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828mkII Wins Top Honors at Frankfurt Musikmesse 2005 MIPA Awards

Consensus. It can be hard to achieve, especially in the pro audio industry. But there's one thing on which the editors from 58 industry trade publications agree: the 828mkII Firewire audio interface is the Best Recording I/O Device of 2004/2005.

  • Published: 2005-04-08 14:04:42

Get the Inside Track on Digital Performer from Berkleemusic

Berkleemusic.com is the online extension school of Berklee College of Music. Their instructor-led Producing Music with Digital Performer online course takes a detailed look at each aspect of the production process, from conceiving and recording your initial idea, to mastering your final product. The course is now enrolling for their summer semester.

You can also hear directly from the instructor and even get instructional videos and interactive exercises from the course at Berkleemusic.com's Inside Track online magazine.

  • Published: 2005-03-25 14:41:25

Time Traveler: The Sound of History

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has taken their Traveler FireWire audio interface to a place we never imagined: back in time! Todd A. Judge MPSE and Chuck Smith C.A.S., the audio experts of the Foundation's Productions Department, are using the Traveler to help bring 18th century America to life.

"Portable DAT recorders are becoming a thing of the past," says Judge. "We knew something like the Traveler was coming and MOTU was the first to provide exactly what we needed."

  • Published: 2005-03-24 18:30:00

Hear No Evil - In Surround

Steve Parr, chief engineer and owner of London facility Hear No Evil, has been a professional user of Digital Performer for many years. Recently, Steve has taken on soundtrack projects for a six-part wildlife series for the BBC and The Lost Prince, a film by director and writer Stephen Poliakoff.

  • Published: 2005-03-22 13:00:00

NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience

Total immersion: that's what the 3D IMAX theater experience delivers, complete with vertigo-inducing visuals and state-of-the-art surround sound. Composer Eric Colvin, fresh from his recent collaboration with director Simon Wincer on the current Warner Bros./IMAX release of NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience, explains how he produced this landmark surround score entirely "inside the box" using Digital performer and his all-native, MOTU hardware-equipped studio. "Digital Performer and MOTU have served as the backbone of my creative environment."

  • Published: 2005-03-16 16:56:33