January 25, 2022
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Metallica Marks 40 Years of Mayhem
By Clive Young. Metallica's go-to designer since the early 90s, Dan Braun, talks about creating the band's recent 40th anniversary concerts in this exclusive interview.
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Cinema Audio Society Announces CAS Awards Nominations
The Cinema Audio Society has named its nominees for the 58th Annual CAS Awards, to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
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Genelec Aural ID Plug-In for Headphone Monitoring Debuts
Genelec has released an Aural ID plug-in, allowing users to create a customized HRTF to aid headphone monitoring.
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KV2 ESM312 Stage Monitor Launched
KV2 Audio has introduced the latest addition to its range of stage monitors, with the arrival of the ESM312.
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60 Seconds: Scott Pizzo, National Sales Mgr., Fulcrum Acoustic
Industry veteran Scott Pizzo sits down for a 60-Second interview about his new role as National Sales Manager of loudspeaker manufacturer Fulcrum Acoustic.
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Having recently produced singer Eddie Vedder's upcoming solo album, Watt has been conscripted to helm the next Pearl Jam collection. Vedder explains why.
Full Story: Loudwire (1/25) 
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Phoenix Recording LLC. is moving to the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix.
Full Story: Digital Journal (1/25) 
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Roger "whoisROG" James started out working at Denver's Get Busy Livin studio a few years ago; now he's out in L.A. working with established and potential Atlantic artists.
Full Story: Westword (Denver) (1/25) 
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The legendary Tony Bongiovi, founder of New York's Power Station studio, recalls the day the late Meat Loaf brought Yankees player and comic genius Yogi Berra to a session. The kicker is that the story casually mentions at the end that Bongiovi is working on a memoir.
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Live Sound
Wait until you see the video and photos for this one -- rockers Halestorm were asleep in a hotel when they were woken at 3 AM with the news their tour bus outside was on fire. No one was hurt and only a few personal items were lost, but the inside of that bus is now literally toast. Everyone involved is very, very lucky.
Full Story: PopCulture (1/25) 
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Here's a fantastic story about Becky Lynn Street, newly appointed General Manager of the Whitewater Amphitheatre in Texas, relating how she got there. From touring in a van to overseeing merch to becoming a venue production manager that hired an all-female staff, Street worked her way up to the top. The story is not merely inspiring, but also insightful and smart.
Full Story: The Herald-Zeitung (New Braunfels, Texas) (1/25) 
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Sound for Picture/Broadcast
Author-turned-director Amy Koppelman had the help of Post New York Alliance (PNYA) members HARBOR and Alchemy Post Sound for her new film, A Mouthful of Air.
Full Story: ShootOnline (free content) (1/25) 
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Music Industry
This story is getting a lot of attention at the moment and for good reason, as it explores why old music (more than two years old) makes up 70 percent of the current music market and how the demand for new music is actually shrinking.
Full Story: The Atlantic (tiered subscription model) (1/23) 
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Speaking of old music....
Full Story: WHBQ-TV (Memphis, Tenn.) (1/25) 
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Wait, What?
Parade, that magazine that comes with the Sunday paper, investigates this pressing concern.
Full Story: Parade (1/25) 
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Persistence is critical. Being creative and persistent is even better.
Katie Couric,
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