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  • Monday, February 27, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/27 10:19 AM,
    Foo Fighters took home five statues at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards for an album produced entirely using a 32-channel API 1608 console. For its Wasting Light album, the band went back to basics, switching off the computers and tracking and mixing to tape via the all-analog API console, with the help of engineer James Brown and producer Butch Vig. In his acceptance speech after the band received the Best Rock Performance award, frontman Grohl said, “Rather than go to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogConsolesEngineerStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/27 09:55 AM,
    Production Consultants is deploying Fairlight consoles to meet its production needs. Founded by veteran producer/engineer and St. Louis Audio Engineering Society Chairman Bill Schulenburg in 1986, the company relies on Fairlight’s Xynergi and XE6 Side Car Consoles to keep clients on the leading edge of video and audio success. Production Consultants often collaborates on projects with World Wide Wadio, a group of Hollywood writers, directors and producers who produce radio commercials, campaigns and audio tracks for internet, TV, film and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesManufacturerStudioAudio

  • Friday, February 24, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/24 11:36 AM,
    Post production facility Union Editorial has upgraded the monitors in the larger of its two audio production and mixing studios with Genelec Active Monitors. Because the L.A.-based facility regularly handles high-end agency clients, including Chevy, McDonald’s, Fiat and Diet Pepsi while also doing a fair share of feature film work and movie trailers, it needs 5.1 monitoring that can cover the gamut of media needs. The new monitoring system, consisting of three Genelec 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors for the L-C-R… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/24 09:50 AM,
    SurgeX has announced the exclusive distribution rights of Certified Cyber Solutions (CCS), a remote systems management platform that will open up new opportunities, lower service costs and create new and on-going revenue streams for commercial AV installers. This new partnership will integrate SurgeX surge elimination technology and power management with the advanced secure remote management from Certified Cyber Solutions, creating a scalable option that combines the best in energy intelligence, power management and surge protection with industry-leading remote systems management.… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationPowerRemoteAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/24 09:34 AM,
    Metric Halo has certified two Thunderbolt adapters for use with its line of FireWire based audio interfaces. According to Allen Rowand of Metric Halo, “We’ve tested the Thunderbolt-to-FireWire adapter in the Apple 27-inch Thunderbolt Display and the Sonnet Technologies Echo 34 adapter combined with their FireWire 800 Pro ExpressCard – both systems provide performance identical to native FireWire ports.” “Since the display has a Thunderbolt pass-through it’s possible to use both adapters at the same time, allowing the user to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVInstallationSignalStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/24 09:25 AM,
    Hit producer Taz Arnold, who has worked with the likes of Kayne West, Snoop Dog, Janet Jackson and many others recently installed several different colored Auralex Studiofoam Pyramids and Wedges on the walls of his studio.  He also installed a number of WaveLens, part of the Sustain Bamboo Sound Diffusors, on the ceiling above the mix position, and several LENRD Bass Traps in the corners. The studio is part of a two-story loft with a big suite in a high-rise… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollInstallationManufacturerStudioAudio

  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/23 02:17 PM,
    American Music & Sound (AM&S) has announced the appointment of Chad Bscherer to the position of regional sales manager for the MI division. Bscherer holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from North Central University and has worked in audio since starting out with live engineering and recording at his church. He has been a bass player/singer in several bands, and has worked with producing/engineering recordings. In addition, he’s worked as a touring engineer and has also handed other… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/23 10:29 AM,
    Solid State Logic is pleased to announce that Rik Simpson has installed a Matrix in Coldplay’s Beehive studio in North London. Coldplay set up the Beehive in 2010, and Chris Martin asked Simpson to be involved in the design and build of the new studio. Simpson tried out the Matrix in the process of co-producing and engineering Coldplay’s fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto at the Beehive last year and like it so much he decided to keep it. Mylo Xyloto… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudioAudio

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/22 12:31 PM,
    Cardone, Solomon & Associates (CS&A) is now representing Symetrix in the New York Metro region of the United States. Founded in 1997, the CS&A team brings a wealth of industry experience and strong connections to the region’s corporate, educational, theatrical, sporting, church, amusement, and medical commercial audio markets. CS&A is representing all of Symetrix’ product lines, including the powerful SymNet line of open architecture DSP, Jupiter line of app based turn-key DSP, and Integrator Series line of application specific installed… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/22 10:45 AM,
    Revolabs Inc. today announced the appointment of Curtiss Singleton as the company’s new director of sales for the Americas. In his new role, Singleton is responsible for distribution, reseller, and end-user sales for the Revolabs’ professional product line in the region. For over 15 years, Singleton has worked closely with Pro A/V resellers, distributors, and independent manufacturers, with a focus on building channel partnerships and strategic alliances. He comes to Revolabs from Mimio (a Newell Rubbermaid company), where he assisted… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio