Creative Audio
Website of Barry McConnachie
AUDIO
Radio, TV and Media Commercials Galore: for local, national, and international broadcast for over 40 years.

Mastering:
and preparation for distribution of various musicians and bands, including old band mate Chris Davies' Melbourne band, Stillrace
and longtime friend and collaborator, Marcel Rodeka's EP release The Art of Not Looking Back


Radio Dunedin Centenary:
In October 2022 Radio Dunedin, the oldest radio station in New Zealand, celebrated 100 years of continuous broadcasting.
Barry produced well over 100 audio segments and promos, incorporating archival audio and history. The work was a finalist in the 2023 NZ Radio Awards...sadly pipped at the post, but still an absolute labour of love for a station of longstanding association. .

Live Recording:
Recording of Orchestras, Choirs, Musical Groups, Theatre Productions, in churches, halls
and performance spaces...either integrated with associated video, or stand alone audio mastering. Multitrack and Stereo.


Live Theatre:
Recording of Voice Tracks, creation of SFX cues and organisation of computer programming for local theatre plays.

Cadbury World:
Production of audio for theatrerette introduction to very popular factory tour, (sadly now closed). Authored to Dolby 5.1 DVD.
 
Royal Albatross Colony (Taiaroa): Recording of audio segments for displays at this world famous wildlife attraction.

Omarama Wrinkly Rams Merino Experience: Creation and production of the 5.1 Surround Soundtrack for this very impressive audio visual experience.

Charlie Mouse CD:  A wonderful collection of  favourite children's stories read by the late broadcasting legend, Colin Lehmann... Recording, Production and SFX by Audioworks.

Otago Rugby:  With the advent of Professional rugby in 1996, Barry was involved in the music and sound components for the games at Carisbrook and now Forsyth Barr Stadium - Highlanders, Otago NPC and All Black test matches for many years. As well, he's created backing tracks and produced numerous tribute songs for the Highlanders.

PLUS: Numerous other Soundtracks, Backing Tracks and all sorts of Sound Design for local Museums, Operatic, Theatre, School, Amateur and Community Groups.
MULTIMEDIA
Mediaworks Otago Airwaves: Each year,
an impressive multimedia presentation for advertisers..  DVD with 5.1 Sound.
 
X-Set + X-Factor Showbands:  Filming, editing and production of link and projected sections. Authored direct to computer and DVD.
  
Sidewalk Sally 80s Nights:  Reliving the era
of nightclubs.with extensive multimedia content projected onto large video screens.
  
Local Broadcasting legends Neil Collins (RIP) and Lyndsay Rackley both celebrated milestone achievements in Radio, and Barry was instrumental
in producing all the multimedia components for the celebrations, along with special commerative DVDs.
  
Argus Rock Band Reunion: Live filming of shows for big screen projection and DVD production.

School Productions:
  Visual and audio solutions for school productions. Authored in Powerpoint
for ease of school pupil operation.
   
PLUS:  Continually helping out friends, family,
and those who ask, with everything from Funeral presentations to recording concerts, performances, and functions.
What I Have Done