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  • Monday, November 24, 2014
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    Jon Tidey 11/24/14 03:51 PM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   A multiband compressor is a powerful tool for controlling dynamics. The signal is split into three or more frequency ranges and processed independently. This is different from a standard compressor which operates on the entire frequency range at once. Standard compressors are great, but sometimes you’ll find that with any significant amount of gain reduction you start to get a very dull sound. With multiband compression, each frequency range has an… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 03:12 PM,
    Hal Leonard Books has published Mixing and Mastering with ProTools 11 and Producing Music with ProTools 11,both by certified Pro Tools trainer Greg Lorbecki and Avid pro audio specialist Greg “Stryke” Chin. Given Pro Tools 11’s high-tech enhancements in delivery speed, ultra-low latency, inclusion of the Avid Audio Engine, and HD video-editing capability, users need practical guides to get up and running quickly and efficiently. In these focused guide, Lorbecki and Chin unlock the full potential of ProTools 11 as… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 02:53 PM,
    Shure Incorporated today announced holiday product rebates on select SM microphones and, for the first time, a rebate offer for the SE215 Sound Isolating Earphones and SE535 Sound Isolating Earphones. Customers who purchase SM57 and SM58 microphones can earn up to $60 back ($10 back on up to six individual microphone purchases). This also includes a special $30 rebate on the DMK57-52 Drum Microphone Kit. For earphone products, customers can save $10 on SE215 models and $50 on SE535 models.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 02:32 PM,
    Fiera Milano SpA is the most important trade show organizer in Italy and its MiCo- Milano Congressi convention center is the largest in Europe, with a capacity for 18,000 attendees and 70 different conference rooms. Located in the heart of Milan, the center has a variety of exhibition spaces and its conference rooms feature a complete range of audio and video connectivity including a comprehensive audio upgrade featuring a Harman BSS Audio Soundweb London networking solution. The installation, located in… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsDigitalInstallationNetworkingProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 02:24 PM,
    The new Radio Active Designs (RAD) UV-1G wireless intercom system, featuring proprietary Enhanced Narrow Band technology to overcome the ongoing overcrowding of the RF spectrum while delivering exceptionally high audio quality and operational flexibility, is now shipping. Enhanced Narrow Band technology, a unique modulation scheme, is 10 times more spectrally efficient than the current FM (Frequency Modulation) technology currently on the market. This proprietary approach is a form of Amplitude Modulation (AM), and it makes the transmitter’s occupied bandwidth—a critical… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 02:03 PM,
    Mercyhurst University, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, routinely draws national touring talent for its three intimate venues including two smaller spaces geared towards acoustic performances, and the spectacular 792-seat capacity Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. The University relies upon Eric Johnson, owner of Erie-based Fact AV Technologies, Inc, to ensure the space is enveloped in uncompromising, pristine audio. Johnson depends on a selection of Powersoft amplifiers, in addition to EAW loudspeakers and digital mixers from Midas and Digico, to meet these… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierInstallationSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 09:57 AM,
    Veteran mastering engineer Herb Powers, Jr., a winner of numerous Grammy Awards and innumerable Platinum- and Gold-certified albums, trusts Metric Halo SpectraFoo sound analysis software, a Metric Halo ULN-2 A/D/A interface along with Metric Halo plug-ins to make it all happen. His list of clients includes Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Nelly, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, Salt-N-Pepa, Run DMC, Afrika Bambaataa, Outkast, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Puff Daddy, Jennifer Lopez, Pink, and countless others. “We’re in the business of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 09:41 AM,
    Miami’s newly renovated Hialeah Park Raceway and Casino recently installed Tannoy loudspeakers powered by Lab.gruppen amplifiers. Dallas Texas-based, Marsh/PMK International LLC - the new incarnation of Pelton Marsh Kinsella (PMK)—was tasked with the project. Choosing Tannoy loudspeakers and Lab.gruppen amplifiers was based on a wealth of past experience with both company’s products, says Marsh/PMK international consultant Dave Stearns. “We’ve been using Tannoy for this type of application pretty much since they started making ceiling speakers,” Stearns says, “and Tannoy has… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, November 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/21/14 03:40 PM,
    The Sleep Country Amphitheater, an 18,000 seat live music venue located 20 miles outside of Portland, Oregon, has extremely strict operating regulations regarding SPL levels at the mix position (as do many other facilities). When General Manager Dan Braun’s Grozier SPL monitoring system ceased to work a few weeks back, he was in a tight spot with a Mötley Crüe performance just days away. Luckily Braun, who is also happens to be the production designer for Metallica, had heard about… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/21/14 03:33 PM,
    The Marriott Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire is the most subscribed musical theatre company in the US, and a new DiGiCo SD7T console is ensuring that its sound is every bit as top rate as the shows that are produced there year-round. Founded in 1975, The Marriott Theatre sells more than 400,000 tickets a year and has presented more than 165 productions to an estimated eight million people. The venue has received a record 500 Joseph Jefferson Award… View this post
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