Entries by desmond

Nleya to open school of audio engineering

LOCAL sound engineer Mbaki Nleya is set to open a school of audio engineering and music technology in September in Belvedere, Harare, to train sound engineers, music producers, artistes and deejays. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Speaking to The Standard Style last week, Nleya — the director of Shownation Entertainment and tutor at the Zimbabwe College of […]

Sound for film in Zimbabwe

This is one area that need drastic improvement.Many a situation, camera folk are the editors,  sound editors, color graders etc they basically do everything. I watched Michael Bay making of the transformers and i wished all film makers would watch it. I was invited once invited to do sound for a local tv show called […]

Chat with Rob Holland

I had the pleasure of having a chat with Rob Holland one of Zimbabwe’s top sound engineers, and this is what he had to say: This was extracted from the AV Directorate magazine produced by Audio Academy. 1) How different is the sound engineering industry now than it was 15-20 years ago? Well it has […]

Hello family

A friend of mine called Percy, posted a sweet quote on social media a couple of years ago and this is how it read:“If you think in terms of a year, in terms of ten years plant trees, in terms of a 100 years teach people”. Powerful statement from a very muscular guy I must […]

The digital mixer

Throw Back Nov, 2014 Hey guys One Saturday morning back then, in the great city of Harare in Zimbabwe and l just had a sweet gig the previous friday night was doing a live dvd recording for a Doctor called Adore….. This is what made it interesting:Whenever l do multi tracking the hard disc recorder […]

Bad Sound engineer Vs Good Sound engineer

Good day family I often tell if someone is good in their trade by how they do the little things. e.g a good wife is seen by how they conduct themselves and respect in-laws or in basic communication etc… In sound companies before they can hire an audio engineer there are a few basic things […]