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  • Thursday, August 29, 2013
    3G sounds
    PSW Staff 08/29 09:36 AM,
    3G Sounds has introduced its first iOS app for iPhone, the Sample Delay Calculator, a quick and easy reference calculator for time-aligning loudspeakers and microphones in the free-field, for both live sound and recording applications. The app tackles problems caused by the difference in the propagation speed of sound through air and electricity down a copper cable when dealing with a coherent sound. This causes audible blurring of transients and comb filtering, or even a distinct echo in the instance… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigital Audio WorkstationsMeasurementSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/27 02:18 PM,
    Leading music accessories manufacturer Strukture introduces new mic boom stand SPRM1. Designed to be the highest value microphone boom stand on the market, SPRM1 is the latest in a series of new stands from Strukture, and a further expansion of the profit-focused Strukture product offering. The SPRM1 mic boom stand is constructed using heavy duty steel, and skillfully crafted to provide optimal functionality at a customer-friendly price point. Each stand features a convenient folding tripod base, standard threading and a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerMicrophoneStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/27 01:55 PM,
    British-born, Los Angeles-based John Powell has been an A-list film composer since the 1990s for his ability to perfectly set the musical tone of a movie whether dramatic, playful or any mood in between. Powell has been a long-time Lexicon user, from the beginning of his career to his most recent use of the Lexicon PCM Total Bundle Plug-ins package. His numerous credits include How to Train Your Dragon (1, 2 and 3), X-Men: The Last Stand, Happy Feet, The… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/27 01:43 PM,
    The Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C. has selected Madison as the 12th U.S. city for its “Any Given Child” program. The goal of the program is to establish a long-range arts education plan to reach every public school student in grades K-8. The multi-year effort will enable experts from the Kennedy Center to work with a panel of local citizens as they audit the resources currently available in the schools and plan for increased access to arts… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, August 23, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/23 11:26 AM,
    Radial Engineering Ltd is pleased to announce the USB-Pro, a high-resolution stereo direct box designed to convert sound files from a laptop computer and seamlessly transfer them to a pair of balanced audio outputs to feed a PA, recording or broadcast mixing console. According to Radial President Peter Janis: “For years, Radial customers have been asking us to get into the digital world. We have hesitated due to lack of clear standards and challenges with respect to interfacing with computers.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductInterconnectStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/23 08:56 AM,
    PreSonus has unveiled the RC 500, a top-of-the-line channel strip for professional recording engineers and recording musicians. The RC 500 combines an ultra-low-distortion, high-gain, solid-state Class A preamplifier with the same custom-designed FET compressor and semi-parametric EQ circuitry found in the highly lauded PreSonus ADL 700 tube channel strip. The result is consistent, transparent, detailed audio, suitable for a wide variety of applications, and reminiscent of classic, vintage solid-state preamp designs. The newest member of the PreSonus family of preamps/processors,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, August 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/22 09:58 AM,
    Berklee College of Music has chosen iZotope to outfit its lab and studio facilities with industry leading software products. In addition, iZotope will partner with Berklee for educational events and training opportunities. iZotope’s award-winning products Ozone 5, RX 2, Alloy 2, Iris, Nectar,Trash 2, and Stutter Edit are now available in audio technology facilities accessible to both Electronic Production & Design and Music Production & Engineering major programs. Designed with numerous audio production workflows in mind, these iZotope tools will… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/22 09:33 AM,
    Brooklyn Castle is a documentary that tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. To ensure every nuance of the dialog was faithfully captured, the production team relied on Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics. Brian Schulz served as Director of Photography and Producer for Brooklyn Castle and fully understand the challenges of field production. Because of that… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/21 11:24 AM,
    The band Flying Colors—consisting of drummer Mike Portnoy, keyboardist Neal Morse, bassist Dave LaRue, and guitarists Steve Morse and Casey McPherson - boasts an astounding pedigree that includes a litany of highly acclaimed bands (Dream Theater, Dixie Dregs, Kansas, Alpha Rev, Deep Purple, Transatlantic, Spock’s Beard) and a seemingly endless list of stage and studio credits.  The band members’ busy schedules created some challenges in recording their debut album, with only a scant few days available for the band and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerProcessorStudio

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/20 09:41 AM,
    Line 6, Inc. has released the Variax HD upgrade including Workbench HD software. This free upgrade enhances the ultimate recording guitar with an entire collection of pristine HD instruments—plus the ability to customize instruments and capture unique tones. The upgrade delivers a world-class collection of HD guitars rebuilt from the ground up using Line 6’s next-generation HD technology, resulting in unprecedented sonic character and a more natural playing experience. From rare vintage electrics to classic acoustics and exotics, each HD… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsSoftwareStudio

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