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  • Monday, November 30, 2015
    Chris Huff 11/30/15 12:45 PM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Lookout! The Christmas program is approaching!  The only think that sneaks up faster than Christmas is the church Christmas program.  For many of you volunteers out there holiday productions can be a daunting obstacle, but I’m here to help! Follow this cheat sheet for your Christmas (or other) productions and you’ll be certain to have everything you need this season. 1. Date/time of the program and any possible make-up date due… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureProductionAudioDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/25/15 11:56 AM,
    At the 139th Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City, the recently formed Media Networking Alliance (MNA) held its first public display of audio networking based on the new AES67 interoperability standard, with support from Lawo. The demonstration showed interconnectivity between 22 currently available products from 18 different companies, all streaming live audio over the same network via AES67. AES67 specific extensions to the different network platforms utilized by each manufacturer provided for the common interchange of digital audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerInterconnectManufacturerNetworking

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    PSW Staff 11/25/15 11:41 AM,
    British electronic dance act Underworld has chosen a Solid State Logic L500 as performance tool for its live tours. The console joins founder-member Rick Smith on stage as a fast, versatile, creative instrument, allowing him to combine old-school dub mixing techniques with the best in performance technology. It has been 20 years since the original release of Underworld’s album dubnobasswithmyheadman, and the anniversary was marked with a remastered release, accompanied by a tour that showcased the band’s live work. For… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/25/15 07:33 AM,
    Allen & Heath’s dLive has been installed in Mumbai’s renowned Hard Rock Café, marking the first installation of the new digital mixing system in India. Installer, Sun Infonet is the distributor of Allen & Heath products in India, selected the flagship DM64 MixRack with an S7000 Control Surface. The first artist to use the new mixer was national singing icon, Garry Lawyer, who along with his seven-piece band, performed a tribute to Elvis Presley. Both front of house and monitors… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertDigitalInstallationManufacturerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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    Jamie Anderson 11/24/15 01:06 PM,
    Feed The Brain. The primary job of a measurement rig is to acquire electrical and acoustical signals and feed them to the processor so that it can analyze, compare, slice, dice, fold, spindle and mutilate those signals and produce multi-colored charts, graphs and the all-important squiggly lines. “But my software can produce squiggly lines all by itself without all those bothersome wires, preamps and microphones. Isn’t that enough?” Maybe. It depends on whether you are getting paid to pose or… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVDigitalMeasurementMicrophoneProcessorSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 11/24/15 09:56 AM,
    When Switzerland’s Raiffeisen Bank put on one of the country’s largest corporate events of the year, it relied on Riedel Communications equipment and infrastructure – including 5,000 meters of fiber cabling – to support signal transport and communications. The weeklong Raiffeisen DialogPlus event brought 10,000 employees and board members to the 100,000-square-meter Messe Basel exhibition space for a landmark corporate meeting, as well as the production of a “lip dub” of unprecedented scale. The DialogPlus deployment of Riedel Communications solutions… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAnalogDigitalEthernetManufacturerNetworking

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    PSW Staff 11/24/15 08:25 AM,
    British DJ and producer Ben Westbeech has invested in a Prism Sound Titan USB multi-track audio interface for his studio in Amsterdam, citing audio clarity as his main reason for choosing the unit. Westbeech moved from London to Amsterdam two years ago and set up his own studio facility. However, he regularly commutes to the UK to record material for his BBC Radio 1 residency, which he presents as Breech. “Before I left London, I had my studio in the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerManufacturerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/24/15 07:10 AM,
    Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), a major festival of the electronic dance music world, took place earlier this year at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The fifth edition of the festival, which drew over 400,000 attendees, also marked the debut of the Focusrite RedNet D16 AES interface at the event, where 3G Productions, the sound reinforcement provider for three of the show’s stages, deployed the D16 AES for the output of 96-kHz audio via Dante networking to AES3-compatible amplifiers in the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertDigitalEngineerNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, November 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/23/15 09:14 AM,
    Acon Digital announces updates their Restoration Suite for audio restoration work to version 1.6. The latest version contains a brand new declipping algorithm and brings quality improvements to the denoiser. The new version of DeClip is able to restore audio material that is much more severely damaged than the earlier algorithm. Also new is the automatic detection of threshold levels based on the audio input signal. In most cases, a click on the new Detect button is now sufficient to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, November 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/20/15 01:27 PM,
    Sean Callery is best known as the composer for the TV action drama 24, as well as hit programs La Femme Nikita, Bones and Homeland, and most recently this season’s new breakout hit on Fox, Minority Report. He will also be composing for Marvel’s upcoming Netflix original, Jessica Jones. Callery’s two-room studio complex in Los Angeles is designed and maintained by Andrew and Chris Papastephanou, who individually and collectively as consultants have dozens of leading studios and producers as clients… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerEthernetInterconnectManufacturerNetworkingProcessorStudio