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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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DIY: LONG BOW OR SHORT STRAW?

May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sometimes the only way to learn something new is by giving it a crack. The Hilltop Hoods mix all their regular albums, so why not tackle an orchestral one? Story: Mark Davie An entire class...

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BLASKO’S ETERNAL REINVENTION

May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

While carrying her first child, the ever-changing Sarah Blasko riffed on love and her childhood in the synth pop-laden Eternal Return — her first album recorded in an Aussie studio. Feature: Paul Tingen Photos: Jess...

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Half a million dollars’ worth of vintage synths tucked away in a back alley shed near Melbourne’s CBD might be some people’s idea of heaven. For Byron Scullin and Robin Fox, it’s that and much...

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WILD SOUNDS: MIXING THE REVENANT

May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alejandro Iñárritu didn’t take home back-to-back Best Director Oscars by taking it easy. The Revenant was filmed on location in the winter wilderness, and that production sound made it all the way into the final...

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Falls Beats the Heat

April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Christmas Day bushfires rocked up on the doorstep of Falls Festival’s Lorne site, the team had just 40 hours to relocate a festival that usually takes weeks to set up. AT went along to...

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HUGH JACKMAN: Broadway to Oz

March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael Waters takes on the challenge of mixing Hugh Jackman’s extravagant ‘one-man’ Broadway show in an arena. Story: Preshan John The many sides to Hugh Jackman are bookended by a ripped, shirtless Wolverine action figure...

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LAST WORD: ED CHERNEY

March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

with Ed Cherney Ed Cherney has learnt from the best — Quincy Jones, Bruce Swedien, Don Was and Phil Ramone — and engineered the best — Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton…...

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