Behind-the-scenes at the R&B stars’ homecoming shows at Toronto’s new CityView Drive-In
By Melvin Godfrey with Michael Raine
Toronto-based R&B duo dvsn were expecting to play sold-out arenas and amphitheatres in 2020, but instead played a string of instantly-sold-out homecoming shows at Toronto’s new drive-in venue. Their monitor engineer, Melvin Godfrey, gives a rundown of the audio setup and his firsthand experience preparing for and mixing these unique shows.
Elegance & Connection to Virtual Events
Toronto’s Bespoke AV raises the bar for large virtual galas, conferences & more
By Kevin Young
For Bespoke AV, an event isn’t just a gathering. It’s an opportunity for connection, meaningful engagement, and for participants to further their goals, individually and/or professionally. To maintain that in the virtual event space, the company has created solutions that allow them to offer decidedly elegant and highly-interactive events ranging from corporate/government meetings, to press conferences and conventions, and even gala dinners/awards shows.
The making of God Has Nothing to Do with This Leave Him Out of It
By Michael Raine
Together, the 2020 Polaris Music Prize-winning rapper/producer and her engineer explain how they crafted the year’s most important Canadian album from a small two-bedroom apartment.
Paris Presbyterian Church overhauls its AV & stage design
By Michael Raine
This small but historic church in southern Ontario wanted to remake its stage and AV system so that it could better serve the local arts community. Thanks to a design that prioritized acoustics, the congregation is now feeling “tickled pink.”
Artificial Intelligence, Robots & Creativity
The latest from across the Canadian pro audio industry
Jason Dufour, Michelle Hwu & Cleve Sandy
Steinberg’s Cubase Pro 11 DAW, Radial HDI studio direct box, & FabFilter’s Creative Bundle plug-in suite
The latest tools & technologies for audio professionals
Should You Insure Your Sound Gear & Recording Studio?
Your industry events calendar
Recording and rehearsal studio Taylor Sound, the Finnish Sports Museum & more
Cover Photo: DVSN BY JOBER GUEVARRA (MR. JOBEEZY)