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SoundGirls Living History Project with Lenise Bent Part 3 - Interviewed by Aline Bruijns

SoundGirls Podcast

Lenise Bent is one of the first women audio engineers & honed her skills on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan and “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp. She is the first woman engineer to receive a platinum album for Blondie’s “AutoAmerican” album which includes “The Tide is High” and the very first hit rap song with music, “Rapture”. Lenise is also a post-production audio professional, specializing in recording and editing foley sound effects for many films and animated series and has traveled the world for Dreamworks supervising the foreign dialogue recording and producing the vocals for such animated features as “Shrek”, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron” and “Shrek 2”. She also archives and repairs audio, and instructs and consults for singer/songwriters. Lenise is a long-standing member of the Audio Engineering Society, the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, and a voting member of NARAS. She is also a proud member SoundGirls, Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), Women in Music, the prestigious Hollywood Sapphire Group, The Blues Foundation, IASA (International Association of Sound Archivists), and ARSC (Assoc. of Recorded Sound Collectors). Though primarily working in digital recording formats, Lenise recently produced and engineered an all-analog recording with blues/rock/Indy band Primal Kings, recording to 2” tape, mixing to 1⁄2” and cut to vinyl from tape, all analog and entirely out of the box. To know more about Lenise Bent go to her website at www.lenisebent.com SoundGirls Feature Profile Lenise Bent https://soundgirls.org/giving-back-to... SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 1 https://youtu.be/lNM6seMROaI SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 2 https://youtu.be/0hCLBaqz51s Interviewed by Aline Bruijns Aline Bruijns (MPSE) Aline has a never-ending drive to create sound design that enriches a soundtrack and that elevates the story. As a jazz vocalist (and multi-instrumentalist), she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at the Conservatory in Enschede (the Netherlands) in 2004. She continued at the HKU (School of the Arts Utrecht) in Hilversum and got a Master of Arts Degree in Sound Design in 2007. Having experienced and been educated in so many layers of music and sound has enhanced her work and ability to collaborate and work within all audio postproduction departments. She has been the founder and sound designer of the audio post-production company AudioRally Sounddesign since 2009. In 2019 she was admitted as an International Member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors organization (MPSE), board member of the VCA (dutch film audio society), and became co-chapter head of SoundGirls Netherlands. For more information about Aline www.audiorallysounddesign.com Sponsored by QSC https://www.qsc.com

37mins

4 Oct 2022

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SoundGirls Living History Project with Lenise Bent Part 2 - Interviewed by Aline Bruijns

SoundGirls Podcast

Lenise Bent is one of the first women audio engineers & honed her skills on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan and “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp. She is the first woman engineer to receive a platinum album for Blondie’s “AutoAmerican” album which includes “The Tide is High” and the very first hit rap song with music, “Rapture”. Lenise is also a post-production audio professional, specializing in recording and editing foley sound effects for many films and animated series and has traveled the world for Dreamworks supervising the foreign dialogue recording and producing the vocals for such animated features as “Shrek”, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron” and “Shrek 2”. She also archives and repairs audio, and instructs and consults for singer/songwriters. Lenise is a long-standing member of the Audio Engineering Society, the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, and a voting member of NARAS. She is also a proud member SoundGirls, Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), Women in Music, the prestigious Hollywood Sapphire Group, The Blues Foundation, IASA (International Association of Sound Archivists), and ARSC (Assoc. of Recorded Sound Collectors). Though primarily working in digital recording formats, Lenise recently produced and engineered an all-analog recording with blues/rock/Indy band Primal Kings, recording to 2” tape, mixing to 1⁄2” and cut to vinyl from tape, all analog and entirely out of the box. To know more about Lenise Bent go to her website at www.lenisebent.com SoundGirls Feature Profile Lenise Bent https://soundgirls.org/giving-back-to... SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 1 https://youtu.be/lNM6seMROaI SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 2 https://youtu.be/0hCLBaqz51s Interviewed by Aline Bruijns Aline Bruijns (MPSE) Aline has a never-ending drive to create sound design that enriches a soundtrack and that elevates the story. As a jazz vocalist (and multi-instrumentalist), she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at the Conservatory in Enschede (the Netherlands) in 2004. She continued at the HKU (School of the Arts Utrecht) in Hilversum and got a Master of Arts Degree in Sound Design in 2007. Having experienced and been educated in so many layers of music and sound has enhanced her work and ability to collaborate and work within all audio postproduction departments. She has been the founder and sound designer of the audio post-production company AudioRally Sounddesign since 2009. In 2019 she was admitted as an International Member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors organization (MPSE), board member of the VCA (dutch film audio society), and became co-chapter head of SoundGirls Netherlands. For more information about Aline www.audiorallysounddesign.com Sponsored by QSC https://www.qsc.com

59mins

27 Sep 2022

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SoundGirls Living History Project with Lenise Bent Part 1 - Interviewed by Aline Bruijns

SoundGirls Podcast

Lenise Bent is one of the first women audio engineers & honed her skills on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan and “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp. She is the first woman engineer to receive a platinum album for Blondie’s “AutoAmerican” album which includes “The Tide is High” and the very first hit rap song with music, “Rapture”. Lenise is also a post-production audio professional, specializing in recording and editing foley sound effects for many films and animated series and has traveled the world for Dreamworks supervising the foreign dialogue recording and producing the vocals for such animated features as “Shrek”, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron” and “Shrek 2”. She also archives and repairs audio, and instructs and consults for singer/songwriters. Lenise is a long-standing member of the Audio Engineering Society, the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, and a voting member of NARAS. She is also a proud member SoundGirls, Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), Women in Music, the prestigious Hollywood Sapphire Group, The Blues Foundation, IASA (International Association of Sound Archivists), and ARSC (Assoc. of Recorded Sound Collectors). Though primarily working in digital recording formats, Lenise recently produced and engineered an all-analog recording with blues/rock/Indy band Primal Kings, recording to 2” tape, mixing to 1⁄2” and cut to vinyl from tape, all analog and entirely out of the box. To know more about Lenise Bent go to her website at www.lenisebent.com SoundGirls Feature Profile Lenise Bent https://soundgirls.org/giving-back-to... SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 1 https://youtu.be/lNM6seMROaI SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 2 https://youtu.be/0hCLBaqz51s Interviewed by Aline Bruijns Aline Bruijns (MPSE) Aline has a never-ending drive to create sound design that enriches a soundtrack and that elevates the story. As a jazz vocalist (and multi-instrumentalist), she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at the Conservatory in Enschede (the Netherlands) in 2004. She continued at the HKU (School of the Arts Utrecht) in Hilversum and got a Master of Arts Degree in Sound Design in 2007. Having experienced and been educated in so many layers of music and sound has enhanced her work and ability to collaborate and work within all audio postproduction departments. She has been the founder and sound designer of the audio post-production company AudioRally Sounddesign since 2009. In 2019 she was admitted as an International Member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors organization (MPSE), board member of the VCA (dutch film audio society), and became co-chapter head of SoundGirls Netherlands. For more information about Aline www.audiorallysounddesign.com Sponsored by QSC https://www.qsc.com

37mins

20 Sep 2022

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Episode 1196: Lenise Bent - Legendary Recording Engineer / Producer

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Hello friends! Legendary recording engineer and producer, the first woman to record a certified platinum album, Lenise Bent is my guest for episode 1196! She's worked on such classic albums as Aja by Steely Dan, Breakfast In America by Supertramp, The Last Waltz by The Band, AutoAmerican by Blondie and so many more. Go to lenisebent.com for a full discography, her work as an educator and much more. Lenise and I have an amazing conversation about her journey as an engineer from being the only female in her class of 50 at recording school in the 70's, getting help from a young Roger Linn (inventor of the Linn Drum), working in the studio with legendary artists making classic albums, beating cancer, being a Foley mixer/editor, foreign dub supervisor for Disney, making analog records in a digital world and much, much more. I had a blast getting to know this amazing woman. I'm sure you will too. Let's get down! Get the best, full-spectrum CBD products from True Hemp Science and enter code HDIGH for a special offer from How Did I Get Here?

1hr 32mins

19 Aug 2022

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SoundGirls Living History Project - Sherry Klein - Interviewed by Lenise Bent

SoundGirls Podcast

SHERRY KLEIN CAS – Re-Recording Mixer Sherry Klein is a Post Production Re-Recording Mixer for Television and Film. She is currently living in Los Angeles, Ca. working with Smart Post Sound. Some of her credits include New Amsterdam, Queen of the South, Burn Notice, Sons of Anarchy, and The Shield. Sherry started her career as a musician, her dream was always to study music and have a successful career in the music industry. She attended Webster College in St. Louis, Missouri studying classical music composition and then Jazz Arranging and Composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Her early years were spent “on the other side of the glass” as a musician, but the realization of how recording could manipulate sound slowly took over her passions and she soon began exploring her fascination with all things audio. She left the east coast for Los Angeles and spent 10 years with Larrabee Studios as a Recording Engineer until 1983 when she moved into the field of Post Production Mixing. Throughout her career, she has worked with an array of outstanding talent in both music, television and film. Her passions for music and sound have only grown throughout the years and she enjoys mentoring and giving back to the industry whenever possible. She is currently on the Board of Directors for both the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) and the Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA).. She is also the Chairperson of the CAS Student Recognition Award ( SRA) SoundGirls Feature Profile on Sherry https://soundgirls.org/sherry-klein1/ Interviewed by Lenise Bent Lenise Bent is one of the first women audio engineers & honed her skills on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan and “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp. She is the first woman engineer to receive a platinum album for Blondie’s “AutoAmerican” album which includes “The Tide is High” and the very first hit rap song with music, “Rapture”. Lenise is also a post-production audio professional, specializing in recording and editing foley sound effects for many films and animated series and has traveled the world for Dreamworks supervising the foreign dialogue recording and producing the vocals for such animated features as “Shrek”, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron” and “Shrek 2”. She also archives and repairs audio, instructs and consults for singer/songwriters. Lenise is a long-standing member of the Audio Engineering Society, the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy and a voting member of NARAS. She is also a proud member SoundGirls, Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), Women in Music, the prestigious Hollywood Sapphire Group, The Blues Foundation, IASA (International Association of Sound Archivists) and ARSC (Assoc. of Recorded Sound Collectors). Though mostly working in digital recording formats, Lenise recently produced and engineered an all-analog recording with blues/rock/Indy band Primal Kings, recording to 2” tape, mixing to 1⁄2” and cut to vinyl from tape, all analog and completely out of the box. To know more about Lenise Bent go to her website at www.lenisebent.com SoundGirls Feature Profile Lenise Bent https://soundgirls.org/giving-back-to... SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 1 https://youtu.be/lNM6seMROaI SoundGirls Living History Project Lenise Bent Part 2 https://youtu.be/0hCLBaqz51s Pickup where we left off here.

