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AES 130th Convention Presents The Recording Legacy of Phil Spector

LONDON: As influential as he is controversial, Phil Spector created an
unrivaled legacy of innovative music production techniques and, a priceless treasure of unforgettable music performances. On Sunday, May 15, 14:30 – 16:15, the AES 130th Convention will host producer/musician Barry Marshall’s presentation: Phil Spector And The Legacy of The Svengali Producer.

An in-depth exploration of Spector’s genius, the event will describe his literal creation of the role of the record producer. Marshall will trace Spector’s evolution, from his early career as an artist, his apprenticeship with Atlantic Records and Leiber & Stoller, his flowering as a producer-mogul with his Philles record label, his initial “retirement” in 1967, his re-invention as the producer of John Lennon and George Harrison and his later work with artists like the Ramones. The lecture will emphasize Spector’s evolution from the initial creation of his “Wall of Sound” through his Svengali-like approach to artist more

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SHURE CO-HOSTS RECORDING ACADEMY PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® EVENT WITH LEGENDARY PRODUCER PHIL RAMONE

NILES, IL, May 5, 2011 — Even in the lofty stratosphere of serial hit-makers, few producers have a career that spans not only A-list musicians but show business icons. And, it’s all too rare for them to get the chance to sit down and talk shop with a few hundred of their colleagues. At the recent GRAMMY® SoundTables: Behind The Glass event with Phil Ramone, the multiple GRAMMY-winning producer whose clients have ranged from pop icons to iconic politicians, stopped at Shure Incorporated for a chat with Chicago-area producers and engineers.

At the event, co-sponsored by The Recording Academy® Chicago Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing®, Ramone shared studio experiences, personal stories, and industry insights. The conversation proved that a producer’s work extends beyond music, running the gamut from psychology to logistics.

From the challenges of working with various talents on Frank Sinatra’s Duets sessions, to dealing more

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MIRA MOBILE TELEVISION TEAMS UP WITH LONG-TIME PARTNER FUJINON FOR NEWEST HD TRUCK

Wayne, N.J. – When the latest HD mobile unit from MIRA Mobile Television, http://www.miramobile.com/, hit the streets earlier this year it had on board seven 2/3-inch HD field lenses from FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division. The new M11HD carries one XA101x8.9BESM, three XA88x8.8ESMs, and three XA76x9.3ESM FUJINON lenses outfitted on Sony HDC-1450 portable cameras. Included among the FUJINON HD lenses added to the entire MIRA Mobile complement this year are: five XA76X9.3ESMs, one XA88X8.8ESM, one XA101X8.9ESM, three ZA22X7.6ERMs ENG-Style zooms, and one HA14x4.5ERM wide angle ENG/EFP lens.

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MIRA Mobile Television has enjoyed a successful, long-term relationship with Fujifilm and FUJINON lenses. “We see this as an on-going partnership,? explained Bill Duncan, Director of Engineering, MIRA Mobile Television. “We come in with problems we encounter on the road, and they come up with solutions. It’s a relationship more

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