Monthly Archives: September 2011

SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan – Blogs & Stories | Use It or Lose It

Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | The Search for Barenaked Integrity… USE IT OR LOSE IT (read time :53) The inspiration for a great idea doesn’t linger, and a light bulb over the head doesn’t stay lit … Continue reading

SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan – Blogs & Stories | Start Now

Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | The Search for Barenaked Integrity… START HERE (read time 1:27) It’s not the art you create or the music you write or the business you run—you’re really good at all that. … Continue reading

SPARS member SugarHill Recording Studios to celebrate its 70th year

SugarHill Recording Studios Goes Platinum in October  photo courtesy of Katya Horner/Slight Clutter Photography SPARS member SugarHill Recording Studios will celebrate its 70th year this October with a co-branded party sponsored by the Producers and Engineers’ Wing of The Recording … Continue reading

EARS Chicago announces meeting with Dr. Pantelis Vassilakis at SHURE S. N. Theater

AN EVENING WITH SPECIAL GUEST DR. PANTELIS VASSILAKIS “What is really wrong with data compressed audio?” TUESDAY SEPT 27th 6:30p.m. (Actual program begins at 7p.m.) @ SHURE S.N. THEATER 5800 W. TOUHY AVE, NILES IL 60714 Aside from being voted … Continue reading

SPARS Sound Bite – Mix Magazine | September 2011 – Film is a Sound Idea

SPARS SoundBite | Film Is a Sound Idea By Jonathan Pekar The following article is excerpted from the SPARS Sound Bite column, September 2011 issue of mix Magazine… At Ardent Studios, our job is to create entertainment­—any way possible. While … Continue reading

SPARS announces 1st Annual SPARS Legacy Award to Joe Tarsia, Sigma Sound Studios

SPARS recently announced the establishment of a new annual award, the SPARS Legacy Award, to be given each year to an industry luminary who historically has demonstrated outstanding leadership, vision and commitment to the recording studio movement in America and … Continue reading

27th Annual TEC Awards announces nominees for outstanding technical acheivement

PRESS RELEASE—September 22 , 2011 27th ANNUAL TEC AWARDS ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT Nominees announced in 19 categories of hardware and software for sound production September 22, 2011—Walnut Creek, CA—The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio today announced … Continue reading

SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan – Blogs & Stories | Uncertainty

 Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | The Search for Barenaked Integrity… UNCERTAINTY (read time 1:19) The biggest challenge for the artist & entrepreneur is “uncertainty,” because creativity itself is uncertain. The very nature of creativity is uncertainty. … Continue reading

SPARS announces 131st AES Convention VIP passes for members and guests

If you or an associate are planning to attend the 131st AES Convention to be held in NY at the Jacob Javets Center on October 20 – 23, 2011, SPARS has provided a means by which you can register for … Continue reading

SPARS spotlights new member Dallas Audio Post and DAPG’s plans for expansion

With a 6000 square foot facility located in the heart of downtown Dallas, Dallas Audio Post Group has the ability to meet any audio need.  The company has made a heavy investment in technology that facilitates collaboration both internally and … Continue reading