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  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/12/11 03:03 PM, 0 Comments
    Steve Linder is a Peak Performance Strategist and the principal behind SRI Training, a company that provides strategic life coach training for thousands of clients each year. Linder’s presentations utilize a variety of biofeedback and neuro linguistic programming (NLP) techniques to teach leadership, communication and other interpersonal skills to both individuals and organizations. He uses an array of A/V technology to illustrate his points, including live video feeds, audio and video playback, live wireless microphones, and live telephone feeds. To… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    Mark Frink 01/12/11 01:07 PM, 0 Comments
    At typical multi-band concert festivals, various consoles must be mixed, merged or switched to the loudspeaker controllers and crossovers at the main mix position, with some acts bringing their own desks, while other artists’ engineers use consoles provided by the vendor. The traditional approach has been to use a master “production console” to mix the other desks, along with other festival production inputs. Alternatively, something like a Midas XL88 8 x 8 matrix mixer is combined with a separate small… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/12/11 10:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Sierra Video has announced the addition of two new multi-viewers and support products to its SierraView multi-viewer lineup.  SV-MV-QUAD and SV-SM-XX offer HD-SDI, SDI, and DVI-I video multi-viewing with display customization, audio metering, and other advanced features in a 1RU frame.  Designed for small broadcast and Pro AV applications, these products are ideal in OB vans, editing suites, master control or digital playout facilities.  The line has also been expanded to include the AM-xx2 and DATA-xx audio metering and alarm… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollProductAVDigitalInstallationMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/12/11 09:15 AM, 0 Comments
    At the end of November the music conference Soundbound was held in Mumbai, with a range of live performances for participants to enjoy after the business of the day. The first two nights featured gigs by Shaa’ir + Func, one of India’s most successful indie bands, mixed on a DiGiCo SD9, the first to be deployed on the Indian sub-continent. Soundbound and the associated live shows were sponsored by the British Council. It was part of the long-term SoundPad project,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Monday, January 10, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/10/11 09:52 AM, 0 Comments
    Recently, Dave Way has welcomed a new group of “performers” to Waystation: no less than seven products from A-Designs Audio and its sibling company, Pete’s Place Audio. The addition of this gear comes as part of a change in operational philosophies. “I’m in the process of renovating my studio to maximize the way I now work,” Way points out, “which is a hybrid approach with an all analog signal path, tape, and super quick recalls.” “It really facilitates bouncing back… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogDigitalMixerProcessorSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/10/11 08:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Linear Acoustic received their first Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering/Technical Development from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Recognized for pioneering development of a real-time audio/metadata processor for conforming audio to the ATSC standard, the Linear Acoustic team received its award Jan. 6 at a gala ceremony in Las Vegas. “It’s great to be here among television’s technical luminaries,” said Linear Acoustic President Tim Carroll in accepting the award. “Not too many years ago we were… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalMixerProcessorStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, January 07, 2011
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    Jeff Lange 01/07/11 12:26 PM, 1 Comment
    Personal monitor mixing (PMM) has been around for some time now, but is still not “mainstream” for many live music applications. The church market has readily adopted PMM, now followed by tours, Broadway productions, orchestras and TV shows with live bands that are all showing increased usage. In a nutshell, PMM hands individual mix responsibilities to the musician, and when used together with in-ear monitors (IEM), it can present quite a few advantages. However, to be clear, PMM and IEM… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    Joe Gilder 01/07/11 11:14 AM, 8 Comments
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   A question I’m frequently asked is how to remove the vocals from tracks for clients. While you can never completely remove the vocals, you can generally knock them down enough to make the track useful for whatever the client has planned. As always, the video is embedded below, which I hope you find helpful. Don’t forget to leave your thoughts and comments below!   Joe Gilder is a Nashville based engineer,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollVideoDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerProcessorStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 01/07/11 10:17 AM, 1 Comment
    Sennheiser has announced that on Tuesday, January 12th, at the Anaheim Hilton, the Sennheiser Sound Academy is offering a very special one-day only event covering the essential audio skills needed to successfully engineer both large and small live productions. Robert Scovill, who has mixed over 3,000 events during his 30-year live sound and recording career, will serve as the featured keynote speaker. Scovill’s engineering and production expertise has been enlisted by a host of musical talents including Tom Petty &… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationEngineerMixerSystemAudio

  • Thursday, January 06, 2011
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    PSW Staff 01/06/11 08:28 AM, 0 Comments
    Sonnox has announced their support for the METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) in their presentation of the second In Session event. The event is scheduled for February 19-20, 2011 in NYC at Avatar Studios.  Sonnox plug-ins will be provided for sessions and attendees who register by January 18 will be eligible to win a Native Sonnox Essential bundle, an approximately $900 value. METAlliance co-founder George Massenburg commented, “Sonnox plugs combine innovative engineering and design and flawless execution.  They go… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalEducationEngineerMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio