Regional News

Local Connect and Regional News

SPARS new Local Connect program allows the 32 year old recording association to support the efforts of regional groups, feature their activities and explore ways to work together. SPARS believes the future of our Industry will be built from the bottom up by local groups and committed professionals. SPARS Local Connect news and activity is available on our Regional News pages. To date, SPARS Local Connect has teamed with the following regional groups:

Philadelphia Recording Community (PRC) – The PRC is a community of recording artists, producers and engineers interested in building and promoting a stronger music community.

E.A.R.S. Chicago -Engineering And Recording Society of Chicago. EARS is an independent non-profit group dedicated to the advancement of excellence in audio production.

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SPARS member Welcome to 1979 announces dates for Tape Camp in Chicago at Wall to Wall Recording

Nashville based SPARS member Welcome to 1979 has announced the dates for their next highly sought after Tape Camp. The sessions, sponsored by Vintage King and taught by Welcome to 1979 co-owner, Chris Mara, are slated for July 7-9, 2012 … Continue reading

EARS Chicago features Phil Ramone at May meeting at Shure Headquarters

EARS Chicago recently honored iconic engineer, producer, and music legend Phil Ramone during the recording group’s April meeting. The event was held at the Shure Theater in Niles, Illinois on May 3, 2012 in collaboration with Columbia College. The many attendees enjoyed … Continue reading

PRC announces March meeting

Philadelphia Recording Community SEE ALL NEWSLETTER DETAILS Join OurMAILING LIST!     PRC on facebook March 26th MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: Ron Meersand of The Amp Shop    Christopher Spahr from Sennheiser with Neumann Studio Monitors   You’re invited to the March  PRC … Continue reading

EARS Chicago presents a February plug-in party & 2″ analog tape vs. PT10 / PT10 W/AVID Heat!

Please click on this link for the full invite… EARS presents a February plug-in party & 2″ analog tape vs. PT10 / PT10 W/AVID Heat! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28th 2012@ 7 p.m. @ Uptown Recording… It’s pretty much a foregone conclusion … Continue reading

SPARS founding member, first President and 2011 SPARS Legacy Award winner Joe Tarsia tells tales of Sigma Sound

Tarsia featured on next installment of Danny’s Guitar Shop, on WHYY… Excerpted from a February 21, 2012 article in PhillyTrib.com by Kimberly C. Roberts… Joe Tarsia, recently received the 2011 SPARS Legacy Award If you’re a fan of The Sound … Continue reading

SPARS announces regional Studio Summit for North Carolina area | Save the date

SPARS will be presenting a regional SPARS Studio Summit in Asheville, NC on March 30 – 31, 2012 at Echo Mountain Recording. Participants will include students from the Music Technology and Recording programs at Appalachian State University, University of North … Continue reading

EARS Chicago December 2011 | January 2012 News

IN THIS ISSUE: – EARS NETWORKING PARTY V.3 at SCHUBA’S – Message from the new President Eric Roth: – TRIPLE REWIND: AES After Burner Party / ProTools 10 event at CRC / EARS Holiday Party – The Need For Health … Continue reading

Philadelphia Recording Community (PRC) announces February meeting

Join the PRC at Forge Recording on Monday, February 20th from 6:30 to 11:00 PM for the monthly PRC meeting. Forge Recording 100 Mill Road Oreland, PA 19075 215-885-7000 This will be the first PRC meeting at Forge Recording and … Continue reading

Philadelphia Recording Community (PRC) announces January meeting at Studio 4

The PRC will meet for their January meet & greet session on Monday, January 23, 2012 at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, PA. January 23, 2012 6:00 PM – Networking, Meeting @ 7:00 PM Program – “Behind the scenes with Phil … Continue reading

EARS Chicago announces 25th Annual Jeff Hamilton Memorial Holiday Party

Trouble viewing this email…? Click here The evenings menu includes: Appetizers(On hot Pita bread) – Herb Roasted Feta Cheese – Grilled Mushrooms – Eggplant Steak Entrees – Persian Salad – Filet Mignon Shish Kabob – Boneless Breast Chicken Kabob – … Continue reading