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Re: Twin Cities meeting of Audio nuts???

Post by audiochick » Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:07 pm

After much deliberation, we have decided to cancel tonight's meetup on account of the windchill. Please stay safe tonight.

We're working with Lance to figure out a new date, hopefully in the near future.

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February 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup - Monday 2/25

Post by audiochick » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:44 pm

The February 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup is Monday, February 25, 2019 from 7-9pm at the Guthrie Theater. Sound Supervisor Reid Rejsa will be our host. Special thanks to fellow audio geek Nathan Lively for helping to coordinate this event.

This event is limited in attendance. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to via Eventbrite.

About the Guthrie Theater: The Guthrie creates transformative theater experiences that ignite the imagination, stir the heart, open the mind, and build community through the illumination of our common humanity.

The Guthrie Theater engages exceptional theater artists in the exploration of both classic and contemporary plays, connecting the community we serve to one another and to the world. Through its extraordinary artists, staff and facility, the Guthrie is committed to the people of Minnesota and, from its place rooted deeply in the Twin Cities, influences the field as a leading 21st-century arts organization.

Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Guthrie Theater
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415
guthrietheater.org
Click here for a Google map
Parking: Riverfront Ramp across from the Guthrie is the closest ramp. Additional lots and street parking are available nearby.
Metro Transit: The nearest bus stop is serviced by routes 7 & 22. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

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March 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup

Post by audiochick » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:04 pm

The March 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup is Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 6-8pm at Grey Ghost Music. Grey Ghost's new studios are up and running and we're excited to return to see and hear them.

Grey Ghost specializes in full service music creation, licensing, supervision and audio post production. Our studios are fully equipped for whatever curveball your project presents. We connect brands and agencies directly to the pulse of the music industry and finish spots with industry standard quality.

Grey Ghost Music's team is Brack Herfurth, Creative Director/Founder, Greg Geitzenauer, Senior Sound Engineer, and Laurel Turek, Producer. You can read more about the unique paths that brought them together here. They also work with a variety of composers who contribute to their music library, providing a wide range of great custom music.

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Grey Ghost Music
400 1st Ave. N.
#535
Minneapolis, MN 55401
greyghostmusic.com
Click here for a Google map
Parking: Metered parking on surrounding streets; pay parking in nearby lots.
Metro Transit: Grey Ghost Music is accessible via many public transportation routes. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

View the announcement at goo.gl/AijQbS
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April 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup - Wednesday 4/17

Post by audiochick » Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:14 pm

The April 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup will be on Wednesday, April 17th from 6-9:30pm at Black Label Music. Lance Conrad will be our host. We're excited for this rescheduled opportunity to visit them!

About Black Label Music: Launched in 2015, Black Label Music specializes in high-quality custom music for commercial, branded entertainment, TV and film projects. Founded by composer Ken Brahmstedt, Black Label Music boasts a creative team with decades of well-established experience in advertising, film and emerging media. In addition to original content, Black Label also provides music supervision and a la carte audio branding services. With our staff of uber-talented composers and our extensive network of world-class and emerging composers, Black Label is a one-stop shop for meaningful audio content.

About Lance: Lance W Conrad has credits with artists spanning the world. Upon completing a degree in music production, he worked as live sound FOH engineer and freelance recording engineer for 4 years before founding Humans Win Recording Studio in 2006. Lissie, DeVotchka, The Fray, Modest Mouse, Owl City, Dessa, Lizzo, Belle & Sebastian, The Jayhawks, and over 200 more graced Lance’s studio in Northeast Minneapolis between 2008 and 2018. As producer and freelance music composer, he has placements with Netflix, ABC, NBC, CBS, HBO, and more, and companies like Target, Nike, Miller Brewing, Volcom, and more. As an avid collaborator, he has co-written work with both independent and major label writers including Dan Richards and Liam Payne (One Direction), Jerry ‘Wonda’ Duplessis (Fugees, Melissa Etheridge, Platinum Sound Studios), and Ashley DuBose (NBC’s The Voice). His reputation as one of Minneapolis's most referred event DJ's speaks for itself as he has played over 450 successful events. In the spring of 2016, shortly before Prince's tragic passing, he was honored with an offer to engineer at Paisley Park. Come 2018, he picked up and moved into a room at Black Label Music in downtown Minneapolis.

