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Articles Tagged 1608

  • Thursday, April 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/10/14 02:18 PM,
    As part of a complete architectural and electronic renovation, Virginia Arts Recording recently replaced its large-format digital console with a 16-channel API 1608 analog console with P-Mix fader automation. The north-central Virginia-based studio has been serving local musicians, labels, and radio stations for over 30 years. The current owners, Chris Doermann and Sean Dart, are embracing that history and the industry’s pivot to analog with the new API console and a 24-track, 2-inch tape machine. Virginia Arts Recording also retains… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesInstallationStudio

  • Wednesday, January 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/08/14 12:32 PM,
    Producer Noah Shain recently purchased an analog API 1608 small-format console to record breakout artist Dead Sara in a Malibu mansion for a forthcoming release on Epic Records. The tracks will form the follow-up to the band’s 2012 eponymous self-release. Shain, who is best known for his work with Sonny Moore (Skrillex) and Atreyu, purchased the API 1608 because it was, in his words, “the only console available with a small enough footprint and a big enough sound.” After recording… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/12/13 01:25 PM,
    An API 1608 analog console will serve aspiring sound engineers at the Blackbird Academy recording school in Nashville, Tennessee. The school is based at the prestigious Blackbird Studio and will draw on their history, expertise, and industry connections to offer three educational curricula, totaling over 720 hours of horizon-expanding coursework. Class sizes will be small and will feature extensive hands-on lab time, including time in two of Blackbird’s eight recording studios, now reserved exclusively for educational use. The classroom space… View this story
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  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/13/13 05:29 PM,
    With hundreds of satisfied customers, API’s 1608 console continues to make a mark on the music industry with the company’s signature API sound. Available with or without P-Mix automation and up to 48 channels, 1608’s can be found in studios both large and small, in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a small sampling of some 1608s that have recently left the factory. STUDIO K – Paris, France Situated on the fourth floor of a 17th century building… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesInstallationStudio

  • Sunday, August 04, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/04/13 04:08 PM,
    Four years ago, Charleston Sound set itself apart with a 32-channel 1608 analog console with API’s P-mix automation and additional custom 500-Series expansion slots. Acclaimed studio designer Wes Lachot ensured that the facility’s sonic signature is technically balanced and subjectively stunning. As examples, the live room and isolation booths employ modern conveniences and construction techniques to generate a classic, inviting feel. At the same time, the control room offers creature comforts and an honest, accurate rendering of the auditory work… View this story
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  • Monday, June 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/24/13 02:32 PM,
    A 32-channel API 1608 console found its home in an interesting place in the far north when singer-songwriter Florent Vollant updated his studio. Established in 1997, Vollant’s Studio Makusham is located in Mani-Utenam, Quebec, Canada, a part of the Innu Reserve, where over 3,000 indigenous people reside. Florent Vollant’s music history runs deep. He has released three albums in his Innu-language and is well-known in the Inuit community. His Christmas album, Nipaiamianan, received a blessing from Pope John Paul II… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/24/13 11:51 AM,
    A 32-channel API 1608 console will contribute to the education of many audio engineering students at the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music for years to come. The 1608 console can be found in Studio C of the college and was installed in the beginning of January, just in time for the spring semester. The school, located in Los Angeles, has been an important part of music education in southern California since the late 70s and offers a variety of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationInstallationManufacturerStudio

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/26/13 01:37 PM,
    The original plan was simply to upgrade Sammy Hagar’s project studio – Red Rocker – so that he and his super group Chickenfoot could deliver decent-sounding demos. But after consultation with his engineer, John Cuniberti (Stevie Wonder, Dead Kennedys, Joe Satriani), Hagar ended up purchasing a 16-channel API 1608 analog console. They recorded Chickenfoot’s first demo on the 1608 several years ago, and, owing to the magic of a few takes and the sonic integrity imparted by the 1608, several… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Friday, January 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/18/13 01:15 PM,
    Seven years ago Jorge Fort, a successful Argentinean businessman and a splendid trumpet player, recognized the need for a high-end recording studio in Argentina. With the help of well-known Buenos Aires recording engineer Oscar Gimenez, he built and developed Fort Music to become one of the premier recording destinations in Argentina. Under the advise of SL Audio, the API distributor in Argentina, Fort Music upgraded its existing 16-channel API 1608 to thirty-two channels with full automation. The new arrangement helped… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Tuesday, January 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/08/13 04:42 AM,
    A 48-channel 1608 console with API’s proprietary P-Mix automation has been purchased and installed at the prestigious G Martell College of Music Technology and Audio in Mexico City. The school has been teaching music-focused courses for over 130 years, and has recently expanded into music technology. The college’s 1608 was purchased from Vari Internacional, API’s exclusive dealer in Mexico City. The console will be used to teach the art of tracking and mixing to students who are enrolled in the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesEducationStudio





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