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Ali "AMAC" McGuire

Mix Engineer - Vocal Producer


SoundGirls Scholarships 2021 Now Open

Applications are now open and we have three different scholarships available. The deadline for all scholarship applications is July 30, 2021

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Discover Audio Jobs on the Software and Hardware Development Side

Discover Audio Jobs on the developer side for software and hardware and Raffle with McDSP founder and CTO Colin McDowell - August 27

Ask the Experts – Recording Live

Ask the Experts - Recording Live - With Greg Price and Brad Madix of Diablo Digital. August 7 at 11 AM PDT

PAMA Leads Industry Initiative on Neutral Nomenclature

The Professional Audio Manufacturers Alliance (PAMA) is working with its members and industry trade organizations to address outdated language and terminology issues increasingly identified as discouraging a spirit of inclusivity within the professional audio community. 

Ask the Experts – Film & TV Sound Supervisors

Ask the Experts - Film & TV Sound Supervisor. Join us for a webinar with Katy Wood and Onnalee Blank on July 26 at 11 AM PDT

July 26th

11:00 am to 1:00 pm PDT

Ask the Experts – Film & TV Sound Supervisor

What does a Supervising Sound Editor (Film and TV) do? After filming has wrapped, sound effects have been added, the music recorded or licensed, and all cuts and changes have been approved, a movie enters the production stage called picture lock. That's when the supervising sound editor begins the painstaking process of fashioning a final […]

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7 Aug
The Benefits of Recording your Live Mix With Diablo Digital
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14 Aug
Ask the Experts - Game Audio
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Channel Lists, Cleaning lists and Other Noise

So my words of caution and care to myself and you today are to take your time and clear your head, don’t let anyone stress you. If things get...

The Worst Kind of Fear for Music Makers

But just recently I pinpointed the most dangerous fear…the worst kind of fear that is inside our musical minds but disguises itself as other things. It is the fear...

Live Chat with Dr. Susan Rogers

Live Chat with Dr. Susan Rogers

On Diversity and Inclusion Quotas

I receive emails from people on a frequent basis stating how they have changed their names to be gender-neutral or to white-sounding names, so the exclusion of people based...

Understanding Confidence

If I had advice for my sixteen-year-old self it’d be this: Stock up on toilet paper and hand sanitizer- you’ll be a millionaire in a couple of years.  No really,...

Britney Spears: 13 years without Autonomy

While there’s a glimmer of hope in the present climate as we reflect on what should now be seen as outdated and unacceptable behavior from a bygone era, we...

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SoundGirls.Org was formed in 2013 by veteran live sound engineers Karrie Keyes and Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato and operates under the Fiscal Sponsorship of The California Women’s Music Festival, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

SoundGirls was established to provide women working in professional audio a community to come to for support and advice, and for empowerment and inspiration.

Since its founding, SoundGirls has grown into an international organization with over 6,000 members and chapters worldwide. We provide scholarships, mentorships, job placement, business development and workshops. We firmly believe in “You Can’t Be What You Can’t See” and feature a monthly profile on Women in Audio as well as monthly bloggers that share their experiences and expertise.

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