I hope this gets recorded.
On 6/8/2012 5:37 PM, Michael Biel wrote:
> Leah and I will be there!!! I haven't seen Oliver in years. Thanks for
> the info, Doug.
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> From: Doug Pomeroy<[log in to unmask]>
> For those in or near near New York City, there will be a talk by the
> feisty Oliver Berliner, which should prove interesting to say the least.
> Open to the public and free:
>> The New York Section of the Audio Engineering Society invites all
>> folks who are actively involved in professional audio to join us
>> for a most informative evening. Students are especially welcome.
>> The event is free of charge.
>> Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
>> The New School Jazz Performance Space
>> 55 West 13th Street, Between 5th and 6th Avenues
>> Fifth Floor
>> Meet and Greet 6:30 P.M.
>> Presentation 7:00 P.M.
>> “Emile Berliner: Pure Audio Magic”
>> Host: Joel Spector
>> Presenter: Oliver Berliner
>> Author and Inventor
>> Despite the number 8 being of the greatest significance in audio
>> history, the number 2 also looms big in our June meeting's speaker's
>> AES connection. Oliver Berliner has the distinction of being the
>> only AES member who resigned from our organization, not once but 2
>> times. He was also only the 2nd chairman in the history of the
>> infamous Hollywood Sapphire Group (forerunner of the AES and which
>> produced 2 AES presidents). He further was a co-founder of the West
>> Coast, now the Los Angeles, AES Section.
>> It’s no secret that he’s the grandson of Emile Berliner whose
>> inventions of the microphone and the gramophone created today’s disc
>> recording industry as well as making voice and recorded-music
>> broadcasting possible; who was the co-founder of three of the
>> world's leading record labels, as well as creator of the trade-mark
>> showing the dog, Nipper, listening to “His Master's Voice” on a
>> gramophone, which reigned for half a century as the world’s most-
>> famous trade-mark.
>> Oliver is the only one of Emile’s offspring to be in today’s
>> recording or the audio products industry. He’s the author of two
>> books and twenty-dozen speeches, lectures and published articles on
>> music, audio and video. He’s been quoted in Business Week and the
>> Wall St. Journal, and has had more Letters published in the Los
>> Angeles Times than has any other reader, living or dead. He’s been
>> interviewed on ABC, CBC, CBS, PBS, NBC, NDR, NPR. He has two
>> patents; and produced video test equipment that led to the
>> introduction of similar products by Leader Instruments, Panasonic,
>> Electrohome and Hitachi...all based on his concept.
>> Oliver comes here from Maryland to lay out some devastating
>> revelations about some of the greats of audio...info that he
>> promises will titillate and stimulate. He’ll show how his
>> grandfather proved that micro-currents pass from one contact to
>> another without their touching...the concept that made AT&T the
>> world’s largest corporation and which he demonstrated to the Los
>> Angeles AES decades ago, using the (original Berliner) microphone,
>> then 100 years old, in the demo. He'll conclude with an astounding
>> yet little known comparison of Emile Berliner's analog disc to
>> Philips' digital...his “dissolve” of analog into digital. “Pure
>> magic.” Come see it.
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