The December issue of Audio Media International is available to read online now.
In our final issue of the year, Gordon Raphael, the producer behind The Strokes’ iconic debut album Is This It tells us about the gear and recording techniques used to capture that seminal album.
Murray Stassen also chats with 2018 MPG Awards Breakthrough Producer of The Year Jolyon Thomas, who has worked with the likes of Royal Blood and Slaves, and has just helped produce tracks on U2’s latest album, Songs of Experience, out on Friday, 1 December.
Meanwhile, Colby Ramsey hears from Grammy award-winning Darrell Thorp, who recently helped record the Foo Fighters’ No.1 album Concrete and Gold.
As part of this special immersive audio issue, Stephen Bennett reports on the latest advancements in spatial audio technology and the methods in which it is being implemented, while we take a look at a selection of the most innovative products currently offered for the immersive audio market.
Also inside, we review Audio-Technica’s new AT5047 condenser microphone following its high-profile launch at Real World Studios, while Prism Sound takes some time to reflect as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary. And don't forget to check out our top product picks of 2017 in our annual Gear of the Year roundup!