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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 07:03 AM,
    Coast Mastering‘s Piper Payne was mentored by pros like Bob Katz, Thor Legvold, and Michael Romanowski, Payne has earned a notable reputation for superb ears, supported by her deep experience in many musical genres. She works in a precision acoustical environment, with a meticulously selected signal chain of exotic audio gear including products from Manley Labs. “With mastering, you cannot skimp on quality,” Payne insists. “You don’t get into this business to get rich; we’re in it to make quality… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogEngineerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 06:38 AM,
    Friends With Benefits is a nonprofit organization that produces concerts to benefit local charities, raising more than $100,000 in the past year alone. Every April, in downtown Augusta, the organization puts on a concert called The Major Rager, and it also offers a popular series called The Riverwalk Revival. The shows are held at the lovely Jessye Norman Amphitheater, adjacent to the Augusta Commons on the shore of the Savannah River, and they are recorded and webcast. For these events,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    Bruce Bartlett 09/26/16 06:30 AM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Audio.   As audio professionals, the more we understand what’s under the hood of modern power amplifiers, the better we can make a wise buying decision. What are the main sections or parts of a power amp? Every power amplifier includes a power supply, an input stage, and an output stage. Most amps also have protection mechanisms; some have DSP, and a few have networking capability. Let’s explain each feature… Power Supply Basically, a… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAmplifierAVDigitalEducationInstallationNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, September 23, 2016
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    Old Soundman 09/23/16 12:47 PM,
    Greetings, Old Soundman, from the Great North Woods— And greetings to you from my secret location! I’m not all that old, only been riding the faders for a few years now. Ride ‘em, soundman! Yee-ha!! Hey, did you ever hear of the X Bar X Boys? The calluses are just about right on my fingers and in my ears. What a bizarre viewpoint. I don’t really like to think about calluses. But whatever floats your boat! I was one of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionEducationEngineerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 11:36 AM,
    During a recent week-long tour of Mexico, pope Francis addressed record audiences at five venues around the country, accompanied by Solid State Logic Live L500 and L300 consoles in a variety of roles. Miguel Angel Tapia Trujillo was the front of house engineer at the Parque Chamizal in Ciudad Juárez. His SSL L500 console used the SSL Blacklight II high bandwidth multiplexed MADI connection for around 90 inputs from stage including choir, orchestra, and podium microphones, plus the stage feeds… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 08:55 AM,
    At the 141st International AES Convention in Los Angeles, IHSE USA will showcase the latest KVM network capabilities integrated into the Avid Pro Tools | S6 audio control surface on stand 203 in the Avid Partner’s Pavilion Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The S6 modular control surface now includes network KVM options to better integrate switching between multiple digital audio workstations. This interface is based on the IHSE KVM protocol. With networked KVM capabilities… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 08:01 AM,
    The Kerwax Replica analog tube processor has been designed at Kerwax Recording Studio, a residential facility located in Brittany, France. The Kerwax Replica is developed by Recording The Masters factory to distribute it as a worldwide product. Its unique design features easy change and combination of tubes, to sculpt and color the sound artistically, with either vintage or modern tubes. The controls interact with each other to create a wide variety of tube harmonic distortion characteristics. The Kerwax Replica is… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAnalogProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 07:43 AM,
    Game Audio is one of the most technologically advanced and fastest-growing segments of the audio field. The AES Game Audio Track sessions make sure attendees are right in the middle of the action at this year’s 141st Audio Engineering Society International Convention, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, September 29 – October 2, 2016.  “If you want to learn about the latest developments and opportunities in game audio, the 141st AES Convention will be a ‘can’t miss’ destination,” said Steve… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 07:24 AM,
    Sound Creations recently installed a new audio system at Oshwal Community Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, selecting an Allen & Heath Qu-32 digital mixing system from distributor, PAXT. Opened in 1984, the Centre offers the Oshwal society a venue for religious and social gatherings, and can accommodate approximately 4,000 people. The Centre was in need of an upgrade to its audio equipment, selecting the Qu-32 together with an AR2412 and AR84 remote IO racks, providing more outputs and easier set up… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 07:10 AM,
    With over four million tickets sold to concerts that have taken place in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show has amazed millions of concertgoers with a replication of the classic UK band’s live show. Employing a collection of visual aids (including lasers, inflatables and 3D stereoscopic projection), the group’s live shows recreate the look, feel and sound of Pink Floyd’s later world tours. For over 120 shows this year, the touring ensemble has had DiGiCo SD consoles on tour… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound Reinforcement



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