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 — Legendary producer/engineer and longtime Audio-Technica user’s new informative series
                           prominently features A-T microphones —

STOW, OH, October 25, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a world leader for microphone solutions for
over 45 years, is proud to be a sponsor of the Art and Science of Sound Recording DVD
series by legendary producer/engineer Alan Parsons. After almost two years in production, this
highly anticipated series of training videos covers all aspects of sound recording, in 24
programs identified by topic. The complete series, hosted by Parsons and narrated by actor
and musician Billy Bob Thornton, was recently released as a three-disc set; the individual
programs are currently available for download at In the
“Microphones” section, several Audio-Technica microphones are prominently featured and
identified by Parsons as he discusses and demonstrates various aspects of the recording

“Alan Parsons’ body of work speaks for itself,” stated Gary Boss, Audio-Technica Marketing
Director. “He is a true master of his craft, having worked with some of the most talented and
influential artists of the last 50 years and having shaped the course of popular music as a
producer, engineer and musician. Alan also has had a long association with Audio-Technica
microphones and was one of the first early adopters of our AT4033 microphone nearly twenty
years ago. A-T is proud to be a part of this comprehensive and informative series and a
continued part of Parsons’ arsenal of trusted studio tools.”

Commenting on his long-time relationship with Audio-Technica, Alan Parsons stated, "Audio-
Technica doesn't just make wonderful microphones and headphones, they also create and
support a range of activities that help bring this equipment to life. That's rare, and extremely

Those interested in viewing a FREE section from Alan Parsons’ Art and Science of Sound
Recording can sign up at to gain access to a portion of this

About Alan Parsons
Alan Parsons, the acclaimed engineer, musician, and record producer, was involved the
production of several legendary albums, including The Beatles' Abbey Road and Let It Be, as
well as Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, which earned him his first of many GRAMMY®
nominations. He has worked on countless hit albums for Paul McCartney & Wings, George
Harrison, Ringo Starr, Pilot, Al Stewart, the Hollies and many others. With Eric Woolfson,
Parsons co-founded The Alan Parsons Project, famous for its revolving group of studio
musicians and vocalists and its platinum albums and singles including Games People Play and
Eye in the Sky.

About The Art and Science of Sound Recording
The Art and Science of Sound Recording, a ten-hour definitive collection of training videos
presented by Parsons, gives viewers his exclusive insider access to legendary musicians,
producers and engineers and to their award-winning recording techniques. Featured guests
span the entire realm of music recording, from producers like Jack Joseph Puig (John Mayer,
Green Day, Fergie) and John Fields (The Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus), to Elliot Scheiner (The
Eagles, Steely Dan) and Jack Douglas (John Lennnon, Aerosmith, Slash). Although Parsons’
heritage is firmly in the rock camp, the series features country music producers like Tony
Brown (Dixie Chicks, George Strait) and Chuck Ainlay (Melissa Etheridge, Mark Knopfler),
alternative rock producers like Sylvia Massey (Beck, Tool), R&B producers and engineers like
Jimmy Douglass (Justin Timberlake, Timbaland), Allen Sides (Phil Collins, Joni Mitchell), as
well as GRAMMY-winning artists like Michael McDonald, Erykah Badu and Taylor Hawkins of

The Foo Fighters. The Art and Science of Sound Recording series also takes viewers into
Parsons’ personal custom HD recording facility and some of the country’s most acclaimed
recording studios, such as Ocean Way, Record One, Sound Kitchen, Blackbird, Phantom
Recording and Henson Recording Studios (formerly A&M.)

For more information, please visit and

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Photo File: Parsons_AT4050.JPG
Photo Caption: Alan Parsons demonstrates microphone technology with an Audio-Technica
AT4050 in his Art and Science of Sound Recording DVD series. Photo courtesy of Alan
Parsons and The Art and Science of Sound Recording. (This photo is property of Alan Parsons
and The Art and Science of Sound Recording, and may be used by the press only for the
purpose of one-time reproduction. Unauthorized use, alteration or reproduction of this
photograph is strictly prohibited.)

See more Audio-Technica news releases.

Celebrating over 45 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading
innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones,
wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry.

— For more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact
Karen Emerson, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224.
Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752; Web:


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