Here's a nifty upcoming event from the good people over at AES:
The New York Section of the Audio Engineering Society invites all folks who are actively involved in professional audio to join us for a most informative evening. Students are especially welcome.
Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
Note this special venue:Electric Lady Recording Studios52 West Eighth StreetBetween Sixth Avenue and Washington Square WestEvent starts promptly at 6:30 pm
ELECTRIC LADY STUDIOS 40TH ANNIVERSARY SALUTEHost: David K. Bialik
Reservations will be required for this event.
Jimi Hendrix celebrated the opening of his Electric Lady Recording Studios in New York’s Greenwich Village on August 26, 1970. On September 18th that year the iconic 27-year-old guitarist passed away. In addition to his lasting musical legacy, Hendrix left a studio which continues to this day to produce hits for artists ranging from Dylan, Bowie, Coldplay and The Stones to Patti Smith, U2, Sheryl Crow, The Strokes, Jay-Z and Beyonce.
On August 24th, the NY Section of the Audio Engineering Society will host a 40th Anniversary Salute to Electric Lady and the Hendrix legacy. The panel will include: Jimi’s sister, Janie Hendrix, CEO/President, Experience Hendrix; Eddie Kramer, engineer of all Hendrix’s recording sessions; studio architect/acoustician John Storyk who began his career with Electric Lady, and whose international Walters-Storyk Design Group has created over 3,000 studios around the globe; long time Electric Lady engineer Tony Platt (AC/DC, Foreigner), and Grammy-winning engineer Bob Margouleff (Stevie Wonder) Other guests, TBA, will include artists who have recorded at Electric Lady throughout its 40-year history.
While admission is limited to 60 attendees, CBS will provide audio and video streaming of the event via the AES/NY Website www.aes.org/sections/ny , as artists, engineer/producers and the studio designer reminisce about Hendrix and his studios’ amazing history.
Registration Information:Limited to 60 attendees.Each person must make his or her own reservation at http://aesny24augustevent.eventbrite.comRegistration begins at 10 am August 5th and closes at 10 am August 12th.Please provide your full name for our security list.
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