Recording and Production in the News
METROPOLIS CHOOSES PRISM SOUND CONVERTERS FOR THE LIVE 8 DVD
– July 2005:
Following on from this weekend’s spectacular Live 8 gigs,
London’s Metropolis Studios is gearing up for the marathon
of mixing, mastering, compiling and authoring the audio from the
concerts for subsequent DVD release.
To facilitate this process, Metropolis is utilising ADA-8 multi-channel converter and processor units from Prism Sound, including its recently purchased ADA-8XR units. Building on the success of the ADA-8, the XR operates at sampling rates up to 192kHz and boasts even greater analogue performance. Metropolis Studios is well stocked with Prism Sound equipment, including A/D and D/A converters and Maselec Master Series EQs and compressors. The facility was the first in the UK to buy ADA-8XRs and according to John Goldstraw, Head of Technical Development at Metropolis, they are ideally suited to mastering applications.
“We recently added to our compliment of ADA-8s to include the newly launched XRs because this allows us to integrate into our current DigiDesign Pro Tools HD systems without the need for reinvestment in all new hardware. They also allow us to add to the already superlative audio quality we’ve come to expect from Prism Sound.”
Hailed as ‘The Greatest Gig On Earth’, Live 8 featured a galaxy of rock stars who performed at venues across four continents. In London alone, 200,000 fans witnessed the spectacle, which was aimed at persuading G8 leaders to end global poverty.
The audio for the DVD, which is scheduled for pre-Christmas release, was recorded onto Pyramix and transferred to Pro Tools at Metropolis in readiness for the mixing process. It will be mastered at 96k 24 bit.
Metropolis Studios Technical Director John Goldstraw
|Homerecords Founder Michel Van Achter Invests In Prism Sound Conversion For His Belgium Studios
This highly respected musician and producer has bought three Atlas and three Titan Audio Interfaces for his recording, mixing and mastering rooms in Liège. . . . (13th November 2018)
|Prism Sound CALLIA wins Best DAC in Sound+Image's 2019 A/V awards!!
CALLIA wins "DAC of the Year" in the Australian 2019 Sound+Image Awards. . . . (6th November 2018)
|Prism Sound shake up Audio Test at AES New York 2018 with full-featured high performance audio test solutions from only $3395!
On show for the first time will be the very latest dScope M1 audio interfaces for Prism Sound's dScope Series III audio test & measurement software. . . . (10th October 2018)
|Producer Mark Maitland Buys British To Equip His New Studio
UK manufacturers Prism Sound and PMC have both played an important role creating Mark Maitland's new recording and mixing studio. . . . (9th October 2018)
|Prism Sound's Titan Audio Interface Give Composer Sacha Puttnam Peace Of Mind
Titan at the heart of his recording set up, this highly respected musician says he has the space he needs to focus on his performance. . . . (10th September 2018)
|Prism Sound Enhances The SADiE User Experience With A New SADiE 6 Software Upgrade
Expanded functionality and much improved latency figures are just some of the benefits delivered by SADiE V6.1.13 . . . (30th August 2018)
|Prism Sound behind-the-scenes with Del Amitri on tour via Headliner Magazine
Learn how the Prism Sound ADA-8XR is implemented into Del Amitri's live setup in the latest issue of Headliner Magazine. . . . (15th August 2018)
|Prism Sound inside FLYNT's state-of-the-art studio via Headliner Magazine
Prism Sound Music and Recording products, the ADA-8XR and Orpheus are discussed in the August 2018 issue of Headliner Magazine. . . . (15th August 2018)
|Pro7ect's 2019 Songwriting Retreat Announces its Second Headline Producer
The exceptionally talented producer/songwriter Gethin Pearson will host the Prism Sound pop up studio at Hotel Pelirocco during Pro7ect's highly collaborative three-day retreat . . . (31st July 2018)
|Prism Sound and SADiE Help Capture Gregorian Introits in Latin and English
A Lyra audio interface and SADiE 6 software delivered the perfect solution for a complex location recording project at Buckfast Abbey in Devon. . . . (11th June 2018)
Subscribe to this as an RSS Feed
See Also: News Archive