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  • Monday, October 12, 2015
    Barry Rudolph 10/12/15 06:43 AM,
    As guitarist Jeff Baxter once said to me during the “heat” of a Rod Stewart recording session: “We can do anything—the impossible just takes a little longer.” Along with talented musicians like Jeff, engineers, producers, and live mixers often are called upon to solve problems that are at first glance, flat impossible. To a technically challenged client, all the flashy and complicated gear, computers and the alacrity at which a pro uses them to produce nearly instant, seemingly magical results… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureAnalogDigitalEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalStudioSystem

  • Monday, September 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/14/15 01:27 PM,
    Founded in 2007, Atrium Audio in Lancaster, PA is home to a Pro Tools recording environment with a spacious live room and plenty of instruments, amps, and effects as well as a impressive selection of boutique mics, dynamic processors, and mic preamps. The studio is also home to a new cue system from Aviom. Since the studio’s opening, production partners Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland have engineered, produced and/or mixed music for notable bands such as Black Crown Initiate, From… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVDigitalEngineerManufacturerMixerMonitoringNetworkingStudio

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/08/15 11:58 AM,
    The Domicil jazz club in Dortmund recently hosted two sold-out evenings to experience a live CD recording and video production for two young jazz bands: the six-piece instrumentalists, “Filou” and the string trio, “Duck Tape Ticket.” Producer Julian David took the very deliberate decision to ditch the PA in favour of wireless headphones in order to provide a completely immersive experience for the audience as well as the best possible conditions for audio capture and recording. The event was supported… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalEngineerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/02/15 06:01 AM,
    Audio-Technica is offering a special promotion that provides two vital links in the audio signal chain for professional studios and home recordists. From September 1 through December 31, 2015, any customer purchasing a qualifying Audio-Technica 40 Series studio microphone may redeem an offer for a free pair of ATH-M50x professional studio monitor headphones (black version). With this offer, anyone will have the tools needed for a truly professional studio mic and headphone setup. Qualifying microphones include the AT4033/CL (classic version… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/27/15 07:18 AM,
    As part of an expanded partnership with famed DJ, Tiësto, AKG by Harman announces that it will support Your Shot USA to develop new DJ talent. Launched six years ago in Australia, Your Shot has helped nurture and transform the lives of thousands of aspiring DJs—from developing their skills with the aid of AKG by TIËSTO headphones, to competing for prizes. Only one DJ will ultimately win the chance to perform with Tiësto in Las Vegas, and to show off… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringStage

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/26/15 01:20 PM,
    Fostex has released redesigned models of the RP and T-series models, which for more than 30 years have been used in recording studios across the globe. The new series includes three different versions, each specially tuned for different sound characteristics: T20RP mk3 – Open construction for Deep Bass response T40RP mk3 – Closed-backed design for Focused Bass response T50RP mk3 – Semi-Open Design for Flat and Clear response National sales manager for American Music & Sound, Kris McDougall, discusses the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringStageStudio

  • Wednesday, August 05, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/05/15 02:42 PM,
    beyerdynamic has introduced new DT 1770 PRO reference headphones, designed for studio and live applications and representing an evolution of the company’s DT 770 PRO headphones that have been utilized by professional engineers for decades. The closed 250-ohm headphones incorporate Tesla 2.0 drivers characterized by a high magnetic flux density for enhanced performance and accuracy. A triple-layer compound membrane reduces unwanted partial vibrations, emphasizing brilliance in the reproduction of overtones and enhancing bass response. In addition to sonic quality, the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductInterconnectLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/28/15 01:04 PM,
    RCF unveiled its first foray into the headphone market with the launch of ‘Iconica by RCF’ at the Prolight+Sound expo in Frankfurt. Key features of these over-ear, headphones include extended LF response and noise cancellation. They have been designed to deliver a linear frequency response, including extended bass, but without compromising on accuracy. ‘Iconica by RCF’ has been designed both for DJ monitoring at the highest level of electronic dance music (EDM), as well as a lifestyle product, making it… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, April 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/20/15 11:22 AM,
    AKG by Harman is introducing the new K181 DJ UE reference class DJ headphones, developed based on input from professional DJs. The K181 DJ UE (Ultimate Edition) headphones are built for professional DJ use in club environments. The K181 DJ UE headphones feature a closed back design and a 50 mm transducer, delivering power to withstand PA speakers, especially for pre-fader listening. For loud working conditions, the Bass Boost will help DJs better hear low frequencies, while the headphones’ coiled… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/14/15 09:23 AM,
    Shure Incorporated unveiled its new BRH50M Premium Dual-Sided Broadcast Headset at the 2015 NAB show. The BRH50M introduces a modern design for on-camera use and sound quality, suitable for broadcast and media production professionals. The Shure BRH50M is constructed to meet the needs of professional users throughout the broadcast industry. “Designing an on-camera product is a bit of a balancing act,” said Matt Engstrom, category director for wired products at Shure. “Although on-camera aesthetic appeal is certainly a critical factor,… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringRemote