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  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016
    Barry Rudolph 02/02/16 12:44 PM,
    Rhythm section tracking is the most important recording session in the production cycle of a record. The recording engineer captures the feel and sound of the musicians as they interpret the song and support the artist’s performance. The rhythm track’s sound is a component of the production style and identifies the record’s musical genre. I liken the track to the foundation of a house: you can’t build very high on a weak base! Subsequent overdubbed sweetening is just “window dressing”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSignalStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/02/16 08:27 AM,
    Television Technical Centre Ostankino (TTC) has installed five more Calrec digital audio consoles as part of its continued effort to upgrade studios in its Moscow facility. The studios are used by Russian broadcast companies such as Channel One, Technostyle, and NTV Plus on a wide variety of programs, including the May 9th “Victory Day” parade in Red Square. “We recommended that TTC install Calrec consoles because Calrec is known for its operational reliability and system redundancy,” said Roman Katrovsky, sound… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationStudio

  • Monday, February 01, 2016
    PSW Staff 02/01/16 06:56 AM,
    Bassist Paul “Pablo” Stennett is a winner of multiple Grammys with a long list of credits as a producer, composer, session player, and performer with such artists as Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson, Raphael Saadiq, Chaka Chan, Diana King, Pink, and Jimmy Cliff. His reputation depends on top-quality sound, which is one reason Stennett is a devotee of Mackie‘s DL32R 32-channel rack-mount digital mixer. “I’ve always loved Mackie products, and my studio is based on Mackie gear,” Stennett begins. “Mackie’s sound… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerManufacturerMixerSoftwareStudio

  • 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
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    PSW Staff 01/25/16 02:26 PM,
    The Delta Music Institute (Delta State University, Cleveland, MS) has chosen a 48-channel Solid State Logic (SSL) Duality δelta console as the primary tool in its newly upgraded Studio A control room. The Delta Music Institute (DMI) is an Independent Center of Excellence within the Delta State University College of Arts and Sciences offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Entertainment Industry Studies. The DMI concentrates on technological, creative, and business areas of the entertainment industries, including specialism in audio.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerProcessorStudio

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    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

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