News & Events

Updates and announcements about APM’s work, both local and national. Includes press links, special events, and other activities that have been keeping us busy.

SD-MixPre6-header-720x396 New Tools: Sound Devices MixPre-3 and MixPre-6

In this new TOOLS column, our tech guru Jeff Towne puts his hands on long-awaited new additions to the Sound Devices family. As Jeff notes, their 722 and 702 portable recorders have been the premier gear choice for audio producers with enough money to afford them. At last, Sound Devices has produced two new machines[…..]

Ready-Set_FEATURED-720x396 New HowSound: Ready, Set, Radio Race!

Mix a stressful family issue with three producers under a time crunch and voila, you have a winning radio story! In this episode of HowSound, Rob talks with Esther Honig, whose family issue was at the heart of The Time Traveler’s Ark, which won a KCRW annual 24-Hour Radio Race. He also talks with Nick[…..]

TRANSOM-IMAGE-720x396 New Show: Where Do Ideas Come From?

When Andrew Norton arrived at our Transom Story Workshop in the spring of 2012, he had a background shooting photos and videos of skateboarders for Skateboard Magazine. He’s gone on to make all kinds of engaging videos and we work with him whenever we have a chance. This time, his subject is about the mystery[…..]

KristenMoe_BIO-550x549 New Show: The Last Winter

A meandering road trip can lead to who knows where and who knows what. In the case of Kristin Moe and Nathan Tobey, it led to their giving birth to a radio story. . . about death. And over the course of three years, Kristin and Nathan struggled over how to produce this piece, a[…..]

InConvo_Goldstein_FEATURED-720x396 New In Conversation: Zak Rosen and Jonathan Goldstein

In the newest entry to our In Conversation series, independent producer Zak Rosen talks with Jonathan Goldstein of Gimlet’s Heavyweight about turning the lens on yourself and making personal stories. Zak and his wife just recently started a podcast, Pregnant Pause, about whether to have a baby or not. Since Jonathan is known for personal[…..]