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  • Friday, March 13, 2009
    midas metallica
    PSW Staff 03/13/09 08:22 AM, 0 Comments
    After three months in North America, Metallica’s Death Magnetic tour has rolled into Europe with front of house engineer Big Mick Hughes at the helm of his Midas XL8 live performance system, creating what he describes as “the best sound it’s been, ever. The XL8 has been absolutely flawless, it hasn’t missed a beat once.” It’s been 18 months since Mick first took the XL8 out on European summer dates with Metallica. “You use analog for so long you get… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsSlideshowConcertConsolesDigitalNetworking

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    ilive christ church
    PSW Staff 03/10/09 09:43 AM, 0 Comments
    The most notable thing about weekly services at Christ’s Church at Mason (Ohio) is that each service is in a distinctly different style – traditional, contemporary and blended. The church’s 1300-seat sanctuary was recently renovated with a new sound system to handle the contemporary and blended services while a smaller chapel was built to handle the traditional service.  Longtime integrator Worship Resources was brought in to develop an appropriate audio design, with an Allen & Heath iLive-144 digital mixing system… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationSoftware

  • Friday, March 06, 2009
    midas pro6
    PSW Staff 03/06/09 04:43 PM, 0 Comments
    The current tour by hard rock artists Avenged Sevenfold and Buckcherry, which kicked off in September last year, received a lengthy extension through the winter of 2009, with Nigel Paul and Steve Shaw, front of house engineers for Avenged Sevenfold and Buckcherry, respectively, both doing their mixing on a Midas PRO6 digital console. “For me, the Midas name has always been synonymous with the best-sounding, best-designed live mixing consoles in the business,” says Paul. “In the analog realm I have… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • sabine swm6000
    PSW Staff 03/06/09 08:33 AM, 0 Comments
    The new Sabine SWM6000 Smart Spectrum wireless microphone system operates in the license-free 915 MHz ISM band that is free of WiFi interference. Both the Sabine SWM6000 and SWM7000 wireless system offer digital companding for professional sound quality and performance, along with a full channel strip of signal processing including Mic Modeling, proprietary FBX Feedback Exterminator, Equalization, Compressor, De-Esser, Effects presets and an RF Scanner. Both also operate on rechargeable AA batteries that provide a full 8 hours of continuous… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Thursday, March 05, 2009
    cad lil wayne
    PSW Staff 03/05/09 02:15 PM, 0 Comments
    After extensive A/B testing, CAD Microphones were chosen by Production Manager Maceo Price to handle several key mic’ing functions on Lil’ Wayne’s 2009 I AM MUSIC tour. Lil’ Wayne’s dynamic stage presentation involves a “three dimensional” approach with each band member on an 8- by 8-foot moving deck with video panels and surrounds weaving around and between them, dramatic pyro effects and Wayne moving all over a 60 x 48 foot “rolling” stage below.  Price, who notes that he “loves… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, March 04, 2009
    cakewalk sonar
    PSW Staff 03/04/09 09:24 AM, 0 Comments
    Cakewalk has announced new, free updates for SONAR 8 Producer, SONAR 8 Studio, and SONAR V-Studio 700, available as free downloads for registered SONAR 8 and SONAR V-Studio 700 customers at and, respectively. The SONAR 8.3 update adds classic Roland sample content for Dimension Pro and Dimension LE, drum kits for Session Drummer 2, along with new usability enhancements and engine optimizations. The SONAR 8.3 update also addresses performance issues reported by customers after the initial release of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, March 02, 2009
    PSW Staff 03/02/09 10:21 AM, 0 Comments
    Spectrasonics has released Stylus RMX version 1.7 with “Time Designer,” which intelligently transforms RMX audio loops into different time signatures and features the ability to “Groove Lock” the feel of any groove to another - all in real time.  Time Designer also lets the user create instant pattern variations with smart algorithms based on musical rules, and to ‘simplify’ any RMX groove in a musical manner. Version 1.7 is also the first 64-bit native software release from Spectrasonics, includes all… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009
    berklee pro tools
    PSW Staff 02/26/09 01:46 PM, 0 Comments
    Berkleemusic has announced upgrades to Pro Tools 8 for many of its online Digidesign courses, including Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110, Mixing & Mastering with Pro Tools, Producing with Pro Tools, and Remixing with Pro Tools and Reason. The Spring Term begins April 6, 2009. is the online continuing education division of Boston’s renowned Berklee College of Music, and the exclusive online provider of Digidesign’s Pro Tools 101 and 110 curriculums.  Close to 4000 students from over 60… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, February 23, 2009
    switchcraft sc800
    PSW Staff 02/23/09 03:04 PM, 0 Comments
    The new Switchcraft SC800 instrument direct box converts the outputs of high impedance line level audio devices and musical instruments to low impedance, balanced and isolated mic level signals that can be connected to audio consoles, microphone preamplifiers, effects processors, and other equipment with three-pin XLR inputs. SC800 Technical Specifications: All measurements were taken with a 25 Ohm source into a 1 kOhm load measured on XLR output. Common Mode Rejection Greater than 100 dB at 60 Hz Input Impedance… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductInterconnectStage

  • Friday, February 13, 2009
    wfx choir
    PSW Staff 02/13/09 01:33 PM, 0 Comments
    Full Compass has announced Graceview Baptist Church in Tomball, Texas, as the winner of the “BIG Giveaway” hosted by Full Compass at the WFX Show last November in Houston. At WFX, the Full Compass exhibit space represented a full worship experience. including a functioning performance stage with the latest in audio, video, and lighting effects, with attendees able to register to win an AV equipment package valued at over $60,000. Chris Chapel, Associate Pastor of Praise and Worship at Graceview… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsBusinessManufacturer

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