Category Archives: Ask Me Anything

An Interview with Frank Klepacki at the AES Show 2014

Frank Klepacki has a very long and distinguished resume: audio director, composer, sound designer, studio/live engineer, performer, and voice actor.

Klepacki has also worked on titles for most top publishers in the video game industry, including Westwood Studios, LucasArts, Electronic Arts, Sega, Ubisoft, Disney, SSI, Hasbro and Virgin Interactive. Currently, as the audio director at Petroglyph, he handles multiple music composition styles for a variety of game genres and major TV network shows, as well as full audio direction, sound design, and voice talent.

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An Interview with Joe Chiccarelli at the AES Show 2014

On day two of our Ask Me Anything Livestream Events at AES 2014 we sat down with GRAMMY Award-winning producer/engineer Joe Chiccarelli.

Joe Chiccarelli started his career as a musician and then, as many in the business do, became an assistant engineer, in Los Angeles. While working in the studio, Chiccarelli was given the chance of a lifetime to act as the lead engineer on Frank Zappa’s “Sheik Yerbouti” album, when Zappa’s regular engineer was unavailable for the recording. Zappa liked what he heard, and asked Chiccarelli to engineer several other albums in the coming years. And the rest is history.

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An Interview with Matt McArthur of The Record Company at the AES Show 2014

On day one of our Ask Me Anything Livestream Events at AES 2014, we sat down with Matt McArthur, executive director of The Record Company.

After graduating from the Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in music production and engineering, Matt McArthur co-founded The Record Company, New England’s first professional nonprofit recording studio, to give Boston’s community of young musicians a place to hang out, learn and record their compositions. According to The Record Company’s website, the organization bridges the gap between up-and-coming talent and access not only to a recording studio, but also to “the decades-long tradition of professional musical recording: a tradition encompassing concepts of professional conduct, mentorship, technical expertise, creativity, and more.”

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An Interview with Dave Pensado & Herb Trawick at the AES Show 2014

At day two of our Ask Me Anything Livestream Events at AES 2014, we sat down with audio legends Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick of the massively popular Pensado’s Place.

Dave and Herb talk all things music and audio in their weekly show, which is streamed on their website, www.pensadosplace.tv. The show includes interviews with top music industry artists, engineers, producers, mixers, and record execs, as well as in-depth tutorials in engineering and mixing.

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An Interview with Lenise Bent at the NAB Show 2014

The annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show is the largest B2B media company conference.

We showcased our professional audio products and also provided some key learning channels at NAB 2014. Join us now for a review of our “Ask Me Anything” sessions, where the live NAB audience and those following on Twitter asked experts questions about sound engineering.  First up, Lenise Bent.

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