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New Horizons: behind the scenes at LEWITT ahead of its 10th anniversary

As part of its 10th anniversary, Austrian manufacturer LEWITT is soon to introduce what it describes as a truly unique, ‘revolutionary’ flagship microphone. Colby Ramsey recently took a trip to the company’s headquarters in the heart of Vienna, Austria, to get an exclusive first listen of the new model, which …

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Rebuilding naturalistic soundscapes for Sea of Shadows

AMI hears from award-winning sound designer and re-recording mixer Bernhard Zorzi, who recently worked on the critically-acclaimed documentary Sea of Shadows from executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio… — Bernhard Zorzi has lent his expertise to numerous projects ranging from documentaries to film and television, most recently designing the sound for critically-acclaimed …

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Live Profile: 40 years of Madness at London’s Kenwood House

This summer, British ska band Madness celebrated 40 years of musical capers with a big anniversary gig at London’s Kenwood House, playing with a full orchestra for the first time. Andy Coules, who was on monitor duties, gives us the lowdown… — It’s hard to believe that it’s been 40 …

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Flawless Victory: Crafting a cinematic soundtrack for Mortal Kombat 11

2019’s biggest fighting game, Mortal Kombat 11, combines carefully crafted music and dialogue to help define a truly cinematic audio experience for the player. Here, Director of Audio at developer NetherRealm Studios, Rich Carle, and the game’s Lead Composer, Wilbert Roget, talk to AMI about their efforts to make MK11 …

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Girls on Film: Navigating gender equality in audio post

Jessie Anne Spence, ADR Supervisor on romantic dramedy and satirical telenovela Jane the Virgin, opens up about gender equality in audio post and her role on a show that heavily promotes women both on and off screen… — It’s probably no secret that the CW hit series Jane the Virgin …

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Producer Profile: Michael Beinhorn

Acclaimed music producer Michael Beinhorn has carved out a legendary career working with a range of superstar acts. His recordings have achieved combined worldwide sales of over 45 million albums, and he is one of only a handful of producers to have two separate recordings debut on Billboard’s Top Ten …

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EXCLUSIVE: Behind the sound design of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

Colby Ramsey finds out how the sound team for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 pulled out all the stops to create a truly immersive audio experience for 2019’s biggest online RPG shooter… — A familiar spin on its predecessor’s icy setting, The Division 2 play out on the streets of …

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Size Matters: Inside the Royal Albert Hall’s record-breaking speaker install

AMI finds out more about the colossal loudspeaker install at the Royal Albert Hall, which features an immersive d&b audiotechnik Soundscape system… — Over the past two years, London’s Royal Albert Hall has spent over £2 million on the biggest change to its audio system since Jimi Hendrix and Pink …

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Tech Talk: Comparing analogue and digital wireless systems

Audio-Technica’s Marketing Director and former long-serving EMEA Product Manager, Alex Lepges, weighs up the pros and cons of analogue and digital wireless systems… — There is somewhat of a misperception between physics and products in the market at the moment. While it’s always been more efficient to use analogue if …

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