David Hough

David Hough

AUDIO DIRECTOR, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

David Hough [Austin City Limits] explains why he uses NUGEN Audio's VisLM to keep his programs CALM-compliant and meet strict PBS specs

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David Hough

AUDIO DIRECTOR, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

David Hough [Austin City Limits] explains why he uses NUGEN Audio's VisLM to keep his programs CALM-compliant and meet strict PBS specs

From the very beginning

David Hough is the Audio Director for Austin City Limits on PBS. He has been with ACL since the beginning, the pilot with Willie Nelson in 1974. He received the 2003 TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Television Sound Production, along with Sharon Cullen and KLRU. In 1996, he engineered the Grammy Award winning track, 'SRV Shuffle' from the album A Tribute To Stevie Ray Vaughan.

 

Between taping seasons, David helps to maintain a number of analog-based recording studios in Austin. He has a BSEE degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and NARAS.

 

"Since I started using VisLM and LM-Correct, PBS has not rejected or returned any of the programs I’ve delivered."

Time is money

"The history graph in the VisLM visual loudness meter clearly shows me the boundaries for both dialog and music. I use the histogram to help adjust the dynamic range to meet PBS specs. VisLM saves so much time because I have a history that shows me an entire song. I can ensure an entire musical performance is compliant using about five minutes of visual history (about the length of one song).

"VisLM saves so much time because I have a history that shows me an entire song."

"Having a show returned for being out of spec costs valuable time and money, so I count on NUGEN Audio’s VisLM visual loudness meter and LM-Correct loudness analysis and correction tool to ensure we’re CALM-compliant. Since I started using VisLM and LM-Correct, PBS has not rejected or returned any of the programs I’ve delivered."

Compliance with precision

"NUGEN Audio tools give me a fast and easy way to measure loudness. Compared to other meters I’ve used, NUGEN Audio meters have dramatically improved the accuracy of the loudness reading in a much shorter time – which is especially valuable when I’m at the end of the process and approaching a deadline!

"NUGEN Audio meters have dramatically improved the accuracy of the loudness reading."

"I use NUGEN’s LM-Correct tool to ensure distinct containers within my mix meet PBS’s strict loudness standards. I simply select a specific container from the master mix, and LM-Correct measures and adjusts it in seconds. Finally I have a tool that helps me comply within 0.1 dB!"

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David Hough

AUDIO DIRECTOR, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

David Hough [Austin City Limits] explains why he uses NUGEN Audio's VisLM to keep his programs CALM-compliant and meet strict PBS specs

From the very beginning

David Hough is the Audio Director for Austin City Limits on PBS. He has been with ACL since the beginning, the pilot with Willie Nelson in 1974. He received the 2003 TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Television Sound Production, along with Sharon Cullen and KLRU. In 1996, he engineered the Grammy Award winning track, 'SRV Shuffle' from the album A Tribute To Stevie Ray Vaughan.

 

Between taping seasons, David helps to maintain a number of analog-based recording studios in Austin. He has a BSEE degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and NARAS.

 

"Since I started using VisLM and LM-Correct, PBS has not rejected or returned any of the programs I’ve delivered."

Time is money

"The history graph in the VisLM visual loudness meter clearly shows me the boundaries for both dialog and music. I use the histogram to help adjust the dynamic range to meet PBS specs. VisLM saves so much time because I have a history that shows me an entire song. I can ensure an entire musical performance is compliant using about five minutes of visual history (about the length of one song).

"VisLM saves so much time because I have a history that shows me an entire song."

"Having a show returned for being out of spec costs valuable time and money, so I count on NUGEN Audio’s VisLM visual loudness meter and LM-Correct loudness analysis and correction tool to ensure we’re CALM-compliant. Since I started using VisLM and LM-Correct, PBS has not rejected or returned any of the programs I’ve delivered."

Compliance with precision

"NUGEN Audio tools give me a fast and easy way to measure loudness. Compared to other meters I’ve used, NUGEN Audio meters have dramatically improved the accuracy of the loudness reading in a much shorter time – which is especially valuable when I’m at the end of the process and approaching a deadline!

"NUGEN Audio meters have dramatically improved the accuracy of the loudness reading."

"I use NUGEN’s LM-Correct tool to ensure distinct containers within my mix meet PBS’s strict loudness standards. I simply select a specific container from the master mix, and LM-Correct measures and adjusts it in seconds. Finally I have a tool that helps me comply within 0.1 dB!"

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From the very beginning

David Hough is the Audio Director for Austin City Limits on PBS. He has been with ACL since the beginning, the pilot with Willie Nelson in 1974. He received the 2003 TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Television Sound Production, along with Sharon Cullen and KLRU. In 1996, he engineered the Grammy Award winning track, 'SRV Shuffle' from the album A Tribute To Stevie Ray Vaughan.

 

Between taping seasons, David helps to maintain a number of analog-based recording studios in Austin. He has a BSEE degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and NARAS.

 

"Since I started using VisLM and LM-Correct, PBS has not rejected or returned any of the programs I’ve delivered."

Time is money

"The history graph in the VisLM visual loudness meter clearly shows me the boundaries for both dialog and music. I use the histogram to help adjust the dynamic range to meet PBS specs. VisLM saves so much time because I have a history that shows me an entire song. I can ensure an entire musical performance is compliant using about five minutes of visual history (about the length of one song).

"VisLM saves so much time because I have a history that shows me an entire song."

"Having a show returned for being out of spec costs valuable time and money, so I count on NUGEN Audio’s VisLM visual loudness meter and LM-Correct loudness analysis and correction tool to ensure we’re CALM-compliant. Since I started using VisLM and LM-Correct, PBS has not rejected or returned any of the programs I’ve delivered."

Compliance with precision

"NUGEN Audio tools give me a fast and easy way to measure loudness. Compared to other meters I’ve used, NUGEN Audio meters have dramatically improved the accuracy of the loudness reading in a much shorter time – which is especially valuable when I’m at the end of the process and approaching a deadline!

"NUGEN Audio meters have dramatically improved the accuracy of the loudness reading."

"I use NUGEN’s LM-Correct tool to ensure distinct containers within my mix meet PBS’s strict loudness standards. I simply select a specific container from the master mix, and LM-Correct measures and adjusts it in seconds. Finally I have a tool that helps me comply within 0.1 dB!"

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