Invite your friends & join us for an evening of audio geekery! All are welcome to attend. Feel free to BYOB. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 6-9:30pm
Location: Black Label Music
10 S. 5th Street
Ste. 1103
Minneapolis, MN 55402
blacklabelmusic.com
Click here for a Google map
Parking: There is metered street parking on surrounding streets and nearby pay ramps and lots.
Metro Transit: The nearest bus stops are serviced by many different routes, including Light Rail. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.
Building entrance: Enter via the entrance off 5th St. (the Pourhouse side). The elevators will be accessible via keycard only. We'll provide a number to call when we're closer to the 17th.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

View the announcement at goo.gl/5qF3yW
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May 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup - 5/20

Post by audiochick » Fri May 03, 2019 1:27 pm

The May MSP Audio Geeks meetup will be on Monday, May 20th from 7-9pm at HDMG, thanks to sound designer Ben O'Brien. Nathan Lively of Sound Design Live will be putting on a presentation about sound system tuning.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could see sound? But wait, we can, with an audio analyzer. Nathan will demo some basic sound system optimization processes using a two channel audio analyzer (like Smaart) and we’ll discuss what is and isn’t possible through measurement.

About Nathan Lively:
Award winning sound designer, engineer, and author with 369,468 podcast downloads and 177 articles and interviews published through Pro Sound News Europe, The Pro Audio Files, Soulsound, SoundGirls, and Sound Design Live.

About Ben O'Brien:
I help elevate ideas, bringing 20 years of industry experience and some special sauce to the table every time.

I create, capture and shape audio (Single- to Multichannel) for Television, Radio, Film/Documentary, Corporate/Industrial, Web, Streaming, Installations, Exhibits, Kiosks, and Multimedia.

Specialties: Audio Design, Recording, Editing, Mixing, Spectral Editing, Audio Forensics and other unique Audio Post Production solutions.

About HDMG:
HDMG is a creative production company with a strong reputation for unique solutions, embracing change and creative thought while maintaining extremely high quality standards. Our production, edit, color, design, and sound departments are staffed with talented artists who form a cohesive team that is fully invested in delivering quality, informative and successful media.

Invite your friends & join us for an evening of audio geekery! All are welcome to attend. Feel free to BYOB. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Date: Monday, May 20, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Location: HDMG
555 1st Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
hdmg.com
Click here for a Google map
Building entrance: Please come around to the back of the building via 6th St. NE & use the door just to the left of the large garage door.
Parking: There is free parking in the back of the building. There is also free street parking on 6th St. NE and in the lot in front of the building.
Metro Transit: The nearest bus stops are serviced by the #4 and #10 bus lines. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

View the announcement at tinyurl.com/y2gumeuv
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Check out the MSP Audio Geeks website at mspaudiogeeks.org
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June 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup - Monday 6/24

Post by audiochick » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:15 pm

The June 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup is on Monday, June 24th from 7-9pm at the Terrarium. Thanks to producer/mixer/engineer August Ogren for hosting us!

About The Terrarium:
Celebrating 20 years of excellent recordings, the Terrarium is a professional recording studio located just across the Mississippi River from downtown Minneapolis. The Terrarium has a great selection of recording equipment, a large instrument collection and excellent sounding rooms. We believe that a studio’s vibe is just as important as its gear.

We blend old school analog techniques with modern digital flexibility. Neve VR console, Pro Tools HD3, Studer A827 2″, for a full equipment list visit: the-terrarium.com/equipment.html.


