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  • Friday, May 06, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/06/16 10:46 AM,
    MULANN Group announces “Recording The Masters” a new brand and identity for its AUDIO professional activities. Creating a new visual identity for the audio products with a new logo reflects MULANN’s commitment to professional audio recording and strengthens its presence on the worldwide music, archive and instrumentation markets. “MULANN owns the original formulas of analog recording, some of which date back to 1950, created by AGFA and BASF. These magnetic formulas deliver a very high sensitivity and dynamic sound quality.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAnalog

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 10:27 AM,
    Soulful, multi-talented vocalist and performer Leona Lewis has been on a 14-date tour of the UK with a Solid State Logic L500 console and K-array Slim Array technology, chosen by front of house engineer Dave Wooster. Lewis’ I Am show provides Wooster with around 65 inputs from the stage. “It’s a full-on set-up,” he says. “The drummer alone has two mics on the bass drum, three snares - each with at least two mics on, four toms, all the cymbals,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAnalogConcertConsolesEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 09:48 AM,
    Boasting two brand new studios, fully kitted out with two Audient analog mixing consoles, two iD22 audio interfaces and three 8-channel mic pre ASP880s, Kingston College’s Creative Industries Centre was opened at the beginning of this academic year. As they advance into their second term, Music Technology instructor and studio technician, Chris Winter has noticed how the students have been enjoying the recent studio upgrade. “They love using both the ASP4816 and progressing to the ASP8024 with Dual Layer Control,”… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

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    Mike Rivers 05/04/16 05:48 AM,
    This article is provided by PreSonus.   In May 2014, the VU meter celebrated its 75th birthday. It has served the industry well, and when properly interpreted, it’s still useful. However, today’s digital recording processes have caused us to take a hard look at the usefulness and inadequacy of both the traditional VU meter and its modern replacement, the LED level meter, as tools for signal-level management. The classic VU meter, though relatively rare today (primarily because of cost), has… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMeasurementMonitoringSignalStudio

  • Monday, April 25, 2016
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    John Mills 04/25/16 12:45 PM,
    What Is It? A high pass filter, or HPF, is exactly as it sounds.  It is a filter we can use on our soundboards that ONLY allows the higher frequencies pass. It is sometimes referred to as a Low Cut filter for a similar reason. It is also the most overlooked tool in the sound engineer’s arsenal. Where It’s Found. Some soundboards only have a High Pass Switch which is fixed at a certain frequency, often 80Hz or 100Hz.  This… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAmplifierAnalogConsolesDigitalEducationEngineerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, April 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/15/16 10:14 AM,
    Barry S. Weir Jr., a re-recording mixer and sound designer with Hollywood-based post production company Levels Audio, works on a wide variety of projects in any given week, requiring him to frequently switch between nearfield monitor configurations and calibration modes. In late 2015, Weir installed Blue Sky‘s Audio Management Controller (AMC) to handle those monitor switching and calibration tasks. “I decided to go with the AMC because it is one of the only monitor controllers on the market in the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAnalogLoudspeakerMeasurementMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/15/16 09:47 AM,
    Lightning Boy Audio (LBA) returns to the FX pedal business with the release of the new Op-2 Comp vacuum tube powered optical compressor pedal. Designed from the ground up to deliver studio quality compression in a stomp box format. Op-2 Comp offers a wide, well balanced frequency response, which makes it suitable for both electric guitar and bass. Unlike its predecessor, Opti-Mu Prime, Op-2 Comp dishes out a very clean sound with low noise. It manages to do this while… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAnalogProcessor

  • Thursday, April 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/14/16 01:15 PM,
    “An incredibly quiet recording chain is achieved with an Audient ASP4816 console,” says The Laundry’s website, when detailing the equipment used in the brand new dedicated Foley studio, which opened in Essex at the beginning of the year. Combining the compact, analog desk with a 3m x 1.7m projector screen, a NEC 4k projector, JBL 3678 screen channel speakers and two Crown DSI amps, they’re all set for high quality playback, while creating all manner of interesting sounds. Owner Barnaby… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAnalogConsolesMixerStudio

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/13/16 09:03 AM,
    At this year’s Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt, SALZBRENNER media presents its brand-new NIO xcel series of Dante based audio interfaces. With their sturdy housing and professional connectors, these interfaces are perfect for any live scenario. The four models in this series are flexible and robust solutions for decentralized distribution of the required inputs and outputs exactly where they are needed. While users in professional sound reinforcement, installation and studio settings rely increasingly on a network infrastructure, most existing solutions… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAnalogAVDigitalInterconnectNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystem

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/11/16 06:57 AM,
    Solid State Logic has released a Version 2 software package for its Sigma remote controlled analog summing mixer. Now Sigma owners can take advantage of three-way round-trip control and DAW-based analog automation with SSL’s δelta-Control (δ-Ctrl) plug-in technology, the new Sigma Remote Control App, and MIDI-Over-Ethernet MCU control. This upgrade includes the V2 Sigma δelta firmware and the new Remote Control App (Windows or Mac OSX), and is available via Sigma Owners’ My SSL registered user profile on the SSL… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAnalogConsolesSoftwareStudio



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