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October 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The October 2019 MSP Audio Geeks meetup is Wednesday, October 30th from 7-9pm at IPR. Thanks to Luke Harper for hosting us.

IPR (The Institute of Production and Recording) is a creative arts college in downtown Minneapolis that offers programs in Audio Production & Engineering, Digital Video & Media Production, Live Sound & Show Production and Sound Design for Visual Media. With its primary location Minneapolis and a satellite location in Edina (down the street from former Flyte Tyme Studios), our college offers the opportunity for our students in our creative programs to create and collaborate in our seven full-scale studios, as well as mix/edit suites, a professional live sound stage and production stages at our Edina location.

The IPR entrance is off of 1st Avenue. Please sign in at the front desk & wait for Luke.

Invite your friends & join us for an evening of audio geekery! All are welcome to attend. If you are planning to attend please RSVP to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Please note that IPR's school policy does not allow alcohol on campus, nor does it allow food or drink in the studios. You are welcome to bring non-alcoholic beverages as long as they are kept in the lobby area of the studio.

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 7-9pm
Location: IPR
300 N. 1st Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Click here for a Google map
Parking: There is metered parking on surrounding streets as well as pay lots & ramps. The closest ramp is Ramp B.
Metro Transit: IPR is easily accessible via public transportation. Please check for your route.

If you have a venue suggestion for future MSP Audio Geek meetups, please email mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

Audio Society of MN Meeting

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Audio Society of MN will host a presentation by John Stronczer of Bel Canto, an audio manufacturer well known and respected by Audio Society members and music lovers everywhere, for its October meeting.

John will discuss the latest Bel Canto products; their acclaimed Black and Black EX series, and newer; the e.One evolutionary line. All are manufactured here in Minneapolis.

Be prepared for a first look at great new products from Bel Canto and some very nice listening!

Attendance is free for all. Refreshments are served; guests, visitors, and new members are welcome to attend. The presentation begins at 7:00 PM, and they encourage you to join at 6:30 for more casual conversation.

Please try to arrive as close to 7:00 as reasonably possible to lessen the workload on the museum employees who kindly come in to open up just for them when the museum is normally closed.

Join: Individuals may join the ASM at any time by paying the annual dues of $25 at any meeting. Club dues for those who join after the December break are just $15.

To find out more, check out their website at or their Facebook page at

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time: 7pm
Location: Pavek Museum
3517 Raleigh Avenue
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Mpls-St. Paul Studio Nerds Facebook group

Audio geek discussions galore!

If you are looking for another online outlet for meeting others in the audio world, check out the Mpls-St. Paul Studio Nerds Facebook group. Thanks to Gregg Ward for wrangling this online community!

From the group's description:
"This is a space for all the Mpls-St. Paul folk (current or former) who spend a lot of time in the studio. This is a place for engineers, producers, songwriters, and session guys and gals to talk gear, share techniques, encourage each other, network, and collaborate."

If you're not yet a member, simply request to join the group and an admin will add you. With over 500 people in the group, it's a great place to share ideas, learn from each other, and meet new people.

Industry Events


AES New York 2019 & NAB Show New York

October 16-19, 2019
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001

Do your interests or work include Studio Recording, Home Recording, Music Production, Electronic Dance Music, DJ, Live Sound, Theater Sound, Broadcast and Streaming, Networked Audio, Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality, Game Audio, Sound for Picture or Product Development? AES New York 2019, the 147th Pro Audio International Convention has you covered in one exclusively end-user focused event.

AES New York 2019 will be co-located with the Independent NAB Show New York. In an adjacent exhibition hall, NAB Show New York exhibitors will be on hand with the latest video and distribution hardware and related sessions. Your Exhibits-Plus or All Access AES New York registration includes access to both exhibition halls.

For additional information, check out the website:

WAMCon New York 2019

October 18-20, 2019
Exact location announced to registered attendees
New York City, NY

WAMCon New York is a recording arts conference for women (including transgender or cisgender; non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals) presented by Women's Audio Mission (WAM). WAMCon New York is hosted by New York University's Steinhardt School, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, as well as The Cutting Room and other to-be-announced locations. WAMCon New York is generously sponsored by Dolby Laboratories, Spotify, Eventide, Epidemic Sound, iZotope, Shure, and Universal Audio.

Early bird registration is just $40. Click here to read more about the event & to purchase tickets.

Game Sound Con

October 29-30, 2019
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles, CA

Game Sound Con is for those working in game music, sound design, and virtual reality audio and those who want to learn more about that industry. Learn more and register on the website:

Recording Summit

November 9-11, 2019
Welcome to 1979
1110 48th Ave N.
Nashville, Tennessee 37209

The Annual Recording Summit is the largest event we host at Welcome To 1979! Come hear industry veterans and newcomers discuss the art & craft of making music for a living and meet other like-minded industry folk!

Read more about the event and register at

2020 NAMM Show

January 16-19, 2020
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

The NAMM Show is the global crossroads of the music, sound and entertainment technology products industries with more than 115,000 registrants from 139 countries and regions commanding $11+ billion in buying power.

Badge Fees:
General Attendee - $100 before January 6 / $150 after
Student or Educator - $35 before January 6 / $50 after

For more information and to register head to

Are we missing an event? Let us know via email at mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.

AES Upper Midwest

Are you a member of the AES? Then check out the Upper Midwest Section website to see a list of the current officers, read the blog, participate in the forum, and more.

If you are a not an AES member but are interested in joining, click here for more information.

Audio Geek Podcasts

If you're looking for some great podcasts to add to your collection, check out the list on our website: Happy listening!

Do you have news to share?

We are happy to help promote your events, announcements, gear sales, and other audio-related news. Send an email to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com with the pertinent information, including any links and images you'd like included. Please keep it brief!

Get involved!

Do you enjoy attending the monthly meetups and reading about audio-related happenings in each newsletter? The MSP Audio Geeks strives to provide a fun community for sound and music-minded people and is always open to your input to make it what you want it to be. If you'd like to help out by contributing content to the monthly emails and/or the website, assisting in arranging and promoting monthly meetups, or some other idea you have, we welcome your help. If you're interested in getting more involved, drop a line to mspaudiogeeks at gmail dot com.
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