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  • Thursday, July 23, 2015
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    PSW Staff 07/23/15 09:00 AM,
    Three co-hosts have been announced for the second annual Pensado Awards, an award show created by the producers of the online video series Pensado’s Place. Co-hosting will be producer-engineers Chris Lord-Alge (Muse, Pink, Foo Fighters, Avril Lavigne, Green Day, Daughtry, Paramore, Black Eyed Peas), Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of a Down, Johnny Cash, Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Young Guru (Jay Z, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey), with an additional co-host to be announced soon. Lord-Alge and Young Guru are returning after… View this story
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  • Monday, July 20, 2015
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    Bobby Owsinski 07/20/15 04:42 PM,
    Most musicians who play club gigs in the United States don’t belong to the Musicians Union since they don’t feel that it has much to offer them. While that may or may not be the case, everything changes when you’re working on a union gig for record label or a symphony orchestra, because that’s where the union guarantees a reasonable wage rate and demands that your employer contributes to the union pension fund. But what happens if you’re a producer… View this story
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  • Monday, June 29, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/29/15 07:15 AM,
    On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing and Pacific Northwest Chapter will host “From Mic to Mix” at Seattle’s London Bridge Studios.  Taking place from 7 to 10 p.m., the event will highlight the latest recording technologies from Harman Professional brands AKG, dbx, JBL Professional and Lexicon in a real-time recording application. The event will featuring producer Mike Clink (Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, Megadeth), and Seattle-based singer/songwriter Star Anna. The recording session will be coupled… View this story
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  • Friday, June 26, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/26/15 07:50 AM,
    The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing announced during CE Week in New York City, that it has embarked upon the creation of a series of Hi-Res Production Guidelines. The goal is in further clarifying the technology and techniques essential to producing great high-resolution music. In June 2014, a coalition that included the Consumer Electronics Association, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and The Recording Academy agreed upon a common definition for… View this story
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  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/14/15 03:35 PM,
    On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the team behind Pensado’s Place, the weekly web series for engineers, mixers and producers, will travel to Washington, D.C., for a free roundtable discussion and music event dubbed Capital Jam. Presented by The Recording Academy‘s Washington D.C. Chapter in collaboration with The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing and Studio202DC, the event will take place at the Howard Theatre (620 T Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001).  Along with Pensado’s Place co-hosts Dave Pensado and Herb… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 12, 2015
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    PSW Staff 03/12/15 02:36 PM,
    Multi-platinum selling music producer and songwriter Jake Gosling has added an Audient ASP880 to his already gear-packed Sticky Studios in Surrey (UK), where he devotes much of his energy to developing fresh, new musical talent. Noted for his work with a young Ed Sheeran back in 2007, Gosling confirms that, “This is something I’ve always been passionate about, and will continue to do.” And as a vintage analog gear fan, he already owns ASP008s and didn’t need persuading to add… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 05, 2015
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    PSW Staff 03/05/15 02:28 PM,
    Noted multi-platinum producer and songwriter Paul O’Duffy is utilizing an Audient iD22 USB AD/DA interface and monitoring system in his north London studio, primarily citing the unit’s transparency and ease of use. “I don’t want to hear it coloring the sound too much,” he says, explaining how he’s been using the iD22 to record lead vocals and also as an interface to mix through. “I want the flexibility to color the sound elsewhere post or pre. The iD22 is very… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/20/15 09:39 AM,
    Noted composer, singer/songwriter, musician and music producer AR Rahman recently added a Harman Professional Studer Vista X digital console to the studio of his YM Movies film production firm in Chennai, India. A Grammy and Academy Award winner, Rahman is probably best known for his scores and soundtracks in feature films such as Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours and Jodhaa Akbar. His compositions are popular for their eclectic blend of musical styles and wide range of instrumentation, and to date, he’s… View this story
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  • Monday, January 12, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/12/15 03:04 PM,
    Veteran producer/composer Rob King has been the force behind the sound of more than 100 hit games, including James Bond: Quantum of Solace, Scareface, Age of Conan, Call of Duty 3, and MMORPG RIFT: Planes of Telara. He’s also had a hand in numerous films, including promo trailers for I Am Legend and Watchmen. King’s Sherman Oaks, CA-based Green Street Studios is constantly busy with projects, and while the facility has racks full of high-end outboard gear, King points to… View this story
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  • Monday, December 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 12/08/14 11:26 AM,
    Electronic dance music producer Shook has just released his second album, “Spectrum,” recorded with the help of his Audient iD22 USB interface and ASP880 8-channel mic preamp & ADC. “It was the most pristine sound quality that I have heard in a long time,” says the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist also known as Jasper Wijnands. “I was used to recording with other, older gear, and they did the job at the time. It opened my ears to a new world, and… View this story
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