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  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/24/16 09:16 AM,
    Point Blank Music School has opened a new facility near to its existing London base, doubling its core production portfolio and increasing its longest available course length from one to two years. This expansion brings a fresh new industry-focused element to the school for students looking to cultivate full time careers in commercial music, film, broadcast, and games production. As part of this development Point Blank has invested in the most commercially-relevant production tools for its flagship Music Production &… View this story
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    PSW Staff 02/24/16 07:45 AM,
    “Analog and digital play well together,” says Skip Brown, but maintains that, “The best ‘front end’ for any music studio is an analog console.” So when the building housing his original studio was sold from under him, he created the new Final Track Studios in Roanoke, Virginia centered around the compact ASP4816 analog console from Audient. He describes the decision to go for Audient as a two step process, initially buying four 8-channel mic pre ASP008s (the predecessor to Audient’s… View this story
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  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/23/16 11:28 AM,
    CLAIR Global (Lititz, PA) has taken delivery of the first two Yamaha Rivage PM10 Digital Audio Consoles to hit U.S. soil. Both consoles are currently being used at front of house and monitors for Carrie Underwood’s “The Storyteller Tour”. CLAIR Global is one of the most recognized companies in the live touring and sound installation industries, and most recently expanded into live entertainment production with the development of Rock Lititz, a purpose-built production rehearsal facility. The CLAIR Global decision to… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/23/16 08:09 AM,
    Allen & Heath’s Qu-32 compact digital mixers were used throughout the recent Auckland Folk Festival, managing front of house and monitor sound for all three stages. The three stages comprised the Festival Stage, Mill Stage and new for 2016, the Village Stage. Selected by PA company, SoundandLight, Qu-32 mixers were installed with AR2412 and AR84 racks for additional remote IO. “I have managed the folk festival for about 15 years. It requires 14 hours of mixing a day so reliability… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMixerNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/23/16 07:17 AM,
    Last year, Hip Hop artist and producer J Cole toured his latest Grammy Award nominated studio album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive (titled after his childhood home), around the world in three ‘Acts’ - to venues across USA and Europe. The live album of the tour, Forest Hills Drive Live, was released in January, along with Cole’s Road to Homecoming mini documentary series and the HBO TV special Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming. The tour’s production manager and front of house engineer… View this story
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  • Friday, February 19, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/19/16 10:50 AM,
    Grand Cru Studio is a unique space, inhabiting a 100 year-old, 110 foot Dutch Barge moored at St Katherine Docks in the center of London. While its current incarnation as a fully commercial facility is a recent transition, the studio itself has been around a long time. Originally called Oceanic Studios and commissioned by Pete Townshend in the late 70s it was also part of Eel Pie Studios. Over the last five years it has been brought back to its… View this story
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  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/18/16 09:46 AM,
    The new $3 million Royal House Recording studio has been fully equipped with a treasure trove of gear from Vintage King Audio headquarters in Detroit. Located nearby in the suburb of Royal Oak, the new studio was built from the ground up by Detroit native Roger Goodman, who relocated to his hometown after 15 years as a producer/engineer in Los Angeles. During his productive tenure in Los Angeles, Goodman attended The Los Angeles Recording School and Full Sail University before… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneMonitoringProcessorStudio

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/17/16 09:08 AM,
    UK production company, Nub Sound, recently carried an Allen & Heath dLive digital mixing system on the UK tour of British singer songwriter, Jamie Lawson, to manage front of house sound. Last year, Lawson was signed by Ed Sheeran’s new record label, Gingerbread Man Records. The tour coincided with the release of Lawson’s second UK single release from his self-titled Number 1 album. Nub Sound managed audio production for the tour, selecting the smallest dLive system, the S3000 Control Surface… View this story
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  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
    Curt Taipale 02/16/16 06:54 AM,
    This article is provided by Church   VCA stands for Voltage Controlled Amplifier. In a typical analog audio console, the audio signal actually travels through each channel fader. You could think of the fader as a rotary volume control stretched out flat. As you adjust the fader, it uses a resistive element to vary the strength of the audio signal on that channel. With the fader pushed all the way to the top of its throw, the resistance is… View this story
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  • Monday, February 15, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/15/16 01:53 PM,
    Sound Devices further expands support for its CL-12 Linear Fader Controller with the release of Firmware Version 2.11, which offers compatibility to both the 664 and 633 field production mixers. Initially introduced only for the 688 mixer/recorder, the CL-12 is an optional accessory that features smooth-gliding 100 mm linear faders and is ideal for live mixing of multiple audio signals. “We are excited to announce this update for our loyal 633 and 664 users,” says Matt Anderson, CEO of Sound… View this story
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