Excerpted from a recent article by Steve Harvey in Pro Sound News…
RALEIGH, NC—Established eight years ago and located outside the traditional metropolitan centers, Blazing Music+Sound is the epitome of the latest generation of audio post-production facilities. Co-located with video post and production companies under the Trailblazer Studios umbrella, the audio division has been set up as a standalone venture that can handle any job, from traditional through the latest new media.
Executive producer, engineer and composer Eric Johnson, a current SPARS board member, was tasked with setting up Blazing. “From a pure business standpoint, diversity of work was extremely important. We didn’t have the luxury of relying solely on record labels or the television industry or any one particular industry,” he comments.
Sharing the 20,000-square foot Trailblazer Studios building with editorial, animation and motion graphics division Serious Robots, commercial film division Red Truck Films and TV and film producers Distillery Pictures, Blazing Music+Sound enjoys some synergy with its siblings, to be sure. “I’d say maybe 40 percent of our work comes through the building. The rest are things that come directly to us for sound only or for sound primarily,” says Johnson. (more…)