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  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Bruce Bartlett 04/12/16 06:40 AM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Microphones.   Some time ago I decided I wanted to find out how the location of a microphone near a banjo affects the tone quality you hear. To make these tests scientific as well as subjective, I measured the spectrum of the banjo in several different mic locations. The spectrum of a musical instrument is its output vs. frequency. It affects the tonal balance or timbre. It is the relative levels of the fundamental… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    PSW Staff 04/11/16 02:32 PM,
    Absolute Music’s 34,000 square foot headquarters features 10 dedicated rehearsal rooms, five practice rooms, a recording studio and a café. As the mission for Absolute Music’s Studios is to provide their customers with conveniently located recording and rehearsal facilities along with the best equipment available, they chose QSC K Series loudspeakers for each of their rooms. Absolute Music’s Rehearsal Studios were created after the company saw that the area was not offering their customers adequate rehearsal spaces with a full… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStudio

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    Joe Gilder 04/11/16 05:55 AM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   Editor’s note: This article originally ran in 2011, but the information is still just as useful and relevant today. A question I’m often asked is “Do You Mix With Headphones”, which I think is something worth discussing. To start, here are a few comments I’ve received in response to this very question: David S. I cater to the most popular form of listening. So far, I’ve found that mixing to headphones… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogProductionAudioAnalogEducationLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemTechnician

  • Thursday, April 07, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/07/16 05:01 PM,
    American indie pop duo Heffron Drive—Kendall Schmidt and Dustin Belt—reference their combined efforts with ADAM Audio A7X nearfield monitors as well as a Sub10 Mk2 subwoofer The monitors are a focal point in the duo’s San Fernando Valley studio that was designed and built by Schmidt. ”The A7X monitors have played a critical role during the production of our latest record; vocals sounded extremely natural with less coloration, as did the low-end, and the highs were smooth, with a clean,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerStudioSubwoofer

  • Monday, April 04, 2016
    Bobby Owsinski 04/04/16 05:46 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Engineers that don’t work with horn players much often don’t understand the difficulties or the technique for getting a great sound. Here’s an interview with Jerry Hey, who may be the most widely recorded horn player ever, from my Studio Musician’s Handbook that explains things from the player’s point of view. I understand that you have strong feelings about how people mike your horn. I guess I have strong feelings because over… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

  • Friday, April 01, 2016
    PSW Staff 04/01/16 11:09 AM,
    Create a versatile home set-up with the DM-40 active monitors from Pioneer DJ for DJing, producing and general playback. The compact DM-40s are packed with loudspeaker technology from Pioneer’s pro-audio sub-brand TAD and its BULIT Series studio monitors, including a front-loaded bass reflex system to deliver a tight bass kick. Additionally, the soft dome tweeters with DECO convex diffusers produce a 3D stereo sound and a wide sweet spot so DJs can enjoy a clear sound whether they’re sitting to… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/01/16 11:00 AM,
    Esplanade Studios, located in the heart of New Orleans’ historic Treme neighborhood, opened in 2013 as the largest recording studio in Louisiana. Completely restored and renovated, this former 1920’s church is 14,000 square feet of beautiful, classic Southern space, with classic sound to match. Now, they have installed the world’s first 48-channel Shelford Edition 5088 console from Rupert Neve Designs. Studio owner and chief engineer Misha Kachkachishvili says, “I went to the NAMM Show a few years ago, and I… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesStudio

  • Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Scotty O'Toole 03/31/16 10:11 AM,
    Courtesy of Omega Studios.   Creating a doubling effect to mimic the sound of a “stacked” vocal or instrument part can be great way to add some thickness to your studio production. Short of the performer actually performing the part multiple times, which typically yields the best results, here are a few techniques you can try to get a similar feel. Short Delays: Delays can be used to give the impression of multiple takes. Try starting with a delay time… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/31/16 08:28 AM,
    Prism Sound has announced that effective March 31st 2016 it will no longer market its Maselec Master Series products, namely MEA-2, MLA-2 and MMA-4XR. The MEA-2, MLA-2 and MMA-4XR products, designed and manufactured by Mases Electronics Limited, will in future be available under the Maselec brand from Mases Electronics Limited. A limited quantity of remaining Prism Sound branded stock, new and used, is available. Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for details. Prism Sound and Maselec will maintain their partnership in the United… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVBusinessProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/31/16 06:39 AM,
    Ocean Way Audio (OWA) is now shipping three new near and mid field monitors – the Pro2A, HR4 and the HR4S. Following their debut at the AES 139th Convention in 2015, the HR4 and HR4S are now shipping to dealers and customers worldwide. Their design offers a 100x40-degree dispersion pattern, allowing everyone in the control room to hear what the artist or mixing engineer has created. The accurate sweet-spot is due to a dual/hybrid waveguide system engineered utilizing 3D modeling… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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