34mins

3 May 2022

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Lenise Bent: Audio Engineer & Producer

SoundGirls Podcast

Lenise Bent has enjoyed a long career as an audio engineer and producer, honing her skills on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan and “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp. She is the first female engineer to receive a platinum album for Blondie’s “AutoAmerican” album which includes the very first hit rap song with music, “Rapture”. Lenise is also a post-production audio professional, specializing in recording and editing foley sound effects for many films and animated series and has traveled the world for Dreamworks supervising the foreign dialogue recording and producing the vocals for such animated features as “Shrek”, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimmaron” and “Shrek 2”. She also archives and repairs audio, instructs, consults and holds workshops for audio students and singer/songwriters. She is a long-standing member of many audio organizations including the Audio Engineering Society, SoundGirls, and the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy. Though mostly working in digital recording formats, Lenise recently produced and engineered an all-analog recording with blues/rock/Indy band Primal Kings, recording to 2” tape, mixing to 1⁄2” and cut to vinyl from tape. A “triple A" legacy quality production, recorded and mixed completely out of the box. To know more about Lenise Bent, visit lenisebent.com.

49mins

10 Aug 2021

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IIS 28 - Lenise Bent

Insights In Sound

Even if she hadn't broken new ground for women in pro audio, Lenise Bent would have an amazing career, with a discography that includes Steelydan, Blondie, and Supertramp, just to name a few. She's got great stories, and no one tells them better than she can.

58mins

10 Jun 2021

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Episode 8b: Legendary Producer and Engineer Lenise Bent, Part 2

Ready to Record

On today's episode of Ready to Record, we have engineer and producer Lenise Bent on the program. Continuing from our conversation last week, Lenise talks about everything from go-to signal chains to stories of working with Blondie, Supertramp, and Steely Dan. On today's Gear Talk, we talk about what it means to have quality equipment, and on today's Music from Blue Girl, we feature a song from Dave Ridnell and a song from DangerAte.Find Lenise hereFind Blue Girl Productions hereThis show is part of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

27 Oct 2020

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Episode 8a: Legendary Producer and Engineer Lenise Bent, Part 1

Ready to Record

On today's episode of Ready to Record, we have engineer and producer Lenise Bent on the program. We take a deep dive into everything from her recording process, all the way to her work on Supertramp's Breakfast in America. In addition, we set up for some further conversation on Part 2 of the episode, coming to you next week.Find Lenise hereFind Blue Girl Productions hereThis show is part of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 12mins

20 Oct 2020

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WCA #259 with Lenise Bent - The smell of tubes, Leon Russel's studio, Roger Nichols, Mike Chapman, Cancer, Networking and Diversification

Working Class Audio

Lenise Bent is an American audio engineer who has worked in both the music and film industry. She was one of a handful of women working in the Hollywood recording studio business in a technical role during the 1970s, and was the first woman to receive an RIAA Platinum album for her engineering of AutoAmerican by Blondie.In this episode we discuss: The smell of tubes Leon Russel's studio Surviving as an assistant Working with Mike Chapman Working with Roger Nichols Cancer Working in post-production Networking Diversification Links and Show Notes: Lenise on Instagram: @lenisebent Lenise On Facebook: https://bit.ly/2DDocSZ NARAS: Woman's Audio Mission: Support WCA - Go Ad Free! https://glow.fm/workingclassaudio/ Connect with Matt on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattboudreau/ Current sponsors & promos: https://bit.ly/2WmKbFw Working Class Audio Journal: https://amzn.to/2GN67TP Credits: Guest: Lenise Bent Host: Matt Boudreau  WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell  Announcer: Chuck Smith Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau Additional Music: The License Lab

1hr 4mins

2 Dec 2019

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