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Articles Tagged Console

  • 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
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:24 AM,
    Corey Hart hung up his sunglasses for good at an emotional sold-out farewell concert for 13,500 hometown fans at Montreal’s Bell Centre, supported by an SSL Live console at front of house. A 1980s phenom, Hart has had nine consecutive Top 40 hits, with “Sunglasses at Night” being his most recognizable. Outfitted with sound services by Solotech in Canada, it was another local Montreal hero, Denis Savage, who mixed the show and the week-long rehearsal. For Hart’s Farewell concert, the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 01:46 PM,
    With the new SL Interpreter console Sennheiser expands its Tourguide conference and presentation system with a complete solution for controlling language interpreting channels. As a self-contained unit for simultaneous interpreting, Sennheiser’s SL Interpreter brings together all the key functions of an interpreting console. When combined with the rack-mount SR 2020 Tourguide transmitter and Tourguide receivers for the audience, it delivers scalable language interpreting solutions that ensure simple installation and user-friendly operation. “Whether you’re doing a small product presentation or an… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesEducationInstallation

  • 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
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, September 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/15/14 02:38 PM,
    New Audient ASP8024 console-owner Michael Chiklis has spent the last few weeks getting acquainted with his 24-channel Audient desk before hot-footing off to New Orleans to start shooting the television series, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”. “I recorded the first tracks through the ASP8024,” enthuses Chiklis, who is better known for his acting career than for his high spec, Los Angeles home studio. “I recorded a cover of a Police song just to test the system and it really went… View this story
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  • Friday, August 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/29/14 12:16 PM,
    Singer-songwriter Alex Clare headlined the Future Stage at the recent V Festival in Celmsford Essex, with The Old Lion Touring Company providing a pair of Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles for FOH and monitors. According to Alex Clare’s FOH engineer Harry Devenish, Clare’s performances showcase a human approach to electronic music. “Alex’s performances fuse the weight and power of electronic records with live elements,” he said. “A lot of that is due to the bass setup—the bass guitars trigger a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    08/29/14 11:03 AM,
    Founded in 1996 as an Internet technology company and now evolved into a full service event technology integrator,  etech was ready to go 100% digital for its corporate events. “My biggest need was for reliability and simplicity. Fortunately, the Allen & Heath Qu-16 is not intimidating but if we need more technology the Qu-16 has it all, and more,” says Josh Fillingim, technical lead for etech. He continues, “Our goal is for full digital breakout rooms with our corporate clients.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • 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

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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:51 PM,
    Held at Henry W. Maier Festival Park on the city’s scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, the 47th annual Summerfest bash hosted some of the world’s biggest artists, including Bruno Mars, Outkast, Lady Gaga, Usher, Brad Paisley, OneRepublic, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryant, Nas and Ludacris to name just a few. Summerfest’s longtime production provider, Clearwing Productions, chose to rely on DiGiCo consoles to run the FOH mix for six of the festival’s seven largest park stages. This tally comprised SD5s at… View this story
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