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  • Tuesday, January 25, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/25/11 04:54 PM, 0 Comments
    Extron Electronics has announced a new training offering, the School of Emerging Technologies. The three day school provides in-depth instruction designed to allow system designers and integrators to master the newest AV technologies within a short time span. The training concentrates on new as well as evolving technologies, including digital video, AV streaming, and fiber optics. To help refine digital and hybrid AV system design and enhance understanding, concepts and techniques are provided through instructor-led training and demonstrations along with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVEducationInstallationTechnicianAudio

  • Thursday, January 20, 2011
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    Joe Gilder 01/20/11 01:10 PM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   Expanders and gates are incredibly useful tools, but only if you use them properly. If you’re a novice when it comes to these gems of processing, perhaps a crash course is in order! As always, the video is embedded below, which I hope you find helpful. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts and comments below!   Joe Gilder is a Nashville based engineer, musician, and producer who also provides training and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollVideoDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationMixerSoftwareStudioAudio

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    The Tell-All Tech 01/20/11 09:35 AM, 1 Comment
    Some would say we’re taken for granted. Others might say we’re misunderstood. Still others occasionally say “thank you.” Who are we? Your humble servants, equipment service technicians – or “service techs” for short. Is it true that we stick pins in power amp dolls while dancing naked under the full moon with bones through our noses in order to get your gear repaired to working order? Or how about the rumor that we collect large bags of cash for a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollAnalogBusinessEducationInstallationInterconnectPowerSignalSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/19/11 01:30 PM, 10 Comments
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Constructing a new sound booth in an existing sanctuary is not an easy task. My church completed construction on a new sound booth in our sanctuary a several years ago and I decided to outline our experiences. Remember The Line-of-Sight This is probably the most important piece of information you should know-sound booth operators should hear what the congregation hears. A booth located out of direct line-of-sight of the main speakers… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollEducationMixerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Monday, January 17, 2011
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    Mike Sessler 01/17/11 09:40 AM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   Have you heard the expression, “Stuff expands to fill the space available?” It used to be true in my life. When we lived in our first, tiny little house, we didn’t have that much stuff. In fact, it all fit in a single moving van when we bought our next, larger house. However, after 10 years there we had a lot of stuff. In fact, the once empty basement was full. It took… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollEducationEngineerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Friday, January 07, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/07/11 01:56 PM, 0 Comments
    Fits & Starts Productions is kicking off another great year of hands-on audio training as it rolls out the 2011 edition of the HOW-TO Church Sound Workshop tour. The nationwide educational tour begins again this week, and is dedicated to training house of worship sound techs and volunteers. The workshops provide a full 8-hour day of hands-on audio training in a local church or selected audio retailer setting so that workshop attendees do not have to travel costly distances.  All… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnicianAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/07/11 10:17 AM, 1 Comment
    Sennheiser has announced that on Tuesday, January 12th, at the Anaheim Hilton, the Sennheiser Sound Academy is offering a very special one-day only event covering the essential audio skills needed to successfully engineer both large and small live productions. Robert Scovill, who has mixed over 3,000 events during his 30-year live sound and recording career, will serve as the featured keynote speaker. Scovill’s engineering and production expertise has been enlisted by a host of musical talents including Tom Petty &… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationEngineerMixerSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 06, 2011
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    Mike Sokol 01/06/11 09:48 AM, 0 Comments
    Provided by HOW To Church Sound Workshops.   Important lessons can often be learned while doing humble tasks — lessons that can later apply to everything else in your life. So it was with my 19 year-old son Alan’s Honda Civic. He had received it the year before, and while it ran pretty well, there was a nagging engine miss at idle. He pretty much worked around it, slipping the automatic transmission into Neutral at stoplights so it wouldn’t shake… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollEducationEngineerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/06/11 08:28 AM, 0 Comments
    Sonnox has announced their support for the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) in their presentation of the second In Session event. The event is scheduled for February 19-20, 2011 in NYC at Avatar Studios.  Sonnox plug-ins will be provided for sessions and attendees who register by January 18 will be eligible to win a Native Sonnox Essential bundle, an approximately $900 value. METAlliance co-founder George Massenburg commented, “Sonnox plugs combine innovative engineering and design and flawless execution.  They go… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationEngineerMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/06/11 08:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Registration is still open for TOMCAT’s 2011 Hoist & Rigging workshops on February 16-19 in Midland, Texas. Further information can be found on the TomCat website. The workshops are an excellent educational opportunity for those new to the entertainment industry as well as veterans of the business interested in receiving training in their area of specialization: hoist or rigging. “We have been delivering these workshops for 17 years now and our team of world-class instructors is ready to provide a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollEducationEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementStageSystem