MOTU demos from NAMM 2018
MOTU took center stage in the revamped "technology neighborhood" situated in the new North Hall of the Anaheim Convention Center at this year's NAMM show. Visitors were treated to a packed lineup of special guest appearances, training sessions and deep dive presentations by top industry pros. In addition, audiences got a sneak preview of the new Touch Console™, the mobile web app designed for MOTU audio interface users, giving them wireless, multitouch mixing from any tablet or smartphone. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth to chat, ask questions and watch a demo. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
Here are several highlights of the presentations at the MOTU booth this year.
MOTU on tour with Beyoncé
WITH KEVIN "KWIZ" RYAN
Beyoncé World Tour Programmer 2006-2018
Kevin "Kwiz" Ryan has been Beyoncé's tour programmer and tour recording engineer since 2006. Kwiz shares the story of how he first landed the Beyoncé gig and the many things he's learned from his long tenure as the tour's programmer.
Scoring Amazon's Mozart In The Jungle
WITH ROGER NEILL
Composer for Fox TV's hit show King of the Hill
Roger Neill is a veteran film and television composer, and a lifelong Digital Performer user. He is well known for his 13 seasons scoring the Fox animated series “King of the Hill.” In this presentation, Roger discusses his workflow process for Amazon's new hit series “Mozart In The Jungle” and the film “20th Century Women" (2016, Annapurna Pictures) starring Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann and Billy Crudup.
Mixing orchestra for film/TV
WITH MATT LAPOINT
MOTU product specialist
Matt LaPoint is a MOTU product specialist based in Los Angeles. Matt is also a talented composer and mix engineer, and he shares tips, tricks and techniques from several film-related mixing projects.
Collaborative film scoring
WITH JOEY NEWMAN & MATT HUTCHINSON
Co-composers for the Independent feature film The Samuel Project
Joey Newman (ASCAP) is an Emmy®-nominated, third generation film and television composer of the famed Hollywood musical Newman dynasty. With his friend and co-composer, Matt Hutchinson, Joey discusses workflow efficiency while collaborating remotely with Matt on a recent film score using DP9.
Digital Performer has won eight Electronic Musician Editors' Choice awards, the latest in 2017 for DP9
Attendees got a hands-on sneak preview of the new Touch Console™ web app for wireless mixing from tablets and smartphones.
Film/TV composer Richard Marvin (right) demonstrates how he scores an episode for NBC's hit TV series 'Grimm'.
Show attendees learn about the new 828es audio interface from MOTU's Matt LaPoint (left).
MOTU's growing lineup of pro audio interfaces on display at the MOTU booth.