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  • Monday, March 15, 2010
    PSW Staff 03/15/10 09:38 AM, 0 Comments
    Pro Co Sound, Inc., has announced the introduction of the new RA1 Reamping Box to its line of TradeTools Audio Interface Devices.  The Pro Co RA1 Reamping box is designed to take line level play back of a dry recorded track and convert it to guitar level. This allows the engineer to take the “best take ” of the day, and feed it through various effects pedals and/or amplifiers. This process is also useful for recreating/adjusting microphone placement for an… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAmplifierProcessorSignalAudio

  • L-ACOUSTICS installation
    PSW Staff 03/15/10 08:25 AM, 0 Comments
    The Bethany Christian denomination church, which has many houses of worship across Indonesia, has installed an L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC system into the 4,000 capacity Bethany Manyar church in East Java.  Located in an old building in Manyar Street, Surabaya, the configuration of Bethany Manyar Church required the dV-DOSC system be ground stacked and not flown. The church’s dV-DOSC system consists of 6 dV- DOSC modular line source cabinets per side, 2 dV-SUB subwoofers per side and 2 SB28 subwoofers per side,… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerAudio

  • Beacon Street
    PSW Staff 03/15/10 08:13 AM, 1 Comment
    Beacon Street Studios in Venice, California recently acquired new Avid Pro Tools HD3 systems and Apple MacPro computers with the help of Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro). The outside sales division of Guitar Center the studio find the right gear effectively and efficiently, allowing Beacon Street to keep the focus where it needs to be – on the music. GC Pro Account Manager Rich Avrach recommended the two new Avid Pro Tools HD3 systems and new Apple MacPro computers that… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneMonitoringStudioSystemAudio

  • Sunday, March 14, 2010
    Mike Sokol 03/14/10 01:37 PM, 8 Comments
    Provided by HOW To Church Sound Workshops. One of the most important things a church sound operator/technician learn is how to properly wrap cables for the sound system. A properly shop-wrapped cable will not only lay flat without any loops to trip your musicians, but the wire itself will last longer since there’s less stress on the conductors. And that means fewer sound failures during a worship service, something we can all aspire to. Wrapping and laying cables for a… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureStudy HallEducationEngineerInstallationInterconnectSound ReinforcementTechnicianAudio

  • sound mountain
    Taylor Jensen 03/14/10 12:51 PM,
    Go here to read the entire Sound Mountain Series. Ben had gotten the gig but had some doubts about what he really did and didn’t know. Frank’s comment in the interview about killing someone with improper AC grounding had prompted him to order a book and study up over the weekend to help get a handle on things. But overall, he was psyched, and now it was Monday morning, the start of his new job. Ben entered the lobby at… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureOpinionBusinessEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnicianAudio

  • fletcher recording
    Fletcher 03/14/10 12:34 PM, 2 Comments
    I’m regularly asked about my choices of favorite microphones. The answer is really pretty easy every time: my favorite ever made is the Shure SM57. You can point a ‘57 in the general direction of a sound and you’ll get a pretty decent representation of that sound that can be recorded and pounded to death later. Everything else in terms of microphones is pretty much open to negotiation. I do mostly unsigned artists, which often means that the “A List”… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureOpinionMicrophoneStudioAudio

  • Friday, March 12, 2010
    acoustic dimensions robb
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 04:15 PM, 0 Comments
    Acoustics Dimensions announces noted audio/video systems designer David W. Robb has joined their New Rochelle, New York office as Senior Associate, where he serves as the backbone of the Audio and AV Group; providing design direction, quality standards, documentation supervision, and a critical ear for all performance space projects. Robb is one of the innovators of modern audio installation design, integrating products and techniques from the touring industry into the world of permanent installations.  His two decades of audio systems… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsBusinessConcertEngineerInstallationSound ReinforcementTechnicianAudio

  • charlie wicks pro co
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 04:02 PM, 1 Comment
    Charlie Wicks, founder, owner and CEO of Pro Co Sound,  passed away on the morning of March 11, 2010 due to complications related to his battle with cancer. Charlie, 65, was an icon in the audio industry. He formed Pro Co in the early 1970’s to manufacture loudspeakers, and shifted to manufacturing cables and interconnect products in 1974.  From that starting point he successfully led the company over the next four decades to become a global presence in the audio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessEducationInterconnectManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageStudioAudio

  • Corey Congilio
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 08:55 AM, 5 Comments
    Fishman has appointed Corey Congilio as a Marketing/Artist Relations Specialist, focusing on social networking, online content, video demonstrations, sales events and training, marketing promotions and artist relations. Based in Pittsburgh, Congilio is a working musician, composer, producer and guitar teacher. Corey began doing projects for Fishman in 2008 as a demo artist and clinician before being hired to handle a broader scope of responsibilities this year. “Corey is not only a brilliant and versatile musician, but is also excellent at… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogInterconnectProcessorSystemAudio

  • Solid State Logic C10
    PSW Staff 03/12/10 07:40 AM, 0 Comments
    Solid State Logic has announced the installation of a new 32-channel C10 HD Digital Broadcast Console by Fox NE&O The installation includes two Alpha-Link Live and two 8-channel Alpha-Link RMP (Remote Mic Pre) units. The console addresses the multi-format audio needs of Fox Sports International. The C10 HD affords Fox the flexibility to take multi-lingual audio stems from international games and configure the feeds for delivery to local audiences. The console is helping to facilitate the station’s move into full… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesMixerStudioAudio