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Articles Tagged Studio

  • 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

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:04 PM,
    With sound quality a top priority, mix and mastering engineer Gonzalo González E. wanted to expand his studio offerings, while maintaining the high quality of recording for which his clients are accustomed. With the needs of his growing studio in mind, González was advised by 57 Pro Audio, API’s Chilean distributor, to add a standard 1608 console. The 1608 is a perfect match for the size of CHT Estudios, as well as both the independent and bigger international label clients… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/09/14 05:32 PM,
    The largest full-service HD and 4K production facility in the Pacific Northwest, Microsoft Production Studios includes three sound stages, three audio rooms and numerous editing suites among its 65,000 square feet located on the Microsoft headquarters campus. The impressive facility is well-equipped to accommodate multiple in-house projects while providing rental space to outside productions. Thousands of productions and events are created in the studios each year. Audio is an integral part of the overall workflow at Microsoft Production Studios. In… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVEthernetInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSignalStudio

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/21/14 10:18 AM,
    The Blackbird Academy, a premier studio and live sound engineering school in Nashville, has recently installed and integrated the Roland M-48 Personal Mixing System into their program. The Academy’s unique “hands-on” approach curriculum provide students access to world-famous Blackbird Studio gear and engineers. “At The Blackbird Academy, our prime emphasis is teaching the students to provide the client with high-quality sound and service throughout the production process,” says co-director and instructor Kevin Becka. “The compact, M-48 mixers punch this ticket… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMixerMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/19/14 10:53 AM,
    Patchwerk Recording Studios, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has recorded more than 60 platinum and gold albums and worked with a who’s who of rap, hip-hop, R&B and pop artists including 50 Cent, Sean Combs, Pit Bull, Flo RIda, Jay-Z, Madonna, and Nicki Minaj. Producers, artists and listeners want more and more bass, notes Patchwerk’s tracking engineer Nick Bassani. He relies on Harman’s JBL LSR308 powered studio monitors as his go-to near-field loudspeakers. “There’s an insatiable appetite for more low-end response… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMonitoringStudio

  • Thursday, August 07, 2014
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    Bruce Bartlett 08/07/14 08:42 AM,
    Suppose you just recorded a band in a club to create a live album. A few days after the gig, the drummer asks, “Can I play a drum solo in your studio, and have you add it to the album? I want it to sound “live”, as if I played it at the gig.” This happened to me. We recorded a drum solo in the studio, then edited it onto the beginning of one of the live-recorded songs. People listening… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallProductionAudioDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMixerProcessorSoftwareStudio