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  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/31 02:43 PM,
    Eventide has announced the immediate availability of the H3000 Factory Ultra-Harmonizer plug-in for AAX, VST, and AU, featuring 64-bit support.  The H3000 Factory Native is a re-creation of several algorithms from the venerable H3000 that combine pitch, delay, modulation, and filtering in a new modular interface. It provides more than 450 presets, including over 100 new presets from Alessandro Cortini (Nine Inch Nails), Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle), Colin Newman (Wire), Damian Taylor (Bjork), Dave Darlington (Bass Hit Studios), Kerry Leva… View this story
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  • aphex
    PSW Staff 10/31 02:19 PM,
    Aphex has introduced several new 500 Series modules, including the J PRE 500 mic pre; EQF 500 parametric equalizer; Dual RPA 500 mic pre; A PRE 500 mic pre, and the COMP 500 optical compressor. The new modules join the previously unveiled EX•BB 500 Aural Exciter/Big Bottom module. The J PRE 500 mic pre is inspired by the flagship Aphex 1788A remote controlled preamp. Both have the same Jensen JT11K8 nickel input transformer and Aphex patented mic limiter technology. The… View this story
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  • ik multimedia
    PSW Staff 10/31 12:57 PM,
    IK Multimedia has announced that iRig KEYS, an ultra-portable universal MIDI controller keyboard for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with 30-pin connector, as well as Mac/PC, is now shipping. iRig KEYS offers a unique combination of portability, playability, and functionality. Because it’s class-compliant on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac/PC, it’s plug and play — no driver downloads or software or app installations are necessary. iRig KEYS is also entirely bus powered via the dock connector on an iPhone, iPad… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectMixerNetworkingSoftwareStudio

  • universal audio
    PSW Staff 10/31 12:45 PM,
    Universal Audio (UA) has announced the impending release of the Shadow Hills mastering compressor plug-in for the UAD powered plug-ins platform and Apollo audio interface. Created by UAD Direct Development partner Brainworx and Shadow Hills Industries founder Peter Reardon, this true-to-life plug-in emulation is intended to expertly temper dynamics and tames transients. “The Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor hardware is capable of delivering so much character and color, from subtle to very dramatic. It was important to me that any plug-in… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/30 12:39 PM,
    Mix One, a new music mixing and recording venture located within the historic Coast Recorders studio complex on Mission Street in San Francisco, has opened for business with a 32-channel Rupert Neve Designs 5088 analog mixing console. The new 5088 desk provides critical summing, routing and mixing functionality in the newly refurbished Mix One control room, which is equipped with a wall-to-wall credenza outfitted with high-end analog microphone preamplifiers, equalizers and dynamics processors, as well as an array of reverb… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVConsolesManufacturerStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/30 05:50 AM,
    As part of its continuing effort to add useful and valuable services and products to its client offerings, Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) announced the extension of its successful new Technical Support Group initiative to the Nashville professional audio market. The program, which provides a number of technical support services, including customized Macintosh-based audio systems solutions for clients in all of the market sectors it serves (recording studios, post production facilities and installed A/V), will now benefit Nashville’s music recording… View this story
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  • Monday, October 29, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/29 01:49 PM,
    Music can make or break a production. The right song says everything while the wrong one falls flat. Newly announced is an online music library that puts simplicity first. Their new take on music licensing makes choosing the “perfect track” simple for music supervisors. With an intuitive and colorful GUI, provides a handpicked catalog of premium production music that encompasses all genres and all moods. The simple searches utilizes smart sliders (e.g. happy vs. sad), checkbox categorization filters… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 10/29 01:39 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Electroakustic of South Windsor, CT is introducing the new M81-WH wireless capsule head at AES 2012 in San Francisco. Designed for use with the Shure brand wireless microphone transmitters, the M81-WH features the same physical and sonic characteristics as the M81 Universal Dynamic. In comparison with the M80-WH, the TELEFUNKEN M81-WH retains the same minimal proximity effect, superior feedback rejection, and articulate mid-range, however, the top end is pulled back a bit, yielding a flatter overall frequency response. This… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudioWirelessAudio

  • Friday, October 26, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/26 10:38 AM,
    The International Space Orchestra is the world’s first orchestra of space scientists. Blending space exploration with musical performance; the International Space Orchestra’s members are individuals drawn from NASA Ames Research Center, SETI (Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence), Singularity University, and the International Space University. The world premiere of Ground Control: An Opera in Space— a staged concert inspired by mission control rooms—was performed live by the International Space Orchestra on September 13th. Produced by the Nelly Ben Hayoun Studio with the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertDigitalMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/25 05:50 AM,
    Millennia has introduced the HV-37 microphone preamp, based on the company’s HV-3 preamp circuit. The new HV-37 incorporates a pair of 500 Series HV-35 preamp cards housed in a rugged 16 gauge steel, single rack-space package with an onboard universal power supply. The panel front has an instrument input jack, DC coupled ribbon microphone switch with 10 dB gain boost setting, 80 Hz roll-off filter, 48 volt phantom switch, 15 dB pad, polarity flip, signal present and overload LEDs, and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorStudio