Shane is an SAE certified audio engineer, sound designer, composer, and audio consultant. Working with Tokyo based media agency Ultrasupernew and creative game agency Playbrain, he creates audio for TV, music and sound for product launch events, and web audio content for major multinational firms such as Red Bull, SuperCell, Heineken, and many more. With more than a decade of live performance experience on Tokyo`s underground techno scene, Shane is an accomplished electronic music composer, remixer and recording artist with music released on labels such as Trapez, Ministry of Sound, Kompakt, Thoughtless, and Greta Cottage Workshop. Shane is currently based in Paris, France.
Toontrack's latest EZdrummer expansion pack captures the sounds of classic British pop thanks to some meticulous production and big-name performers. Here's what Shane Berry made of it...
In the quest for the next big thing, Meridian Audio created the MQA audio file format, supposedly high-res audio in a small size. But does it live up to the hype?
Superior Drummer 3 has way more going on under the hood than a shiny new interface and killer drum library. One major addition is that you can replace and convert drums to MIDI with the help of AI.
Superior Drummer 3 represents a massive upgrade, with artificial intelligence just one of its major new features. In this world-first review, Shane Berry takes you in-depth with Toontrack's latest.
Couldn't make it to AES Berlin this year? Ask.Audio sent our intrepid reporter Shane Berry along to pick out his highlights. Here they are in one handy article so read on to find out all the hot news.
Good news, with Spotify's latest announcement, the loudness wars may finally be coming to an end. So what does this mean for producers?
We all lust after shiny new gear from time to time, but is it always a good idea? Shane Berry has some advice on when to leap, and when to only look.
When it comes to recording, mixing, and mastering, or any aspect of music production, you've probably not considered it being similar to making a sandwich. Perhaps the two are actually closely linked?
You can take opportunities every single day to train your ears to help your production skills. Shane Berry explains how everyday life can be the perfect training ground.
Understanding how loudness standards work can be crucial to mixing and mastering correctly for different target media. Shane Berry is here to guide you through the terminology.
It's become common for music production to happen in rooms with no acoustic treatment and monitors badly positioned. Shane Berry explains why and how to calibrate your speakers. Essential reading.
While digital music has often resulted in less than optimum sample rates and quality, Prism Sound's Callia is a high-end digital to analog converter designed for pristine audio quality for your ears.
It may surprise you that Pablo Picasso's philosophy on the creative process can be applied to music production. Shane Berry demonstrates how a world famous artist's vision can transform your sounds.
After wading through a flooded Paris, I made it to the 140th International AES Convention in the Palais de Congres convention centre, June 4th to June 7th. Here's the best music tech from the show.
There's lots of confusion about loudness and metering it these days. Decibels are bewildering enough, and terms like LUKS, LUFS, LU, LRA and dBTP don't help much. Here is what we need to know.
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