The music recording industry exists to support the wider music industry, so when large social and economic changes affect it, those working in it have to adapt. However there is one constant and that is people’s creative vision and drive to make it work. Around twenty years ago, digital technology started a turbulent time within…

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Jamie Talbutt, Foley Mixer and Studio Manager at Bang Post Production took time out of his busy schedule to speak to Audiofile about his work. His credits include the highly successful and much loved series Dr Who and Sherlock, Netflix’s recent hit comedy Sex Education and Amazon’s highly anticipated adaptation of Good Omens. His work…

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Following the success of Horus and HAPI, Merging Technologies have now launched the Anubis, a ground-breaking new audio interface incorporating the Swiss expertise in analogue and digital, networked audio and DSP technology. More significantly, it offers unique features to any engineer or musician looking for a compact, affordable Merging quality AD/DA unit and fully featured…

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The fact our industry is rapidly changing is news to no-one – we are all navigating a professional path through predominately uncharted waters towards something that feels like success. However, it is not only us as individuals that are on this journey – our industry is too. I come from the studio side of things,…

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As a studio owner, Dan Lucas often receive e-mails from budding producers who are on the lookout for work. It seems a standard practice these days that the first port of call is to send over a long list of their editing skills, comprehensive knowledge of certain DAW’s, experience with using different mic techniques, and…

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Commercial radio has reported its highest ever audience of 36.1 million listeners according to new figures for Q1 2019 published by RAJAR, the body responsible for measuring radio audiences in the UK. There are now 1.7m more people listening to commercial radio stations than the BBC radio networks combined, its biggest ever lead over the…

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Vitec Group has helped produce the upcoming film from filmmaker Paul Cook, ‘Magpie’, with a range of production equipment. The equipment used from Vitec Group brands included Litepanels LED lights; mobile power solutions from Anton/Bauer; Sachtler and Vinten tripods, including the new flowtech 75; and OConnor grips.’Magpie’ is a crowd-funded film about a British soldier…

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The Sony FS-7 and now FS-7 Mk II are amongst the most popular mid-range 4K cameras around today and whilst they are compatible with either EF mount or PL mount lenses with suitable adapters, the FS7 series cameras are fitted with a native lens mount E mount or APS-C format and it is not commonly known that…

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Within recent years, the popularity of aerial photography and videography has seen an increase in the use of drones within many sectors. The benefits of using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) are often that you can capture images from inaccessible areas and from a different perspective. The versatility of drones allows this and with only…

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When shooting with strict deadlines, it is vital that your equipment is dependable and efficient; simplifying your workflow without compromising on performance. In the build-up to the release of EA Sports’ newest game, Need for Speed Payback, award-winning director Kevin Chapman utilisedRotolight’s award-winning LED lighting to deliver a thrilling teaser trailer starring British rapper, Lethal…

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