Taking anything into space is expensive, and cameras are no exception. Building a camera to survive space travel is bad enough, but when it's a new 3-D camera, the price skyrockets. That, combined with recent budget cuts, almost made us miss out on 3-D footage of Mars.
If you live in a big city or a college town, you're in luck. There's something in the theaters worth seeing. If not, it might be best to just stay home. At the time of this writing, both major releases this week are tied at a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Say what you want about the accuracy of aggregators, that can't be a good sign.
Ear training is one of the most important aspects that is lacking in today's recording programs. Only a handful actually take the time to train the ear in addition to teaching the technical aspects. When I heard that this book was coming my way I was excited at the prospect of a book that attempts to ear train. Just like a musician must (should) train his or her ear to each note and whether it is flat or sharp, etc., a recording engineer should be able to detect signal processing, space and time.
Unfortunately, this is not the case usually. Jason Corey's "Audio Production and Critical Listening" is an attempt to rectify this oversight. It is my sad duty to report that is fails on must accounts.
The majority of the book (which is not that long) simply talks about signal processing ...
Two movies come out this week, but really, there’s only one that’s worth seeing. It’s based on a comic book by Mark Millar, who also wrote Wanted, and it stars Nicholas Cage and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. No, it’s not ‘Death at a Funeral'.