March 24, 2015 We write in regard to the recent ad featuring Sylvia Massey endorsing a Retro-Instruments product. One of the reasons Pink Noise exists is to foster dialogue with the aim of bringing the pro audio profession forward toward being … Continued
By Allen Farmelo Some have asked how Pink Noise got started, and the truth is that a Facebook rant got it going. I have experienced a long and slow two-decade crescendo of frustration witnessing our career field remain stuck as an unbelievably male-dominated … Continued
Dear Pink Noise, My name is Charlie Vela. I produce records, make music, and am head of marketing for the Austin-based audio-design company: Western Dynamo. It in this capacity that I am writing you today. The essay entitled “Show Us … Continued
Allen Farmelo contemplates the aggressive divide between audio communities and asks everyone to grow up. “Both communities obsessing on either side of that strange divide between audio input and audio output is what brings sensitive listeners like me to tears and fills us with hope.”
A LETTER FROM EDITOR CATHERINE VERICOLLI NOVEMBER, 14TH 2014 It’s difficult to embrace the uncertain when there’s comfort in the familiar. As a recordmaker and audioworker, studio owner and music lover, there’s a slew of uncertainties – almost all of … Continued
Contributor Brad Williams challenges the pseudo-intellectualism behind the notion of objectively judging “sound quality,” while arguing that subjective terms like “warm” simply indicate the limitations of technical jargon.