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  • Friday, August 29, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/29 08:33 AM,
    Audient is proud to introduce Chris Wright as the new UK Market Manager. Wright has years of freelance audio consultancy and monitor engineering experience under his belt as well as a degree in Sound Engineering and Production from Birmingham City University. “I am delighted to be working with Audient at such a progressive time,” says Wright. “The sale of well over 500 ASP8024 consoles over the last 17 years is a testament to Audient’s fantastic audio heritage.” Based in Shropshire,… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 28, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/28 10:53 AM,
    New FabFilter Pro-Q 2 provides a major update to the Pro-Q equalizer plug-in, including new features such as Full Screen mode, unique Natural Phase processing, Auto Gain, Spectrum Grab, Gain-Q interaction, and Slope Support for all filter types. For Pro-Q 2, FabFilter has completely redesigned the internal filter engine, improving the existing Zero Latency and Linear Phase processing modes and also introducing the Natural Phase mode. Matching the magnitude response of analog EQ’ing, Natural Phase also closely matches the analog… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • shure
    PSW Staff 08/28 09:24 AM,
    Mark Rahilly has joined Shure as a senior sales manager. Based in Boston, he is covering the retail market throughout the U.S. east and southeast. Previously, Rahilly worked with Harman Professional as a territory manager, and also worked for 10 years with Shure sales rep firm Richard Dean and Associates. He has accolades and awards of excellence for his efforts in management and sales across various brands. “Mark has an enthusiasm for Shure and a passion for the industry,” says… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/27 01:19 PM,
    Full Sail University’s flagship recording arts degree program commissioned a fully-loaded, 64-channel API Vision analog console that was placed in Studio B of the university’s extensive studio complex just over a year ago. Since then it has been used for hundreds of session recording courses. In addition to providing students with clear-cut examples of signal flow, the console provides the classic analog sound that continues to be revered as a benchmark of excellence in professional audio. “The Vision a great… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesEducationManufacturerStudio

  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    blue microphones
    PSW Staff 08/26 09:58 AM,
    Blue Microphones has introduced Mo-Fi headphones (, outfitted with a built-in amplifier matched to high-powered precision drivers The onboard 240 milliwatt amplifier takes the burden of power off of mobile devices, improving their performance in the process and helping to bridge the gap between mobility and high fidelity. “When studio monitors transitioned from passive to active, everyone benefitted, and now we’re bringing that innovation to headphones,” says John Maier, CEO of Blue. “With a built-in amp and high-powered drivers, Mo-Fi… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierLoudspeakerPowerSoftwareStudio

  • ableton live
    PSW Staff 08/26 09:27 AM,
    Novation is now shipping Launch Control XL, a new hands-on controller for Ableton Live. It’s similar to Launch Control but provides twice as many buttons, an extra row of knobs, and eight 60 mm faders for high-precision level control in integrating seamlessly with Live. The knobs are laid out in three rows of eight, just like Ableton’s mixer interface. They also have multi-colored LEDs that illuminate to distinguish between sends, EQs or any other device. Buttons, knobs and faders can… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsVideoProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • dpa microphones
    PSW Staff 08/26 06:59 AM,
    DPA Microphones has appointed Christopher Spahr, Pedro Rocha and Leonardo Romero as area sales managers for the eastern U.S., western U.S. and southern U.S./Latin America/Canada, respectively. The company has also promoted Shan Siebert to general manager of the Longmont, Colorado-based office. “This announcement comes at a very exciting time for DPA Microphones’ U.S. operations,” says Eric Mayer, president of DPA, Inc., the U.S. branch of DPA Microphones. “Not only does this serve as an example of how our brand recognition… View this story
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  • epsilon
    PSW Staff 08/26 06:08 AM,
    Epsilon is now shipping the new EPM Series of biamped, 2-way studio monitors, including the EPM-6.5 and EPM-8.  Both EPM Series models are outfitted with Class AB amplifiers, 1-inch silk dome high-frequency tweeters, and balanced XLR, TRS 1/4-inch or unbalanced RCA inputs. The EPM-6.5 incorporates a 6.5-inch glass cone low-frequency transducer, with power output to components of 50 watts (LF) and 20 watts (HF). Maximum SPL is rated at 106 dB. The EPM-8 is outfitted with an 8-inch glass cone… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Friday, August 22, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/22 11:02 AM,
    The 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention (October 9-12, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles) will feature a High Resolution Audio (HRA) program Friday, October 10, 2014. The direct result of a collaborative effort between the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, the HRA program will include a number of panels and sessions that address the current and future direction of HRA from various perspectives, including content creation, digital distribution, licensing of… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 21, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/21 10:18 AM,
    The Blackbird Academy, a premier studio and live sound engineering school in Nashville, has recently installed and integrated the Roland M-48 Personal Mixing System into their program. The Academy’s unique “hands-on” approach curriculum provide students access to world-famous Blackbird Studio gear and engineers. “At The Blackbird Academy, our prime emphasis is teaching the students to provide the client with high-quality sound and service throughout the production process,” says co-director and instructor Kevin Becka. “The compact, M-48 mixers punch this ticket… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMixerMonitoringStudio