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Alone Again, Virtually

Jul 1, 2004, BY PAUL D. LEHRMAN

Just as millions of Americans have come to believe that You can have it all, in our industry the new mantra is, You can do it all. It's hard to open a...

Pedant In a Big Box: Part 3

Jul 1, 2004, By Oliver Masciarotte

In March 2004, Mix introduced its IT glossary for pro audio folks. The data dictionary continues this month. Italicized words were defined in past glossaries,...

A Profound Audio Loss

May 1, 2004, By Oliver Masciarotte

This month, I'm taking a look at an increasingly viable alternative to bulky linear PCM sound files and lossy-compressed, but compact, audio files. That...

Notes From the Net

Apr 1, 2004, COMPILED BY SARAH BENZULY

PETER GABRIEL, BRIAN ENO FORM MUSICIANS' UNION The relationship of artist to the [record] business has most often been one of contract and servitude,...

Free Beer

Nov 1, 2003, By Oliver Masciarotte

We all love free stuff, and our search for it often leads us to expend more energy than what the freebie is actually worth. However, that doesn't stop...

Can You Spare a % of a Dime?

May 1, 2003, BY OLIVER MASCIAROTTE

A look at the pebble in the shoe of online music commerce: micropayments. I'm sure you've all had the urge to actually purchase a song online. Trouble is, how the heck do you pay for it when all you want is one measly song?...

Surround Salvation

May 1, 2003, BY BLAIR JACKSON

Don't have your dark suit cleaned just because you think that any day now, you're going to be attending a funeral for the compact disc....

Mastering for DVD

Apr 1, 2003, by Philip De Lancie

Looking back two decades ago to the launch of the Compact Disc, it's easy to forget how iffy the carrier's prospects were in its first few years. Players...

Surround Variations

Mar 1, 2003, By Blair Jackson

Just as every stereo recording project is unique in some way, surround recording and mixing present certain variables and peculiarities. Recently, we...

Signal Processing and Methods in Surround Mixing

Mar 1, 2003, BY BARRY RUDOLPH

Mix talked to eight professional surround engineer/producers about signal processing in surround. Here's what they had to say....

The OS X Files

Feb 1, 2003, BY PAUL D. LEHRMAN

Computer companies rarely make audio or music hardware. There have been exceptions: If you've been around a while, you may recall that Atari included...

Blue Men in Vegas

Jan 1, 2003, COMPILED BY SARAH BENZULY

Blue Man Group and Virgin Entertainment Group have designed and created a custom DVD booth that showcases the 5.1 mix of their Grammy-nominated debut...

Toe to TOE

Jan 1, 2003, BY OLIVER MASCIAROTTE

This month, I'm going to revisit a technology that I think will eventually replace Fibre Channel-based networks and save us all money in the deal! Now,...

Satisfaction!

Dec 1, 2002, By Paul Verna

Released en masse in August 2002 on dual-layer discs that feature SACD and Red Book streams, a new Abkco Series encompasses the Rolling Stones' '60s and early '70s catalog — considered by most fans and critics as the high-water mark in the band's career....

Can Audio and Video Get Along?

Dec 1, 2002, BY PAUL D. LEHRMAN

Ah, the tapeless studio. A dream of so many for so many years, it is now upon us. There's no longer a need for an 8-track digital multitrack tape deck...

Hey, Santa, Is the Beard Real?

Dec 1, 2002, BY OLIVER MASCIAROTTE

Well, another year draws to a close. We've looked at interesting technologies and summoned enough pluck to discuss some pretty hairy subjects. This month,...

How the Leopard Got His Spots

Nov 1, 2002, BY OLIVER MASCIAROTTE

In Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, the Black Panther chides Mowgli, saying, How can his little head carry all thy long talk? Well, my TiBook's little...

File-Format Futures

Nov 1, 2002, BY RON FRANKLIN

As described in the first part of this two-part series on file-format interchange, the quest for a way to allow digital audio workstations to exchange...

Slow Steps Toward File Interchange

Oct 1, 2002, BY OLIVER MASCIAROTTE

Although there have been weak efforts in the past and a good deal of lip service addressing file and session interchange, little actual help for the average...

Workstation File-Format Interchange, Part 1

Oct 1, 2002, BY RON FRANKLIN

In the early days of digital audio workstations, the industry was captivated by the new-found power and flexibility of these digital wonders. We were...

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