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  • Thursday, June 30, 2016
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    Merlijn van Veen 06/30/16 06:13 AM,
    “It turns out that, within very generous tolerances, humans are insensitive to phase shifts. Under carefully contrived circumstances, special signals auditioned in anechoic conditions, or through headphones, people have heard slight differences. However, even these limited results have failed to provide clear evidence of a “preference” for a lack of phase shift. When auditioned in real rooms, these differences disappear…” – Dr. Floyd Toole As Dr. Toole states, a lot of people, including myself, have a hard time detecting phase… View this post
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  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 06:51 AM,
    Listeners can hear a difference between standard audio and better-than-CD quality, known as high-resolution audio, according to a new study published in the June issue of the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (JAES) by Dr. Joshua Reiss of the Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).  The meta-study compared data from 18 studies involving 450 participants listening to samples of music in different formats. In total, the studies involved over 12,000 different trials where participants were… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalEducationMeasurementStudio

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    Karl Winkler 06/29/16 06:27 AM,
    A book I recently read and reviewed for the AES Journal got me thinking about the blend of art and science we face regularly in professional audio. The book, “Audio Production and Critical Listening; Technical Ear Training” by Jason Corey (Focal Press/CRC Press), is a very comprehensive work and covers every conceivable approach to ear training for mix engineers. As with music, I believe that ear training is important in the audio world. Corey covers everything from EQ to dynamics… View this post
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  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 09:19 AM,
    “My background is in the studio so I can appreciate good workmanship,” says Suffolk New College Music Technology Course leader, Craig Shimmon, who’s very pleased with the arrival of the new Audient ASP4816 desk. “The other lecturers have commented on the superior build quality and the clean preamps; the layout is a dream to teach with,” he adds. Installed as part of an upgrade to the studio at the college, the analog mixing console forms an integral part of the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

  • Friday, June 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/24/16 07:12 AM,
    The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences recently hosted Blue Microphones during a training clinic on proper microphone techniques and placement during recording sessions for the school’s students at its Gilbert, Ariz. campus. “We joined a class being led by CRAS instructors Mike Jones and Tony Nunes,” explained Blue Regional Sales manager Ben Thompkins, who has been with Blue for more than seven years. “Specifically, we worked with the students on mic placement and choosing what mics would be good… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 01:01 PM,
    On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, and K-Tek, will host The Sound Summit Toronto at The Church on the Queensway in Toronto. This event is part of The Sound Summit series of informal networking and educational presentations for audio professionals. Together they gather, collaborate, and discuss their techniques and tools for capturing high-quality audio. This summit will mark the first international location in the series of events; past cities include New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Orlando.… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationManufacturerMicrophoneMixerWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 07:02 AM,
    Live Sound Co. launches its Live Sound Advice YouTube channel, free instructional videos featuring industry expert Mike Sokol, on choosing and using the right sound gear for your music production or worship service The new company has also chosen to integrate InstaSnake into its training events and productions.   “My first exposure to InstaSnake technology was in 2008 when I was hired by Jeremiah Leiter at Maryland Sound International (MSI) to wire much of the audio infrastructure for the first… View this post
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  • Monday, June 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/20/16 07:23 AM,
    Prism Sound’s Mic to Monitor educational seminars will make their first visit to Australia this year as part of an extensive tour program that takes place on three continents. Targeted at music production students, hobbyists and professionals, Mic to Monitor aims to dispel the many myths surrounding the recording process. The events answer those all-important questions such as what makes great gear great, what does it take to become a successful and in demand audio engineer, how do recording professionals… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationEngineerStudio

  • Friday, June 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/17/16 11:16 AM,
    Focusrite, the creators of RedNet Ethernet-networked audio converters and interfaces, and Audinate, the creators of the Dante protocol, are co-hosting an event at Full Sail University on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Full Sail Live 1, located at 3535 Forsyth Rd. Winter Park, FL 32792. Please join us for a fun and informative event on Audio-over-IP with RedNet and Dante. Event Highlights —Dante training event featuring Audinate senior Technical… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessDigitalEducationEngineerEthernetManufacturerNetworkingProcessorSystem

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    PSW Staff 06/17/16 06:47 AM,
    Taking place from 18–20 July at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, the Audio Engineering Society International Conference on Sound Field Control will focus on the understanding of the active management of audio delivered within an acoustical environment. Over 30 papers will be presented on topics ranging from sound zones through higher-order ambisonics, mode matching and psychoacoustics, to sound field control theories, microphone arrays and transducer arrays . Sponsors of the conference so far include Comhear, Harman, mh acoustics and… View this post
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