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  • Thursday, October 06, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/06/16 07:31 AM,
    Synthax, the Americas distributor for RME, announce an important set of updates for RME’s OctaMic XTC. Comprised of both a new firmware update (version 47) and an updated MADIface driver (ersion 0.9573), these updates now facilitate direct connection of the OctaMic XTC with Windows computers. RME’s OctaMic XTC is a microphone, line and instrument preamp, A/D converter, digital patchbay, monitoring device, and format converter. Prior to the new firmware and driver updates, the OctaMic XTC was compatible with Mac OS… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, October 05, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/05/16 09:26 AM,
    Softube announces the availability of version 2.3.76 of its plugins installer with a fix for Windows 10 users and a long line of minor bug fixes, but best of all, two new utility modules are available free of charge to existing and future Modular owners. Dual X-Fade is a two-channel, CV-controllable crossfade module that lets you create new and interesting textures by blending two separate mono signals. For example, patch in two different waveforms from an oscillator — such as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, October 04, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/04/16 08:59 AM,
    Camp Jam is a five-day summer day camp and as a six-day overnight camp, giving kids and teens the chance to learn from and perform with professional musicians. The curriculum includes songwriting, instrumental instruction, playing in a band, studio production, and making a music video. More than 20,000 students have benefited from Camp Jam in the past ten years. TASCAM is a sponsor of Camp Jam, and the TASCAM US-20x20 audio/MIDI interface has become a key tool for the camp’s… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, October 03, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/03/16 10:13 AM,
    Apogee Electronics announces a Dante Network option card for its flagship audio interface Symphony I/O Mk II. The addition of Dante expands Symphony’s connectivity options which currently include, Thunderbolt, Pro Tools HD and SoundGrid. The Symphony I/O Mk II Dante option card uses Audinate’s Dante Brooklyn II module, which features plug and play media networking for up to 64 bidirectional channels at 48kHz. “Dante’s powerful solution allows Symphony I/O MK II customers to network Apogee’s legendary sound quality in a… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectNetworking

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    PSW Staff 10/03/16 08:05 AM,
    Electronic musician Lee Potter, known by his stage name Cut La Roc, used a Prism Sound Lyra audio interface to mix his latest release, The Preacher, featuring The Reverend Doctor Bone. Cut La Roc, who is signed to the UK label Rocstar Recordings, puts together most of his production ideas at his own studio in Colchester, Essex. “My studio is my main workstation and most tracks get created and finished here,” he says. “The addition of a Prism Sound Lyra… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

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    Bobby Owsinski 10/03/16 06:44 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Christine L. recently sent in the following question: “Where do headphones fit in the mix for you, or do you listen just to the speakers? I’ve been in studios where they have 3 sets of speakers—small, medium and large—and the producer or mixer (if it’s someone else) listen on all three. But I’m a headphone person. Wonder what your opinion of that is?” I’m a firm believer that you can get great… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMixerMonitoringStudio

  • Friday, September 30, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/30/16 02:39 PM,
    Avid introduces Pro Tools | MTRX, a new audio interface for Pro Tools | HDX and HD Native. Developed by Digital Audio Denmark for Avid, Pro Tools | MTRX gives Pro Tools users the sonic quality of DAD’s AD and DA converters—along with flexible monitoring, I/O, and routing capabilities—all in one unit. Powered by the MediaCentral Platform, it integrates seamlessly with Pro Tools | S6 and Pro Tools | S3 control surfaces. “The new Pro Tools | MTRX gives audio… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 08:17 AM,
    iZotope announces Neutron, their newest mixing plugin, set to launch in October. Geared toward simplifying and enhancing the mixing process, Neutron combines the latest innovations in analysis and metering with audio processing to deliver focus and clarity in your mixes. Neutron’s track assistant saves you time by listening your audio and recommending custom starting points for your track. The analysis intelligence within Neutron allows Track Assistant to automatically detect instruments, recommend the placement of EQ nodes, and set optimal settings… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 06:51 AM,
    Focusrite announces the launch of Red 8Pre. With 64 inputs and 64 outputs (including a total of 16 analog inputs and 18 analog outputs) and eight of Focusrite’s specially-developed digitally-controlled mic preamps, the Red 8Pre answers the need for more microphone inputs and a higher I/O count. In addition, in common with the Red 4Pre, the Red 8Pre includes two front-panel high-headroom instrument inputs, dual Thunderbolt 2, dual Pro Tools | HD DigiLink and Dante network audio connectivity. The eight… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/29/16 07:49 AM,
    Sand is a complete channel-strip plugin from Acustica Audio that recreate sound characteristics of British consoles from the 80s. The new plugin offers a combination of many devices, plus new features like a routing control knob and CORE9 ultra-sync technology. In summary Sand includes five preamps simulations, two four bands equalizers, two dual filters and two bus compressors, plus routing and CRT input output gain-reduction meters monitor with routing information. Licensing: Challenge-response authorization system allowing two computers activation per each… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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