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  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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    Daniel Keller 06/29/16 11:46 AM,
    Courtesy of Universal Audio.   You’ve prepared for this recording for months. Your guitarist has spent hours, even days, agonizing over the tone for her solo. Your singer has wrestled over and over again with what now amounts to an awesome vocal. Your drummer’s locked in to the click track tighter than a proverbial gnat’s posterior. And yet, somehow, something’s still not right. The tracks just don’t pop the way they do in your imagination. While you’ve been working hard… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneMixerSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 10:22 AM,
    Jamie Gambell started out in his native England as a trainee 15 years ago, before becoming a boom operator, and finally a sound mixer. In 2008, Gambell moved to the United States, where he works primarily on feature films and television productions including The Fosters, and Maron, Marc Maron’s IFC comedy series. As a production sound mixer, Gambell is the person on set that helps protect the audio for the director and editors. In order to capture this dynamic audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneMixerWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 09:57 AM,
    France’s new Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stadium is utilizing Riedel Communications’ infrastructure to allow audio, video, data, and communications signals to be leveraged with speed and simplicity to meet the requirements of football matches and any other live event. Installed systems comprise the Riedel MediorNet real-time media network, RockNet digital audio network, Artist digital matrix intercom system, Acrobat wireless intercom system, and Performer digital partyline system provide a decentralized fiber-based network for flexible signal transport, routing, and processing, as well as… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEthernetInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 09:23 AM,
    Studio veteran Chris Freels, head engineer, producer and co-owner of Edmond, Oklahoma’s The Music Group recording complex, recently chose to have Carl Tatz Design, TEC Award-winning studio design firm install a Dual version of its PhantomFocus monitoring system in the studio A control room. Utilizing Yamaha NS10 near-fields and Dynaudio AIR 25 mid-fields, the two sets of monitors share the same laser-optimized and tuned sweet spot. “To be honest, we were a little skeptical as to whether or not we… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 09:10 AM,
    An Allen & Heath dLive mixing system was recently installed at Zion Christian Centre in Halesowen, near Birmingham, UK, after a major fire gutted the church’s auditorium and destroyed the existing PA system and console in August 2015. Supplied by Wigwam Acoustics and installed by Midlands-based AV company Centrepiece Productions (whose MD Gareth Davies is a member of Zion Christian Centre), the dLive system consists of a S7000 console and DM48 MixRack supplemented with eight Allen & Heath ME-1 personal… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationMonitoringSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 08:47 AM,
    Twelve Miami is a club that focuses on promoting live concerts every weekend in addition to hosting various electronic nights and other cultural events. Since its opening in February 2016, notable artists that have appeared at the club include Chino y Nacho, Farruko, El Gran Combo, El Binomio de Oro, Caramelos de Cianuro, and many others. To ensure the best audio reproduction for a wide range of events, club management wanted a versatile sound reinforcement system, which they found with… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInterconnectLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 08:25 AM,
    Audio-Technica has introduced its new ES931 six-inch condenser gooseneck microphone, available in multiple configurations to meet the varied needs of system integrators and their end users.  Broadly, there are three classifications under the ES931 umbrella: the ES931PM gooseneck microphone with standard AT8534 wall/ceiling plate power module; ATND931 Dante model with ATND8734 Dante wall/ceiling plate power module; and ES931/MIC basic model (microphone only). Each of these iterations is available in one of three distinct polar patterns (cardioid, hypercardioid and MicroLine), with… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationMicrophoneNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 07:52 AM,
    It was a big year for the annual CMA Music Festival in Nashville. The 2016 Festival held June 9-12, 2016 sold out months in advance with a record-setting daily attendance of 88,500 fans. Yamaha Professional Audio brought in two of the new RIVAGE PM10 digital audio consoles to support the 35+ mix engineers at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage. John Mills of Morris Light & Sound, one of the audio production companies for the festival, had the opportunity to mix Brooke… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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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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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 06:31 AM,
    In the late 1940s, a small group of faithful founded Lovers Lane United Methodist Church on a Dallas street called Lovers Lane. Though the Church has since moved several blocks away, the name remains a part of its history and culture. The sanctuary was recently upgraded with loudspeakers from Fulcrum Acoustic to overcome acoustical challenges created by reverberant glass walls and a 36-foot ceiling that wreaks havoc with intelligibility. As Shawn Slocum of Ford AV explains, “we couldn’t do anything… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement



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