Sound plays an important role in almost any production. Music and sound design are needed to create suspense and evoke emotion, but clean and accurately recorded speech is an absolute necessity. When done properly we may hardly notice sound, as it seamlessly integrates with the visuals. However, when done badly it can be a harsh…

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How LTO tape is breaking new ground in pursuit of higher data storage capacities PMD Magnetics share Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) optimism about the future of tape. This is because tape technology has a powerful and credible innovation roadmap that seems better matched to the challenge of colossal digital data growth. Regardless of the platform,…

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Dr. Neil Hillman MPSE, MIPS is a production sound mixer, dialogue editor, Re-recording mixer and supervising sound editor, with over 700 IMDb credits across more than 100 separate titles. Also an academic, author and speaker; and passionate about inspiring the next generation of film and television professionals about sound he shares his thoughts about newcomers…

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SoundGirls is an international organisation that supports women in audio and music production by providing the tools, knowledge and support to help women further their careers. Audiofile caught up with Karrie Keyes, Executive Director of SoundGirls to learn more about its work. Keyes has been the monitor engineer for Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder for…

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One of The Netherlands’ most renowned recording facilities, Wisseloord Studios recently installed an iD44 audio interface in its writing room. Described on the website as “a place to be inspired by its rich musical history,” this legendary studio just outside Amsterdam has had no shortage of greats through its doors, including Elton John, Def Leppard,…

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Silent Disco King teamed up with Cineramageddon at Glastonbury festival for a debut screening of ‘Ibiza, The Silent Movie’. Cineramageddon is curated by legendary film director Julien Temple and returned to Glastonbury this year for its second outing after debuting in 2017. The area has the UK’s largest outdoor cinema screen and includes 60 incredible…

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Nestled in the heart of Wembley and literally a stones throw away from the stadium sits The Park Studios. The studios were first set up in 2009 by a small record label with one recording studio a production room and a large green screen film studio. In 2011 Producer Tobin Jones joined the studio team…

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The term ‘studio’ is a fairly common word in the musical world. Most working musicians will have some form of ‘studio’ or rehearsal space at their house. There are fantastic products widely available to buy with great results. Ranging from simple foam, through to diaphragmatic bass traps and full-room acoustic solutions. With a small budget…

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Trigger is a software application that has been created by professionals with expertise across a range industries. It is the software solution with a modern, efficient and intuitive user interface. Along with an unparalleled feature-set, it offers a fast and efficient work-flow. Easy to use, yet equally capable of handling the most demanding production scenarios.…

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Mental health awareness is a hotly debated subject at the moment and many people will experience challenges with their mental health at some point in their lives. Mental health is everyone’s business. It can happen to anybody. Experiencing poor mental health is not an issue specific to the creative industries and one in four adults…

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