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  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/22/13 12:26 PM,
    Hal Leonard releases Beyond Mastering, the highly anticipated second book by mastering engineer Steve Turnidge. In his first book, Desktop Mastering, Turnidge gave readers a tour of his unique approach to mastering, all the while providing glimpses of his mind-set and resulting workflow. Now, in Beyond Mastering, he unveils the physics and philosophy that drives the mastering engineer. He has found parallels between mastering music and mastering life, and he helps the reader to find the internal state required to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessEducationStudio

  • Monday, October 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/21/13 04:16 PM,
    At the recent AES convention in New York, Neumann unveiled the TLM 107 large-diaphragm microphone offering multiple polar patterns. All of the microphone switch functions are controlled through a wear-resistant navigation switch. The contemporary, intuitive operating concept includes an illuminated pattern display in the chrome ring, with the pad and low cut status LEDs positioned to the left and right. The switch and display are located on the rear of the microphone so as to not distract singers. After 15… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 01:43 PM,
    Adamson Systems Engineering continues to evolve during their 30th anniversary year. Brock Adamson recently announced the promotion of James Oliver to the position of Director of Marketing & Sales. “James brings a unique skill set to the table that spans beyond pro audio. Adamson saw tremendous growth last year and our goal is to add expertise in all aspects of our business,” explains Adamson. “This move will help the company continue to expand sales and marketing efforts around the world.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 11:01 AM,
    British indie rock band Tindersticks is marking its 21st Anniversary with a 12 stop European tour that begins in Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France on October 19. Among the key items of equipment at each show will be two DPA Microphones d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones, which are being used on the band’s cello and double bass. Jamie Hickey, Tindersticks monitor engineer since 2008, says he used DPA d:vote 4099 instrument microphones over the summer when the band performed seven shows as a taster… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:48 AM,
    Producer and engineer Steve Portnoi used a SADiE LRX2 to produce Elgar’s The Apostles – a double CD that was recently awarded a much coveted Gramophone Classical Music Award. Portnoi’s recording of the Hallé Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Sir Mark Elder, won the 2013 Gramophone Award in the Choral category. Earlier this year, the CD also won BBC Music Magazine’s Recording of the Year and Choral Recording of the Year Awards. “I use the LRX 2 at every stage… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftware

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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:34 AM,
    SES (Special Event Services) of Winston-Salem, NC and Nashville, TN recently provided a large format Outline GTO system for the Greenbrier Classic Concert Series. Produced by Gary Bowman of Nashville Live!, in conjunction with the Greenbrier and the PGA, the GCCS offers two days of first class entertainment on the State Fair Grounds in Fairlea, WV. This years headliners, Kenny Chesney (July 4th) and Aerosmith (July 6th) made the need for an A-Level PA system an absolute necessity. When tasked… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:28 AM,
    Avid recently announced that more than 600 64-bit AAX plug-ins are now available for Avid Pro Tools 11. Preeminent musicians, engineers, producers, and broadcast professionals across the industry are using Pro Tools 11 to deliver higher-quality, inspiring content more efficiently than ever. “Avid development partners have adopted the new 64-bit AAX format at an unprecedented rate,” said Chris Gahagan, senior vice president of products and services at Avid. “By collaborating with the most respected developers in the world, we’re enabling… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:20 AM,
    Barco Lighting Systems (dba as High End Systems - HES; Austin, Texas USA) and Stage Audio Works are proud to announce a new partnership that will enable Stage Audio Works to serve as exclusive distributor of High End Systems’ products throughout South Africa and the surrounding countries. Effective immediately, this agreement enables Stage Audio Works to make HES’ products available to their extensive network of local distributors and resellers. They will also have direct access to product knowledge, support as… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:13 AM,
    API has announced the latest addition to its line of analog consoles, THE BOX project console, specifically designed for audio professionals with project or home studios who require a smaller format console with that “big” console sound. THE BOX offers the same circuitry, performance and legendary API sound as the company’s l Vision, Legacy Plus and 1608 consoles. It just debuted at the recent AES convention in New York, and is now shipping from the company’s factory in Jessup, MD.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 10:02 AM,
    The wildly popular “Foot Locker – Harden Soul Featuring James Harden and Stephen Curry” commercial has received more than five million hits on YouTube and was mixed by artist and multi-platinum producer Steve Pageot with the help of Harman’s Lexicon PCM Total Bundle. Pageot got the call to mix the spots from music composer Wendell Hanes. Having worked together before, Hanes knew Pageot could do the job under the almost-impossible deadline constraints. “Wendell called me and told me he needed… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudio

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