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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/27 06:56 AM,
    Avid announces that Fantasy Studios has chosen the Avid Pro Tools | S6 modular control surface for its newly revived and relaunched mixing theater, Fantasy Film Center. Powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform, the addition to the mix theater will deliver more productive workflows for mixing film, television and video game productions. Established in 1981 and located at the Zaentz Media Center in Berkley, California, Fantasy Film Center was originally designed by Jeff Cooper, whose clients range from major studios… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/26 07:17 AM,
    Precision Sound Studios owner and engineer/producer Alex Sterling has created a technical and creative oasis on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, close to the City’s American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, and many cosmopolitan shops and restaurants nearby. As part of a recent re-fit and technical upgrade package, Sterling has installed a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality δelta Pro Station SuperAnalogue console in the Precision Sound Control Room A. The Studio upgrade, specified by Sterling and implemented by… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/26 06:21 AM,
    Longtime musical collaborators Nigel Ward and Julian Flavin started working with Dexter Garcia on an unnamed project between home studio sessions and weekend trips to Montréal. The project became the dream-pop trio Seoul, and their debut album “I Become A Shade” became a reality with the help of Metric Halo. “Julian and I were never the kinds of musicians who would write a complete song and then go to the studio to record it,” explains Ward. “To us, the recording… View this story
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  • Monday, July 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/25 08:43 AM,
    Having earned fame as the co-founder and front man of ‘80s Australian pop band Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be Now?”), singer/songwriter Colin Hay went on to craft a career as a solo artist, with twelve solo albums to date. Men at Work evolved out of an acoustic duo, and Hay’s passion for recording vocal and acoustic guitar sounds made him an obvious candidate for Manley‘s preamplifiers and processors. While getting great sounds is the primary… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/21 02:27 PM,
    Penn Elcom recently completed the design and installation of a wiring infrastructure for a new recording studio in Hasting for songwriter/producer Paul Godfrey, creator of the trio, Morcheeba. The installation, within an old Methodist Church building in the heart of the town, entailed delivering all the multicores, cables, stage boxes, patch bays, wall racks plus associated metalwork, and was overseen by Penn’s Leon Whipp who heads the company’s specialist wiring division. The building has been utilized meaningfully in the conversion… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/21 01:48 PM,
    Sanken microphones has introduced the new CU-51 cardioid condenser microphone as part of the Sanken Chromatic range of professional studio microphones. The CU-51’s dual-capsule design provides a cardioid pattern for vocals and a wide range of musical applications. The low proximity effect and ability to withstand high SPLs insures clean, distortion-free response when recording instruments with wide dynamics. A very special characteristic of the CU-51 is its ability to maintain uniform response in both on-axis and off-axis positions. It is… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/21 09:00 AM,
    API announces that Mount Olive High School has purchased a Vision console for their forthcoming recording studio and audio production program. Mount Olive’s new audio program will add a television production program, a robotics team, and a music program touting a 60-piece orchestra to the school’s curriculum. Superintendent and music enthusiast Dr. Larrie Reynolds brought in record producer, engineer, and mixer Ron Saint Germain and record producer and recording engineer Tony Bongiovi as consultants for the studio design in the… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/21 06:46 AM,
    Located in the southern part of the Netherlands, Sandlane Recording Facilities was established in 2009 by Maarten de Peijper as a recording studio designed to feel “like a home away from home” with two control rooms, two live rooms, and a living space.  Equipment-wise, Sandlane is outfitted with an array of equipment from Tube-Tech, Retro, UREI, Drawmer, API, Chandler, Maselec, Empirical Labs, and vintage Neve modules – but the studio’s heavy lifting is now handled by a 32-channel Rupert Neve… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/20 08:05 AM,
    Originally a low-key haven for songwriters and producers, Parkhaus Studio has been a creative force in Köln, Germany for 10 years, becoming more commercial in recent times with acoustic and technology upgrades. Albert Gabriel, recording and mix engineer/chief tech at Parkhaus, moved in and extended the range of services on offer, bringing a Solid State Logic AWS 948 to the facility as part of his own move to a more analog outlook. He sees this as major step forward: “I… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/19 06:38 AM,
    Waves Audio is now shipping the Waves Scheps Parallel Particles plugin, part of the Waves Signature Series.  Created in collaboration with GRAMMY-winning producer/mixing engineer Andrew Scheps (Adele, Metallica, Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Lana Del Rey), Scheps Parallel Particles captures Scheps’ experience in the form of four easy-to-use controls, each representing one of his go-to mixing processes. Sub is a harmonic generator that creates lows and adds sub frequencies that were never there before. By working more… View this story
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