Category Archives: Interviews

Advice from the Pros: Ask Me Anything Series

Over the past two years, we’ve had the privilege of hosting some of the most influential and knowledgeable people in the audio industry at our various trade shows and events through our “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) question and answer program.

At AES 2013, in New York City, we introduced our first AMA, where attendees at the event and participants online could ask our guests anything from questions about their favorite mics to how they got started in the business to even where they find the best pizza in NYC.

Best of AMA Series

We’ve had a blast hosting our AMA sessions and wanted to compile a few of our favorite bits of knowledge from some of our most memorable guests.

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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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Fred Ginsburg: Q&A With a Hollywood Sound Pro – Part 1

A skilled Hollywood sound acquisition specialist who worked on classic television shows like St. Elsewhere and films including Platoon and Used Cars, Fred Ginsburg uses his professional experience as a Production Sound Mixer and Sound Designer to refashion the educational curriculum of sound for picture. Ginsburg offers workshops throughout the country, helping students establish a base of knowledge about this critical but under-taught aspect of cinema and television sound.

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Fred Ginsburg presenting at NAB 2014. If you’re at this year’s NAB show in Las Vegas, stop by Booth C1742, where Fred Ginsburg will be answering questions.

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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, 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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