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  • Friday, October 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/04 10:39 AM,
    Avid and EastWest announce compatibility with Pro Tools 11 for the entire catalog of EastWest award-winning virtual instruments. EastWest released the newest version of its proprietary software, PLAY 4, to support all of its collections with the new Avid AAX format. EastWest/Quantum Leap virtual instruments enable musicians to create, compose and perform using the most realistic sounding samples, from rock to classical with many other genres in between. A number of top composers and producers in the television, film and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/04 10:03 AM,
    Allen & Heath digital iLive systems were used for the recording of a new DVD by one of Brazil’s most popular singers, Claudia Leitte. Recorded at a major gig in Pernambuco Arena in Recife, an iLive-112 Control Surface with iDR-64 MixRack was used by monitor engineer, Roque Fausto, and an iLive-144 surface with iDR-64 rack using Dante, was employed by famed engineer, Beto Neves, in the mobile recording truck. Claudia Leitte is a Brazilian axé singer and former vocalist in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, October 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/03 11:29 AM,
    Aphex is now shipping the Microphone X, a high-quality cardioid condenser USB microphone that comes complete with integrated analog processing including optical compression and Aphex’s famous Aural Exciter and Big Bottom, and HeadPod 4 technology.  The Microphone X is configured to put all of the key analog processing used for recording the voice before the conversion to digital, thereby ensuring the best possible recording quality. And all of this processing power is controllable, with input trim, headphone output level and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, October 02, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/02 01:45 PM,
    NEP Studios in New York City recently installed a Yamaha CL5 in Studio 47, and TheBlaze has made it their home for production of many of its shows. TheBlaze is a news, opinion and entertainment network dedicated to delivering high quality programming 24/7.  TheBlaze is available on over 25 television providers including DISH and Optimum TV.  TheBlaze is also available as an online video streaming network. The Yamaha CL is currently being used for production of Real News, Wilkow!, Liberty… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Tuesday, October 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/01 01:07 PM,
    Countryman EMW omnidirectional lavalier microphones were vital during a recent studio shoot for an online peer exchange among a community of oncologists. The event, held at BlueRock Productions in Baltimore, consisted of five doctors who were actively engaged in a constructive and lively discussion about the current state of cancer pharmacology. The ability to ensure clean, clear dialog was essential on this project and the EMW microphones did not disappoint. Ty Ford, a Baltimore, MD-based location sound mixer was contracted… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVBusinessMeasurementSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, September 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/30 01:47 PM,
    Juice Goose has announced a firmware upgrade to its iP Series power sequencing and control products, the iP1520 and iP-1. The new enhancement expands the communications features of the web based power control products to more than HTML and RS232. Now, it is possible to control and monitor either unit over Ethernet using raw TCP or UDP protocol. In these modes, any PC (Windows, Linux, Mac) can connect to the iP1520 or iP-1 over a TCP/IP connection using a suitable… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVNetworkingPowerSignalSoftware

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    PSW Staff 09/30 09:56 AM,
    Multiple Grammy-winning engineer/producer Al Schmitt recently dropped in at Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood to work on the new album from Japanese superstar Yumi Matsutoya.  Schmitt, who is tracking and mixing her 37th album, was joined by fellow engineer Steve Genewick for the recording of guitar overdubs by the virtuoso Dean Parks in the renowned Studio B. Matsutoya is a hugely popular Japanese singer, composer, lyricist and pianist, with more than 42 million records sold and twenty-one #1 albums in… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerStudioTechnician

  • Friday, September 27, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/27 12:38 PM,
    Plugin Alliance has welcomed aboard digital audio technology startup accusonus as its latest partner brand. Headquartered in Patras, Greece, the international team of engineers and scientists at accusonus have developed drumatom, an advanced tool to reduce microphone crosstalk in multichannel drum recordings. This novel stand-alone software application for Mac and PC lets users adjust, reduce, or eliminate leakage using artificial intelligence. drumatom is based on patent-pending Advanced Audio Analysis - A3 technology to combine progressive principals of acoustics, signal processing,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/27 11:24 AM,
    Last weekend in Music City, the Nashville Section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) held its Vocal Microphone Invitational at Belmont University’s Ocean Way Nashville, Studio A. This free event focused on capturing vocals in the studio and live on stage, and included live a cappella vocal performances by male and female vocalists through a wide variety of studio and live vocal microphones. The day-long event was capped off by a discussion with an all-star panel of studio and live… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsTrainingEducationEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioTechnician

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/25 04:45 PM,
    The United States Air Force Academy Band is seeking an audio engineer. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a demo CD or DVD by November 12, 2013. Candidates who advance will be required at a live audition at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO on January 13, 2014. For salary and benefit information, please contact MSgt Tim Blake at (719) 556-9966 or visit the Academy Band website. The United States Air Force is… View this story
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