Daughter are an English indie folk band originating from London in 2010. Originally the solo work of Elena Tonra, they are now a trio with the addition of guitarist Igor Haefeli and drummer Remi Aguilella. After releasing three EPs in 2010 and 2011, they were signed by 4AD and are set to release their first full-length album, If You Leave, in March 2013.
They will be live on stage in Istanbul on April 2nd (tomorrow) at 9.30 pm. I know tomorrow is the huge UEFA match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray - but if you want to take a break from football and enjoy some nice music - we recommend you to go to IKSV salon. You can get tickets at Biletix for 39 TL.
Today we had the honor to record a few interviews with Ara Güler. Ara Güler is a Turkish photojournalist and nicknamed "The Eye of Istanbul". Trust us if we say, this man is a living legend.
The interviews where made in two different locations. The first parts we did in the Tophane-i Amire Kültür Sanat Merkezi, where currently an exhibition of Ara Güler's work is being presented. The other parts where recorded in a very crowded cay bahce in Istiniye, Sariyer.
The Scandinavian and British jazz band Phronesis will visit Istanbul in a couple of days. They have the ability to excite,
inspire and move people in a way that few bands are able to do. Led by
London-based Danish double-bass player Jasper Høiby, their charismatic
live performances have captured the hearts and minds of audiences
worldwide and prompted Jon Newey (Editor of Jazzwise Magazine) to
describe them as “the most exciting and imaginative piano trio since
They will play live in Istanbul on March 27th 2013 9.30 pm at Salon IKSV. You can get tickets at Biletix from 28 to 39 TL.
Totally different - Istanbul's strong women, is a 30 minute documentary, which potraits four young women going their own way. A feature by Gunnar Köhne in German language. It aired on WDR (West German Broadcasting) on March 05th 2013. We cannot embed the video to our blog, but the link below will redirect you to WDR's video player.
Today we wanted to replace the hard disc of our mobile Avid system, which runs on an 15 inch macbook pro. We aquired a beautiful 750GB 720 GB hybrid ssd drive from Seagate (Momentus XT). After we cloned our system partition...
Castrol is a brand of industrial and automotive lubricants that is applied to a large range of oils, greases and similar products for most lubrication applications. The Castrol brand is part of the BP's Group of Companies, but has retained its separate identity.
Last week we recorded the voice over for BP's Castrol 30 and 15 seconds TV commercial.
We proudly announce that our first application, the Exchange Category Exporter passed the review procedures and is now live in the Apple Mac Store. For $1.99 you will be able to export all your Exchange contacts based on their given category. Happy exporting.
For all who are interested in technical details about the review process, please continue reading... For all who want to know more about the Exchange Category Exporter please visit our software website and read our previous blog post.
This year started with us flying to Belek, Antalya and do on site sound recording for NDR (North German Broadcasting). Hansa Rostock, german football team, did their Boot camp here and also played a friendly match against 1. FC Augsburg.
It just happened. The goal was to edit a 6-8 minute report about the Iraqi wetlands. Easy job - maximum two days of work. Like always the broadcaster expected a 25i SD version. We received the source files on a hard disc. As we discovered everything was shot with a Canon 5D Mark2 and Mark3 in 1080p. It was 100s of GB of material.
This is how the progressive interlaced odyssey in our post production house started. The clip files of both cameras were apparently copied to the same folder. We tried AMA and it actually worked (without having any TC), but it was way too slow for editing. We were looking at around 8 hours worth of source material that needed to be transcoded to DNxHD - of course we didnt start editing that day.
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