David Glasser Shares News About the New Boulder Studio

April 2016 Most of the heavy lifting is complete. Now it’s time for the details that make the studio work. The painters have been in. They will be returning for touch up, and to paint the exposed HVAC supply duct and surface-mount electrical conduit. The crew is building the soffits that will serve as bass […]

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Folk Alliance 21st Century Archiving Panel Audio and Resource List

On Feb 18, I was privileged to host a discussion of music archiving at the Folk Alliance conference in Kansas City. My very able and well-organized panelists were Steve Szymanski of Planet Bluegrass who discussed audio/video production and archives, and photography and book publishing; Mary Muse of Kerrville Folk Festivals who discussed the broad range […]

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Colorado’s Music Strategy = More $$ for Music Makers

In January 2014, we introduced the work of Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) . That year, the staff of CCI, under the leadership of Margaret Hunt, began working on creating the state’s official music strategy, a three- to five-year plan to develop the music economy in Colorado. CCI is Colorado’s designated State Arts Agency—every state has […]

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Colorado Collections Connection Meets on Audio Preservation

The Colorado Collections Connnection is a statewide organization of libraries, archives and museums that pursues training and policy development in areas of common concern. From a layperson’s viewpoint, these three types of entities might all seem the same, but they have different priorities and missions; professionals who work in these organizations tend to congregate with […]

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Engineer’s Corner: Spotlight on David Glasser

Airshow HQ recently sat down with founder and chief engineer David Glasser to discuss 40+ years in the business. How did you get into the business? I’ve been a lifelong music fan (and mediocre guitar player.) I spent most of my college time at the campus radio station WBRS at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. This […]

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You’re Not Alone – Millions of Analog Audio Recordings Await Digitization

Report from ARSC — Everybody Has Something Ann Blonston represented Airshow’s Restoration Center at the 2015 ARSC conference in Pittsburgh in late May. She describes the event as a entertaining mash-up of archive professionals and obsessive collectors. “Quantifying the Need: A Survey of Existing Sound Recordings in Collections in the United States” is the title […]

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Engineer’s Corner: Spotlight on Anna Frick

  Airshow HQ recently sat down with Anna Frick, engineer and Restoration Project Manager at our Boulder, CO studio, to talk about her experiences handling mastering, restoration, and everything in between. How did you get into engineering? A friend of mine in high school was a songwriter and I got this hairbrained idea to record […]

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