Audio Engineering Society British Section MeetingsLectures are free and are open to all - members and non-members.
Tuesday 9th June 2009Lecture: How to make a high-resolution record labelPhilip Hobbs, Linn RecordsIn 2007 Linn Records pioneered the selling of DRM-free, high-resolution music downloads - a delivery model that many others in the record industry are now beginning to adopt. In this lecture Linn Records' chief classical producer/engineer Philip Hobbs - whose recording of the Mozart symphonies 38-41 with Sir Charles Mackerras and the SCO won the Critics' Award at the recent 2009 Classical BRIT Awards - will describe how the download service was introduced, how it has operated and how the range of different download options has expanded, most recently to include 192/24 files. He will also explain the operation of Linn's DS streaming network audio players and play some examples of recent recording projects at different resolutions.The lecture will be held at The Royal Academy of Engineering, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5DG, just off Pall Mall. The meeting starts at 7.00pm with refreshments at 6.30pm.