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SPARS honors Chris Stone as recipient of the 2012 SPARS Legacy Award

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, during the AES / SPARS Joint Student Section party, the SPARS Board of Directors bestowed its highest honor, the 2012 SPARS Legacy Award, on one of the recording industry’s most revered and respected luminaries, Chris S… Continue reading

Transformation of SPARS as told by Sound On Sound

Here is an article written by Dan Daley for the September 2012 issue of Sound On Sound magazine (US Edition Only) in his column, Off The Record, about how SPARS has evolved as the industry has changed.

SPARS Spotlights Women’s Audio Mission | Q&A with Terri Winston

We recently sat down with Terri Winston, Founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Audio Mission, to find out more about the organization. WAM is one of the participating groups along with AES, the Game Audio Network Guild (GANG) and Manhatt… Continue reading

SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan | All Together Now

Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | for Artists and Entrepreneurs… ALL TOGETHER NOW (Read time 1:03) When I was the hot-shot, top dog, head honcho, know-it-all, smart-ass publisher at MCI, “proofreading” was everything. A few days before we launched … Continue reading

SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan | Every Single Day

Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | for Artists and Entrepreneurs… EVERY SINGLE DAY (Read time 0:51)  Mike Bloomfield said: “I practiced guitar in my bedroom for four hours a day, every single day, from the time I was seven to … Continue reading

News from Studio Expresso | August 2012

Read more here… august l 2012 studioexpresso eZine Since 2000  Producer/mixer/engineer Ken Allardyce at Sarm West, London

Music Connection Magazine | September 2012

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SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan | O Captain! My Captain!

Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | for Artists and Entrepreneurs… O Captain! My Captain! (Read time 0:57) According to Google, the FAA, popular belief, and Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers), many plane crashes are the result of pilot/captain error. And most … Continue reading

SPARS Blog with J. Michael Dolan | The Workhorse and the Filly

Excerpted from J. Michael Dolan’s Blogs & Stories | for Artists and Entrepreneurs…   THE WORKHORSE AND THE FILLY (Read time 0:21) The “Old Work Horse” is right when he says, “You must reinforce your art, your business and your life with the … Continue reading

Music Clout | Music Opportunities Served Daily

  The Truth About Mainstream Music Success A new artist, much like a successfully put together new car, must be then well maintained and closely cared for in order for success to continue. If any steps are skipped in the … Continue reading