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  • Friday, November 15, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/15 02:19 PM,
    Solid State Logic has announced that rock producer Romesh Dodangoda is the first UK producer to install the new SSL Sigma in his Long Wave Studio.  Romesh has long been a user of SSL equipment, whether at his own studio facility, or in other commercial studios he chooses to work in. He’s worked with bands such as Funeral for a Friend, Motorhead, Kids in Glass Houses, Twin Atlantic and Bullet for my Valentine. Being a “rock” man, Romesh has spent… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/15 02:01 PM,
    Sonic Reality sound development company is proud to announce the release of “Nick Mason Drums”, a drum kit sample library series which is first being made available in FXpansion’s BFD2 format. The product is currently available as a download exclusively from The BFD version of “Nick Mason Drums” is a digital recreation of the legendary Pink Floyd drummer’s “Custom Ludwig Black Kit” and was recorded by engineer/producer Alan Parsons who originally recorded the album “Dark Side of the Moon”.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/15 01:38 PM,
    RedNet, Focusrite’s flagship range of Ethernet-networked audio interfaces, based around the Dante Ethernet protocol, can take music and recording to places it might never have gone. That’s what’s taking place at Georgia Southern University, where the school’s music technology department is moving forward with an innovative curriculum. The program utilizes eight RedNet 1 devices, which offer eight channels of line-level analog I/O with Focusrite’s precision 24-bit A-D and D-A conversion, to connect acoustical and electronic performances from the school’s electronic… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationNetworkingProcessorStudio

  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/14 02:06 PM,
    Choosing the right monitors can be a challenge in any scenario. Facilities often conduct blindfold listening tests in order to choose well from the many options and features available. They do this to make the best possible decision based entirely on pure audio considerations. “Monitors must be the most overhyped and least understood part of the audio chain,” says Fred Speckeen, Global Business Manager, Dynaudio Professional. “Paul Mac brings together his own extensive experience and the seminal AES20 standard to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/14 12:09 PM,
    Known for his breakthrough production work on albums by Dokken, Mötley Crüe, Skid Row, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne and others, Michael Wagener still maintains a ferocious pace of producing new bands and conducting sold-out recording workshops both here and abroad. Wagener’s Nashville-based WireWorld Studio is constantly booked with a variety of new projects encompassing bands from different generations. “They play the usual melodic hard rock kind of stuff,” explains Wagener. “We’re always busy these days, I’m working with Jerry Gaskill, the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/14 10:18 AM,
    Producer, arranger, songwriter and musician Neil Giraldo is most comfortable in his private production studio in the hills of Malibu, CA.  The writing, recording and mixing facililty is located in a two-story barn on the grounds of the estate Giraldo shares with his wife, Pat Benatar, and family. Giraldo, who has lived in various homes in Malibu over the past couple of decades, have always maintained a home studio. “I’ve had a studio at the house probably for the last… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogBusinessStudio

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/13 05:41 PM,
    During World Space Week, more than 1,000 events in 80 countries celebrated space exploration with the motto, “Exploring Mars. Discovering Earth.” Headquartered in the Austrian Space Forum’s mission control room, each event was tactfully coordinated to help educate researchers, students and space enthusiasts on the science behind future missions to Mars. Field tests, simulated Mars expeditions and international communications were successfully accomplished and transmitted with the use of 20 sets of Harman’s  AKG HSC271 headsets and K171 MKII headphones, The… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/13 05:29 PM,
    With hundreds of satisfied customers, API’s 1608 console continues to make a mark on the music industry with the company’s signature API sound. Available with or without P-Mix automation and up to 48 channels, 1608’s can be found in studios both large and small, in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a small sampling of some 1608s that have recently left the factory. STUDIO K – Paris, France Situated on the fourth floor of a 17th century building… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesInstallationStudio

  • hearing awareness
    PSW Staff 11/13 09:43 AM,
    Hearing tech startup Ear Machine LLC has launched a new, free hearing app for iOS devices called EarMachine. When used with earbuds, EarMachine’s controllers can be used to customize either sounds picked up by the device’s microphone or music files. The free app provides an easy and hi-fidelity listening experience to the user in combining data science, hearing science, machine learning, and signal processing. “We set out to design a simple user interface that still provides the benefits that come… View this story
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  • auralex
    PSW Staff 11/13 09:24 AM,
    Whether in his current main gig as studio and live drummer for Jason Aldean or in his CRASH Course For Success inspirational events, drummer Rich Redmond utilizes an Auralex HoverMat slip-resistant drummer’s mat for his kit. Redmond (who has also recorded and performed with Kelly Clarkson, Lit, Jewel, Joe Perry, Bryan Adams, Thompson Square and many others) is doing 80 shows a year on the road with Aldean, while for the CRASH course – Commitment, Relationships, Attitude, Skill, and Hunger… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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