More than a few have given Hindenburg a test flight, and some have made the switch, dumping more costly programs, and even disconnecting hardware.
Not bad for a DAW developed as a cottage industry in a place thousands of miles from Silicon Valley.
It's a great little story, told here by a man dedicated to story telling via audio. He's known simply as Nick (never mind the last name) at Hindenburg. And though he's the proud father of this compact but powerful program, Nick is one of the most soft-spoken, unassuming entrepreneurs ever to put up a shingle. Add to that "accessible." Send Nick an email suggesting a new wrinkle for Hindenburg and he'll not only answer it, he'll consider your idea.
Trained as a sound engineer in his home country Denmark, he then went to school to be a journalist. So who better to understand what radio folks need to produce a story quickly and with high production values.
We recently dialed him up via Skype to find out the who, what, when, where and why of Hindenburg Journalist. First Nick talks about how the inspiration came to him in one of the last places you'd expect.
How did Nick tailor Hindenburg to be a killer app for radio people?
Nick tells the secret behind the voice profiler feature that helps producers sound sharp on a few hours sleep while nursing a gravelly throat.