Q&A: Dan Dugan - Audio Engineer, Inventor, and Nature Sounds Recordist
The Original Sound Designer. An Interview with Dan Dugan - Audio Engineer, Inventor, and Nature Sounds Recordist. Dan Dugan has spent his entire life involved with audio although, ironically, his first job in the production industry was as a lighting designer. It was when designing the audio for an early 1970s production of the musical Hair that he saw the need for an automated solution to control multiple microphones.