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  • Monday, June 27, 2016
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    Kent Morris 06/27/16 11:39 AM,
    According to an old axiom, “Everyone knows two things: their job and sound.” In other words, every audience member is an audio expert. Therefore, it is difficult to deliver a “good” mix since what is proper tonal and level balance to one person is inappropriate to another. A healthy relationship between the front of house engineer and the audience rests on the engineer’s ability to provide a mix acceptable to a plurality of the listeners’ ears. To achieve success, the… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessEngineerSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

  • Friday, June 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/24/16 10:37 AM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. It’s lightly edited for grammar and formatting. Enjoy. Posted by Ivan While doing a demo/shootout (with several different brand loudspeakers) the front of house guy said something that I have never heard before, and usually thought the opposite was preferred. He said about one of the products (his mind was already made up about another product) before the demo was even setup… “I don’t like product… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureForumConcertEngineerLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, June 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/23/16 06:39 AM,
    Some of China’s top rock artists kicked off the Music Power Rock China 30 tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Chinese rock music, flying in renowned engineer, Jim Ebdon, to manage front of house sound. Allen & Heath’s dLive digital mixing systems were installed at front of house sound and monitors, with a ME personal monitor mixing system provided for artists. The concert was staged on the same day and at the same venue as 30 years ago, when… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 11:44 AM,
    A discussion that began in the REP Recording Forum here on ProSoundWeb that’s packed with relevant/useful points and references. Question by kifaru I’ve been brought a song to record that has a part in it that requires a chorus to sing part of it. The performer told me that what he had in mind for the part was a sound like the choral parts in Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. I’m really not sure how to achieve this sound and the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureForumOpinionStudy HallConsolesEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSoftwareStudio

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalEducationEngineerInterconnectSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, June 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/20/16 12:42 PM,
    Independent engineer and scoring mixer Tommy Vicari CAS has a resume which includes film credits such as Walt Disney’s Bridge of Spies and Finding Nemo. He also handles audio for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Oscars award show every year. This two time Grammy Award-winner and six time Emmy Award-winner selected ribbon microphones from Royer Labs and condenser microphones from Mojave Audio for use on his latest project, Finding Dory. Finding Dory is a 3D computer-animated comedy… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneStudio

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    David Brody 06/20/16 12:27 PM,
    From the February 1984 issue of the late, great Recording Engineer/Producer (RE/P) magazine, Dave Brody shares some hard-earned secrets of success for surviving studio drama… Okay, so you know all about the system gain structure, the recorders, and every toy in the outboard rack. You’ve got the console layout under your fingers, and can play it in your sleep. Using your extensive musical background, you make edits so smooth and tight that they all swear the chart was written that… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallBusinessEngineerStudio

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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
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationEngineer



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