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Articles Tagged Studio

  • Monday, October 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/27/14 01:30 PM,
    Assistant Professor John Fishell teaches music media and production at Ball State University in Indiana, but enjoys recording from his home. In order to get a large format sound in the small space, Fishell turned to Vintage King and the BOX console from API. The BOX was the perfect size for Fishell’s small footprint requirement, considering his entire studio is located in the second bedroom of his apartment. However, the footprint of the console is the only thing he finds… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 01:08 PM,
    Pie Man Sound opened last month in Cary, NC, – co-owners Max and Mitch Dancik were so eager to start using their 32-channel API 1608 that it’s already been used to record several local projects. Mitch said the studio is already booked solid through the year with musicians from a variety of genres anxious to record. Among others, the studio is looking forward to sessions with a young jazz/rock band working on their debut album, a quartet of Mexican classical… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 12:27 PM,
    As an all-purpose sound provider, Factor Audio recently acquired a second Harman Soundcraft Si Expression 3 console to better serve its diverse range of clients. Having enjoyed tremendous success with the first purchase, Factor Audio continues to work with the Si Expression 3 due to its ease of use, great sound and affordable price point. Factor Audio designs and engineers its own custom solutions to provide better sound quality with greater efficiency for its clients. Relying on an experienced team,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 01:38 PM,
    Bing Bang Boom! In Spokane, WA specializes in integrated music and sound design for film, television, advertising, video games, and the Internet. Their award-winning work can be heard on projects for CBS, ABC, NBC, Spike TV, HBO, Warner Bros. Films, and many blockbuster theatrical trailers. The company recently added a new Yamaha NUAGE Advanced Production DAW System to their production arsenal. CEO Bill Byrne said that up until the purchase of the NUAGE system, he had been recording and mixing… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 10:31 AM,
    London-based Sky Vision Sound Studios, part of the BSkyB/Sky Vision family, has recently completed a major upgrade of its Fairlight equipment to bring it in line with BSkyB’s UK broadcasting facilities in Osterley. The three-studio complex, two mix rooms and a prep room, has upgraded its Fairlight Constellation console with a Fairlight EVO, six of which are already in use at BskyB. It has also upgraded its XYNERGI system by installing the latest software version – a move that is… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMixerStudioTechnician

  • Friday, October 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/03/14 12:01 PM,
    Justin Pommer is no stranger to the recording studio. After starting out as a drummer close to 20 years ago, Pommer began engineering in what he calls “mini-studios,” and over the past two decades in commercial facilities and various studios of his own, he learned his way around the mixing board, honing his sound and craft and ultimately moving into producing. Over those years, Pommer has recorded numerous artists that range from Tower Of Power to Tom Petty, and he… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoring

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    PSW Staff 10/03/14 10:46 AM,
    A self-proclaimed ‘analog-minded person,’ Nick Irving, owner of Studio One Flight Up in Sydney, works with independent singers, songwriters and musicians who are driven to create great records. While the studio is home to several vintage analog outboard gear pieces, Irving wanted a brand-new, reliable analog console to bring together the sound he works to achieve. Deb Sloss of Studio Connections Australia advised him towards a 32-channel API 1608 console, fitted with twenty-four classic API 550A EQs, and eight 560… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/30/14 09:41 AM,
    In 2012, Wisseloord Studios reopened in a large media complex area outside of Amsterdam as a state-of-the-art recording and mixing facility. Among the many upgrades made to the studios, one was to add an Aviom A360 personal mixing system with the help of Aviom Benelux distributor, Amptec. The studios originally opened in 1978 when accomplished recording and mix engineer Ronald Prent was an assistant. He recently returned to the studios as a partner and set about getting the funding to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessMonitoringStudio

  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 01:34 PM,
    Recording tracks remotely has long since ceased to be a novelty, with the old studio quip about someone “phoning in their part” now a commonplace reality. In today’s connected digital world, the importance of a great sounding front end recording chain has become more important than ever before. Manley Labs’ CORE has been created for just that purpose. Recently, a stellar group of musicians came together remotely to illustrate that point. Documented on video, drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Elton… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalManufacturerRemoteSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, September 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:52 AM,
    Neumann is expanding the successful KH line with its first midfield monitor – the KH 420. The active 3-way system (10-inch + 3-inch + 1-inch) is ideal for larger 5.1 and 7.1 configurations and listening distances of up to 11 meters. With a corner frequency of 52 Hz, the KH 120 nearfield monitor set new standards in its class for low frequency performance. Neumann engineers have succeeded in raising the bar with the KH 420 too. Its 26 Hz corner… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio