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  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 10:11 AM,
    iZotope, Inc. has released RX 4, the next generation of its industry-standard audio repair toolkit, RX. iZotope’s software transforms flawed audio into pristine, usable material by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems. RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced incorporate significant new workflow-optimizing functionality, leaving more time for creativity in audio and video editing. For anyone in audio post production, broadcast, dialogue editing and mixing, independent filmmaking, or music production, RX 4 can make poorly recorded audio intelligible… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalSoftwareStudio

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 10:07 AM,
    Nature One Festival, Germany’s largest electronic dance music (EDM) event celebrated its 20th year this summer on the site of a former U.S. missile base near Kastellaun, and to support DJs such as Danny Ávila, Markus Schulz, Paul van Dyk, ATB, Axwell, and Moguai, a 4-point Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system filled the dance floor with impact and definition. “The linearity of the LEO system is well suited to techno music,” says Sebastian Geissler, schokopro’s technical director… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • countryman
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:47 AM,
    Each year, Pryor High School in northeast Oklahoma presents a major musical performance in the Herchel Avra Performing Arts Center, utilizing Countryman microphones to help ensure top-quality audio quality. Specifically, Jim Bryant, Jr, manager of the Avra Performing Arts Center, Bryant routinely relies on a dozen Countryman E6 Earset microphones of both omnidirectional and directional varieties for performances that include Singing in the Rain, Phantom of the Opera, Music Man, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and this year, Oklahoma. “For… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • renkus-heinz
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 07:33 AM,
    A glass atrium soaring several stories is a highlight of the new 580,000-square-foot office tower in Beachwood, OH (outside of Cleveland) that serves as the world headquarters for Eaton Corporation, a leader in power management. The atrium hosts everything from casual lunching to large-scale company events, with AV consultants Electrosonic creating the focal point, a towering cylindrical LED display matrix “chandelier” that brings an ever-changing dynamic to the environment with imagery, information, and animation. Audio and acoustical treatment in the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • radial engineering
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 06:13 AM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the StageBug SB-48UB, a unique phantom power supply that enables a guitar, bass or mandolin player to connect a condenser microphone to a Radial PZ-Pre or PZ-Deluxe.  According to Radial circuit and mechanical designer Nancy Smith:  “Over the past couple of years we have seen a tremendous take up of the PZ-Pre on professional stages, particularly with blue grass instruments, acoustic guitars and upright basses. And since the PZ-Pre is able to combine two inputs using… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductInterconnectMicrophonePowerSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, September 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/15/14 02:38 PM,
    New Audient ASP8024 console-owner Michael Chiklis has spent the last few weeks getting acquainted with his 24-channel Audient desk before hot-footing off to New Orleans to start shooting the television series, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”. “I recorded the first tracks through the ASP8024,” enthuses Chiklis, who is better known for his acting career than for his high spec, Los Angeles home studio. “I recorded a cover of a Police song just to test the system and it really went… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesSound ReinforcementStudio

  • iem
    Mark Frink 09/15/14 12:54 PM,
    1) Both Ears Or None. Using only one ear encourages much higher sound levels. Good custom molds provide 20 to 25 dB of isolation, allowing lower monitoring levels for artists, and reduced stage noise to compete with front of house. Mixed mode monitoring combining wedges and personal monitors ultimately results in higher overall SPL. 2) Hard-Wired Equals Hi-Def. Wired personal monitors will always sound better than wireless. In addition to loss of stereo separation and frequency response, multiplexed stereo wireless… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/15/14 12:49 PM,
    At IBC 2014 Clear-Com will introduce the LINQ product line, a series of compact devices that enable connection of two-wire partyline with call signaling and four-wire audio over LAN, WAN or Internet IP infrastructures. Based on Clear-Com’s patented I.V.-Core technology, LINQ provides the industry with the next step in intercom/audio linking technology. LINQ is available in two-wire (LINQ-2W2) or four-wire (LINQ-4W2) options. The LINQ-2W2 is both Clear-Com and RTS TW compatible. The LINQ-4W2 can interconnect with devices, such as analog… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 09/15/14 12:40 PM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA) announced that its SERIES8 miniature microphones have been adopted by the three campuses of Chase Oaks Church of Plano, Texas. SERIES8 headset mics are well-suited to the church community, particularly those with large congregations and physical dimensions to match. Chase Oaks’ expansive campuses made servicing their microphones a growing challenge and expense.  “Our old headsets were continually snapping.  It was very frustrating,” recounts Chase Oak’s Audio Engineer Kevin Sanchez before discovering Point Source Audio’s SERIES8 and… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless