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  • Friday, April 30, 2010
    david cooper midas
    PSW Staff 04/30/10 02:21 PM, 1 Comment
    David Cooper has announced that after 18 years at the forefront of Midas and Klark Teknik, he has formed David Cooper Consulting. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be in a position to now offer my services to other manufacturers,” says Cooper. ”Fronting Midas’ exceptional sales and marketing team for nearly 20 years has been an honor and a pleasure, but over the last few months I’ve had a strong desire to be in charge of my own destiny. At Midas, we’ve… View this post
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  • Monday, April 26, 2010
    PSW Staff 04/26/10 02:48 PM, 0 Comments
    Primacoustic has announced the release of their latest products, the KickStandBass Drum Microphone Stand and the CashGuard Drum mic shield. The KickStand is a microphone boom-stand isolator that incorporates a heavy stabilizing base with a high-density foam isolation pad to eliminate resonance from the stage, drum riser and studio floor from entering the microphone. A common problem with bass guitars and bass drums is resonance on live stages. This is generally caused by low frequencies coupling with the wood platform… View this post
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  • Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Proel HPD3000 Amplifiers
    PSW Staff 04/21/10 06:49 AM, 0 Comments
    Proel Amplifiers were chosen by Hollywood Service, responsible for the outfitting of a real piano keyboard built on the stairs leading out of Milan’s subway station of Piazza Duomo for “LiveMi”. LiveMi is a major initiative aimed at relaunching Italian emergent music, under the artistic direction of Italian Music TV personality Red Ronnie and supported by the Municipality of Milan and by ATM (Milan’s public transportation company). LiveMi offers artists and bands having their own repertoire a series of important… View this post
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  • Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Steve Miller’s API 1608 console being prepared for shipping.
    PSW Staff 04/20/10 07:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Legendary rocker and bluesman Steve Miller continues recording and touring. Together with engineer Kent Hertz and producer Andy Johns, Miller is currently re-recording his greatest hits, which will be released on Miller’s new record label “Space Cowboy Records.” The trio purchased a 32-channel API 1608 console to contribute the right sound to their otherwise digital workflow. As soon as the API 1608 arrived, Hertz ran some tracks through flat. “Even with no processing, the sound was instantly punched way up,” he remarked.… View this post
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  • Monday, April 12, 2010
    PSW Staff 04/12/10 08:36 AM, 0 Comments
    Funkmaster Bootsy Collins has acquired a full range of new microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik. A bassist, producer, singer, and songwriter, Collins now has a matched pair of large diaphragm AK-47 tube mics, a matched pair of ELA M260 small diaphragm mics, and a pair of M80 dynamic mics.  Snoop Dogg, who is contributing to Collins’ upcoming James Brown tribute album at “Boot Cave” studios, also picked up a new AK-47 to add to his collection, which now includes three AK-47s,… View this post
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  • Tuesday, April 06, 2010
    Mackie Onyx 1640i
    PSW Staff 04/06/10 06:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center has announced the latest in its ongoing series of online sweepstakes at The new contest is now live and will run through June 30, 2010, shortly after which a new contest will begin. Several times a year, GC Pro management selects products from a high-end gear manufacturers to feature on the website and give away as that sweepstakes prize. This newly-announced third contest features a Mackie Onyx… View this post
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  • Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    extron headquarters
    PSW Staff 03/31/10 10:28 AM, 0 Comments
    Extron Electronics is expanding its headquarters with the construction of a new six-story, 200,000 square foot building adjacent to the company’s current facilities in Anaheim. A major part of the expansion will be new training facilities that will be 20 percent larger than the current training facilities in Anaheim. The new training facility will occupy 15,000 square feet and will include three classrooms, a demo room, and an audio lab. Two of the classrooms will have movable walls to accommodate… View this post
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  • Monday, March 29, 2010
    PSW Staff 03/29/10 01:06 PM, 0 Comments
    Hosa Technology has announced the introduction of the SNX Series Pro-Conex Stage Boxes with XLR returns. Incorporating numerous features designed to provide reliable service, the new SNX Series Pro-Conex stage boxes provide clean, transparent audio feeds to and from the house audio console and, with all terminations being XLR, are ideal for live-sound environments where long cable runs are common. The SNX Series is available in multiple configurations and lengths. Heavy-duty construction is a hallmark of the new SNX Series… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/29/10 12:48 PM, 0 Comments
    GRAMMY-nominated engineer/producer Hal Winer has selected the AKG Perception 820 for his facility, BiCoastal Music. Offering something that computer programs can not: a warm, smooth and rich vintage sound, the tones provided by his new AKG Perception 820 Tube have been an asset to his recording process. Winer has been using the Perception 820 Tube in every recording since he first acquired it, applying it to both lead and backing vocals as well as guitar, bass and various other feature… View this post
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  • Thursday, March 25, 2010
    The New England School of Communications
    PSW Staff 03/25/10 07:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Recently, the New England School of Communications (NESCOM) upgraded one of the consoles in its control rooms, choosing a 48-channel API Vision surround production console for Studio D. “There are a variety of schools of thought about whether it is better to mix ‘in the box’ or ‘out of the box’,” said Dave MacLaughlin, executive director of audio for NESCOM. “There are even regional variations. Nashville engineers, for example, tend to treat their DAWs like tape recorders, relying on external… View this post
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