A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Album Mixed on PhantomFocus™ System, Lecrae’s Gravity, Wins GRAMMY®

- Atlanta’s Reach Records purchases PhantomFocus™ System with the goal of upgrading their album releases and garners a 2013 GRAMMY® Award for Lecrae’s Gravity, mixed by veteran engineer Carlton Lynn -

Nashville, TN: “The PhantomFocus™ System (PFS™) could not have come at a better time,” quotes Atlanta’s Reach Records founder and CEO Ben Washer. “This [award for Lecrae’s Gravity] is our first GRAMMY®, and it is also the first album we mixed on our new PFS. We owe a big thank you to Carl for showing us a totally new monitoring experience.” Proud papa Washer continues, “Most people do not realize how important a mix is to the listener’s perception of the music. The PFS™ coupled with Carlton Lynn’s talent helped to raise the quality of our music to new heights.”

“I’ve worked in many, many studios over the years, including the ‘cost-no-object’ super studios in Tokyo, London, Paris, L.A. and Nashville, but I never heard the precise imaging, detail and sonic impact that near-fields could deliver until I heard the PhantomFocus System at Reach Records,” states Atlanta-based top-tier mix engineer Carlton Lynn (Leona Lewis, India.Arie, Ciara, Pink, Fantasia).

Ben Washer, CEO of the uber-hot independent label Reach Records, consulted with Carl Tatz for over a year about implementing a PFS, encouraged by media coverage, reviews and press releases as well as Lynn’s urging. Washer indicated that it was taking way too long to mix and no one could figure out the low end in the Reach Records control room.

Fast forward to the present – on his drive back to Nashville after the Reach Records PFS implementation, PFS creator and award-winning studio designer Carl Tatz received an email from Washer, who commented, “I spent several hours this morning listening to some CDs I bought. There is a large puddle of drool on the studio desk now. I hope heaven has sound this good. We listened to some of our old mixes and see much room for improvement. We’re excited to see how we use the system to upgrade the quality of our releases. My only regret is not doing this earlier.”

“It’s really fun to know,” muses Tatz, “that until the next Atlanta studio implements a PhantomFocus System, Reach Records has the best monitoring in the state of Georgia – hands down. Anyone who has a chance to sit in the engineer’s chair at Reach will have that fact revealed to them in very short order.”

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News

Biamp Systems Tesira(R) Brings Interactive Audio to Queensland University of Technology
HARMAN Professional to Unveil New Products at BIRTV 2014 In Beijing
D-Tools Announces SI 2015 Launch Event Sponsors
Triad Speakers, Inc. Unveils New Speaker for Dolby Atmos Sound
Clay Paky Sharpys and grandMA2 Consoles Hit the Road with Journey and the Steve Miller Band’s Summer Tour
LA MARINA NYC’S OUTDOOR EVENTS THRIVE WITH D.A.S. AUDIO
PESA Awarded New GSA Contract, Continues Long-Term Support of U.S. Federal Agencies
Summerfest, and the Mixing is Easy on DiGiCo
Harmonic Reaches New Encoding Milestone With 100,000 Channels of Electra(TM) Encoder Shipped
Biamp Systems Announces White Paper Examining Role of Huddle Rooms in Corporate Environment

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

February 2013
M T W T F S S
« Jan   Mar »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication