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Articles Tagged Eq

  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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    Gary Zandstra 03/11/14 12:44 PM,
    Do you remember how you were taught to use EQ? Were you really taught, or did you just figure it out? One of the questions that I get asked all the time is how I know what to adjust on the EQ section of the console. I’ve found that if you can make it into a numbers game, turning the right knob becomes second nature. When I teach sound, one of the things that we spend a lot of time… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallTrainingConsolesEducationEngineerMeasurementProcessorSystem

  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/23/14 06:41 AM,
    Manley Labs announced the CORE, an analog channel strip.  CORE is an innovative and affordable mic preamplifier, compressor, equalizer, and limiter combo-unit that combines the greatest hits of the Manley product line with fresh technology.  The intuitive design incorporates musical and forgiving circuitry that allows the user to concentrate on performance rather than be lost in a sea of knobs.  No other channel strip at this price point offers higher headroom or higher end sound than the CORE, which is,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogProcessorStudio

  • Friday, January 17, 2014
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    Cliff Goldmacher 01/17/14 03:22 PM,
    This article is provided by AudioFanzine.   As an engineer/producer, one of my biggest early challenges was getting my mixes to sound as polished and balanced as the mixes of songs on my favorite albums. Living in Nashville, I knew the problem wasn’t the players (some of whom had even played on those same favorite albums). I also knew that I was happy enough with the sounds I was recording because when I’d solo a particular track, I liked what… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/29/13 10:32 AM,
    High-end studio processor manufacturer elysia is proud to announce availability of the xfilter 500, a true stereo EQ in 500 series format. The entire audio path of the xfilter 500 consists of 100% Class-A circuitry, resulting in an exceptionally open ‘boutique’ sound with impeccable transient projection and solid punch. These sensational sonic characteristics combine with a versatile feature set to make elysia’s newest product the perfect tool for many different audio applications: processing single signals, creative sound shaping, mix bus… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProcessorStudio

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 10:34 AM,
    2012 was a big year for mixer F. Reid Shippen, having taken home two statues out of his seven Grammy nominations. Shippen mixes in his Nashville studio and utilizes the sonic fingerprint of several pieces of Dangerous Music hardware. His two Grammy wins this year are for Best Country Duo/Group Performance with his mix of the song “Pontoon” for Little Big Town, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for mixing TobyMac’s “Eye On It” album. Shippen is also nominated for… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesLoudspeakerProcessorStudio

  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/28/13 02:50 PM,
    The University of Utah’s Libby Gardner Hall is large enough to comfortably accommodate a 200-member choir, an 80-piece orchestra, and nearly 700 audience members. It is acoustically and aesthetically stunning, with a warm, rich reverb conveyed by wood panel walls arranged in a spectacular geometry. For years, the school struggled to provide the hall with sound reinforcement for spoken word, solos, and non-classical musical forms that matched the splendor of unamplified instruments. That struggle ended with the purchase of a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsDigitalProcessorSignal

  • Monday, June 06, 2011
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    Jack Alexander 06/06/11 08:15 AM,
    If one follows the literature (and street talk) in both the audiophile and professional sound communities, “equalization” is a very bad thing. If you use it, you get, in no particular order, comb filtering, phase shift, lack of transparency, non-linear response, one note bass, harshness, mid-fi sound, lack of neutrality, proof of your status as an amateurish guitar-store soundman, as well as proof of your status (from the audiophile perspective) as a deaf knuckle-dragging roadie. Standing on Mars, as they… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollEducationEngineerMonitoringProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, June 02, 2011
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    PSW Staff 06/02/11 12:30 PM, 2 Comments
    Train Your Ears  has announced the release of TrainYourEars EQ Edition, the first of a series of software programs dedicated to training the ears of sound engineers. The training system works by generating a random processed version from an original signal. After listening to both the original and the processed audio the user must guess which parameters were used to create the processed one. Through repetitions the user will learn the real effect of each parameter (or combination of parameters)… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementStudioTechnician

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2011
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    PSW Staff 05/04/11 12:30 PM, 2 Comments
    As part of TC Electronic’s Global Konnekt project, Mark Christensen of the Engine Room takes us inside a mastering session.  The project saw “Let it rain”, written by Laura Clapp Davidson, recorded by sending a hard drive back and forth across the world. Rhythm and bass tracks were recorded in London, guitars in Copenhagen, Vocals in Cleveland and Victoria, mixing in London and mastering in New York. In the video, Christensen shares numerous insights into mixing and mastering, including several… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollVideoDigitalEducationEngineerMeasurementMixerMonitoringSignalSoftwareStudioSystemAudio

  • Monday, May 02, 2011
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    Dave Rat 05/02/11 09:24 AM,
    Previously, I’ve defined several hard earned (and hard-learned) essentials for stabilizing the audio output of the artist/instrument/console combination to achieve sonic success in the fast paced world of music festivals. Now let’s continue the discussion, noting that a lot of this information also serves as a “best overall practices” guide to apply to all live sound work. An absolutely key set of variables to get a handle on are the tendencies of the artists with whom you work. Does the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollProductionAudioAmplifierConcertConsolesDigitalEducationEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerMixerPowerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemTechnician





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