Audio Talks

Audio Talks

Audio Talks. A podcast on all things audio presented to you by HARMAN and our family of audio brands including JBL, Harman Kardon and AKG. Host Oisin Lunny, music journalist and audio enthusiast, will interview expert guests, legends of the music industry and audio scientists to discuss the power of music and audio in all its facets. New episode bi-weekly every Thursday.

Episodes

October 7, 2021 24 min
with Damian Mackiewicz & Christian Schluender

JBL lets you feel the music. At the beach, at home, in the car or even on Mount Everest. Besides JBL's signature sound, the unique designs make JBL products so popular with consumers around the globe.

As we celebrate JBL's 75th anniversary, Oisin Lunny speaks to two of the masterminds behind JBL’s vibrant, bold and award-winning design: Christian Schluender, GM Global Design...

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with Luc Julia & Armin Prommersberger

Join us as we welcome Luc Julia, Chief Scientific Officer at Renault Group & Armin Prommersberger, Senior Vice President, Product Management at HARMAN Automotive to discuss the future of the audio experience in the car. What are the ingredients for a great mobility experience? How does the all-new Mégane E-Tech 100% electric reflect that and why will sound in the car become more and mor...

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September 9, 2021 36 min
with Joy Lyons, Jonathan Vlassopulos & Cathy Hackl

Talking about:

Our Audio Talks Playlist

Roblox Website: https://www.roblox.com/

21P Show on Roblox: www.roblox.com/twentyonepilotsconcert

Cathy Hackl on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cathyhackl

Make sure to follow us on Social Media and visit our Art of Listening website to get a full view on how HARMAN helps people get the most out of each moment they spend listening:

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75 years of JBL

JBL has been powering epic events and festivals for the past 75 years. With this episode we celebrate 75 Years of JBL and its deep heritage in pop music culture as we speak to two JBL legends: Mark Gander, former Director of JBL Technology and known as the "JBL Guru" & Raul Gonzalez, Senior Applications Engineer for Performance Audio at HARMAN.

Oisin Lunny explores their personal highlights working for J...

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with Aifric Lennon & Tom Middleton

Is the world ready for medical grade music?

Welcome Tom Middleton, sound designer, guru of the Calm App, award-winning functional music composer, sleep science coach, co-chair of the AFEM Health Group & Aifric Lennon, Senior Account Manager, Research Strategist and Music x Mind Researcher at MassiveMusic - two true experts when it comes to the connection between music and our mental healt...

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75 years of JBL

JBL has been powering epic events and festivals for 75 years. With this episode, we celebrate 75 Years of JBL and its deep heritage in live music as we welcome two legendary artists and friends of JBL: The dutch DJ and producer duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano.

Oisin Lunny speaks to them about what it’s like to play in front of thousands of fans, the importance of high-quality audio and their upcoming projects...

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with Imogen Heap, Cliff Fluet & Tim Exile

In this episode we'll explore the world of Non-Fungible Tokens, known as NFT and see how they relate to the music industry. Tune in as Oisin Lunny talks to three music tech innovators: Cliff Fluet, Head of Media & Entertainment at Lewis Silkin, MD of Eleven Advisory and Chair of the Ivers Academy Trust; Tim Exile, Founder and CEO of endlesss.fm, musician, technologist & NFT ...

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with Chiara Badiali, Claire O'Neill & Jonas Skielboe

In honor of Earth Day, we'll explore the overlap between the live music industry and sustainability. Learn about the eco-friendly initiatives within the professional music industry and how you can make a difference yourself. Oisin Lunny talks to three sustainabilty experts: Chiara Badiali of Julie's Bicycle, Claire O'Neill, Co-Founder and Director at A Greener...

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with Axel Mansoor & Daniel Nathan

In this episode of Audio Talks we speak to two industry movers and shakers on the incredible rise of audio content outgrowing its role as video's nerdier, less successful sibling. Listen to Axel Mansoor, musician and innovative icon of the Clubhouse app, and founder of the “Lullaby Club” with more than 11.000 followers. And Daniel Nathan, radio pioneer, commentator, co-founder of Platform B...

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with Stefan Tinnemann, Tiina Kierysch, Alec DeLeon

In this episode of Audio Talks we discuss how Ford and their audio partner HARMAN collaborated with B&O to bring the iconic Ford Mustang roaring into the future, bringing sexy back to the next generation of EVs. Oisin Lunny speaks to Tiina Kierysch, Senior Design Manager at B&O, Stefan Tinnemann, Mustang Mach-E Product Manager Europe and part of Team Edison Europe & Al...

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March 4, 2021 53 min
with Scott Cohen, Oscar Höglund & Chris Cooke

The recent "GameStop" incident has clearly shown platform democracy in action. In light of this disruptive moment of the "little guys" taking control, this episode of Audio Talks draws parallels to the music industry. Host Oisin Lunny and our three expert guests, Oscar Höglund, CEO of Epidemic Sound, Scott Cohen, CIO at Warner Music Group, and Chris Cooke, editor, j...

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with Tom Rivers & Jeffrey Hannah

Audio Talks is BACK with a special “on the road” edition of HARMAN ExPLORE. Tune in between now and January 15th to get the lowdown on the latest audio and automotive industry trends.

In this last episode of the mini series, Tom Rivers, VP Global Marketing, Automotive & Services at HARMAN and Jeffrey Hannah, Director at SBD Automotive discuss what's in store for the automotive industry...

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with Dave Rogers & Sammy Andrews

Audio Talks is BACK with a special “on the road” edition with HARMAN ExPLORE. Tune in between now and January 15th to get the lowdown on the latest audio and automotive industry trends.

In this episode, Dave Rogers, President of the Lifestyle Division at HARMAN and Sammy Andrews, MMF Board Member and Music Week columnist, discuss how important music is for people, the state of the music and ent...

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with Christian Schluender

Audio Talks is BACK with a special “on the road” edition with HARMAN ExPLORE. Tune in between now and January 15th to get the lowdown on the latest audio and automotive industry trends.

In this episode, Oisin Lunny talks to Christian Schluender, GM Global Design at HARMAN, on how to grow brands with authenticity and design leadership, the great design behind HARMAN's recently revealed products and wha...

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with Carsten Olesen & Alexandre Jornod

Audio Talks is BACK with a special “on the road” edition with HARMAN ExPLORE. Tune in between now and January 15th to get the lowdown on the latest audio and automotive industry trends.

In this episode, Carsten Olesen, President of HARMAN's Consumer Audio business and Alexandre Jornod, Lead Market Analyst Music & Audio at Futuresource Consulting discuss new smart audio technologie...

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with Stacia Anderson & Chris Dragon

Audio Talks is BACK with a special “on the road” edition with HARMAN ExPLORE. Tune in between now and January 15th to get the lowdown on the latest audio and automotive industry trends. In this episode, Stacia Anderson, Senior Director, Experiential Marketing and Chris Dragon, Senior Director, Global Product Marketing at HARMAN will speak about HARMAN going virtual with their HARMAN ExPLORE ...

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with Robert-Jan van Dormael

In this episode we’re discussing how audio brands connect with customers in an increasingly digital world with Robert-Jan van Dormael, Vice President of Consumer Marketing at HARMAN. How do people discover and experience new products during the pandemic with marketing becoming ever more important and challenging, especially when promoting features such as enhanced quality audio and which role technology ...

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with Dr. Sean Olive, Dr. Ruth Dockwray and Dr. David M. Greenberg

Tell me what you listen to and I'll tell you who you are. In this week’s episode we’re shining a light on how music influences our personality and alternately, how our personality affects the music we listen to. We explore where musical taste comes from, how technology and data can help understand our relationship with music, and if audio hardware equipment has a...

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October 15, 2020 39 min
with Nicole Moudaber & Beatie Wolfe

In this week’s episode we’re discussing the importance of standing for something and taking action through music. We’re honored to be joined by Nicole Moudaber, record label founder, radio show host, social activist and one of the most passionately followed DJ & producers in the world and Beatie Wolfe, singer-songwriter and innovator, UN Women role model for innovation. They talk about ho...

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with Carl Cox

This week's episode is dedicated to great sound and fast cars! We're honored to be joined by Carl Cox, one of the best loved DJ's on the planet, producer, racing team owner and driver. He talks about the relationship between music and motoring, what drives his creativity, his role as ambassador for the London Motor Show 2021, and why his new album "Carl Cox Mixes Awesome Soundwave" is the perfect s...

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