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  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    Bobby Owsinski 11/18/15 07:56 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   One of the most critical and overlooked parameters when mixing is the monitor level. Either mixing too loudly or too quietly can fool your ears to the point where you’ll end with a mix that will seem to be missing something later. Here’s an excerpt from my book, The Audio Mixing Bootcamp, that explains a bit more about mixing levels and how to find what works best for you. —————————————————— One of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogDigital Audio WorkstationsLoudspeakerSignalStudio

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/17/15 10:55 AM,
    Engineer/producer Mark Needham’s discography reads like an essay in eclecticism, with credits ranging from Fleetwood Mac, Imagine Dragons, and John Hiatt to Pharoah Sanders, Taj Mahall, and Pink. Add in an extensive list of projects for film, TV, and commercials, and you’ve got a picture of a musical chameleon with an unstoppable work ethic. Needham’s passion for the creative process is reflected in his Los Angeles studio, The Ballroom, where a tantalizing mix of vintage and bleeding-edge gear reflects his… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, November 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/13/15 09:34 AM,
    Students studying music and audio production at the University of Westminster now have access to a new recording facility that incorporates technology from Solid State Logic, PMC, Tubetech and Prism Sound. After careful planning and budgeting, the new facility on the University’s Harrow campus finally opened in July and was put through rigorous testing over the summer prior to the start of the new academic year. Alan Fisher, previously acting dean and head of the University’s Music Department, and now… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/13/15 07:54 AM,
    Yamaha announces the release of the new MT Series professional studio monitor headphones, the HPH-MT7. The concept is to deliver precision and fidelity that will provide audio engineers in professional monitoring environments with an ideal platform to build their own signature sound. Drawing from the same philosophy that inspired the development of the NS-10M studio monitor speakers, MT7 headphones are designed to deliver flat, high-resolution sound with precise stereo imaging and faithful source signal reproduction. They also provide a high… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoring

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    PSW Staff 11/13/15 07:24 AM,
    Television composer Brian Wayy’s music has been heard on over 300 TV shows, with both custom music and tracks from his library company Teletunez Music, which offers a catalog of production music. He’s also had an accomplished career as producer, songwriter and remixer for hitmakers such as Paula Abdul, Stevie B, Rod Stewart, Wilson Phillips, Diana Ross, RuPaul, Corbin Bleu and The Doobie Brothers. What now connects these endeavors is monitoring through a pair of Genelec 8240A SAM Studio Monitors.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/10/15 03:40 PM,
    Mix engineer Tom Lord-Alge has chosen Barefoot Sound‘s MicroMain27 monitors for his Spank Studios in Miami Beach. A three-time Grammy Award-winner, he has amassed one of the music industry’s most prolific discographies, including diverse credits ranging from U2 to The Rolling Stones, P!nk, Peter Gabriel, Dave Matthews Band, Blink-182, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Avril Lavigne, and numerous others. “When the Barefoot monitors showed up, it was a good day,” says Lord-Alge. “I was excited because everyone that I spoke to,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    M. Erik Matlock 11/10/15 07:19 AM,
    The new PreSonus Eris Series active studio monitors, designed for the budget-conscious studio seeking accurate and powerful reference monitors, make a strong first impression. The series incorporates a proprietary Midwoofer-Tweeter-Midwoofer (MTM, also known as “D’Appolito”) configuration, utilizing matched midrange drivers working together to create the effect of one much larger driver. The E44 is outfitted with two 4.5-inch, custom-woven Kevlar LF/midrange drivers, while the E66 uses 6.5-inch versions. Both models have a 1.25-inch, silk-dome HF driver centered between the mid/low… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureProductReviewAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, November 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/09/15 01:50 PM,
    Radial Engineering announces the Trim-Two, a passive stereo isolator designed to simplify the use of laptop computers for keyboard players, DJs and audio-visual presenters by providing a ‘ready access’ volume control for on-the-fly adjustments when performing on a live stage. Radial sales manager Roc Bubel explains: “In recent years, there has been a steady shift towards the use of a laptop as a sound source for live performance instead of a CD player, keyboard or sound module.” “For instance, a… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    11/09/15 07:54 AM,
    Hiroaki Honshuku, a graduate with distinctions of both Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory, is melding improvisational jazz with Brazilian grooves in a band called Racha Fora. The band’s latest release, Racha S’Miles, is a re-imagining of Miles Davis classics, recorded with Metric Halo interfaces. In addition to being a wind instrumentalist, Honshuku is a technophile and recording and mixing engineer. The band rented Dreamworld Studios in Lynn, Massachusetts to record Racha S’Miles, and Honshuku brought in… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/09/15 07:30 AM,
    Avid announces a new software update for Avid Pro Tools, available to customers with Avid All Access plans. The latest enhancements continue to deliver on Avid EverywhereTM by giving audio and music professionals greater creative freedom and faster, more efficient workflows. Avid is delivering on its ongoing commitment to provide more value to Pro Tools customers with an update focused around improved editing, fades and effects rendering workflows. The new Pro Tools update includes:—Track Commit – gives users a solution… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio