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  • Thursday, February 03, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/03/11 08:25 AM, 0 Comments
    Neumann has announced that it is supporting a METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) event at New York’s Avatar Studios on February 19th and 20th. “In Session with the Guys” provides an opportunity for attendees to interact with METAlliance founders in an interactive session that will include live recording and mixing sessions. Neumann, a METAlliance Pro Partner, will be loaning a pair of its M 149 Tube micro-phones in support of the event. The second of METAlliance’s interactive events promises… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, February 02, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/02/11 11:58 AM, 1 Comment
    Earthworks has introduced the SR40V High Definition vocal microphone, which has a hyper cardioid polar pattern that delivers superior sounding, natural on- and off-axis performance. The new SR40V incorporates a 9 mm back electret condenser-type transducer with a diaphragm measuring 5 microns to provide exceptionally fast transient response. Frequency range spans from 80 Hz to 40 kHz. The SR40V’s patented True Live Sound (TLS) technology provides extreme accuracy in the time domain, which is essential for harmonics to be reproduced… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/31/11 10:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Harman Professional has appointed Aaron Simon to the position of Director of Licensed Products. Simon will be responsible for an ongoing range of new and existing initiatives specifically designed as part of a strategic music artist endorsement program, providing top multimedia offerings within the Harman product and technology portfolio.  He will report to Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Michael MacDonald.  Prior to joining Harman Professional, Simon led the strategic marketing, partnerships and promotions department at Disney Music Group.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/31/11 08:42 AM, 0 Comments
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’m looking for a few microphones for location recording. Since most of my source material isn’t very loud I’ve decided I want to get a mic with very low self-noise. Most good mics have a rating for this, and I assume lower numbers are better, but I don’t really understand the specification so I thought I should check. A: If the listed spec is for self-noise then yes, lower numbers are better. In many cases… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, January 28, 2011
    Joe Gilder 01/28/11 01:29 PM, 1 Comment
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   I recently started working on an EP I’m producing for an artist friend of mine who’s quite talented, and I’m very excited about the project. Once you’ve locked in a project, what do you do next? Schedule a recording session and start tracking guitars, drums, etc.? Slow down, turbo. You’re getting ahead of yourself! Don’t forget about Pre-Production. You’re familiar with pre-production, right? Do you do pre-production on your projects? Do… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneMixerStudioSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 27, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/27/11 01:35 PM, 1 Comment
    Lectrosonics has announced its co-sponsorship of the upcoming webinar Wireless Theater: Optimizing Systems for Vocal Clarity. The webinar, scheduled for Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific is free (after registering). This is an excellent opportunity for sound designers, technical directors, production managers, music directors at houses of worship, FOH mixers, system integrators, and audio installation professionals to gain insight into high quality, trouble-free wireless microphone performance. For anyone involved in theatrical sound, musicals, audio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollDigitalEducationMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/25/11 01:56 PM, 0 Comments
    Blue Microphones has announced the appointment of Martin “Marty” Wolf as the vice president of manufacturing and operations. Wolf, a seasoned supply chain officer with expertise in both professional audio and consumer electronics, will be responsible for increasing Blue’s global supply chain efficiency, along with overseeing the internal production of Blue’s audio line. “We are excited to have Marty Wolf as part of the Blue team and look forward to his impact and leadership in the areas of supply chain… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Monday, January 24, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/24/11 04:28 PM, 0 Comments
    When the owners of New Jersey’s new Architekt Music set out to create a music facility rooted in the most professional level of musicianship and highest industry standards, sound quality was their top priority. They chose Shure microphones across the board – for the facility’s concert venue, recording studio, and professional music instruction space. “We knew Shure microphones could stand up to abuse in a live setting,” says George Roskos, co-owner of Architekt Music. “So, it was a no-brainer that… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 01/24/11 09:15 AM, 0 Comments
    The Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is one of the largest opera companies in North America. Since 1973, it has presented 41 world premieres and six American premieres; today, the HGO continues to attract the opera world’s leading talent, regularly hosting international superstars such as soprano Renée Fleming, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, mezzo-soprano Joyce Di Donato and many others. For all of its orchestral recordings—which include about 30 performances per year—the HGO relies exclusively on Neumann and Sennheiser microphones. Almost all of… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVMicrophoneSignalStudioSystem

  • Friday, January 21, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/21/11 02:22 PM, 0 Comments
    Earthworks, Inc. has announced that November 2010 marked the company’s 15th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of microphones for a wide range of audio applications. To celebrate this milestone in the company’s compelling history, Earthworks has announced the introduction of a 15-year warranty for all new purchases. This provides customers the peace of mind that comes from knowing the company is dedicated to superior products with industry-leading support. Founded by audio pioneer David Blackmer, the inventor and founder of dbx,… View this post
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