Ireland - Keith Alexander, a Dublin-based freelance sound recordist, began his career in the music industry managing bands and fostering a lifelong passion for sound and music. His love for studio recording led him to work in Windmill Lane Studio in Dublin. Keith consistently used Rycote's products for his recording sessions, both in the studio and on location. Recently, he faced the wind for a challenging project off the coast of Ireland.
"My early experience in music and managing bands ignited my passion for sound and music," says Alexander. "This enthusiasm led me to discover studio recording, opening up a whole new world."
After transitioning from the music studio to location sound, Alexander then moved into post-production for cinema and TV, and then to animation.

Austria - Nestled in the picturesque Alpe-Adria bioregion, encompassing Slovenia, the Austrian states of Kärnten and Steiermark, and two regions in Italy, Stadttheater Klagenfurt (Klagenfurt City Theatre) stands as Carinthia's largest cultural institution. Constructed between 1908 and 1910 by the renowned Viennese architectural firm Fellner & Helmer, this municipal theatre with a seating capacity of 716 hosts over 200 performances each season and is home to the Carinthian Symphony Orchestra.
Offering a diverse performance programme, including theatre productions, grand opera

Europe - In addition to supplying microphones for the broadcast of MotoGP race seasons since 2019, Audio-Technica also supports the post-race press conferences with its 3000 Series wireless systems. This key part of the race experience brings riders into viewers’ homes for race analysis from the unique viewpoint of the track itself.
Audio-Technica has recently published a short video featuring Rodrigo Thomaz – the company’s dedicated MotoGP project manager – giving a behind-the-scenes view of the 3000 Series in action. In the video, Tomaz highlights six specific features

India - German fibre network specialists, Optocore and BroaMan, have announced the appointment of Comcon Technologies as their new distributor throughout the Indian subcontinent, with immediate effect.
The origins of Comcon date back 40 years, with the company today specialising in the design, supply, commissioning and support of solutions for audio and video applications across a vast range of markets.
Based in New Delhi, the operation also distributes test and measurement products and leading connectivity brands including Neutrik and Belden. “Their specialised fiber opt

After 40 years at the top of popular culture, Madonna is reimagining her live act with a look at her legacy alongside her present incarnation.
At the helm of the live sound is FOH mixer Burton Ishmael - who was hand-picked by the ‘singer upon hearing his work with Eighth Day Sound client, Post Malone. Ishmael begins: “It’s very nice to be asked to go on tour by the boss directly. Madonna is an exceptionally clever artist, and there can be a lot of pressure on a world tour, but thankfully, there’s a huge team effort going into what we’re doing, and the Eighth Day Sound crew are

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