Monthly Archive: January 2011
In a location that was originally scouted by the management of Pearl Jam to hold a boycott concert against Ticketmaster, Indio, California is now the official home for over 25,000 people during a few days in spring we dedicate to the Coachella Festival. The official lineup for the 2011 musical bonanza has been released. Who are you interested in seeing this year?
“In a sprawling role-playing epic like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, good audio can make or break the experience. An out-of-place musical theme, a poor voice actor in a key role, or a goofy sound effect can ruin the immersion, pulling players out of the excitement of the game. At the same time, strong audio work can help a game soar, deepening every level of involvement in the world of the game.”
In the 1980s, Fairlight Instruments turned the music industry on its head by developing the first commercial instrument based on sound sampling. See the history page for more background. That company was wound up at the end of the eighties. Fairlight’s successor, Fairlight.AU, is now the world leader in professional audio editing, recording and mixing.