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  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 02:30 PM,
    The Audio Engineering Society has begun to set the stage for the 141st International Convention which will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center, Thursday, September 29 – Sunday, October 2, 2016, with the Exhibition running Thursday, September 29 – Saturday, October 1. Additionally, Convention co-chairs Michael MacDonald and Valerie Tyler have announced committee members for the content-focused Tracks and other popular aspects of AES Conventions, including Tech Tours, Student Events, and more, for the 141st Convention. The AES’s previous… View this post
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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 11:32 AM,
    Soulsound will present a four-day seminar program that will explore ‘Calibration & Design Techniques for Modern Sound Systems’. The program, which is aimed at intermediate and experienced sound engineers, will be held at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point. Presented by sound and system engineer, Merlijn van Veen, the seminars are intended to remove the ‘magic’ surrounding sound systems. They will provide participants with the means and physical insight necessary to create predictable sound system designs, regardless of brand and type… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 09:48 AM,
    Boasting two brand new studios, fully kitted out with two Audient analog mixing consoles, two iD22 audio interfaces and three 8-channel mic pre ASP880s, Kingston College’s Creative Industries Centre was opened at the beginning of this academic year. As they advance into their second term, Music Technology instructor and studio technician, Chris Winter has noticed how the students have been enjoying the recent studio upgrade. “They love using both the ASP4816 and progressing to the ASP8024 with Dual Layer Control,”… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 01:55 PM,
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) invites musicians, songwriters, sound and recording professionals, music educators and students to experience Summer NAMM during Music Industry Day. Held on Saturday, June 25 at Nashville’s Music City Center, Music Industry Day will open the doors to NAMM’s members-only tradeshow to learn and connect at professional workshops, see the latest in new gear from leading musical instrument manufacturers, and to enjoy a multitude of artist performances and events. Professional Workshops: On Music Industry… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationManufacturer

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    Live Sound Staff 05/03/16 12:37 PM,
    Working with in live sound isn’t easy by any measure, which is why it’s always wise to be testing your skills. Take a read and see how you stack up against our questions, and be sure to check out our other quizzes as well. As always, some of these questions may have more than one correct answer.     1. Accurate gain structure: A: Is the optimum adjustment an gain adjustments. B: Will maximize output levels. C: Will minimize noise.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallProductionAudioDigitalEducationInstallationLoudspeakerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Monday, May 02, 2016
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    Bobby Owsinski 05/02/16 05:50 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Whenever an engineer has trouble dialing in the EQ on a track, chances are its because of one or more of the 6 trouble frequency areas. These are areas where too much or too little can cause your track to either stick out like a sore thumb, or disappear into the mix completely. Let’s take a look. 200Hz (Mud) - Too much can cause the track or the mix to sound muddy… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerMonitoringSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/28/16 12:26 PM,
    Audio-Workshop, a Steinberg Certified Training Center specializing in music technology seminars and tutorials, announces the availability of Orchestral Library Toolbox — its first international video tutorial guide for working with orchestral virtual instruments, available as a DVD-ROM or download version as of April 28… Orchestral Library Toolbox demonstrates detailed use of orchestral virtual instruments suited to a variety of applications. As such, audio-workshop tutors Achim Brochhausen — a classically-trained musician, producer, and composer (whose area of expertise revolves around realizing… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalEducationSoftwareStudio

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    Nigel Redmon 04/28/16 12:12 PM,
    This article is provided by EarLevel Engineering.   Some terms: The Fast Fourier Transform is an algorithm optimization of the DFT—Discrete Fourier Transform. The “discrete” part just means that it’s an adaptation of the Fourier Transform, a continuous process for the analog world, to make it suitable for the sampled digital world. Most of the discussion here addresses the Fourier Transform and its adaptation to the DFT. When it’s time for you to implement the transform in a program, you’ll… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerMeasurementProcessorSignalSoftware

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    PSW Staff 04/28/16 07:14 AM,
    SoundGirls.org is continuing a crowdsource effort launched a couple of weeks ago to raise much-needed funds in support of pro audio and live sound education. (Go here to contribute.) It’s another facet of the organization’s mission to inspire and empower the next generation of women by creating a supportive community as well as providing the tools, knowledge, and support to further their careers. Specifically, the crowdsource funds will go to the 2016 SoundGirls.org Live Sound Camp for Girls, slated for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsVideoTrainingBusinessEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

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    Chris Huff 04/28/16 06:22 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   How many mute mistakes have you made?  You wouldn’t think one little button with one simple function would cause many problems but it does!  Time after time, people fall victim to its simplicity. Now you can find out how to minimize your mute mishaps. The first mute mistake I ever made was when I was working at radio station 89.5 WFCI – Indy’s New Rock Alternative. 95 percent of the music… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureProductionAudioConsolesEducationEngineerMixerTechnician



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