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Articles Tagged Engineer

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/18/15 08:52 AM,
    For the past two decades, professional sound mixer .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) has worked with some of the biggest political figures in the country. As an industry veteran working in Washington, D.C., Craca understands the importance of using reliable equipment. On a recent trip to The White House, Craca recorded president Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and second lady Dr. Jill Biden for a production involving several quick setups. To take on a job of this magnitude, Craca counted on… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEngineerManufacturerMixerRemote

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/17/15 10:55 AM,
    Engineer/producer Mark Needham’s discography reads like an essay in eclecticism, with credits ranging from Fleetwood Mac, Imagine Dragons, and John Hiatt to Pharoah Sanders, Taj Mahall, and Pink. Add in an extensive list of projects for film, TV, and commercials, and you’ve got a picture of a musical chameleon with an unstoppable work ethic. Needham’s passion for the creative process is reflected in his Los Angeles studio, The Ballroom, where a tantalizing mix of vintage and bleeding-edge gear reflects his… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, November 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/09/15 02:33 PM,
    During Pope Francis’s recent visit to the United States, Beltsville, Maryland-based RCI Systems provided sound for the Pope’s midday prayer service, which was telecast from inside St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on September 23rd. Bob Capotosto, systems design engineer for RCI Systems, was the project manager for providing sound for the midday prayer service. RCI Systems provided the audio feed for NBC, who televised the event, using Earthworks FM500 podium microphones. “For this event we used three Earthworks FM500… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, November 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/06/15 11:52 AM,
    Zac Brown, of the three-time GRAMMY Award winning Zac Brown Band, has taken delivery of an API 48-channel Legacy Plus console at his Nashville studio. API built the Legacy Plus according to Brown’s specific configuration requests, which included API’s automation. The company recently sent a team to Music Row to commission the console at Brown’s personal studio, Southern Ground Nashville. Formerly a Presbyterian Church, Southern Ground stands out among other spaces on Music Row partly because the building itself is… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEngineerManufacturerProcessorStudio

  • Tuesday, November 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/03/15 11:00 AM,
    Prism Sound‘s Atlas USB audio interface is making a name for itself at London’s Matrix Studios where two internationally acclaimed composers have chosen the unit for their own recording rooms within the complex. Stuart Roslyn and Vasco are both delighted with their purchases, stating clarity, depth of sound and ease of use as key reasons for their choice. In both cases the units were supplied by Prism Sound dealer Kazbar Systems on the recommendation of Kazbar’s director Gavin Miller. Based… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalEngineerManufacturerProcessorStudio

  • Monday, November 02, 2015
    Bobby Owsinski 11/02/15 12:14 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Since the vocalist is the only musician who can’t put their instrument away in a protective case after the gig or rehearsal, it’s important to take very good care of it. Eventually every singer has some vocal trouble, and if you’re not careful, it can really lead to long term damage. That’s why it’s important for a singer to learn to be especially aware of the need to take care of him… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogConcertEngineerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
    Andrew Stone 10/28/15 11:28 AM,
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    PSW Staff 10/28/15 11:18 AM,
    The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will celebrate its ninth annual GRAMMY Week event by honoring multi-GRAMMY winner Rick Rubin for his commitment to creative and sonic excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at The Village studios in West Los Angeles. GRAMMY Week culminates with the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, airing live on the CBS Television Network, at… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerStudio

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/27/15 12:45 PM,
    Known for his hard-hitting, hit-radio-friendly tracks, Richard Chycki has engineered albums for Rush, Aerosmith, Skillet, Mick Jagger, and many more. Chycki recently teamed up with Dream Theater to engineer their thirteenth album. Tracking began in February 2015, and by the time the band was ready to record vocals, Chycki had acquired a new favorite tool: the Manley Labs FORCE four-channel microphone preamp. The FORCE employs the same tube preamplifiers found in the Manley CORE channel strip. The FORCE is handcrafted,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/27/15 11:08 AM,
    The Philharmonia Orchestra of New York along with the Concert Chorale of New York and several soloists performed at the Lincoln Center Festival in Manhattan’s venue Avery Fisher Hall. The event, held from July 6-12, was a tribute to Danny Elfman, the composer of Tim Burton’s movie soundtracks and was supported with loudspeakers from RCF. Elfman was present in person and sang the part of Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas with his powerful baritone voice. The orchestra and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer