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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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INSIDE BUTCH VIG’S HOME STUDIO

July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Butch Vig gives AT a sneak peek inside his ‘glorified bedroom studio’ Grunge is Dead where Garbage wrote and recorded half their latest album. Story: Mark Davie Butch Vig Portraits: Cameron Crone Could there be...

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STEREO MASTERCLASS

May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Multi-Grammy winning classical engineer Tony Faulkner dishes on the development of a secret RØDE microphone prototype, stereo techniques for different occasions and recording Beethoven’s 9th at the Sydney Opera House. Interview: Greg Simmons AudioTechnology: What...

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ORCHESTRATING THE KING’S RECORONATION

May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Elvis doesn’t need orchestral backing, but Priscilla Presley reckons it would have been a ‘dream come true’ for The King. AT talked to the team that made that dream a reality by using the best...

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