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Articles Tagged Monitors

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2012
    PSW Staff 05/22/12 05:43 AM,
    Musician and producer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds recently took possession of his new Fostex PMO.4n self powered studio monitors in the colors white, black, purple, red and yellow. The PMO.4n’s are a recent update of the PMO.4 studio monitors introduced back in 2005. The compact design of the PMO.4n enclosure allows for convenient mobility allowing Kenny to feed his creative thirst by facilitating a mobile working environment. “I’m often inspired creatively by new or varied work environments which the small Fostex… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioAudio

  • Monday, May 14, 2012
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    Mike Sessler 05/14/12 08:38 AM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   Let me start off by saying that Tim Corder has done a great job of writing about monitor mixing. He has several posts tailored for various musicians and even went so far as to include audio examples. If you haven’t already read them, you should. Tim wrote about building IEM mixes for Electric, Bass, Drums, Keys, and Lead Vocal. Check it out when you have a few minutes. With that said, I was… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, May 08, 2012
    PSW Staff 05/08/12 03:35 PM,
    In just a few years, Joe Trapanese has earned a reputation as a successful composer, arranger, orchestrator and music producer for film, television, multimedia, live theater and concerts. “Theater work informs my music for film, TV and multimedia, much as the different work I do as a composer, arranger, orchestrator and producer influences each of those roles,” Trapanese states. “The work intermingles and makes everything better. A lot of what I do is problem solving and dealing with clients, and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerStudioAudio

  • Friday, April 27, 2012
    Chris Huff 04/27/12 10:13 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Evaluating your monitor settings is a crucial step during the sound check and during the church service.  Consider these three signs your monitor mix is bad or had gone bad. 1. A musician isn’t playing in time or looks lost. This will happen if you didn’t get the right monitor mix during the sound check. It can also happen if they can’t hear the monitor due to the addition of the… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringStage

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Bobby Owsinski 04/17/12 07:36 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Christine Lavin recently sent in the following question: “Where do headphones fit in the mix for you, or do you listen just to the speakers? I’ve been in studios where they have 3 sets of speakers—small medium and large—and the producer or mixer (if it’s someone else) listen on all three. But I’m a headphone person. Wonder what your opinion of that is?” I’m a firm believer that you can get great… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerStudio

  • Monday, April 09, 2012
    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:07 AM,
    Florence and the Machine’s current European dates to promote her Ceremonials album were recently upsized for a three-night run at London’s Alexandra Palace, with the band joined by a 12-piece choir and 12-piece string section. A new Midas PRO2 live audio system supplemented monitor world for these gigs, joining the stalwart XL8 at FOH. Both consoles were provided by Britannia Row Productions. Engineer Mike Gibbard was using the PRO2 to provide monitor mixes for the choir and string section, and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, April 03, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/03/12 10:15 AM,
    Gemini Pro Audio has introduced the SR Series of new active studio reference monitors, which includes includes three full-range models joined by an active subwoofer. The SR-5, SR-6 and SR-8 monitors employ 5-inch, 6.5-inch and 8-inch glass aramid composite woofers, respectively. The black cabinets also house neodymium drivers on soft-dome tweeters for articulate high frequency management. The SR-10Sub sports a 10-inch woofer with 175 watts of efficient Class D amplification. The SR-5, SR-6 and SR-8 have bi-amped designs with volume… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • floor monitors
    PSW Staff 04/03/12 08:41 AM,
    Grund Audio Design has introduced the GT-1220M and GT-1520M floor monitors, the latest additions to the GT Series floor monitor product group, with both new models offering two-way, bass reflex and dual angle enclosure designs. The GT-1220M’s components include a 12-inch high-excursion, low-frequency transducer mated with a 2-inch compression driver that is coupled to a controlled pattern horn, while the GT-1520M offers the same design approach with the exception of being outfitted with a 15-inch woofer. Both provide 40-degree horizontal… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringStage

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    PSW Staff 03/20/12 08:30 AM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   Allen & Heath has launched an updated version of its flagship Xone professional monitoring headphones, the XD-53s. The new XD2-53s have several new features, including a detachable coiled cable with 3.5mm connector and ¼” jack adaptor, and also sport a stylish gunmetal finish. Designed to complement Allen & Heath’s leading brand of Xone DJ mixers, the XD2-53s retain a circumaural design providing high level isolation from ambient noise,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductMonitoringSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, March 16, 2012
    Scott Foulkrod 03/16/12 10:05 AM,
    Encompassed in today’s live show are several individual shows, for example, light shows, laser shows and more. It’s not uncommon for each of these independent shows to have its own set of engineers. The focal point is the band/artist, and they’re the reason all of the other shows are taking place. And, it should be pointed out that most of these “shows within the show” are presented for the audience. Good engineers realize that the monitor mix is a show… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallConcertLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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