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Northern Faces Records at NESCom

Equal Vision recording artists Northern Faces visited the studios of WHSN 89.3 FM last week to promote their first full-length album, set for release in early 2015. The interview and performance for WHSN was recorded in the audio engineering studio of the New England School of Communications by the students of the Audio II lab. You can watch their performance below via WHSN’s youtube channel.

For more on Northern Faces, visit them on Facebook.

2012 Alum Joe Visciano Nominated For Grammy

The Grammys announced their full list of nominees for their 57th annual awards, and one nominee has close ties to the New England School of Communications.

2012 NESCom Audio Engineering alum Joe Visciano worked on Beck’s 2014 album Morning Phase and the album is included in the nominations for BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICAL.

The full list of nominees for the category are:

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer –  Bass & Mandolin
Richard King & Dave Sinko, engineers; Robert C. Ludwig, mastering engineer (Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer)
Label: Nonesuch

Keb’ Mo’ – Bluesamericana
Ross Hogarth & Casey Wasner, engineers; Richard Dodd, mastering engineer (Keb’ Mo’)
Label: Kind Of Blue Music

Beck – Morning Phase
Tom Elmhirst, David Greenbaum, Florian Lagatta, Cole Marsden, Greif Neill, Robbie Nelson, Darrell Thorp, Cassidy Turbin & Joe Visciano, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Beck)
Label: Capitol Records

Lee Ann Womack – The Way I’m Livin’
Chuck Ainlay, engineer; Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer (Lee Ann Womack)
Label: Sugar Hill Records

Thomas Dybdahl – What’s Left Is Forever
Tchad Blake, Oyvind Jakobsen, Jo Ranheim, Itai Shapiro & David Way, engineers; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer (Thomas Dybdahl)
Label: CMG

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast will be held on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 on CBS.

NESCom WebMedia and College of Business students to work with youth on Hour of Code

As part of the global annual Hour of Code project, students of NESCom WebMedia and Husson University’s College of Business have events planned all next week to promote coding to young people as well as the campus community.

Working with faculty including Laura Gurney, Mike Knupp, Gerald Wright and Scott Traylor, the student have the following events planned:

The Web Creations Club and Tech Club have organized and planned events in the Furman for Monday through Thurs from 3-4pm each day.

Students will host Hermon High School students on Thursday Dec 11th for Hour of code activities and a tour of campus.

On Friday Dec. 12th, students will  work with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at Dr. Lewis S. Libby School in Milford to lead hour of code activities.

For more information on the annual Hour of Code project, visit Code.org