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  • Thursday, August 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/16 10:37 AM,
    The process of producing a commercial requires a high level of attention to detail. For French insurance stalwart MAAF, Paris-based sound engineer François de Morant was contracted to capture the project’s audio. To ensure the highest quality sound, François de Morant relied on Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Rio Rancho, NM-based Lectrosonics. A veteran of French TV and film production, de Morant has worked as a sound engineer on approximately 70 movies and TV shows. To ensure superior audio performance… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/16 07:09 AM,
    Mikael Johnston got his start in the music industry as a founding member of Mephisto Odyssey in 1993, one of the first American Electronic Dance Music acts to sign to Warner Brothers Records. From there, his charisma and solid musical sense led to a steady stream of writing, production, engineering and remix work with bands such as Jane’s Addiction, Static-X, Soul Coughing, and others. In 2008, Johnston partnered with longtime colleague Dave Dresden to form the writing and production team… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/16 06:59 AM,
    Producer Chris Zane helmed “Gossamer,” a just released second hit album from the Boston-based group Passion Pit.  Featuring the striking falsetto of lead singer Michael Angelakos, the new album draws heavily on the warmth of the Copperhead CU-29 large diaphragm tube mic from Telefunken Elektroakustik of South Windsor, CT. “We got hold of the Copperhead to try it out for the second album and I was just blown away,” remarked producer Chris Zane, who recorded the album with engineer Alex… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 08/16 06:48 AM,
    Hal Leonard Books has published Power Tools for Studio One 2 ($39.99) by Larry the O. This new book is designed to get you up and running quickly and explore the hidden powers of Studio One 2. Since its release by PreSonus, Studio One has generated a buzz as the newest digital audio workstation software to enter the market. Power Tools for Studio One 2, Volume 1, is the first in-depth book on Studio One. It even presents extensive coverage… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/14 01:16 PM,
    British Audio Engineering (BAE) is now shipping the new 10DC compressor/limiter, a complement to the company’s line of Class A series outboard gear.  BAE is known for its line of classic microphone pre-amps, faithful to the original Class A discrete audio circuit designs of the 1960s and ‘70s. Fully Class A, the 10DC features a transformer coupled, all-discrete circuitry that is sonically familiar to the BAE Class A line of gear, ideal for achieving the classic analog sound favorable in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductProcessorStudio

  • Monday, August 13, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/13 03:14 PM,
    The Audio Engineering Society has announced that the 134th AES Convention will be held in Rome, May 4-7, 2013. Set in the heart of the “Eternal City” at the new Roma Eventi – Fontana di Trevi Conference Centre, the convention will be chaired by Umberto Zanghieri, vice president of the AES Southern Europe Region. The announcement was made by AES executive director Bob Moses. Recently opened in the heart of Rome, a stone’s throw from the Quirinale Palace and, its… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/13 09:16 AM,
    Berklee College Of Music has announced that Michael Bierylo has been named chair of the Electronic Production and Design Department (EPD). Bierylo, an electronic musician, guitarist, composer, and sound designer, has been a Berklee faculty member since 1995 and member of the band Birdsongs of the Mesozoic since 1991. In his new role at the college, he intends to embrace advances in video game design, software development, and all aspects of computer music and video performance. “Music technology is a… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Friday, August 10, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/10 02:00 PM,
    Manley Labs has announced that Matt Ward, former president of Universal Audio, has joined the company as a strategic advisor, where he will work directly with president EveAnna Manley on all aspects of Manley’s business to create strategic goals and a tactical plan to achieve them. “We’re thrilled to have someone with Matt’s experience and expertise on board,” states EveAnna Manley. “He will help us devise a clear strategy to deal with the challenges Manley faces in the ever-changing audio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessManufacturerProcessorStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 08/10 12:53 PM,
    Genelec has introduced the SpeakerAngle app for iOS devices, which helps users correctly set and match the angling (“toe-in”) of both stereo and 7.1 surround sound loudspeakers. SpeakerAngle was co-developed by Genelec and AudioApps (a new mobile apps company) and is compatible with iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later and iPhone Touch 4th Generation and later. In the app, dedicated onscreen loudspeaker icons move as the actual speaker is rotated, while number boxes below each speaker icon continuously… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/10 12:33 PM,
    Sennheiser, in conjunction with event partner Paste Magazine, recently hosted a live broadcast/recording studio session housed in an alcove of an 18th century fortress, located on the site of this year’s Newport Folk Festival. By donning a pair of Sennheiser RS 120 wireless consumer headphones, music fans were able to experience performances from festival artists, including Of Monsters and Men, Tom Morello, Jonah Tolchin and 26 others. Wherever possible, the entire audio chain consisted of Sennheiser related technology — including… View this story
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