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Articles Tagged Api

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 07:04 AM,
    Panoramic House, a personal recording studio owned by John Baccigaluppi and Bobby Lurie that’s located on the western Marin coast north of San Francisco, now incorporates Baccigaluppi’s recently-expanded API 1608 console. The duo, who own and operate studios on both the east and west coasts (The Dock in Sacramento, CA and Mavericks in NYC), renovated the historic 1960s structure, which was built entirely from recycled architectural materials salvaged from the Bay Area. Now, Panoramic House is celebrating its first year… View this story
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  • Friday, October 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/03/14 10:46 AM,
    A self-proclaimed ‘analog-minded person,’ Nick Irving, owner of Studio One Flight Up in Sydney, works with independent singers, songwriters and musicians who are driven to create great records. While the studio is home to several vintage analog outboard gear pieces, Irving wanted a brand-new, reliable analog console to bring together the sound he works to achieve. Deb Sloss of Studio Connections Australia advised him towards a 32-channel API 1608 console, fitted with twenty-four classic API 550A EQs, and eight 560… View this story
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  • Friday, September 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/26/14 01:06 PM,
    Wide Hive Studios in San Francisco’s Bay Area re-opened its doors earlier this year after a number of recent renovations and updates. A decade ago, veteran producer, engineer, and musician Gregory Howe folded his costly studio in San Francisco for a cozy, less expensive space in nearby Albany, CA. He centered the studio around a 16-channel API 1608, which he later expanded to 32 channels through a 16-channel expander. Now, with his most recent round of upgrades, Howe has added… View this story
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  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:04 PM,
    With sound quality a top priority, mix and mastering engineer Gonzalo González E. wanted to expand his studio offerings, while maintaining the high quality of recording for which his clients are accustomed. With the needs of his growing studio in mind, González was advised by 57 Pro Audio, API’s Chilean distributor, to add a standard 1608 console. The 1608 is a perfect match for the size of CHT Estudios, as well as both the independent and bigger international label clients… View this story
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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