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  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 09:52 AM,
    George - Aris Anastassopoulos, one of the location sound engineers for Back2Back Productions’ Pedal to the Metal, is tasked with capturing the roar of the engine as the car passes the camera—challenging work with little margin for error. In order to accomplish it he relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology from Lectrosonics. Anastassopoulos has been working in professional audio for better than fifteen years—starting as a recording engineer for classical and orchestral recordings in addition to handling live sound… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 09:15 AM,
    More than 11,000 Enrique Iglesias fans experienced the power and fidelity of Adamson Systems’ E15 line arrays at the recent Mexico City stop of Iglesias’ Love / Sex Tour. Monterrey-based Audio Systems del Norte provided the sound reinforcement for the event. Mexico City-based Sonotribe Audio Consultants assisted with system tuning. The concert was held in the football field at the Universidad Anahuac Norte, in honor of the school’s 50th anniversary. “As usual the Adamson Energia system sounded terrific,” says Oscar… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 02:01 PM,
    Universal Audio Direct Developer partner Brainworx has released three new plug-ins for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces. Available for purchase via UA’s Online Store for $199 each, the Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier, bx_refinement, and bx_saturator V2 plug-ins are part of new UAD Software v7.6. Available exclusively for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo-equipped workstations, the Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier Plug-In is an exacting emulation of the dual EL84-powered boutique guitar amp. Inspired by British classics such as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsVideoProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 01:40 PM,
    John Penn, CEO of Undercurrent Labs, producer, 3D sound designer and songwriter, insists upon the sonic accuracy of his D8 studio reference monitors from Equator Audio when working on projects. Undercurrent Labs is the technology development arm of InspireMedia Interactive, an IPTV network with 3D audio and surround capabilities that streams both live video and VOD (Video-on-Demand) to any Internet enabled device. As the company CEO, Penn wears many hats that include business development, managing client relationships, as well as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 01:06 PM,
    The Midas XL48 has quickly become the go-to, add-on microphone preamp for Wigwam Acoustics. Wigwam, part of the SSE Audio Group and based in Lancashire, England, is the first UK rental facility to offer the Midas XL48 8-channel microphone preamp within its rental stock. Wigwam is also a long-time Midas/Klark Teknik user. “Since we bought it, our Midas XL48 has constantly been in use,” says Alex Hadjigeorgiou, Wigwam’s resident digital specialist. “McFly, Steps and Ronan Keating have all toured with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 12:51 PM,
    Outline’s Indonesian distributor Melodia Sound & Lighting Systems recently supplied a Mini-COM.P.A.S.S. line array to Surabaya’s Ciputra World mall for its new fourth-floor ballroom. The system, which is self-powered and driven by Outline’s iMode technology, comprises twelve Mini-COM.P.A.S.S. iMode elements and four DBS 18-2 iMode SP subwoofers, and covers an area of 700 square meters that had been plagued with problematic acoustics. The key feature of the Mini-COM.P.A.S.S. system—enabling users to direct the sound exactly where it’s required—was integral to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    Bruce Bartlett 04/15/14 12:44 PM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Audio.   Some of the most popular instruments in many genres of music are keyboards, so let’s look at some techniques to capture a grand piano, upright piano, Leslie organ speaker, digital keyboard or synthesizer. Grand Piano This magnificent instrument is a challenge to record well. First have the piano tuned, and oil the pedals to reduce squeaks. You can prevent thumps by stuffing some foam or cloth under the pedal mechanism. One popular… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio

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    Craig Leerman 04/15/14 12:24 PM,
    Like the majority of people working in the audio biz, I love music. Growing up in the 1970s, I was fortunate that my favorite FM radio station played a pretty diverse selection of musical styles, including folk, soft rock, pop, disco, R&B, rock, and even heavy metal. While exposed to quite a few musical styles and artists, I developed personal favorites. Most Saturdays would find me at the record store, spending the few bucks earned that week from mowing lawns… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementTechnician

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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 11:48 AM,
    With a history dating back to the 1930s, the Phoenix Open is one of pro golf’s most celebrated events and has hosted some of the biggest names in the game, including Arnold Palmer, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods. Now known as the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the tournament is held at the renowned TPC Scottsdale (Arizona) golf course, custom designed for the tournament and best known for the 16th hole of its Stadium Course, often referred… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • lightning boy
    PSW Staff 04/15/14 08:34 AM,
    Lightning Boy Audio (LBA) has announced the availability of the 1401 stereo microphone amp and the Ghost Box, a combination that forms a versatile all-tube stereo microphone preamp. Through the use of high quality components such as NOS paper in oil capacitors, NOS tubes, Carnhill iron and the careful layout of point-to-point wiring, the 1401 Preamp (short name) and Ghost Box command a stereo image with high fidelity.  The preamp was designed to serve as the output amplifier for the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio





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