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  • Friday, October 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/04/13 10:39 AM,
    Avid and EastWest announce compatibility with Pro Tools 11 for the entire catalog of EastWest award-winning virtual instruments. EastWest released the newest version of its proprietary software, PLAY 4, to support all of its collections with the new Avid AAX format. EastWest/Quantum Leap virtual instruments enable musicians to create, compose and perform using the most realistic sounding samples, from rock to classical with many other genres in between. A number of top composers and producers in the television, film and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/04/13 10:31 AM,
    Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the VNC 325 3G-SDI, a VN-Matrix series codec that streams SDI, HD-SDI, or 3G-SDI video and embedded audio over standard IP networks. The VNC 325 transports low latency, production-quality SD or HD video with embedded audio. Two channels of audio can be streamed with video in low bandwidth applications or up to 16 audio channels can be streamed in ancillary - ANC data blocks of four channels. Form factor improvements… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalInstallation

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    PSW Staff 10/04/13 10:03 AM,
    Allen & Heath digital iLive systems were used for the recording of a new DVD by one of Brazil’s most popular singers, Claudia Leitte. Recorded at a major gig in Pernambuco Arena in Recife, an iLive-112 Control Surface with iDR-64 MixRack was used by monitor engineer, Roque Fausto, and an iLive-144 surface with iDR-64 rack using Dante, was employed by famed engineer, Beto Neves, in the mobile recording truck. Claudia Leitte is a Brazilian axé singer and former vocalist in… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, October 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/03/13 03:32 PM,
    Avid has announced a new option card for Avid live systems, the Dugan-VN16, which offers a modular, integrated solution that simplifies mixing for multi-microphone applications. Developed and manufactured by Dan Dugan Sound Design, the Dugan-VN16 option card is designed for situations where multiple speech microphones are used, including broadcast events, conferences, church services, theater performances, and more. Specifically, the Dugan-VN16 automatically adjusts mic levels faster than what would be possible using manual workflows. Unlike a noise gate, which can introduce… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalMicrophoneMixerSignal

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    PSW Staff 10/03/13 11:29 AM,
    Aphex is now shipping the Microphone X, a high-quality cardioid condenser USB microphone that comes complete with integrated analog processing including optical compression and Aphex’s famous Aural Exciter and Big Bottom, and HeadPod 4 technology.  The Microphone X is configured to put all of the key analog processing used for recording the voice before the conversion to digital, thereby ensuring the best possible recording quality. And all of this processing power is controllable, with input trim, headphone output level and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/03/13 11:03 AM,
    Midas has today announced the immediate availability of their new Mixtender 2 iPad App for the best-selling PRO Series and XL8 digital consoles. Loaded with new features, and delivering an unprecedented range of control and mobility, Mixtender 2 was designed and developed by Midas engineers for absolute best in class performance. Providing remote access to virtually all key console functions with smooth and responsive system metering, Mixtender 2 offers support for multiple iPads, allowing FOH and monitor engineers to work… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConsolesDigitalSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, October 02, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/02/13 01:45 PM,
    NEP Studios in New York City recently installed a Yamaha CL5 in Studio 47, and TheBlaze has made it their home for production of many of its shows. TheBlaze is a news, opinion and entertainment network dedicated to delivering high quality programming 24/7.  TheBlaze is available on over 25 television providers including DISH and Optimum TV.  TheBlaze is also available as an online video streaming network. The Yamaha CL is currently being used for production of Real News, Wilkow!, Liberty… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/02/13 10:44 AM,
    Rational Acoustics LLC announced today that it has been appointed exclusive US distributor for SG Audio’s 10EaZy SPL monitoring software & hardware systems.  Distribution rights have also been granted for Canada on a non-exclusive basis. Developed in 2005 by SG Audio Aps., 10EaZy has become a European standard for accurate, reliable, easy-to-use IEC/ANSI Class 1 and Class 2 compliant SPL monitoring solutions for live sound.  10EaZy’s unique combination of pre-calibrated, IEC/ANSI compliant hardware paired with intuitive, feature-rich 10EaZy software provides… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductBusinessDigitalManufacturerMeasurementMicrophoneSoftware

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    Daniel Abelson 10/02/13 08:35 AM,
    Live recording has benefitted mightily from the advances in digital audio, and it’s also offered a lot of pluses for recording in general, including the ability to manipulate audio in a computer using software programs that allow basic mixing and editing functions, along with doing “creative” things like sample audio sources, replace existing sounds, change pitch and tempo. Another bonus is the facility to transfer files quickly from storage media to computers or even over the Internet with no loss… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, September 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/30/13 05:18 PM,
    Tom Stiegler, owner of Blokhed Studios (Deer Park, NY) is a drummer, recording, mastering and live sound engineer, and he’s also a self-described “sonic perfectionist” who didn’t want to make the move to live digital mixing until it met his standards. When the Soundcraft Si Expression 2 console hit the market, he was finally convinced to move to digital. “I hated it,” was his reaction in finding earlier digital models thin-sounding and impractical to use because the faders had to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

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