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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/27 03:33 PM, 0 Comments
    Waves Audio has announced updated SoundGrid capability for DiGiCo digital mixing consoles. The update, SoundGrid Version 2, features dual engine support for DiGiCo SD7 consoles running Waves V8 plugins. Since Waves and DiGiCo formed a strategic alliance in 2010, DiGiCo users are able to run Waves reverbs, equalizers, compressors, limiters, delays and more, directly from their DiGiCo SD series consoles. SoundGrid-compatible plugins come pre-loaded into DiGiCo consoles, eliminating the need to install. Waves SoundGrid/DiGiCo V2 features:   Full SD7 dual… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalMixerProcessorSoftware

  • studio monitors
    PSW Staff 07/27 12:53 PM, 0 Comments
    Founded in 1975, Chicago Recording Company (CRC) is the largest independent studio in the U.S., offering nine full post-production suites and a list of high profile clients including Kawasaki, SC Johnson, Sears, Miller, Coors and Philip Morris, and film credits running the gamut from “Black Swan” to Pixar’s “Toy Story” franchise. Maintaining that success requires an unerring commitment to consistency across the board, in terms of service, technical staff and the technology they employ day in, day out, says general… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • avid
    PSW Staff 07/27 11:17 AM, 0 Comments
    Avid has announced the release of Sibelius 7, the newest version of the company’s flagship musical notation software intended to enhance music writing through intuitive and flexible workflows and improved tools for increased collaboration. Complete with a newly recorded professional-quality sampled sound library, native 64-bit performance, full MusicXML interchange support, and advanced typography and graphics features, Sibelius 7 is more powerful and versatile than ever before. “Whether you’re a composer, arranger, copyist, publisher, instrumentalist, teacher or student, Sibelius 7 enables… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/26 04:30 AM, 1 Comment
    Synergetic Audio Concepts (SynAudCon), renowned worldwide for providing essential real-world audio education, has released its in-person seminar schedule for the remainder of 2011. “SynAudCon Digital: Audio, Processing & Networking” is a three-day seminar that will be presented September 26-28 in Indianapolis. The course provides a comprehensive introduction to digital audio, digital signal processing and networking. The materials presented shorten the learning curve for understanding everything from data formats to networked audio systems, with an emphasis on the practical. SynAudCon will… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Monday, July 25, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/25 04:45 PM, 0 Comments
    Line 6 Inc. has introduced the MIDI Mobilizer II, its latest portable MIDI interface that connects all classic and modern MIDI equipment to Apple iPhone and iPad.  Descended from the first-generation MIDI Mobilizer (the world’s first MIDI interface for Apple iOS devices), MIDI Mobilizer II is the ideal MIDI interface for GarageBand for iPad and other CoreMIDI music apps. “MIDI Mobilizer II makes portable music production easy,” remarked Chris Grigg, Line 6 mobile products manager.  “Anyone with an iPhone or… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25 04:15 PM, 0 Comments
    Loud Technologies Inc. (“LOUD”) today announced that Alex Nelson, formerly LOUD’s VP of Worldwide Sales, will lead its newly expanded Music Gear (“MG”) Business Unit in the elevated role of President and General Manager. This move completes the alignment of all brand strategy, product development, engineering, product management, demand planning, operations, marketing, training sales and service for its Ampeg, Crate, and Mackie brands under the now fully autonomous MG Business Unit. “Alex is perfectly suited to lead our MG Business… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25 04:00 PM, 0 Comments
    BOSS is now shipping the MICRO BR BR-80 Digital Recorder, an updated and improved version of its popular MICRO BR multitrack recorder. The first MICRO BR, launched in 2006, was a big hit among musicians, offering pro-quality multitracking in a handheld device only slightly larger than an iPod™. With an eight-track upgrade, the latest BOSS guitar and vocal effects, built-in rhythms, onboard stereo mics, fun jamming and practice features directly inherited from BOSS’ eBand® JS-8, and a Live Record mode… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigitalStudioAudio

  • Friday, July 22, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/22 02:30 PM, 0 Comments
    PreSonus has introduced the AudioBox 22VSL, AudioBox 44VSL, and AudioBox 1818VSL, a series of compact, rack-mountable USB 2.0 interfaces with integrated software that provides the dynamics processing and EQ of a StudioLive Series mixer. All three AudioBox VSL Series interfaces incorporate Class A XMAX preamps with 48-volt phantom power; 24-bit, 96 kHz converters with 114 dB dynamic range; and PreSonus’  loud (150 mW), clean, clear headphone output. All three models also provide MIDI I/O and zero-latency monitor mixing. As noted,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectMixerNetworkingProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, July 21, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/21 09:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Jim Kaiser, president of the Audio Engineering Society, has announced that Roger Furness, AES executive director since 1994, will step down from his position at the end of 2011. An AES member since 1975, Furness has served as section chair, vice president AES Europe and as AES president. To ensure continuity in all aspects of the AES organization, the Executive Committee has asked him to remain as executive director emeritus throughout 2012. “My seventeen years as AES executive director have… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/20 03:43 PM, 2 Comments
    Recording industry veteran Rafa Sardina recorded and mixed tracks for Lady Gaga’s recent album, Born This Way, using JBL LSR28P studio monitors. Sardina is an 11-time Grammy-winning producer, mixer and recording engineer, whose credits include projects with Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Shakira, Mariah Carey, Dr. Dre, Beyoncé, Sheryl Crow and Macy Gray. Sardina worked with producer Fernando Garibay on Born this Way at The Mix Room in Burbank, California. According to Sardina, JBL LSR studio monitors have become an integral… View this story
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