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  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011
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    PSW Staff 05/11/11 03:22 PM, 0 Comments
    With hundreds of millions of combined YouTube views for their signature celebrity-cameo, satire-laced singles, The Lonely Island’s latest album Turtleneck & Chain comes to life with the help of AKG microphones and JBL studio monitors. Whether recording demo tracks in the Saturday Night Live studio offices or providing additional overdubs to the tracks and mixing at New York City’s Downtown Music Studios, AKG C 414’s and JBL LSR6300 series studio monitors were on hand throughout the entire process. Akiva Schaffer,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2011
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    PSW Staff 05/03/11 06:12 AM, 2 Comments
    Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) recently played a significant role in outfitting Blade Studios, a new multi-room, multi-function production facility that recently opened in Shreveport, Louisiana. The complex, which offers a broad range of music, film and other media production services, features studio acoustics and architecture by Russ Berger Design Group and an equipment list that includes products from ADAM Acoustics, Apple, Avid, Ocean Way Audio and Solid State Logic, much of it supplied through GC Pro. The collaboration with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigital Audio WorkstationsInstallationMonitoringStudioSystem

  • Tuesday, April 05, 2011
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    Tim Andras 04/05/11 07:46 AM,
    The band I regularly mix is based on the east coast of Florida, and we often find ourselves playing in clubs right on the beach. Unfortunately, in most of them, the stage is an afterthought or built for duos and trios, and most certainly not for a five-piece rock band with all of the gear, wedges and so on. While the stages are small, the clubs themselves usually are not, requiring a full-range house PA - with everything running through… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallConcertSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Friday, March 18, 2011
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    Tim Andras 03/18/11 08:34 AM, 2 Comments
    If you’re a front of house mixer, here’s what you need to know about monitors. If asked to adjust monitor settings, look the person directly in the eye and say, “I handle front of house; I don’t do monitors.” Speak it with authority and perhaps add a bit of disdain, then turn quickly and as you’re walking away add, “let me find the monitor mixer for you.” At this point your job is done, unless of course, you actually happen… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConsolesEducationEngineerMixerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

  • Monday, March 14, 2011
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    Live Sound Staff 03/14/11 11:23 AM, 8 Comments
    Since opening in 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, has earned an international reputation for its striking design and stellar acoustics. It offers three performance spaces, led by the 1,200-seat Shun Concert Hall, which presents a diverse offering of performances, including classical recitals and jazz concerts, avant-garde theatre and opera productions, and folk and world music. Recently, approval was granted to upgrade the facility’s stage monitoring capabilities, with the existing wedges deemed too cumbersome… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, January 05, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/05/11 03:29 PM, 0 Comments
    Mackie has announced a complete redesign of its line of affordable self-powered studio monitors – the MRmk2 Mackie reference monitors. The new monitors will be on display at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in the company’s demo room, 209A/B. MRmk2 studio monitors are outfitted with new professional transducers specifically designed to match their respective amplification. Both models employ a 1-inch neodymium magnet-driven soft dome tweeter featuring ferro-fluid cooling to help protect against power compression during wide dynamic playback. The 5.25-inch… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/07/10 12:48 PM, 0 Comments
    On Point Audio, maker of live sound professional loudspeaker systems, will have its U.S. debut at the 2011 Winter NAMM show coming up in January in Anaheim, with all products to be on display in booth 1664. On Point Audio loudspeakers are designed for professional musicians, bands, audio engineers and DJs for live sound applications. The company offers a selection of front-of-house systems, floor monitor and subwoofers in active (self-powered) and passive designs, as well as accessories that enable the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • Monday, October 11, 2010
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    PSW Staff 10/11/10 06:48 AM, 0 Comments
    As one of the leading post-production facilities, Picture Head has offered a full scope of creative solutions for the audio/video, film, television and new media industries since opening its Hollywood headquarters in 2000. For a decade, they’ve provided full-service finishing and supervision in the areas of high-definition video, sound, color-correction, advertising and promotional services, and new media technologies for a host of clients. In April of 2010, the studio underwent a build-out of a 5.1 mix room/sound stage—Sound 7—under the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollInstallationMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, October 05, 2010
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    Joe Gilder 10/05/10 02:48 PM, 1 Comment
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.    I love answering questions from people about recording, especially one like todays on such an interesting topic. If you have a question you’d like me to cover, click here. Hello Joe, I’m looking for a good pair of monitors based on what I’ve been reading. However, as I was searching for a good brand and reviews and all that, I found out about passive and active monitors. I read that with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2010
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    PSW Staff 09/29/10 07:00 AM, 0 Comments
    The popular indie rock band Modest Mouse has been relying on the EAW MicroWedge MW12 Stage Monitors for their current world tour. The band has been using the monitors on their busy itinerary of music festivals and other concert venues throughout North America and Europe this summer. David Campaniello, the band’s monitor engineer, reports that mixing monitors for Modest Mouse is a challenge. “I’ve tried many different monitors and have always struggled with maintaining tonal quality at loud volumes.” “The… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio