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130 Year Old Recordings By Alexander Graham Bell Restored
2011-12-27 12:42:09

Scientists, journalists and curators have all had to opportunity to listen to audio-recordings made by Alexander Graham Bell 130 years ago. A man's voice in the recording can be heard reading "to be or not to be“¦" from William Shakespeare's Hamlet on a green wax disc. The early audio recordings had been packed away and considered obsolete at the Smithsonian Institution for over a century.  However, new technology has allowed the recordings to be recovered so they...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

Premier Transcription Services firm Daily Transcription announces new transcription service aimed at Reality and commercial producers with tight budgetary and time constraints. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 The Post Production Transcription Services Industry now has a tool that produces digitally compressed audio files with LTC timecodes, saving hours on post production processes from start to finish.    By working with these files natively, it is possible...

2011-08-22 19:00:00

ProAudioDVDs.com, with nearly 20 years as a leader in training DVDs for recording and performing musicians, has released its new 3 Disc DVD training package helping beginners and intermediates at Home Recording. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 With millions of amateur and semiprofessional musicians focused at home recording, ProAudioDVDs.com has released a comprehensive 3 DVD set aimed at Home Recording enthusiasts. Hosted by engineer/musician David Wills (Michael Jackson, Whitney...

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2011-07-27 09:35:51

By Katie Neith, Caltech While many hotel rooms, recording studios, and even some homes are built with materials to help absorb or reflect sound, mechanisms to truly control the direction of sound waves are still in their infancy. However, researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have now created the first tunable acoustic diode-a device that allows acoustic information to travel only in one direction, at controllable frequencies. The mechanism they developed is outlined...

2011-07-16 00:00:35

Starting at 12 p.m. PST Los Angeles recording studio Studio City Sound will broadcast an eclectic blend of musical artists including Grammy-winning composer Jeff Silbar (" Wind Beneath My Wings" ), a cross cultural rock duo Layla Lane, and Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist Kara Grainger, and others. Just click the streaming live link at http://www.studiocitysound.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Studio City Sound (SCS), the legendary recording studio whose clients include...

2011-07-06 08:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Sound Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: MAXD), the provider of breakthrough high definition audio solutions, announced today a new recurring revenue partnership program with record labels that choose to utilize HD Audio(TM) for their album releases. Kicking off this new partnership program, Max Sound has agreed to terms with Flying Pig Productions, a popular record label based in Southern California that has signed numerous artists...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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