Contents April 2018, Vol.XXIX No.2 DEPARTMENTS 9 INPUT Advancements in AVAR, Part 2 10 SIGNALS The latest from across the Canadian pro audio industry 18 PROFILE John Colignio, Cam McLellan & Demetrius Moore 22 PRODUCT TESTS Lectrosonics’ new Duet digital wireless monitor system, Radial Engineering’s MIX 2:1 & SAT-2 studio tools & the Scheps Omni Channel plug-in from Waves 44 PRODUCTS The latest tools & technologies for pro audio professionals 53 ADVERTISERS’ INDEX 56 SOUND ADVICE Understanding Object- Based Audio, Part 1 58 ITINERARY Your industry calendar 60 CLASSIFIEDS 62 PROJECT FILE New consoles at OIART, Imagine Dragons’ world tour & more On the road with Our Lady Peace & Matthew Good, Pg. 30 FEATURES Bell Media Toronto 26 A STREAMLINED WORKFLOW FOR TWO UNIQUE STUDIOS By Kevin Young Learn about Bell Media’s approach to streamlined and synergistic audio throughout its facilities, including a pair of recently overhauled workspaces. Choosing & Sharing a System ON THE ROAD WITH OUR LADY PEACE & MATTHEW GOOD Juno-Worthy Workflows By Michael Raine Get the stories behind the songs from the five Juno nominees for Engineer of the Year: Ben Kaplan, Eric Ratz, Gus van Go, Riley Bell, and Shawn Everett. 30 Behind the scenes for Ginette Reno’s performance with l’Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, Pg. 34 By Andrew King Two of Canada’s favourite rock acts crossed the country together, with their crews working in close proximity on a shared rig that required input from both camps. An Icon & Orchestra GINETTE RENO & L’ORCHESTRE SYMPHONIQUE DE QUÉBEC 38 IN CONVERSATION WITH THE 2018 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES 34 By Andrew King A beloved French-Canadian performer takes over the Videotron Centre for a special one-off performance with a symphony orchestra. Across Canada with Our Lady Peace & Matthew Good An Icon & Orchestra A Special Performance by Ginette Reno Juno-Worthy Workflows Interviews with the 2018 Engineer of the Year Nominees Understanding Object-Based Audio PLUS: NEW LEARNING TOOLS AT OIART Bell Media Toronto A Streamlined Workflow for Two Unique Studios Cover Photo: (L-R) Bell Media’s Howard Baggley, Michael Nunan & David Midgley by Neal Burstyn, NTBCreative.com.