Recent Posts tagged with audio mixing

Calrec Q&A: Veteran A1 Mixer Phil Adler on How Audio Mixing Has Evolved

Calrec sat down with veteran A1 audio mixer Phil Adler to discuss how he got into the industry, the workflows he’s used over the years, what make sports audio unique in sports broadcasting, technological milestones he’s seen over the years, how he views Calrec products, the impact of second screens on audio, and where he […]  More

Lawo Outlines New Manhattan Center Facility With Audio Mixing Equipment

Manhattan Center, New York’s premier venue for events, concerts, TV and recording production, has completed renovating its Studio-7 recording facility. The technical upgrade included equipping the control room with sound and mixing and production systems, expanding workplaces for producers, and installing the new 80-fader IP-based mc²56 production console from German technology pioneer, Lawo. The improvements […]  More

Jeri Palumbo Thrives in the Hot Seat

There are a number of A1s who have a decade and a half of experience mixing throughout the major leagues — NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA — as well as NASCAR races and have done these shows for the leading sports networks —  ESPN, TNT, Fox Sports. Only one of them, however, also looks good in […]  More

TSN’s All-Star Curling Skins Game Is a Talkative Show

The holidays are over, the nights are long, and it’s freezing outside. It’s time for curling! Canada’s other national pastime has an upcoming major event, the Dominion All-Star Curling Skins Game Jan. 19-20, which will be broadcast live on TSN from Casino Rama in Rama, ON. A1 Graham Zapf, who will mix the show from […]  More

Sennheiser, Fred Aldous Take Student ’Round the Track for Coca-Cola 600

If you’re wondering where the next generation of broadcast-sports audio mixers is coming from, just ask Fred Aldous and Sennheiser. As part of the microphone manufacturer’s ongoing collaboration with most major sports broadcasters and several higher-education institutions, a few prospective audio mixers have been able to spend one-on-one time with leading A1s at high-profile sports-broadcast […]  More

WNBA Gets More Sound on the Court

The WNBA championship series went fast, the Minnesota Lynx taking down the Atlanta Dream in a three-game sweep that seemed over in the blink of an eye. Good thing the sound was expanded to help fill in what the eye might have missed. WNBA head coaches wore microphones throughout the season for ESPN broadcasts; in […]  More

Sennheiser, Fred Aldous Give Audio-Mixing Student a Day at the Races

If you’re wondering where the next generation of broadcast-sports audio mixers is coming from, Sennheiser wants to help figure that out. As part of the company’s ongoing collaboration with major sports broadcasters and higher-education institutions, David Polster, a music production major in the School of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University in Athens, spent […]  More

Baseball’s “Crack” Is More Than Just Bat Hitting Ball

Opening Day is nearly upon us and will be heralded, after the National Anthem and the refrain “Play ball!,” by baseball’s singular sonic signature: the crack of the bat on the ball. “It gets so that you can tell from the sound of the crack if it’s going to be a home run or not,” […]  More

Roland Debuts VR-5 for Small-Scale OB

Small-scale location production for TV and Webcasting is a growing area in sports broadcasting, and Roland Systems Group launched a new product for this sector at the recent Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in London. The VR-5 is a combined video switcher and audio mixer with USB connectivity that can work with streaming services, including USTREAM […]  More

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