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  • Thursday, August 05, 2010
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    PSW Staff 08/05/10 07:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Sir Gant recently purchased a pair of PMC TB2S-A MkII active reference monitors for his personal production facility, Elegant Musicworks. The seasoned producer/arranger/composer – aka Dean Gant – recently toured Europe with Al Mckay’s Earth Wind & Fire Experience as keyboard player. “These TB2S-A’s are the monitors,” Gant states. “I can hear much more sonic detail on my PMC monitors and they sound the same at all playback levels. I don’t need to push levels, but can if I need… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Thursday, July 29, 2010
    genelec monitors cash money
    PSW Staff 07/29/10 01:04 PM, 0 Comments
    Cash Money Records recently took delivery of a new Studio Tour Bus from Vulcan Coach Corporation for its touring artists that is outfitted with a built-in recording studio that includes a pair of Genelec 1038B tri-amplified monitors as the main monitoring system, augmented with a pair of 7070A active subwoofers. Cash Money Records is home to artists such as Birdman, Lil Wayne, and Drake. The new studio has a rear monitoring wall loaded with Genelec 1038B’s, as well as a… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigital Audio WorkstationsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, May 26, 2010
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    PSW Staff 05/26/10 12:47 PM, 0 Comments
    The 2010 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival not only included live performances, but live webcasts as well. At Coachella’s Mojave Stage, Ian C. Charbonneau of Le Mobile Remote Recording relied on JBL LSR2328 studio monitors to mix a roster of top artists for live webcast. During the Festival’s three days, the Mojave Stage hosted performances by 30 acts, including Devo, Grizzly Bear, Imogen Heap, Julian Casablancas, Shooter Jennings and Les Claypool. “When you’re mixing live from 10 AM to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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    PSW Staff 05/12/10 09:04 AM, 0 Comments
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: We’re starting to have some contemporary music at my church and I’m helping with the sound. For our sound system we’re using a regular stage setup with speakers on stands. Everything is working ok so far but I had a question about monitors. Is it true that placing smaller PA speakers behind the main speakers facing the worship team a better solution than using floor monitors? A: In the simplest terms, no. Properly placed floor… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureStudy HallEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2010
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    PSW Staff 04/14/10 07:00 AM, 0 Comments
    New England-based Sunrise Pictures has established itself as a leading film production company with the help of JBL’s LSR monitors. Based in Middletown, Connecticut, Sunrise Pictures portfolio of film projects includes independent feature films, television commercials and short films. Taylor Warren, owner of Sunrise Pictures, has grown the company on the strength of his connection with the filmmaking community in the region. “I have cultivated relationships with filmmakers in the area and their challenges, as is the case with any… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessDigitalLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, April 09, 2010
    Gavin Lurssen
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 09:22 AM, 0 Comments
    Three-time Grammy-winning mastering engineer Gavin Lurssen added the finishing touches to both the score for the Pixar animated feature Up and the theme song from Crazy Heart and pieces at Hollywood-based Lurssen Mastering using a system consisting of three-way active ATC SCM150ASL monitors. Lurssen explained the philosophy that guides his work, “A great piece of music never gives you the impression that someone sat down to write it. It is as if it always existed. A great recording is the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioAudio

  • Friday, March 19, 2010
    ADAM Audio AX-Series Monitors
    PSW Staff 03/19/10 02:25 PM, 0 Comments
    ADAM Audio has announced that their new AX-Series monitors are slated for introduction at Prolight + Sound 2010 in Frankfurt. The AX-Series monitors from ADAM Audio feature the company’s X-ART tweeter, new woofers and amplifiers, and re-designed speaker cabinets. Following ADAM’s A and SX-Series monitor systems, the AX Series includes four high performance systems. These range from the ultra-compact A3X to the larger A5X, A7X and A8X systems. The X-ART tweeter is more efficient and handles higher SPLs along with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAmplifierAnalogLoudspeakerSystemAudio

  • Saturday, January 30, 2010
    fcc wireless
    PSW Staff 01/30/10 10:42 AM, 5 Comments
    The FCC finally dropped the other proverbial shoe during the 2010 Winter NAMM show when it issued an Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking prohibiting sales of wireless microphone and monitoring systems that operate in the 700 MHz frequency band, and kicking existing ones out by June 12 of this year. This final step in the DTV transition clears the way for the 4G consumer and emergency wireless services that roll out this year. Verizon, which paid $9.3 billion… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureNewsBusinessMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2010
    westone earphones
    PSW Staff 01/19/10 06:52 AM, 0 Comments
    The new Westone UM3X is a universal-fit musicians’ earphone monitor, offering true three-way, balanced armature to deliver smooth response cross the entire frequency range. Using the same technology as the custom Westone ES3X, the UM3X has comfortable Comply foam tips that form to the ear for extended use without fatigue while providing up to 25 dB of ambient noise reduction. The UM3X is equipped with a durable 50-foot stereo “Y” cord with a 3.5mm stereo jack, four pairs of Comply… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Tuesday, December 29, 2009
    open adam audio
    PSW Staff 12/29/09 04:28 PM, 0 Comments
    Focusing on “creativity, collaboration, and community,” the Recording Arts and Technology program at Cuyahoga Community College offers unparalleled resources and knowledge for anyone interested in the recording and performing arts. The curriculum is designed by program director Tommy Wiggins, a producer, musician, engineer and entrepreneur, to inspire anyone––whether they want a career in music, film or broadcasting or are just seeking a creative outlet for their talents. As explained by Wiggins, “We chose the name Recording Arts & Technology for… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigital Audio WorkstationsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio