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Articles Tagged Api

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 01:19 PM,
    Full Sail University’s flagship recording arts degree program commissioned a fully-loaded, 64-channel API Vision analog console that was placed in Studio B of the university’s extensive studio complex just over a year ago. Since then it has been used for hundreds of session recording courses. In addition to providing students with clear-cut examples of signal flow, the console provides the classic analog sound that continues to be revered as a benchmark of excellence in professional audio. “The Vision a great… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesEducationManufacturerStudio

  • Monday, July 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/21/14 01:40 PM,
    Sound Emporium Studios is a go-to destination for artists including Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, and Alison Krauss, not to mention major projects by T-Bone Burnett. The facility was built by “Cowboy” Jack Clement in 1969. To meet the growing needs of its diverse clients, Sound Emporium consulted Rob Dennis at API Audio reseller Rack-N-Roll, who directed the studio towards a 48-channel Legacy Plus console. “Our clients have long requested an API in that room,” said studio manager, Juanita Copeland. “The… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEngineerStudio

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/17/14 12:51 PM,
    Recording engineer John Zona works with a lot of talent in the artistic-rich area of Huntington, NY through Zona Recording Studios. While currently running the studio around his full-time gig of pin-striping motorcycles, he is transitioning his time mixing and recording from a hobby to a full-scale operation. As part of that transition, Zona has added THE BOX from API to help bring enthusiasm and quality to clients, working to insure they come back and refer others. “I’m very pleased… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEngineerMixerProcessorStudio

  • Friday, June 06, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/06/14 11:54 AM,
    The final steps are being taken in constructing The Freq Zone, a new recording studio in Jacksonville, FL. amd to fit the needs of his new recording and mixing space, studio owner Nathan Hamiel has commissioned THE BOX console from API to provide a classic sound from an all-inclusive small-format package. “I love THE BOX. It provides the sonic character of a large format console in a smaller footprint,” says Hamiel, who was guided through the decision process by Craig… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/03/14 04:01 PM,
    Located outside Dallas, Cool Pony Media is a record label and artist development company that works with various music genres, as well as score-to-picture work. Brothers and co-founders, Mark and Mike Stitts, recently did an upgrade in part of their studio with help from API, and as a result, the team now uses THE BOX console on a daily basis for writing, tracking, creating stems, and mixing. “We’re amazed,” says Mark Stitts. “We have quite a bit of other API… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/20/14 12:58 PM,
    With a resurgence of his country music hits from the 1990s, singer/songwriter/producer James House is keeping busy with a new album which was just released, and a sold-out sixteen-show tour throughout the UK. While recording tracks for Broken Glass/Twisted Steel, James wanted to achieve the classic “APIsound” from the comfort of his home studio in Nashville – Dream On Studios. To attain the specific sound he had in mind, James rented API’s THE BOX from Blackbird Rentals for the summing… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalMixerProcessorStudio

  • 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
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  • Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/08/14 12:53 PM,
    Located in the heart of Manhattan, Heavy Melody Music composes original tracks for film and video game trailers, designs sound and music for video games and television, and functions as a post-production facility.  Four friends run the studio, as well as software development company Heavyocity Media – a resource for composers and sound designers looking for production-ready musical and sound design elements.  Producing for both companies requires a wide range of technical audio needs, which is why each of Heavy… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/18/14 11:26 AM,
    Specializing in preparing students for careers in communications and the arts, Emerson College in Boston recently added a 32-channel API 1608 analog console with full automation to its studio facilities to provide high-end sonics and a transitional work-flow between its other studio facilities. The new API 1608 will be used to teach courses in advanced recording and introduction to sound design. “We are a school of communications, not music or music engineering,” states Bruno Caruso, audio technical supervisor with Emerson… View this story
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  • Monday, January 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/27/14 02:48 PM,
    API introduced two new members of its acclaimed 500-series modular signal processing line at the 2014 NAMM Show: the 505 DI direct input and the 565 filter bank. Both modules possess API’s legendary sound and fit all 500-series chassis, including the API Lunchbox and the API 1608 small-format analog console. The 505 DI includes gain control, adjustable tone control, a bright switch, a 20dB pad, switchable 100/400k Ohm load impedance, and Thru connectivity. Like the console-based API 205L, the 505… View this story
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