Archive for the ‘Monitors’ Category

AudioNowcast September 9, 2013 episode 137

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

We had so much fun with the Sound Designer Roundtable, we decided to do it again!

Topics Included:

Avid has announced its newest Control Surface: the S6, how important monitors are in the sound design room, what kind of monitors everybody uses, the importance of an acoustician, the importance of having “reference speakers” for todays laptops and mobile devices, how important emotion is in sound design and whether the guys approach it consciously or not, how much being a sound designer can help you as a musician and visa versa, and and we answer a listener complaint. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page!

AudioNowcast November 8, 2010 episode 95

Friday, November 12th, 2010
This podcast has all sorts of good stuff mostly focused on post-AES and a certain piece of new software.
Topics included:

Mike and Bobby talk about what they saw at AES this year, all sorts of new AES shennanigans (cool mics, new speakers, the works!!), the CLASP system and whether its actually worth using it, how cool some of the new gear being made looks, a quick note on barebones budget, and the big announcement (drumroll)… Pro Tools 9!! and how much it could change the way people work with Pro Tools. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page!

AudioNowcast September 27, 2010 episode 92

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Tammy Romaniuk of and Tara Duffy of were our guests on the show.

Topics included:

What room correction devices are and what the panel thinks of them, we answer some questions on the good old NS-10’s, Rob talks about how awesomely bad his Auratones are, and monitors, monitors everywhere!! Tara and Tammy give us the rundown on their respective websites, if Craigslist is any good for finding jobs (spoiler: Rob doesn’t think so), why independent movies are great for people looking to go in different directions, how to interview, why its important to have good hygiene (seriously), and so much more! Be sure to check out a deal for AudioNowcast listeners at and, use the code “podcast” to get a month of premium service for free! (looking out for you guys), Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast July 29, 2010 episode 88

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Brian Mann from Mann Made Music was our guest and we talk composing for animation. ( he also had a great gig in the 80’s)

topics included:

Headphones why we love ’em or hate ’em, how to mix on them, what are our favorites, how to make them sound great (you need enough power) and do multiple  drivers in ear buds really make that much of a difference, we also talk about monitors under $1000 what we like and don’t like, what are the compromises that you have to make and does more money get you a better sound, composing for animation, why sometimes having the script early is a bad thing, why animation composing is so different from live action plus we answer a few questions and a whole lot more. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page.