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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    audio education
    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
    aes
    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
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  • Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    jbl
    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
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Monday, July 18, 2011
    amplifiers
    PSW Staff 07/18 08:01 AM, 1 Comment
    Studiomaster has published details of its new Class AD Polyphase proprietary amplifier development in a technical reference document on the company’s website. First announced at this year’s Prolight+Sound exhibition in Frankfurt, the company states that the technology provides improvements in sound quality, efficiency and power density over current Class D designs. The new topology combines a number of design innovations with a Studiomaster patented “polyphase” output stage, with the goal of providing the equivalent sonic performance of an analog design… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierAnalogDigitalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • plug-ins
    PSW Staff 07/18 07:26 AM, 6 Comments
    Minnetonka Audio Software and SoundField have reached an agreement whereby Minnetonka will distribute SoundField’s stereo-to-5.1 upmixing technology as part of Minnetonka’s AudioTools Server family of products. AudioTools Server is a software framework for adding audio–related processing, quality control and management functions to file–based workflows within existing asset production systems, while SoundField’s UPM-1 plug-in converts stereo content to 5.1 surround while retaining stereo and mono folddown compatibility. Designed to seamlessly integrate into today’s multichannel, file–based post production workflows, the UPM-1 is… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, July 15, 2011
    interconnect
    PSW Staff 07/15 08:36 AM, 0 Comments
    The new Kenton MIDI USB Host provides convenient interfacing of USB-enabled devices directly to those with standard 5-pin DIN MIDI connections, either in or out, without the need for a computer… This enables, for example, direct connection of a USB controller or keyboard to another MIDI instrument that has only a 5-pin DIN MIDI connection. Mains powered, the compact and rugged MIDI USB Host features a USB port (USB A socket) and MIDI In and Out sockets (both on 5-pin… View this story
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