This is the 12th installment in guest blogger Steve Lagudi’s series on Guitars & Bass in a Live Setting – if you missed Part 1 of his blog on bass, you can read it here.
A view that never gets old.
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As we started to plan our last few summer concerts and nights making s’mores over the fire, we had to catch our breath at the thought that summer will actually be over soon.
But fear not! You can return to school this September in style. There’s no better motivation to get back to your studies than having a new pair of headphones to continue to play your favorite summer jams.
Not sure what headphones will work best? No problem! From in-ear headphones for those on the move to award-winning noise-cancelling technology to drown out your roommate’s snoring, here’s our guide for picking your new headphones.
Michael Abbott is an audio mixer and producer for television. For the past 25 years, he has worked in some capacity with the Grammys, the last 12 of those years spent as the prestigious awards show’s audio coordinator. He has also worked on The Voice, Shark Tank, The X Factor, and many more shows.
As part of our Ask Me Anything series from NAB 2014, Michael agreed to answer some questions from the audience and via twitter. Here are some highlights from Michael Abbott’s session with Audio-Technica.
Award-winning producers, engineers and musicians everywhere have come to rely on Audio-Technica’s 40 Series studio microphones for their superior, dependable performance. They turn to these mics again and again for a sonic consistency that’s hard to find elsewhere.
Each of these microphones is individually tested and inspected for 100 percent quality assurance. If it doesn’t pass, we don’t sell it, simple as that. We’d like to talk about a couple of our 40 Series mics in detail to give you an inside look.
An audio technology expert, Larry Estrin has gathered a number of credentials, including: contributing to the first live multi-satellite global broadcast (Elvis in Hawaii), conceiving and designing the wireless microphone system for NFL referees, founding Best Audio, engineering and implementing the first stereo broadcast of the Academy Awards and Grammys, designing the multi-dimensional sound environment concept for Disney’s Main Street Electrical Parade, and receiving the Civilian Service Medal for his work with the USO during Operation Desert Storm.
Larry sat with us during NAB 2014 to talk a bit about his experiences, from handling audio for the pope to developing the first wireless mic system for NFL referees.
With summer in full swing, you may find yourself with more to do than you have time for. But that’s the beauty of summer!
Perhaps you’re the outdoorsy type, eager to hike your way across America in the heat of the summer sun. Maybe you prefer late night clubbing. Or maybe your dream summer will unfold in your own living room, as you climb the ranks in your favorite video game.
Whatever your dream summer looks like, Audio-Technica has the right headphones to make sure you’re always listening.
Consumer Electronics Week 2014 was hosted at the Metropolitan Pavilion and the Altman Building in New York City from June 23 – 27, and a vast array of tech leaders in the CE industry showcased their latest products.
Heavy-hitting legacy companies and startups alike came together to share the products that will push CE forward. Audio-Technica joined the conversation to show three of our SonicFuel™ models that are making it easier than ever to be “always listening.”
Here’s a shot of our own Jeff Simcox with Rick Albuck of Dealerscope Magazine, one of the producers of CE Week: