Leading Audio and Music Technology Manufacturers Sponsor the Upcoming Project Studio Expo at AES in San Francisco
Companies Offer Support for the Project Studio Professional by Sponsoring PSE Special Exhibit and Training Seminars
San Francisco, CA — A number of leading audio and music technology manufacturers will sponsor the upcoming Project Studio Expo at this week’s AES Convention in San Francisco, including inMusic Brands’ Akai Professional and M-Audio as the platinum sponsors of the 133rd Convention, as well as Avid, PreSonus, Sennheiser and Lynda.com. The highly-anticipated PSE, presented in partnership with Sound On Sound Magazine and Craig Anderton, will offer a special exhibits area and practical tips, training and new techniques of special interest to project studio professionals. The PSE will offer free admission to AES attendees.
Details on these sponsors include:
Akai Professional — Since 1984, Akai Professional’s production tools have been staples of modern music both in the studio and on stage. Akai Professional is one of the world’s most influential manufacturers of musical electronics, creating iconic production instruments, like the legendary MPC, which have altered the landscape of music making. Akai Professional is a member of the premier family of brands known as inMusic. www.akaipro.com
About M-Audio — M-Audio is a leading provider of digital audio and MIDI solutions for electronic musicians and audio professionals. Since 1988, M-Audio has continually provided musicians with innovative and creative products: from acclaimed MIDI and audio interfaces to wildly popular keyboard controllers, M-Audio’s products have become studio and stage mainstays, giving musicians broad access to the latest in music creation and performance technology. M-Audio is a member of the premier family of brands known as inMusic. www.m-audio.com
Avid — From the most prestigious, award-winning productions, to music and movies made at home, Avid creates the technology that people use to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world. The shows, commercials, and news programs you watch on TV. The entertaining video and film stories you see on the web and on the big screen. The personal audio and video treasures that people make at home to preserve their favorite moments in life. Avid’s innovative digital audio and video solutions continue to revolutionize the art of creative storytelling, and have earned us hundreds of awards, including 2 Oscar® statuettes, a Grammy®, and 14 Emmys®. www.avid.com
PreSonus Audio Electronics – PreSonus is a leading designer and manufacturer of audio-recording software, hardware, and related accessories. PreSonus software, microphone preamps, signal processors, digital audio interfaces, mixers, control surfaces and other products are used worldwide for recording, sound reinforcement, broadcast, sound design, and Internet audio.
Lynda.com — lynda.com helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by great teachers who are also working professionals. With over one million individual, corporate, academic and government subscribers, lynda.com was named one of the fastest-growing, privately-held education companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine.www.lynda.com
Sennheiser— Sennheiser is a world-leading manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Established in 1945 in Wedemark, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand represented in 60 countries around the world with U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Sennheiser’s pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded the company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. www.sennheiserusa.com
“We are very pleased to have these companies sponsor the Project Studio Expo at AES and enable us to offer support and practical training to those working in project studio environments, who are such an essential part of our professional audio industry, “says AES Executive Director Bob Moses. “We expect the offerings of the Project Studio Expo to be a highlight of AES.”
An impressive list of influential editors throughout the audio industry will also support the PSE including: Sound On Sound Editorial Director Dave Lockwood and Editor Paul White; Craig Anderton, Executive Editor, Electronic Musician and Editor in Chief, Harmony Central; Frank Wells, Editor, Pro Sound News and the AES Daily; Sarah Jones, Editor, Electronic Musician; Tom Kenny, Editor, Mix; Strother Bullins, Pro Audio Review; Recording Magazine Editor, Lorenz Rychner and Associate Editor Mike Metlay; and Tape Op Editor/ Founder, Larry Crane, and Publisher John Baccigaluppi.
The 133rd AES Convention Project Studio Expo is open to the public. Other AES Convention Technical Program events may require separate paid registration. For additional information visit: www.aes.org/ProjectStudioExpo. More »