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  • Friday, February 05, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/05/16 09:51 AM,
    At this year’s annual NAMM Show, the “TEC Tracks” sessions made their debut, featuring more than 70 sessions including music technology master classes, live interviews and panel discussions with a variety of musicians, producers, designers and industry professionals. Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology was on hand to meet the challenges in this environment, including LMa Transmitters, HH Handheld Microphones and Venue Receivers. Taking place throughout each day for four continuous days in three different rooms with sessions happening concurrently, the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, February 04, 2016
    Jonah Altrove 02/04/16 01:08 PM,
    In the grand scheme of things, audio engineering is a pretty mysterious field, at least for most people. When asked what I do for a living, “I’m an audio engineer” is often met with puzzlement, so I quickly amend, “You know, I’m a sound person. I run sound for concerts and events.” For many folks, this is when the light comes on – one woman said, “Oh, you’re the guy, like at my church, in the back who turns all… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogBusinessEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • Thursday, January 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/28/16 03:01 PM,
    Josh Wilbur picked up a Grammy for engineering Steve Earle’s Washington Square Serenade and has subsequently earned three Grammy nominations with metal powerhouse Lamb of God, who is up for another Grammy in the Best Metal Performance category for “VII: Strum and Drung.” Wilbur produced, recorded, and mixed the project, and, as with all of his recent work, he used Metric Halo’s ChannelStrip plug-in on all the drums, guitars, and bass. “I kind of accidentally fell into producing,” claims Josh… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/12/16 09:46 AM,
    Brooklyn-based producer, engineer, and musician Joel Hamilton now has two more Grammy nominations to add to the previous two. Both new nominations are related to Highly Suspect’s first full-length album, Mister Asylum, which Hamilton produced, recorded, and mixed at his three-room facility, Studio G Brooklyn. The album is up for Best Rock Album, and its single “Lydia” is up for Best Rock Song. Not coincidentally, all of Hamilton’s Grammy nominations are for works he produced and engineered after outfitting all… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, January 04, 2016
    Bill Mueller 01/04/16 12:23 PM,
    Courtesy of Omega Studios.   Starting out as a mix engineer can be daunting, and the road to success for graduates of recording schools and audio engineering educational programs often find that success comes from lots of experience.  In order to fast-track you to better results, I’m offering a list of the five most common mistakes I see in first time studio mixes from aspiring mix engineers: 1. Mixing too loud is a near universal mistake new engineers make. Above… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureOpinionStudy HallEducationEngineerMonitoringStudio

  • Monday, December 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/14/15 02:10 PM,
    Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay has chosen Sanken microphones for recording JD & The Straight Shot with music director/guitarist Marc Copely at Avatar Studios in New York City and at Sound Stage in Nashville. “It’s a great little self-contained band,” commented Ainlay. “Marc is on guitar, as is Jim’s son, Aiden Dolan. Byron House is on the upright bass, and Erin Slaver is the classically trained fiddle player.” The band has toured alongside The Eagles, The Allman Brothers Band, and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, December 10, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/10/15 11:50 AM,
    David Kimmell has been mixing audio since 1997, and for many years mixed bands live, among other touring gigs. After several years in his own studio trying to mix ‘in-the-box’ and not enjoying it, feeling that he was “fighting the mix constantly,” Kimmell added the Dangerous Music D-Box to his rig and everything changed. “The light went on. I felt like, ‘This is how it should be,’ this is why I had so much fun mixing live, it just sounded… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 12/10/15 08:21 AM,
    Grammy-winning producer/engineer, musician and singer Tony Visconti has outfitted his studio in New York City with Barefoot Sound MM27 monitors. “I’ve been in this studio for five years,” he explained. “I’ve added a little more equipment, including these wonderful speakers behind me but nothing much has changed. I’d like to keep things status quo for awhile.” Since the late 1960s, Visconti has worked with a wide array of recording artists; his lengthiest involvement with any artist is with David Bowie:… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, December 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/08/15 01:36 PM,
    Location sound engineer Michal Holubec, C.A.S., based in Prague, has been using Lectrosonics wireless equipment for more than 20 years, ever since working on his first feature film. Now equipped with Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology, including the VR Field Modular Receiver and SRb transmitters, Holubec has recently completed work on a period adventure film, Emperor, starring Adrian Brody, and an absurdist comedy, Lost in Munich, starring an African gray parrot. “In difficult situations on the set, where there is… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEngineerMicrophoneWireless

  • Monday, December 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/07/15 11:19 AM,
    Jeremiah Slovarp, a five-time Emmy-Award winner, began his career in the early 2000s as a location sound engineer on various films and commercials. Today, the active engineer and producer brings that knowledge with him to the classroom at Montana State University, his alma mater, where he teaches students at the School of Music tips and tricks for life in the audio industry. Among Slovarp’s go-to instructional tools is DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphone. “We teach classical musicians to play… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationEngineerManufacturerMeasurementStudio

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