SonicPool Completes 5.1 Sweetening for DVDs from John Fogerty, Seal and Sheryl Crow

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Hollywood, CA, November 6, 2006 - SonicPool, one of Hollywood‘s leading post facilities, specializing in audio and video finishing, edit suite rentals, and media duplication, has announced its latest Concert DVD projects. The announcement was made by John Frost and Patrick Bird, co-founders/Supervising Sound Mixers, SonicPool.

SonicPool has recently completed three 5.1 Sweetening projects for Concert DVD releases through its client, the LA-based production company Parallel 28. The DVD releases are from John Fogerty, Seal, and Sheryl Crow.

Regarding working with SonicPool, Martin Atkins, director of the three DVD projects cited above, said, “I love the work they‘ve done for us on the concert films and commercials. We‘re eager to bring them more of the same kind of work.” Added James Pluta, producer of the three DVD projects, “I‘m proud to work with SonicPool because they work so hard to make the projects the best they can be. They leave nothing untouched and refuse to accept that something is ‘good enough.‘”


Fantasy Records, the original and present label home of rock visionary John Fogerty, is the distributor of Fogerty‘s DVD “The Long Road Home - In Concert.” This DVD includes rousing performances which dramatically display Fogerty's boundless energy and unmatched skill as a writer/singer/guitarist. He tears through classic songs spanning the rock icon's remarkable career, from his Creedence Clearwater Revival smashes, "Bad Moon Rising," "Proud Mary," "Down on the Corner" and "Who'll Stop the Rain," to Fogerty's signature solo gems like "Centerfield," "Rockin' All Over the World," and "Deja vu All Over Again."

The songs that comprise the DVD were recorded during the Hall of Famer's triumphant September 2005 Performance at L.A.'s Wiltern Theatre.

The performance documented on “The Long Road Home - In Concert” brings one of the most distinctive bodies of work in the annals of rock & roll into the present tense, as Fogerty and band seamlessly juxtapose 18 of his Creedence standards--including all nine of the band's Top 10 hits as well as indelible album cuts like "Keep On Chooglin'" and "Bootleg"--with eight equally memorable solo songs. What's striking about these 26 numbers, from the plainspoken eloquence of their lyrics to the resonance of their guitar riffs, is that they're immediately identifiable as John Fogerty songs.


“Seal: Live in Paris” is the first-ever live concert DVD release from multiplatinum-selling, Grammy-winning, critically acclaimed Seal. The “Live in Paris” DVD features his spectacular performance at the Olympia Bruno Coquatrix recorded on July 6, 2004, along with a CD duplicating the DVD's audio (sans four tracks). With the DVD including a 5.1 Surround Sound mix sweetened by SonicPool, “Live in Paris” is the ultimate in-concert experience of the pop, dance, urban and adult contemporary superstar.


Singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow puts her energetic live show on film with this concert video, shot during a date in Kettering, OH, during her 2003 tour. The “Sheryl Crow: C'mon America” DVD features the singer and her band rolling through a 21-song set, including "Soak Up the Sun," "All I Wanna Do," "Leaving Las Vegas," "If It Makes You Happy," "Steve McQueen," "A Change Would Do You Good," and a cover of the Led Zeppelin classic "Rock & Roll."


Launched in Hollywood in 2001, SonicPool was co-founded by audio post production specialists John Frost and Patrick Bird. Each of the men currently serves the company as a Supervising Sound Mixer.

SonicPool is comprised of 11 online Avid/FCP online and offline bays, and four mixing bays. The company‘s post production sevices include Audio and Video Finishing, edit suite rentals, and media duplication. SonicPool‘s creative services include radio production. Additionally, the company offers its clients production office space rentals.

SonicPool‘s clients run the full gamut of the entertainment and broadcasting industries, which clients ranging from major studio releases, independent feature films, TV programs, and radio, to DVD menu sound design, TV commercials, gaming, mobile and Internet projects.

SonicPool is located at 6860 Lexington Ave, Hollywood, CA, 90038.

The phone is 323/460-4MIX, and the web address is:


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