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Remembering Cosimo Matassa, Recording Engineer

remembering cosimo matassa

One of the studio-recording pioneers for early rock and roll artists, Cosimo Matassa, recently passed away last year at the age of 88. He helped initiate the careers of golden oldie acts like Fats Domino, Little Richard, Ray Charles, and Professor Longhair. Matassa started J&M Recordings in 1945 in New Orleans, and went on to make the city one of ...

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Met Museum in NYC Seeking Crowdsourced Sounds

met museum seeks crowdsourced sounds

John Luther Adams has made a name for himself as a composer whose works are inspired by nature and the serene sounds of landscapes. His latest project is a more urban-focused project called, “Soundwalk 9:09,” and will involve a large degree of public participation. This new composition seeks to incorporate crowdsourced sounds recorded by ordinary people walking on the street ...

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HiFiMAN HE-400S Low-Cost Planar Magnetic Headphones

HiFiMan-400 Headphones

Note: Image is provided courtesy of Inner Fidelity. Achieving the highest quality sound with headphones for personal music listening, or sound engineering has been a convenience that music enthusiasts and audiophiles have been willing to pay through the nose for over the past few decades. In the mid 90’s, the Sennheiser HD 25 was thought to be a very expensive ...

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The New and Improved APx555 Audio Test System

apx555 audio test system

Note: Image is provided courtesy of Inner Fidelity. Good news for audio engineers with high-end needs for their equipment. Audio Precision’s new APx555 tester is a vast improvement on the SYS2522 System 2 Cascade tester. While SYS2522 has been a great product these past few years, but it has basically run its course now that new technologies can offer more ...

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Magico M Project – A Loudspeaker For The Rich And Fabulous

magico m pro loudspeaker

If you’re looking to study audio engineering, there are lots of other sciences that spill into your line of work, such as electrical engineering, acoustics, and physics, to name a few. While you’re not fully expected to be an expert in those disciplines to work as an audio engineer, having an appreciation or some knowledge of them is definitely helpful. ...

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