Invite your friends & join us for an evening of audio geekery! All are welcome to attend. Feel free to BYOB. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Date: Monday, June 24, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Location: The Terrarium
607 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-338-5702
the-terrarium.com
Click here for a Google map
Parking: There is metered parking on the surrounding streets.
Metro Transit: The nearest bus stops are serviced by the #4 and #10 bus lines. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

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July 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup - Monday 7/29

Post by audiochick » Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:19 pm

The July 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup will be on Monday, July 29th from 7-9pm at Hennepin Technical College's Eden Prairie campus. Thanks to Matt Holmes for hosting us!

This event will be a swap meet! If you have gear that you are looking to re-home - even if it needs repair - feel free to offer it up. All gear swap terms are to be determined directly by the individuals involved. The only rule is that if you brought something that doesn't have a new owner at the end of the night, you must bring it home with you!

Thanks also to Roll Music Systems for providing some tasty eats for us! Justin will also be available to answer questions about troubleshooting gear that may be in need of repair. He'll also be showcasing a PACE desoldering system.

About the HTC Audio Production program:
The Audio Production program at Hennepin Technical College has been training audio professionals for over 25 years and offers an AAS degree and Diploma. The facilities offer 7 full production studios and 18 DAW workstations. As part of the MinnState education system, the Audio Production program offers some of the lowest tuition in the State, while maintaining small class/lab sizes, and up to date equipment/gear. Matt Holmes has been a full-time faculty member for 13 years, along with studio manager/lab assistance Mike Byrne. Matt also is an engineer at Wild Sound Recording Studio in northeast Minneapolis.

A bit about Roll Music Systems:
Roll Music Systems is a small Minneapolis company specializing in analog gear that brings big-studio sound to smaller studios, including the Folcrom passive summing device and a line of all-tube 500-series modules. They also design products for other manufacturers and consult for studio installations around the world.

Invite your friends & join us for an evening of audio geekery! All are welcome to attend. ***Please note that you may BYOB but it must be of the non-alcoholic variety.*** Hennepin Technical College is also a tobacco-free campus. Learn more about it here. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Date: Monday, July 29, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Campus
13100 College View Drive
Room G150 Cafeteria
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
952-995-1425
hennepintech.edu/academic-programs/media-communications/audio-production/index.html
Click here for a Google map
Parking: There is free parking in the lot. Park in Lot H or J and enter through door J.
Metro Transit: The nearest bus stop is serviced by the #690 bus line. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

View the announcement at tinyurl.com/y3v4xfme
Sign up for the MSP Audio Geeks e-mail list at eepurl.com/lG19P
Check out the MSP Audio Geeks website at mspaudiogeeks.org
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August 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup - Tuesday 8/27

Post by audiochick » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:32 pm

The August 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup will be on Tuesday, August 27th from 7-9pm at Sound 80. Thanks to Taylor Lewin and Jim May for hosting us!

From the website:
Originally formed by legendary engineer Tom Jung and composer Herb Pilhofer, Sound80 has been a leader in the recording industry for nearly fifty years. Having created the first commercially released digital audio recording while working with the likes of Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Prince, we’re no stranger to making creativity sing.

Today, much of our work is done in the advertising industry and our long list of loyal clients is a true testament to the quality of service we’ve been providing since conception. We believe no two projects are the same and pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the needs of anything set in front of us.


Invite your friends & join us for an evening of audio geekery! All are welcome to attend. Feel free to BYOB. Sound 80 is graciously providing some snacks & beverages for us. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Sound 80
222 S 9th St.
Suite 3600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-9313
sound80.com
Building entrance: Please go to the skyway level and meet near the elevators.
Click here for a Google map
Parking: There is metered parking on surrounding streets as well as pay lots.
Metro Transit: Sound 80 is easily accessible via public transportation. Please check metrotransit.org for your route.


If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

View the announcement at bit.ly/33oeAXR
Sign up for the MSP Audio Geeks e-mail list at eepurl.com/lG19P
Check out the MSP Audio Geeks website at mspaudiogeeks.org
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