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  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/19 01:57 PM,
    Though producer, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist Zedd only began producing electronic music in 2009, his music quickly became a defining sound of contemporary electronic pop thanks to 2012’s “Clarity” and 2015’s “I Want You to Know.” Having long used Antelope Audio clocking and conversion in his work, Zedd and his engineer had no trouble deciding on the Orion Studio when they decamped their operation to Zedd’s home. Since the studio’s completion, Antelope Audio’s single-rack-space USB+Thunderbolt interface has delivered everything Zedd needs… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/19 09:09 AM,
    Apogee Electronics announces JAM 96k for Windows and Mac. JAM 96k is a professional 96kHz, 24-bit USB guitar input that makes it easy to connect your guitar directly to your Windows or Mac computer. With JAM 96k and your laptop, you can make studio-quality guitar recordings anywhere. JAM 96k is a digital converter and instrument preamp featuring Apogee’s PureDIGITAL technology. There are three models of JAM; The original JAM for iPad and Mac, JAM 96k for iPad and Mac and… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/19 08:05 AM,
    Waves Audio is now shipping the Greg Wells ToneCentric plugin, part of the Greg Wells Signature Series. Created in collaboration with multiple Grammy-nominated producer, musician and mixing engineer Greg Wells (Adele, OneRepublic, Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots), who has songs on over 85 million units sold, Greg Wells ToneCentric is a musical harmonic enhancer based on Wells’ favorite pieces of analog gear. It is designed to add rich analog tone to individual tracks or entire mixes, in the studio or… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/18 08:33 AM,
    Having emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States at age 9, Regina Spektor took her classical piano training and then began to write original songs. On September 30th she released her fifth effort titled Remember Us To Life. With Spektor being very detail oriented, it was important to capture every nuance of her performances—and this is precisely why microphones from Burbank, CA- headquartered Mojave Audio and Royer Labs were utilized. Engineer and producer Samur Khouja engineered Spektor’s latest… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/18 07:47 AM,
    American Mobile, the remote production arm of the Chicago Recording Company (CRC), offers dedicated, on-site facilities to capture and mix artists for live broadcast. This year it has begun deploying the Focusrite RedNet Dante-networked audio converters and interfaces as the signal-transport backbone, giving these remote productions even greater operational and sonic capabilities. American Mobile dates back to 1992, when Chicago Recording Company general manager Chris Shepard purchased his first remote Pro Tools system to capture music beyond the walls of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerInstallationNetworkingRemoteStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/18 07:30 AM,
    As the five-time Grammy-winning punk rock trio Green Day filled out a project studio in anticipation of recording its twelfth studio album, their longtime engineer, Chris Dugan (U2, Iggy Pop, Smash Mouth), collaborated on the equipment choices. They filled it with their favorites, including API, BAE, Manley, Vintech, Universal Audio, Chandler preamps and equalizers, and a Trident 80b console. When it came time to decide on monitors, Dugan recommended ATC SCM45A Pro nearfields paired with two Subwoofer Pros’ Studio Sub… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/13 03:14 PM,
    Focusrite has announced the launch of a new eight-channel mic pre/A-D/D-A, the Clarett OctoPre, designed to allow the rapid addition of eight mic/line inputs and line outputs with the company’s Clarett range of audio interfaces, or other interfaces that include ADAT optical I/O. The Clarett OctoPre includes eight of the Clarett range’s ‘Air’-enabled mic pres: the ‘Air’ effect emulates the transformer-based sound of Focusrite’s ISA range of heritage mic pres. The preamps include extensive headroom, making them ideal for drums… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/13 11:22 AM,
    NUGEN Audio announces that Fonic, a full-service audio post-production facility based in Shoreditch, East London, has chosen the company’s Halo Upmix plugin to provide upmixing for a range of television and cinema productions. Available in Avid AAX, VST, and AU formats, Halo Upmix automates the creation of a stereo-to-5.1 and 7.1 downmix-compatible upmix with unique center channel management and spatial density controls. “Increasingly, we’re required to deliver broadcast projects in 5.1 surround audio, but most music composers still produce audio… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/12 08:24 AM,
    The studio control room at the Music Engineering Technology Program at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, has recently been upgraded with RedNet products from Focusrite. Since 1975, the program there has set the standard by which the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) accredits other such programs around the United States. Alumni of the program, including Will Lee, Bruce Hornsby, Steve Morse and Jon Secada, have contributed significantly to the music and audio industries. Much of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEthernetInstallationNetworkingStudio

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/11 11:27 AM,
    The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music has a new recording studio, complete with a 1400 square-foot live room and a new 72 channel Solid State Logic Duality δelta hybrid console. The facility, located in the school’s new Mo & Evelyn Ostin Music Center, is available to all of the school’s faculty and students to produce creative and academic projects. Vanessa Parr, formerly of The Village recording studio, recently joined the school as studio recording engineer: “The range of experience… View this story
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