ANAHEIM, CA: John Storyk, founding partner of WSDG Walters-Storyk Design group, global architectural/acoustic design and media systems engineering experts,will chair a Winter NAMM Panel on Immersive Audio Studio Design at the Anaheim Convention Center. Scheduled for Saturday, January 21 4:00PM – 5:00PM in room 202A, the panel will include two of Storyk’s oldest friends, Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Robert Margouleff (Stevie Wonder, Devo) and TEC Hall Of Fame producer/engineer Eddie Kramer (Hendrix, Led Zepplin, Beatles).
Focusing on the growing move towards Immersive Sound design and production, this panel will explore the full range of studio issues including acoustics, aesthetics, ergonomics, master planning and future proofing.
Ten-time of the TEC Outstanding Achievement in Acoustics/Facility Design Award-winners, WSDG has two entries in the 2017 event: The Vienna Symphonic Library Synchron Soring Stage and Control Room and, the Boston Symphony OrchestraControl Room. Past WSDG winners include: Paul Epworth’s The Church Studios in London, and Ann Mincieli’s NYC destination showplaceJungle City.
WSDG, a media facility design and consulting firm has collaborated on over 3500 audio /video facilities worldwide. Credits include Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios (1969); NYC’s Jazz At Lincoln Center and, Le Poisson Rouge; broadcast facilities for The Food Network, ESPN, and WNET; major education complexes for NYU, The Art Institutes and Berklee College of Music, Valencia and Boston (2015 TEC winner); and media rooms for such corporate clients as Hoffman La Roche, Cemex, and Sony. Studio projects include NYC’s Jungle City Studios for award winning engineer, Ann Mincieli, Green Day (CA), Jay-Z (NY), film composers Carter Burwell (NY), A.R. Rahman (India), Aerosmith (Boston), Bruce Springsteen (NJ), Alicia Keys (NY), and Paul Epworth’s The Church Studios (London).WSDG principals John Storyk, Beth Walters, Sergio Molho, Silvia Molho, Renato Cipriano, and Dirk Noy lecture frequently at universities and industry events, and contribute regularly to industry publications. WSDG has collaborated with such noted architects as Frank Gehry, Norman Foster and Phillipe Stark. WSDG is a ten-time winner of the NAMM TEC Award for outstanding achievement in Acoustics/Facility Design. The firm maintains offices in New York, Miami, Buenos Aires (Argentina), Belo Horizonte (Brazil) and Basel (Switzerland) with representatives in Barcelona (Spain), Moscow, Guangzhou (China), Florence (Italy), Mexico City, Los Angeles and San Francisco.