to create the 5.1 ambience during transmission of the Sky Arts channel series from Sky Studio 6… Read more »

Daking Gear Kicks on

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 2008: Producer, composer, engineer and bass player Thai Long Ly offers his musical clients custom-tailored packages that include everything from production to tracking to a finished master. He also provides a variety of post-production services. Now, Ly and e-commerce business partner Shay Godwin, a Los Angeles-based session drummer, have established… Read more »

More HD Surround Sound From Sky with Soundfield’s UPM-1

Keith Lane, operations manager at Sky, with one of the broadcaster’s new SoundField UPM-1 upmix processors. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 2009: European satellite broadcaster BSkyB, better known as Sky, has purchased eight of SoundField’s stereo-to-5.1 upmix processors for live use in their studios and outside broadcast facilities. The SoundField UPM-1 is a 1U, 19-inch… Read more »

Bock Audio Introduces New Cinema Mic at AES

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 2009: TransAudio Group, the worldwide distributor for BOCK AUDIO, is introducing the new BOCK AUDIO AM 50 omni-tube microphone at the 127th AES Convention in New York. Focused on a tradition that stretches back to classical orchestral recording microphones of the 1950s, the BOCK omni-directional AM 50 is similarly intended… Read more »