AES Platinum Mastering Panel To Address "Level Wars"

Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

NEW YORK, NY--No AES Platinum Mastering Panel has been as 'on the level' as the one Bob Ludwig has coordinated for the 123rd Convention. The multi-Platinum and Grammy Award-winning president of Gateway Mastering & DVD will moderate Level Wars And Other Mastering Issues In The Context of the New Record-Business Paradigm. The all-star panel will address the always-controversial issue of recording levels.

Ludwig, who's credits include The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Police, Nirvana and Rush, has developed a panel featuring Platinum mastering engineers Paul Stubblebine (Grateful Dead, Sly Stone, Journey, Santana); Greg Calbi of Sterling Sound (Norah Jones, Bowie, John Lennon, Paul Simon's Graceland); Europe's Tim Young (The Clash, The Smiths, Bjork, Van Morrison); Gavin Lurssen, Lurssen Mastering (Lucinda Williams, Matchbox 20, Alison Krauss and the Knocked Up soundtrack); and Brad Blackwood of Euphonic Mastering (Fuel, Sister Hazel, Lucero, Nine Days).

"Mastering hot levels has been with us since the LP and 45 singles. It has gotten out of hand for CDs and downloads, Ludwig says. "We will discuss the issue from traditional and unorthodox perspectives, and cover other topics that impact on the art and business of mastering. In addition to the opportunity to trade ideas, tips and war stories with our peers, we look forward to a lively Q&A with the audience," Ludwig concludes.

The 123rd AES Convention will be held in NY's Jacob Javits Convention Center, October 5 - 8 2007. For registration and housing information and for a detailed Preliminary Calendar of Events please visit www.aes.org


Related

Platinum Panels Gleam at 125th AES Convention

Platinum Panels Gleam at 125th AES Convention Full Article 9 SAN FRANCISCO, CA--The traditional AES Convention gathering of “Platinum Eagles”will offer a stellar series this year. Platinum Events Chair Paul Verna, former Billboard and Mix journalist, co-author of The Encyclopedia of Record Producers, and

Image placeholder title

AES Reveals Master Class Program

New York, NY--“Designed to provide authoritative insights into significant technical issues, the Master Class Program represents a high point of every AES Convention,” said 131st Chair Jim Anderson. “Back for a return engagement as AES Convention Master Class Chair, Alan Silverman has once again developed a compelli

Image placeholder title

Star Grounding Wars

Severe noise problems such as hum or buzz often arise in audio and video systems that are in perfect compliance with National Electrical Code (NEC) and industry practices. Other systems remain trouble free in spite of code violations, floating grounds,by Bill Whitlock

AES Convention To Highlight SR

This year, the Audio Engineer Society convention returns once again to New York; taking place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center October 7-10, the show will arrive with the theme Where Audio Comes Alive. Supporting that statement, AES placing a renewed emphasis on live sound.

NAB Opening Salvos in Video Wars

The video processing wars are heating up, as projector companies get into the seamless switching arena, and processing companies look to expand their offerings. The 2004 NAB show (National Association of Broadcasters), which wrapped up last week in Las Vegas, brought some surprises to even the jaded industry watchers who are used to seeing yearly quantum leaps in processing.