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#BandcampFriday

#BandcampFriday

It’s #BandcampFriday again… revenue-share fees are waived! Bandcamp Fridays were started back in March to support artists impacted by the pandemic, and in the past few months the music community has come together in a huge way:  fans have bought more than $75 million worth of music and merch directly from artists and labels.
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Recording Information Notification (RIN) Standard

On Oct. 10th, 2016, DDEX announced the completion of the long-awaited Recording Information Notification standard (RIN), addressing the need to restore sound recording metadata (credits, liner notes, artwork) in the age of digital distribution.

Avid Pro Tools® with Sound Credit Tracker Plug-in
Avid Pro Tools® with Sound Credit Tracker Plug-in

Sound Credit Tracker by Soundways, is a DAW plug-in that implements the RIN standard and allows users to enter and track performer and recording credits as they happen. Using the DDEX standard, the plug-in stores the metadata in a small, .RIN XML file, to be included and passed along with the project session files.

Ten years in the making, the RIN format comprises an XML file that standardizes the metadata describing all aspects of a recording project and sound recording. RIN is designed for Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) manufacturers to enable their users to capture and store essential metadata in a standard form at the point of creation of a musical work and/or sound recording.

Maureen Droney, Managing Director at The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing (and a key member of the RIN Working Group) stated “RIN will facilitate crediting, ensuring that performers, producers, recording engineers are properly identified and paid for their contributions.”

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Avid Link Released

Getting Started with Avid Link

From news production, sports production, audio editing and music composing, content creation and the applications that drive the industry are something I have used throughout my career.

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Bob Clearmountain Interview in Tape Op

Bob Clearmountain: Living in the Mix

Tape Op is a free magazine exclusively about recording music. Subscribe (yep, for free) at tapeop.com.

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Avid Pro Tools® | Software 2018 Now Available

Avid Pro Tools® | Software 2018 Now Available
Avid Pro Tools® | Software 2018 Now Available
 

Huge new Pro Tools update (and new versioning convention) to kick off the new year — Avid Pro Tools® | Software 2018, featuring enhancements such as Track Presets, Target Playlists for comping, Cycle Audio within selection for comping, Retrospective MIDI Record, Mix Window EQ Graphs, Chord Extraction and more… read Avid’s blog post here, and additional update and install info below.

Link:  Pro Tools 2018.1 Release Notes

Link:  Pro Tools 2018.1 Release Info