While studio drummer Curt Bisquera (affectionately referred to as “Kirkee B.” by those who know him best) has performed with a host of world-famous artists, he is a legend in his own right.
Ryan Hewitt has been called upon to engineer, mix and produce projects by a diverse group of artists, including the Avett Brothers, The Band Perry, Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile, Jamie Cullum, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, blink-182, Flogging Molly, Alkaline Trio, Three Days Grace, We Are Scientists, Tom Petty and John Frusciante. Whew! What a list.
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.
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.
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.
To continue our series of Ask Me Anything sessions from NAB 2014, here are the highlights from our sit-down with Robert C. Bigelow.