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  • Thursday, January 22, 2009
    tc voicelive
    PSW Staff 01/22/09 10:12 AM, 1 Comment
    TC-Helicon has debuted the VoiceLive 2, an easy-to-use and powerful floor processor designed to offer singers smooth studio tone, rich harmonies and ear-catching effects. VoiceLive 2 offers many advancements including new NaturalPlayTM harmonies with up to eight harmony voices controlled from a guitar, MIDI keyboard or MP3 player. Simultaneous stompbox-style or preset foot-switching allows vocalists to easily engage and layer the six effect blocks, which include a new, more lush reverb, tap tempo delay, natural doubling, T-Pain-like pitch shifting, distortion… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductProcessor

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2009
    PSW Staff 01/21/09 12:48 PM, 0 Comments
    At the Winter NAMM ‘09 show, Focusrite unveiled is new Liquid Saffire 56 as well as two Focusrite FX Plug-in Suites. The Liquid Saffire 56 is the company’s new flagship Firewire interface, marrying Focusrite’s celebrated Liquid technology with its new generation of Firewire interfaces (led by the critically acclaimed Saffire Pro40). Two of the eight mic pre’s use the third generation of Liquid pre amps, building on technology used in the Liquid Channel and Liquid 4Pre. This means that as… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorStudio

  • Monday, January 19, 2009
    waves maserati
    PSW Staff 01/19/09 08:57 AM, 1 Comment
    Waves Audio continues its emphasis on collaboration with leading music industry masters as it presents The Tony Maserati Collection, the first in the Waves Signature Series. Maserati, a GRAMMY Award winning, multi-platinum producer/engineer/mix engineer for countless R&B, hip-hop, and pop hits, worked closely with the Waves R&D team to create this collection of six application-specific plug-ins that precisely capture Maserati’s personal production, engineering and mixing style. The Tony Maserati Collection consists of six plug-ins: the Maserati VX1 Vocal Enhancer; Maserati… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

  • Sunday, January 18, 2009
    lexicon ionix
    PSW Staff 01/18/09 11:46 AM, 0 Comments
    Lexicon has introduced I•ONIX U22, U42S, and U82S USB Desktop Recording Interfaces, with each model providing all the necessary tools to transform a computer into a professional 24-bit digital recording studio, including the USB 2.0 desktop recording interface, Steinberg Cubase LE4 multi-track PC and Mac recording software, Toontrack EZdrummer Lite virtual instrument software, and the new Lexicon Pantheon II VST/AU reverb plug-in. The I•ONIX Desktop Recording Series is designed to set in an ideal location when using a DAW -… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductSlideshow

  • Friday, January 16, 2009
    presonus studiolive
    PSW Staff 01/16/09 09:05 AM, 0 Comments
    PreSonus has announced that after two years of intense R&D, it is shipping its new StudioLive 16.4.2 digital recording and performance mixer, designed for both studio recording and live sound. The StudioLive sports a wealth of inputs and outputs. In addition to 16 mic inputs with XLRs, each channel has 1/4-inch TRS balanced line inputs and insert points. The four Subgroup outputs and six Aux bus inputs and outputs are also on 1/4-inch balanced jacks, and the main outs are… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingProductConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • cranesong egret
    PSW Staff 01/16/09 01:34 AM, 0 Comments
    The long-awaited Cranesong Egret, on display at the 2009 Winter NAMM show, is a highly flexible workstation back end. It contains 8 channels of high quality D/A converters and a stereo line level mixer with color options to help bring analog summed digital mixes to life. The stereo mixer has a level control, a aux send which is post level control, a color control, and a pan control on each channel. Each channel also contains an analog/digital source button, and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductAnalogDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

  • Friday, January 09, 2009
    PSW Staff 01/09/09 04:11 PM, 0 Comments
    Since shipping in September, the Fishman SoloAmp has met with a very positive response from leading dealers and is currently being tested in the field by working singer/guitarists such as Jerry Douglas, Fiona Boyes and Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens, and it will be a highlight of the company’s presence at the upcoming Winter NAMM show at Booth 4258. SoloAmp’s compact line-source speaker design delivers wide horizontal dispersion and deep sound penetration, and it is driven by a digital (Class-D)… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingChurch SoundProductAmplifierLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, December 31, 2008
    Real World Gear Digital Console Image
    Mark Frink 12/31/08 12:35 PM, 0 Comments
    This year is the tipping point for digital consoles in regional and festival sound reinforcement. Discussions of sound quality aside, the benefits of digital consoles – consistency, repeatability, recall and automation – force users to adopt the new way and the advantage it brings to live events where the same console is not dragged from one gig to the next. Vendors contemplating the purchase of a console must ask themselves who will be using their new mixing board, who the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundFeatureProductSlideshowConsolesDigital

  • Tuesday, December 30, 2008
    PSW Staff 12/30/08 04:01 PM, 0 Comments
    Touring in support of their most recent album, Accelerate, R.E.M. selected Oxnard, California-based Rat Sound to handle sound reinforcement requirements, with Brett Eliason serving as FOH engineer and George Squiers handling monitor mix honors. Clair Brothers sublet two Midas XL8 digital mixing consoles (for house and monitors) to Rat Sound for the tour. “We pushed for the Midas consoles,” Eliason notes, adding, “Having the Midas preamps at the front end and a true 24-bit, 96 kHz digital resolution were the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureSlideshowConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSubwooferTechnician

  • Monday, December 22, 2008
    PSW Staff 12/22/08 12:25 PM, 0 Comments
    Wave Studios in Amsterdam, a new-state-of-the-art commercial post production house, is featuring two Euphonix System 5-MC’s and one Euphonix MC Pro for controlling Nuendo digital audio workstations. Wave Amsterdam is the second purpose facility for business partners Warren Hamilton and Johnnie Burn, who have owned Wave London, a multiple award winning commercial sound design studio in Soho, since 1999. Wave has been responsible for many of the most memorable advertisements on UK television. Located on the second floor of a… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsoles