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UNIVERSAL STUDIO IS FOR EVERYONE

November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Universal Music’s new Sydney studio, Forbes Street Studio, has cars travelling all around it — even underground. Michael Fronzek helped keep the noise out while maximising the reverb time. Story: Mark Davie Among the myriad...

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EV’S NEW X-LINE X2 DEBUTS AT PORT FAIRY

September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Report: Preshan John A folk festival is a nightmare draw for a new PA’s inauguration. There’s something about a combination of acoustic instruments — guitars, drums, percussion, banjos, mandolins, fiddles — that instantly and unforgivingly...

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SEARCHING FOR SOUL

September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jimmy Barnes teams up with veteran producer Kevin Shirley in the hope of creating a world-class soul album. Not too hard when you’ve got Elvis’ band in the studio. Story: Preshan John With a discography...

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ORCHESTRATING A BEATLES SHOW

July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Beatle Boys upped the ante for tribute bands everywhere by adding orchestral backing to their live show. Story: Preshan John If you’re in a band, I guess it’s the ultimate compliment knowing there are...

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SUNDAY BEST

July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hillsong’s quest to be the best is intimidating. Its tech people aren’t. AT finds out what makes the world’s best-known church tick. Story: Christopher Holder Execute; review; improve; repeat. I normally do my best to...

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NEW LIFE FOR THE LIVING END

July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Living End are one of the tightest three-pieces around. But Shift was the first time the band has ever written songs together by jamming in the studio. Story: Mark Davie It’s been a while...

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RÜFÜS UPDATE THEIR LIVE PROFILE

July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

With only three days to port Rüfüs’s Coachella live show over to the Avid S6L and develop a new muscle memory, FOH Engineer Cam Trewin had to trust what his ears were telling him… that...

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THE QUICK MIX: JAMES BARTON

July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

with James ‘Jimbo’ Barton When did your audio engineering career begin? I have been engineering and producing for 30 plus years! Bill Armstrong (AAV/Armstrong Studios Melbourne) hired myself, Quintin Rosario and Demo Karabatakis to work...

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A Tale Of Two Maestros & The Bard

July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rufus Wainwright has never been one to settle on any style, but lately he’s been obsessed with one particular artist, Shakespeare. Maestro Marcus de Vries helped Wainwright pull together a diverse tribute to the bard...

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TEMPERING PROCESS

July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Even though they lost a member, The Temper Trap have managed to expand on their DNA with the help of a cadre of contributors, producer Damian Taylor and their new London studio. Story: Mark Davie...

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