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  • Tuesday, June 05, 2012
    PSW Staff 06/05 08:58 AM,
    The BOSS VE-5 Vocal Performer, a compact and mobile personal effects processor and looper for vocalists, is now available. Featuring a simple-to-use tabletop design that can be easily attached to a mic stand for performing, the VE-5 is perfect for singers, rappers, beatboxers, webcasters, and anyone that wants to have fun with processing vocal sounds. The VE-5 inherits high-quality effects from BOSS’ popular VE-20 Vocal Performer pedal, including reverb, delay, double/harmony, and dynamics processing. Also onboard is real-time pitch correction… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollManufacturerMicrophoneStudioAudio

  • Monday, June 04, 2012
    PSW Staff 06/04 08:44 AM,
    A casual listen to Santigold’s pop-friendly, genre-defying music pegs it as favorably simple, but there is a lot more going in a Santigold song than originally meets the eye. To create musical textures and to imbue them with the urgency and immediacy worthy of a great live show, drummer/programmer Ian Longwell and guitarist/music director Ray Brady work hard to define a universe of samples that they then play live, relying on a Metric Halo Labs 2882 interface to deliver those… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertDigitalSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Friday, June 01, 2012
    PSW Staff 06/01 08:10 AM,
    Elite Sound and Lighting of Canberra and the Australian capital’s premier audiovisual production and installation supplier, has a wide variety of clients from dry-hire to rock’n’roll to corporate and conferencing. Consequently whenever the company purchases new equipment, the key element is versatility. “We always spend a lot of time researching products, which is exactly what we did when we recently decided to invest in some compact digital audio consoles,” commented Darren Russell, Elite’s managing director. “We looked at what all… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductionLightingAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
    PSW Staff 05/31 09:58 AM,
    The new IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast, an ultra-compact portable voice recording microphone designed specifically for recording podcasts, interviews, lectures, voice memos, speeches and more, is now shipping. iRig MIC Cast provides a tight unidirectional pickup pattern that minimizes background noise making it ideal for single-source audio recording. Features: —Stereo mini-jack headphone output which enables real-time monitoring of what is being recorded using headphones or speakers.—Mini-switch that provides two different sensitivity settings to record close-up or distant sources.—Adjustable desktop stand… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 05/31 07:00 AM,
    Alfred Music Publishing launches its Celebrate 90 Years in 90 Days Sweepstakes today, and invites everyone to join in on the fun in commemorating Alfred’s 90 years of helping the world experience the joy of making music. The sweepstakes will culminate on August 26, 2012 with one (1) lucky winner receiving a Grand Prize music pack that contains everything needed to learn, play, and share music: • Yamaha PDX-11 portable player dock for iPod® and iPhone® • The Complete Idiot’s… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    PSW Staff 05/29 03:51 PM,
    On the evening of Thursday, April 26, 2012, Guitar Center held the grand opening of its new location in Coconut Creek, Florida. The store is located at 4449 Lyons Road, Suite J-106, Coconut Creek, Florida 33073. Guitar Center Coconut Creek is Guitar Center’s 226th retail location. Guitar Center Coconut Creek’s grand opening introduced customers to a vast selection of products and a dedicated staff with unparalleled musical knowledge and experience.  As with all new store openings, Guitar Center hosted a… View this story
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    PSW Staff 05/29 03:47 PM,
    Frank Morrone’s studio is the high-quality professional recording space you would expect to see used by an award-winning recording mixer for film, television or sound mixing. Designed by Anthony Grimani and tuned by Dolby, the space is equipped with only superior mixing equipment, from a Euphonix control surface and Pro Tools 10 with two HDX cards to AVID I/O and Westlake BBSM6s for 5.1 Dolby mixing. And carrying the low end that Morrone insists is essential to great mixing is… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollSound ReinforcementStudioSubwooferAudio

  • lauten audio
    PSW Staff 05/29 02:32 PM,
    Lauten Audio has begun shipping the new FC-387 “Atlantis” microphone, which offers a solid-state large-diaphragm condenser as well as multiple switches for three different polar patterns, gain, and unique timbre settings. The FC-387 offers a blend of full and rich low- and mid-range, as well as smooth and unique high-mid and high-frequencies. Fab DuPont, a New York engineer and producer who consulted on the tuning and settings of Atlantis, states,“Nobody is making a microphone for the modern recording process -… View this story
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    PSW Staff 05/29 12:13 PM,
    In early 2012, Wrenn House Studios in Magnolia, Texas rounded out its collection of API gear with a 16-channel 1608 console. From the beginning, the studio was a self-described “API House,” with racks of API processors, 7600 channel strips, an 8200 summing mixer, the 7800 master module and two API 2500 stereo compressors. “Clay and I have been working with music our whole lives,” explained John Morton, Wrenn House’s chief engineer and partner with the studio owner Clayton Wrenn. “Years… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogConsolesInstallationStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/29 09:54 AM,
    Solid State Logic is pleased to announce that C100 HDS Digital Broadcast Consoles have been installed in three new HD OB vehicles to capture the audio excitement for live horse racing events for G.T.H.P. (Groupement Technique des Hippodromes Parisiens) in France. The company provides technical resources and staff for live-to-air and re-transmission media coverage of horse racing events for the Equidia TV channel locally as well as for international distribution. All three HD OB vehicles feature a single C100 frame… View this story
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