Message board member “Maeve” just posted the interesting bit of news on our message boards that Nigel Sixsmith has been hired for work on “The Hobbit”: “I know Nigel personally and he is now in New Zealand with some of the production crew working on the audio portion of the Hobbit! Congrats Nigel!”

Nigel Sixsmith co-founded The Art of Sound studios in London dedicated to providing musicians with hands-on experience with synthesizers. He now writes records and performs music for the Korg Oasys workstation synthesizer in the U.S. under the name The Art of Sound. We found this interview with Nigel from blogasys from 2007 for those who would like to learn more. Very interesting exciting news that work on the audio for “The Hobbit” is underway.