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  • Thursday, September 05, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/05 10:41 AM,
    Jason Altshuler, owner of full-service audio post production house Silverlake Sounds, has purchased a second Dual 15 Workstation from Argosy Console Inc.. This latest Dual 15 Workstation has been installed in a tracking and 5.1 mixing room used by ZOOmania Music, the music side of the business. ZOOmania Music is mainly occupied by staff engineer and mixer Aaron Seiter, but is also available to the company’s roster of composers. Installing a second Dual 15 Workstation was an easy decision, according… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/05 09:42 AM,
    Harman Professional has announced the promotion of Chris Vice to the newly-created position of manager, Global E-Commerce.  Reporting to Jay Woolley, director of marketing, Harman Signal Processing, Vice assumes responsibility for ensuring Harman Professional’s e-commerce initiatives address the business needs and ambitions of channel partners, customers and other stakeholders. Woolley states, “Chris Vice’s market knowledge, and can-do attitude has resulted in a great track record of adaptability throughout his career at Harman Professional. I’m confident that he will prove equal… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessDigitalManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, September 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/04 01:10 PM,
    MG Sound Studios in Vienna recently hosted a 2-day workshop with famed producer/engineer and gear designer George Massenburg.  The studio complex is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and it’s newly completed facility designed by Andy Munro. Massenburg’s master class featured the live recording and mixing of top Viennese musicians, with close attention paid to microphone technique, editing, processing and mixing. “We concentrate on a real recording project with every facet from rehearsal to final mixing,” comments Massenburg. “We’ve done a number… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/04 11:58 AM,
    Novation has announced the new Launch Control: a robust, compact controller with 16 assignable knobs, eight 3-color launch pads, and four function keys that’s designed to be a partner to Launchpad. Launch Control’s knobs provide fluid control of filters, levels, and effects while using launch pads for muting, effects activation, or launching clips and scenes. Eight factory and eight user templates provide instant control of multiple instruments and effects without remapping. Launch Control comes with Ableton Live Lite in the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsVideoProductDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • acoustics
    PSW Staff 09/04 08:49 AM,
    IsoAcoustics announces the availability of the new ISO-L8R430 acoustic isolation stand, designed to support large loudspeakers and studio monitors in both the professional and project studio environment. The ISO-L8R430 stand decouples the loudspeakers from the supporting structure and eliminates sound transmission, improving definition and overall imaging. IsoAcoustics patented isolation technology allows the loudspeakers to literally float in free space, resulting in the elimination of energy transfer to the surrounding surfaces while maintaining all movement on-axis. ““IsoAcoustics has long been focused… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalStudio

  • Tuesday, September 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/03 11:12 AM,
    An sE Electronics Voodoo VR1 passive ribbon microphone is an essential component in the recording signal chain at a private production studio owned by guitarist and songwriter Steve Stevens, best known for his collaborations with Billy Idol over the past three decades. Stevens, a virtuoso guitarist who is equally skilled at hard rock, pop, blues, progressive rock, new wave, jazz fusion and flamenco, is currently writing new material for the next album release by Idol, with whom he recently toured… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/03 10:14 AM,
    Harman Professional has appointed Timothy (TJ) Smith to lead its Signal Processing Business Unit. In this role Smith will oversee all aspects of the BSS Audio, dbx, Lexicon Professional and DigiTech brands. He will be based in the company’s Sandy, Utah offices and report directly to John Fitzgerald VP and General Manager of Harman Professional, Signal Processor/Amplifier Business Units.  Smith joined Harman Professional in 2000 and has been appointed to increasingly senior positions, most recently serving as Senior Director, China… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessManufacturerProcessorSignal

  • Friday, August 30, 2013
    studio monitors
    PSW Staff 08/30 02:56 PM,
    KRK Systems, a Gibson Pro Audio brand, has introduced ROKIT Generation 3 studio monitors (ROKIT G3), available in 5-, 6-, and 8-inch options. As with all KRK monitors, the ROKIT G3 is outfitted with a lightweight yellow composite woofer that achieves very good dynamics. KRK’s unique tuning process that treats the woofer, cabinet and port as a single, integrated whole provides vocal clarity with extended bass response. Additionally, a re-designed radius cabinet baffle minimizes diffraction. The ROKITs’ reliable, analog, bi-amped,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/30 10:35 AM,
    Seasoned audio engineer Richard Furch has worked on numerous Grammy Award-winning albums for the world’s leading pop, R&B, and rap artists. His client list includes Prince, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Tyrese, Frank Ocean, OutKast, Macy Gray, Usher, and The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. He has also worked with a slew of prominent rappers including Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Rick Ross, and Ludacris. He recently mixed India.Arie’s album SongVersation and Chrisette Michele’s album Better almost their entirety. As with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/30 09:45 AM,
    Front-of-house engineer/producer Brad Divens (Garbage, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Jane’s Addiction, Linkin Park) is one of a growing number of engineers turning to live tools from Waves Audio. Divens notes, “When working with platinum Finnish rock act HIM, Waves plugins allow me to be as creative with my console layout as my imagination can dream up. I love the ability to use SSL E Channel on the drums and SSL G-EQ on the keyboards, API 550B and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareStudio

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