Back in the early days of the compact disc, SPARS (Society of Professional Audio Recording Services) identified if a particular production stage was accomplished in the analog or digital domain. A track that was recorded on an analog 24-track machine and edited/ mixed using analog equipment and then mastered for CD release was identified by the letters AAD. A purely digital recording would use the designation DDD.
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With the number of insane drivers in the city who have seemingly obtained their drivers' licenses from Cracker Jack boxes, driving have become a frustrating ordeal. After years of witnessing a countless number of illegal stops, U-turns, and instances of texting while driving, I started to install dash cams in my car.
Apple and music-streaming service Spotify are embroiled in a dispute that could have a major impact on the online service landscape.
As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Mary Ann Yule, President and CEO, HP Canada
The Montreal Audio Fest/Salon Audio Montreal Audio Fest is gearing up for its 32nd edition from March 22-24, 2019 at the Hotel Bonaventure. On the heels of the first successful Toronto edition of the event, which took place last October, there will be plenty of new goodies to see.
While it's easy for me to find and pick speakers for my home theatre, bedroom, and listening room, that's not necessarily the case for my computer system. It was easier when I used to do a lot of studio work. I'd buy the best one I could afford, which was from Genelec, and priced around US$3,500 back in 1998. Now, it's a different story. I want something a lot more affordable, in the $600 range, and that's of a 2.1 configuration.
Anyone over the age of 30 is cringing at the mere thought that they're older than the Internet. Technically you're not. But you are older than the World Wide Web, which celebrated its 30th birthday on March 11, 2019.
When it comes to music listening, we're facing a huge dilemma. On the one hand, many people opt to listen to music from their smartphones while on-the-go versus (or in addition to) on a great sound system at home. On the other, many of us still have an appreciation and desire for good audio quality.
Angie is an icon of Canadian high-end audio. She is the consummate entrepreneur, having founded American Sound and Angie's Audio Corner. And she is one of the rarest birds in a business in which everyone has to scratch their beards to name other women. Naturally, Angie is on my short list of industry luminaries. And like most industry leaders, her personal life and business life are connected at the deepest level.
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