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  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/26/13 04:03 PM,
    Record Plant Recording Studios has announced that Jason Carson has been named vice president/general manager. The announcement was made by Rose Mann-Cherney, Record Plant Recording Studios president. In his new position, Carson will work closely with Mann-Cherney and CEO Rick Stevens in continuing to implement the strategic business plan that has made the Record Plant a legendary part of the history of the modern music industry. Additionally, Carson will continue tending to his responsibilities for all aspects of the Record… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/26/13 01:16 PM,
    Meyer Sound has announced the appointment of Chris Mead as the company’s Middle East Technical Support Manager. Based at the Meyer Sound Middle East office in Dubai, Mead will be responsible for providing technical support to customers throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and Indian sub-continent. “Meyer Sound’s growth opportunities in the Middle East lie in our quality products as well as our ability to provide timely and knowledgeable technical support for customers in the territory,” says Mauricio Saint Martin,… View this post
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  • Friday, March 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:45 AM,
    Guitar Center has announced the appointment of Mike Pratt as its new chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2013. He also joins the company’s board of directors. Pratt succeeds Marty Hanaka, the company’s interim CEO, who will remain on the board and assist in the transition. Since 2008, Pratt has served as president and chief operating officer of leading Canadian consumer electronics retailers Best Buy Canada and Future Shop. He began his career more than 20 years ago with Future… View this post
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    John Stiernberg 03/22/13 06:27 AM,
    Each audio person has a unique set of experience, education, aspirations, and motivations, different from everyone else. Consequently, each of us is likely to answer the “why” question a little differently than the next person. What makes us tick? What motivates us? How does the answer to the question “Why am I in the audio business?” relate to my career and business plan? Let’s explore the issue of defining your audio business mission, vision, and values. Five Motivations Whether full… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/20/13 10:43 AM,
    Aviom, manufacturer of the iconic A-16II Personal Mixer and industry leader in personal mixing, recently announced the addition of its next generation personal mixer, the A360 Personal Mixer. Coinciding with this product introduction, the company has launched a new website. The new site not only supports the addition of the A360 Personal Mixer to the product line but also provides improved navigation and a focused application approach to educating visitors about Aviom’s products. “While Aviom is the industry standard in… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 09:51 AM,
    Sound Devices is pleased to announce that Dr. Steve Popovich has joined its engineering team as Staff Firmware/Algorithm Engineer. Popovich will work directly with the Sound Devices research and development team to further enhance the company’s range of firmware and software algorithms for its audio and video products. Popovich brings with him a strong background in audio, systems engineering and software algorithm creation—a unique skill set that will further bolster Sound Devices’ software development efforts. “Steve is a very talented… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 07:40 AM,
    QSC Audio has announced the promotions of several senior managers to new leadership roles within its powerful global sales and marketing teams. Gina Bergmann has been promoted to senior director, sales operations and U.S. sales; David Fuller has been promoted to senior director, international sales and technical marketing, and Ray van Straten has been promoted to senior director, marketing communications and training & education. “I am very excited about these management changes and the opportunities they represent for our company’s… View this post
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  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/19/13 01:41 PM,
    Audio-Technica is the microphone manufacturer of choice for the WKSU Akron News Bureau’s newly completed Main Street Studio. WKSU news bureaus located in Cleveland, Canton, and Akron, Ohio, along with the station’s main news operations housed at the WKSU Broadcast Center on the main campus of Kent State University, provide in-depth regional news coverage to complement NPR-delivered news reports. With the Main Street Studio positioned in the shadow of the Federal Building in downtown Akron and around the corner from… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/19/13 10:57 AM,
    In Tune Partners, the renowned music education company, publishes Cool Jobs In The Music Business, a guide for anyone interested in a career in the today’s and tomorrow’s rapidly changing music business. The book is distributed by Hal Leonard, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more. Industry veteran and chair of NYU’s Clive Davis Recorded Music program Jeffrey Rabhan explains career options in the music business through the experiences of some… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, March 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/18/13 07:53 AM,
    Emma Beer has been appointed to the newly created position of communications manager for L-Acoustics headquarters in France. Tasked with overseeing L-Acoustics’ press and media-related activities, Beer has developed a communications career in both the private and public sectors, previously focusing on digital technologies and publishing for the higher education sector, as well as green growth and private sector development at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In her new role as communications manager at L-Acoustics in Marcoussis,… View this post
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