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  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/18 12:55 PM,
    At this year’s Audio Engineering Society Convention, Neumann [booth 2831] announced its newest studio microphone: The TLM 107 large diaphragm microphone. The TLM 107 is a universal, standard-setting microphone with multiple polar patterns for studio, broadcasting and demanding home recording applications. The TLM 107 features a surprisingly fresh design and a novel operating concept. Wolfgang Fraissinet, President of Neumann.Berlin, explains: “The TLM 107 is a modern, high-resolution sound transducer with excellent reproduction characteristics that enable it to capture the original… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • aes
    PSW Staff 10/18 05:35 AM,
    At this year’s 135th AES Convention at the Javitz Center in New York City, the Audio History Library will be displaying two of the world’s first audio amplifiers, including the Western Electric mechanical amplifier,  the first known device for amplifying audio signals. Louis Manno, director of the Audio History Library, says he looks forward to displaying these and other items from the library’s collection at AES.  An AES member for more than 30 years, Manno’s experience includes classical music mixing;… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsProductAmplifierAVPowerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, October 17, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/17 08:29 AM,
    The new RØDEGrip from RØDE Microphones is a versatile mounting chassis and pistol-grip for the Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S that provides a wide range of integration options for iOS content creators. Users are able to mount their iPhone to a camera using the integrated shoe-mount, mount to a boom stand using the incorporated 3/8” thread, operate handheld using the ergonomics of the pistol grip, or even use the RØDEGrip as a desk stand for their device. The RØDEGrip… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductManufacturerMicrophone

  • recording
    PSW Staff 10/17 07:01 AM,
    Audionamix is previewing its new, cloud-based ADX TRAX software for vocal and instrumental audio separation at this week’s 135th AES Convention in New York. (Audionamix is at booth 2664.) ADX TRAX, planned to be release by the end of this year, separates full mixes into two audio files: a vocal track and its accompanying music track, helping users achieve superior vocal isolation for a number of creative applications. By leveraging the computer processing power of the cloud, ADX TRAX automates… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 10/17 06:22 AM,
    FabFilter has announced availability of FabFilter Pro-MB, a new multiband compression/expansion plug-in introducing unique workflow and signal processing advancements, allowing free placement of bands anywhere in the spectrum and a newly developed Dynamic Phase processing mode. When working with multiband dynamics, users often focus on one or two specific frequency areas. Instead of conventionally splitting the entire spectrum with crossovers, FabFilter Pro-MB enables users to directly target these areas, simply by creating bands at any frequency range they’re interested in.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013
    prism sound
    PSW Staff 10/16 05:42 PM,
    Prism Sound has announced new features for the dScope Series III audio analyzer system used in R&D labs and production lines. The new release will be available for download from the company website in November 2013. The new capabilities fall mainly into two categories: a) Improvements to the easy-to-use “check-box” test automation system known as “Auto-Sequence” b) Enhancements to sound card test capabilities The Auto-Sequence tool provides a simple way to setup and execute a series of tests and to… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsProductAVDigitalInterconnectMeasurementSignalSoftware

  • focusrite
    PSW Staff 10/16 08:43 AM,
    Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/mixer Chris Lord-Alge is in the midst of what, for him, is a sea change to an all-digital nonlinear workflow. He stayed with the Sony 48-track tape format for over two decades, interfacing it with his vintage workhorse SSL 4000 E/G+ analog console as well as mostly vintage outboard gear. His recent change comes with the implementation of Focusrite RedNet audio interfaces. “Yeah, the DASH format, it’s been over for a while, period,” Lord-Alge acknowledges. “I mean,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectProcessorSignalStudio

  • waves audio
    PSW Staff 10/16 05:25 AM,
    Waves Audio and Abbey Road Studios have introduced the J37 tape saturation plug-in, a precision model of the machine used to record numerous masterpieces in modern music. With a variety of user-adjustable controls including Tape Speed, Bias, Noise, Saturation, Wow and Flutter, the Waves: Abbey Road J37 faithfully recreates the inimitable sonic signature of the original machine. In addition to the J37 itself, three exclusive oxide tape formulas have been modeled. Specially developed by EMI during the 60s and 70s,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/15 02:08 PM,
    At the upcoming 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention (Thursday, October 17, through Sunday, October 20, at the Javits Center in New York City), noted engineer, producer, inventor and entrepreneur George Massenburg will deliver the Richard C. Heyser Memorial Lecture, an event held at AES Conventions since 1999. The lecture will be presented on Thursday, October 17, at 7:15 pm, in room 1E 15/16. Massenburg has moved fluidly between different sectors of professional audio, with time spent as a record producer… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessEducationEngineerStudio

    PSW Staff 10/15 01:41 PM, has announced the addition of Tim LaPrade to its team as a senior account manager. “I’m very excited to have Tim join our company,” says Mark Bradford, GM/VP of “He’s a man of integrity with an excellent work ethic and reputation within our industry. We are honored to have the opportunity to work with him.” LaPrade joins after a 17-year career at Sound Productions, where he began as a warehouse clerk and progressed to eventually becoming a… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudio

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