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Articles Tagged Mojave Audio

  • Monday, June 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/20/16 12:42 PM,
    Independent engineer and scoring mixer Tommy Vicari CAS has a resume which includes film credits such as Walt Disney’s Bridge of Spies and Finding Nemo. He also handles audio for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oscars award show every year. This two time Grammy Award-winner and six time Emmy Award-winner selected ribbon microphones from Royer Labs and condenser microphones from Mojave Audio for use on his latest project, Finding Dory. Finding Dory is a 3D computer-animated comedy… View this story
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  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/17/16 07:39 AM,
    The Astonishing, the thirteenth studio album from American progressive metal band Dream Theater. To ensure the best possible results, microphones from Mojave Audio and Royer Labs were used extensively. Released on January 29th on the Roadrunner Records label, the new recording is a 34-song, double CD rock opera opus that tips its hat to classics like The Who’s Tommy, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar, and Pink Floyd’s The Wall. With a story that centers around a… View this story
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  • Wednesday, January 06, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/06/16 07:35 AM,
    Mojave Audio, a company founded by David Royer (known for his work with ribbon microphones), announces the new MA-50 large-diaphragm transformerless condenser microphone. The new MA-50 utilizes the identical capsule as found in the company’s MA-200 and MA-201fet models, handling transients up to 140dB. The microphone’s transient response and its ability to handle high SPLs make the MA-50 a versatile model: one that is well suited to capturing vocal performances, voiceovers, acoustic instruments, Foley / ADR, as well as percussion… View this story
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  • Friday, November 06, 2015
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    PSW Staff 11/06/15 07:49 AM,
    Mojave Audio announces the MA-1000 Large-diaphragm Multi-pattern Tube Condenser Microphone, the first model in the company’s new Signature Series line of products. Designed by Technical Grammy award winning microphone designer David Royer, the MA-1000 features an original new old-stock 5840 tube, a 251-style capsule, and a custom-designed transformer built by Coast Magnetics. Among its notable attributes, the MA-1000 includes a remotely controlled, continuously variable polar pattern selector that is located on microphone’s power supply. The MA-1000 also offers a switchable… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 10/22/15 11:16 AM,
    Cuban-born composer and producer Yalil Guerra, nominated this year for two Latin Grammy Awards, counts Mojave Audio and Royer Labs microphones among his key recording tools. This year, Guerra’s album titled Yalil Guerra: Works for String Orchestra, performed by Ensamble Solistas de la Habana and conducted by Iván Valiente was nominated in the Best Classical Album category. A second nomination in the category Best Classical Contemporary Composition is Guerra’s El Retrato de la Paloma (The Portrait of the Dove). “Yalil… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 09, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/09/15 08:24 AM,
    Known for his tenor saxophone playing that follows in the traditions of John Coltrane, and Albert Ayler, jazz saxophonist, composer, and band leader Kamasi Washington recently released his debut album, titled The Epic — with 172 minutes of music. Mojave Audio microphones played a crucial role in the capture of the album’s various performances, and to ensure the most musically rich and detailed acquisitions possible. Producer, engineer, and drummer Tony Austin played a central role in the production of The… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/02/15 09:26 AM,
    Linkin Park’s latest release, The Hunting Party, carries the band’s tradition of excellence forward yet again, with microphones from Royer Labs and its sister company Mojave Audio featured prominently in the project’s production. Los Angeles, CA-based mixer, recording engineer, and producer Ethan Mates served as the engineer in the production of The Hunting Party, which was released in June of 2014 on the Warner Brothers label. In addition to his work with Linkin Park, Mates has also worked on projects… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/27/15 10:17 AM,
    As part of their pre Frankfurt Musik Messe activities, Mojave Audio and sibling company Royer Labs stopped by The Netherlands’ recording facility— Wisseloord Studios - to conduct a clinic for the area’s pro audio community. The recording studio was originally founded by entertainment conglomerate Phillips to enable their various artists to record in a state-of-the-art facility. Over the years, it has gained international appeal and has served artists such as Elton John, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, Tina Turner, and… View this story
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  • Friday, May 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/30/14 09:36 AM,
    Mojave Audio has launched an online media library, offering a collection of audio samples and video tutorials, examples, and session overviews. Visitors can search by artist, engineer, Instrument, and several additional categories, which makes it easy to find audio samples and the microphone choices used to capture that sound or performance. An extensive collection of videos include looks at the actual sessions where specfic recordings took place, discussions about techniques, a look at microphone placement, and more. For example, for… View this story
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  • Monday, November 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 11/12/12 11:31 AM,
    In the music industry, there is no greater honor than the Grammy Award. For Cuban-born composer and producer Yalil Guerra, the double Latin Grammy Award nomination of “Live in L.A.” — performed by Cuban pianist Elizabeth Rebozo — represents another accomplishment in a long list of milestone achievements. Capturing all the fine nuances of a world-class recording takes skill and the right tools for the job. So when it comes to microphones, Guerra depends on Mojave Audio. Live in L.A.… View this story
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