Project Studio Expo — a unique seminar event on the show floor of the AES convention, with all content delivered via high-quality wireless headphones — is organised for the AES by Sound On Sound magazine. It is open to everyone, and entrance is free, including access to all AES exhibits — you just need to register in advance for using the link www.aes.org/x22.
The programme features top flight pros including Michael Brauer and Fab Dupont, SOS Editors Paul White and Hugh Robjohns, as well as Mix Rescue guru Mike Senior. Other speakers appearing include renowned studio designer and acoustician John Storyk, author Craig Anderton and engineer and journalist Larry Crane.
Here’s what you can expect:
Fri 30th Oct
10.30 — Making the most of your studio budget — Paul White
11.30 — The Five Most Common Project Studio Recording Mistakes — Mike Senior
12.45 — Outside the box: alternative outlets for your music — Manhattan Producers Alliance (Brian Walker, Audio Director, Leap Frog; Richard Warp, Audio Lead, Leap Frog; Jerome Rossen, Composer, Fresh Made Music (moderator); Steve Horowitz, Audio Director Nick Digital, Founder Game Audio Institute.)
13.45 — Levels, headroom and loudness — Hugh Robjohns
14.45 — The special sauce for mixing a hit record — Fab Dupont and Michael Brauer.
16.15 — Songwriting/Recording on the Fast Track — Craig Anderton
17.15 — Personal Networking for the audio professional — Manhattan Producers Alliance (Joe Carroll, moderator; John Kiehl, co-founder, soundtrack studios; Harold Chambers, principal recording engineer: Pittsburgh Symphony; Mike Sayre, independent film composer.
Sat 31st Oct
10.30 — The Project Studio in the Commercial World — John Storyk
12.15 — Brickwall limiting the infinite options in modern music production — Brian M Jackson
13.15 — Mixing An Ensemble Recording — Mike Senior
14.30 — Mastering Inside Your DAW — Craig Anderton
15.30 — The REAL skills you need to record professionally — Larry Crane
16.30 — Audio as a business: building and developing a career — Manhattan Producers Alliance (Carl Tatz, studio designer; John Kiehl, Soundtrack Studios co-Founder; Brin Walker, producer; Jerome Rossen, producer; Mike Sayre, producer; Richard Warp, producer)
Sun 1st Nov
11.00 — 'Mic to Monitor' workshop — presented by Prism Sound