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  • Monday, October 03, 2016
    Bobby Owsinski 10/03/16 06:44 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Christine L. recently sent in the following question: “Where do headphones fit in the mix for you, or do you listen just to the speakers? I’ve been in studios where they have 3 sets of speakers—small, medium and large—and the producer or mixer (if it’s someone else) listen on all three. But I’m a headphone person. Wonder what your opinion of that is?” I’m a firm believer that you can get great… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMixerMonitoringStudio

  • Friday, September 30, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/30/16 07:27 AM,
    Radial Engineering introduces a compact, desk-top talk-back/cue system with the new Studio Q. Radial CEO Peter Janis: “With more and more recording happening in smaller studios, the need for a simple talk-back system has become evident. Yes, there are other cue systems on the market, but most either have too many features, are too costly, or are too large. The Studio-Q manages to do it all in a super compact design.” The Studio-Q begins with a simple cue switch that… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/29/16 01:39 PM,
    Sennheiser has enhanced its HD 280 PRO monitoring headphones with a new design and improved comfort for the wearer. Visitors to the AES Convention will be the first to try out the upgraded model. “The closed, circumaural HD 280 PRO headphones enjoy an excellent reputation for any monitoring application,” says Jannik Schentek, portfolio manager, Live Performance & Music at Sennheiser. “We have now given them a careful design update while fully preserving their much praised audio properties.” The most visible… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/29/16 06:51 AM,
    There are big music festivals and then there’s Milwaukee’s Summerfest - “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” as certified by Guinness World Records. This year’s Summerfest 2016 spanned 11 days and hosted upwards of 800,000 people. To handle the heat of such a massive show, Clearwing Productions deployed a range of VUE Audiotechnik loudspeakers, including the new al-12 large format line arrays, on the festival’s Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard stage, where attendees enjoyed performances by O.A.R., Joan Jett and the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/28/16 02:13 PM,
    From its origins as a single wine store, San Francisco’s PlumpJack Group has grown into a multi-faceted hospitality and lifestyle business. In late 2015 it opened Verso, an event space and night club where sound quality had to be guaranteed for all events. PlumpJack wanted something better than what major US nightclubs were delivering, selecting loudspeakers from Alcons Audio. PlumpJack Group’s business now includes wineries, luxury resorts, restaurants and clubs, as well as retail outlets. Established in a former printing… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 09:29 AM,
    Dynaudio will reveal its new M5P Evidence mastering monitor at the 141st AES show in Los Angeles. The M5P Evidence will be built to custom order by hand in Denmark. “The M5P Evidence monitor is a passive floor-standing studio monitor specifically designed for mastering applications,” says Dynaudio PRO product manager, Sebastian Rodens. “It has been derived from the acclaimed Evidence Platinum high-end speaker and is the first studio monitor to feature Dynaudio Directivity Control (DDC) which reduces reflections from floors… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/27/16 02:54 PM,
    With ten Grammy wins, including Best Engineered Album for The Raconteurs Consolers of the Lonely and scores of platinum and gold albums, Joe Chiccarelli has made good on the famous opportunity Frank Zappa gave him during the recording of “Sheik Yerbouti” – among Zappa’s best-selling albums ever. When the head engineer couldn’t make the session, Zappa promoted then-assistant engineer Chiccarelli to take the lead. Since then, Chiccarelli has had the opportunity to work with the biggest and best artists in… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 11:13 AM,
    Amphion Loudspeakers and ETAL Group announce that Amphion has adopted ETAL Anaview AMS Class D amplifiers in their amplifiers, which cater for their professional monitor loudspeakers. Anssi Hyvonen, proprietor of Amphion Loudspeakers says, “In order to offer our customers a complete solution, we needed amplifiers that fully complemented our passive studio monitor speakers. Highly transparent and resolving speakers like Amphion deserves a great sounding amp. Class D amplifiers are compact, and lightweight, but are inclined to have a slightly sterile,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAmplifierBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringStudio

  • Monday, September 26, 2016
    PSW Staff 09/26/16 02:41 PM,
    Hafler (a division of Radial Engineering) announces the P3100 2-channel amplifier. Designed for both studio recording and audiophile listening, the P3100 follows David Hafler’s philosophy of offering the very highest quality at an affordable price point. According to Hafler senior engineer Dan Fraser: “The P3100 is a ‘next generation’ amplifier designed for the most demanding audio engineer and audiophile. It employs Hafler’s trans*nova lateral MOSFET topology that at once reduces the length of the signal path while providing stability. This… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAmplifierMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 12:40 PM,
    As the 141st Audio Engineering Society (AES) show approaches, Harman Professional Solutions is inviting respected engineers and producers to share their work in the Harman demo room. From Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1, engineers who have contributed to the works of Miles Davis, The Beatles, Beyoncé and more will showcase career and industry milestones through the JBL 7 Series and M2 Master Reference Monitors. The JBL sessions will be held in Demo Room 504 of the Los Angeles… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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