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  • Thursday, January 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/28/16 03:29 PM,
    Focusrite announces that, beginning February 2, 2016, the Focusrite/Softube Time and Tone bundle (which already includes three of Softube’s plugins: TSAR-1R Reverb, Tube Delay and Saturation Knob) will be expanded to include the Drawmer S73 Intelligent Master Processor plugin.  The Drawmer S73 features an enhanced multi-band compressor sound design, fine-tuned to improve your mix and to make the choices a mastering engineer would typically do when treating your mix. Use the Type parameter to switch between ready made mastering processing… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/28/16 03:01 PM,
    Josh Wilbur picked up a Grammy for engineering Steve Earle’s Washington Square Serenade and has subsequently earned three Grammy nominations with metal powerhouse Lamb of God, who is up for another Grammy in the Best Metal Performance category for “VII: Strum and Drung.” Wilbur produced, recorded, and mixed the project, and, as with all of his recent work, he used Metric Halo’s ChannelStrip plug-in on all the drums, guitars, and bass. “I kind of accidentally fell into producing,” claims Josh… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    Bruce Swedien 01/28/16 10:22 AM,
    Excerpted from the excellent “Make Mine Music” by Bruce Swedien, available from It’s my opinion that after all is said and done, psychoacoustics is really why we are interested in recording music in the first place. Psychoacoustics can be defined simply as the psychological study of hearing. The true aim of psychoacoustic research is to find out how our hearing works. In other words, to discover how sounds entering the ear are processed by the ear and the brain… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallTrainingEngineerSignalStudioTechnician

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    PSW Staff 01/28/16 07:39 AM,
    Sample library and virtual instrument developer Vienna Symphonic Library has opened the main rooms in its new scoring stage and studio complex, Synchron Stage Vienna. Located in the West of the Austrian capital, the complex features extensive analog and digital infrastructure from Solid State Logic, acoustic and architectural design by WSDG, plus system consultation and equipment supply by TSAMM Professional Audio Solutions. Two SSL Duality δelta analog consoles, an L500 Live console, and a high-capacity Dante Network via SSL Alpha-Link… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalInterconnectNetworkingStudio

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/27/16 08:04 AM,
    Markus Burger, coordinator of Music Technology at Fullerton College is in no doubt that the recent installation of an Audient ASP8024 analog mixing console in the studio is an important addition to Audio Recording program. “The era of consoles is coming back,” he declares with confidence. “We decided to buy the Audient console to allow students to experience a real studio environment,” he explains, citing the fact that ALL students benefit from the upgrade. “Having a real board is an… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationEngineerInstallationStudio

  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/25/16 02:04 PM,
    At the 2016 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Steinberg Media Technologies showcased its latest audio interface, the recently introduced UR22mkII. The UR22mkII is the second iteration of Steinberg’s versatile audio and MIDI interface, offering 192 kHz/24-bit audio quality across two channels, MIDI connectivity, D-PRE microphone preamps. On the front side of the UR22mkII interface, two Neutrik combo connectors provide microphone and line input, each with gain control and peak indicators plus an additional high-impedance switch on the second input. The panel… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, January 22, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/22/16 03:23 PM,
    Waves Audio (Booth 6620, Hall A) announces the Waves Abbey Road Reverb Plates plugin. Introduced over half a century ago, plate reverbs have been a fixture of recorded music ever since. Used most prominently in the ‘60s and ‘70s by pioneering bands, including the Beatles and Pink Floyd, Abbey Road Studios’ original reverb plates — four EMT 140 units — were first installed in 1957 to complement the fixed reverberation times of the studios’ echo chambers. These beautiful-sounding plates, with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/22/16 03:09 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics (Booth 6957, Hall A) introduces its updated MudGuard v2 Microphone Shield, which isolates mics by eliminating external noise bleed and filtering out external overtones. This design is engineered for maximum effectiveness using Auralex Studiofoam to reduce excessive room ambience and off-axis sound. The Auralex MudGuard v2 is a microphone shield’s patent-pending multi-radii convex shape is designed to direct any unwanted and off-axis acoustic energy away from the microphone. Most flat and concave microphone shields tend and focus energy… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/22/16 01:59 PM,
    At Winter NAMM 2016, AKG by Harman is showcasing the Concert I professional drum microphone set, featuring seven microphones and accessories in a rugged aluminum carrying case. The set provides everything needed to capture a complete drum kit, or mic bass and guitar amps, percussion, woodwinds and other instruments.  “AKG is known for creating some of the world’s finest drum microphones, such as the industry-standard D112,” said Noel Larson, Retail Solutions, Harman Professional. “Drum Set Concert I brings together an… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/22/16 10:46 AM,
    Sennheiser has streamlined its HD 25 pro headphones portfolio to make product selection easier. “With seven variants to choose from, customers often asked ‘But which one is the HD 25?’”, said Jannik Schentek, portfolio manager Live Performance & Music. “From March, there will be one classic HD 25 with two sister models – the HD 25 LIGHT, with has slightly different features and accessories, and the HD 25 PLUS, which adds additional accessories to further enhance the classic. The new… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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