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Articles Tagged Musician

  • Monday, June 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/23/14 02:52 PM,
    Like many musicians who have a knack and interest in the technical side of things, Seth Glassman branched out into songwriting and production decades ago. He maintains a well-equipped project studio in his New York City home that includes his go-to Daking Audio preamps and compressors, which were recently supplemented by a borrowed Daking FET III compressor to mix a forthcoming album by all-girl power trio New Myths. Glassman is an accomplished bass player and multi-instrumentalist whose thirty-plus year career… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogBusinessProcessorStudio

  • Wednesday, April 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/02/14 09:54 AM,
    As a student of classical guitar at UNT, the Texas born Nuevo Flamenco artist Russ Hewitt shifted focus and committed to a new style of music that would allow him to keep his schedule full and his bills paid. His commitment to Nuevo Flamenco has certainly paid off, not only because of his success but he also found a passion for a style of music of which he is now considered a modern virtuoso. When he was in school Hewitt… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerStudio

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/28/13 02:07 PM,
    British manufacturer Prism Sound has announced that the first Lyra audio interfaces are now shipping to its worldwide dealer network. “We were hoping to ship Lyra earlier in the year but due to some manufacturing issues this was delayed until now,” says Prism Sound’s Sales and Marketing director Graham Boswell. “Testing Lyra on all of the software and hardware platforms took longer than anticipated, but now we have commenced deliveries. “I am confident that this new family of audio interfaces… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigitalInterconnectStudio

  • Wednesday, March 06, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/06/13 12:40 PM,
    Allen & Heath is now shipping the new ME (Pronounced ‘Me”) Personal Mixing System, a next generation personal monitoring solution, universally compatible with Allen & Heath and other pro digital mixers. Central to the ME system is the small, easy to use and fully-customizable ME-1 personal mixer, powered and connected via CAT5 and capable of managing up to 42 sources. The accompanying ME-U hub enables star connection of multiple ME-1 mixers and interconnection to other professional digital mixers via MADI,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductMixerMonitoringSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, January 04, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/04/13 02:39 PM,
    QSC Audio Products LLC is pleased to welcome keyboardist Salo Loyo into the K for Musicians family. A professional keyboardist since 1985, Loyo has had the opportunity over his career to experience many, if not all, types of amplification systems available. “I honestly have never used any keyboard amp, speaker, PA system, wedge or in-ear system that comes even close to the sound and response I get from my K Series,” says Loyo.  “The sound is pure, clean and powerful.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, March 06, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/06/12 09:00 AM,
    Hosa Technology, the distributor of Goby Labs instrument care and accessory products, is pleased to announce the introduction of a new product line by Goby Labs: stands for musicians. Incorporating ‘ruggedized’ metal construction designed for years of use, Goby Labs’ new product line includes two microphone stands, a keyboard stand, two guitar stands, and a Tablet Frame for iPad—all designed to aid musicians with everyday performing and rehearsal tasks. World-class design and superior build quality are hallmarks of the new… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, December 10, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/10/10 08:15 AM, 0 Comments
    SuperMegaUltraGroovy has updated Capo to include full support for iPad as well as improved graphics for current generation iPhone and iPod touch. Now available now in the iTunes App Store, Capo 1.1 allows musicians to choose music from their iTunes library and learn how to play it by ear. “Since it’s release on the iOS platform, musicians can use Capo behind the drum kit, to the piano, into the practice room, and to rehearsal,” says Chris Liscio, the company’s founder.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMixerSignalSoftwareStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, April 09, 2010
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    Mark Frink 04/09/10 02:44 PM, 1 Comment
    From the smallest van tours to the biggest worldwide touring attractions, digital consoles have established themselves for convenience, consistency and ease of workflow. The modern sound system has neatly divided itself into two major products: loudspeakers and consoles. Most analog consoles have the advantage these days of having been paid for, along with sonic quality and a familiar knob-per-function single-page control surface. However, any production manager can tell you the advantages of digital consoles: footprint, size, weight, repeatability, consistency and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    Joshua Homme
    PSW Staff 03/24/10 07:05 AM, 0 Comments
    “In studio gear, there are only 3 things that matter: Quality, Consistency & Quality. Violet is the best aspects of the vintage era merged with today’s leading-edge electronics and mechanical design.” Whether working on his own productions or with other bands, Musician/Producer Joshua Homme chooses his tools very carefully. When he’s working with Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal and Them Crooked Vultures, he relies heavily on Violet Design microphones. “It seems a common idea to utilize… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogBusinessEngineerMicrophoneAudio

  • Thursday, August 27, 2009
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    Wayne Wadhams 08/27/09 03:35 PM, 1 Comment
    There is no way to say for sure what specific elements, sounds or aspects of a record make it a HIT. Yet every hit has a few key things that grab our attention and make it memorable. Reviewing a long list of hits, we find that many of the same or analogous elements work over and over, in their separate contexts, to create their charisma. Some of these have to do with the song itself, others with the way it… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBusinessDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerStudioTechnicianAudio