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  • Monday, July 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/21/14 01:20 PM,
    Artspace Studio, one of London’s premier boutique recording, has recently invested in a Prism Sound Titan USB multi-track audio interface for its Brixton-based facility. “Titan was recommended to me by quite a few people, including mastering engineer Mandy Parnell at Black Saloon Studios and Kirk DeGiorgio (aka As One),” explains mixing and mastering engineer/producer, Tom Gillieron. “We thought we’d test one out, and we were amazed! “I do a lot of mixdown work for people and they send me tracks… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/21/14 01:10 PM,
    SAE in Mexico recently opened a new live audio engineering degree course, installing Allen & Heath’s new Qu-24 compact digital mixer as the teaching console. Supplied by Allen & Heath’s Mexican distributor, Audyson, students will learn to mix using Allen & Heath digital mixers, starting with the Qu-24 and progressing onto larger consoles, such as the GLD-80. The course will also include practical sessions, placing students in real situations with live bands, where they will also mix using A&H consoles.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalEducationStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/21/14 12:25 PM,
    One of the region’s most respected institutions, Slovak Medical University, has recently completed a major renovation and reconstruction project at their campus in Banská Bystrica. The multi-functional complex includes several classrooms, student dormitories, and a large, multi-purpose auditorium and presentation hall, used for graduations, conferences, technical seminars, and more.  The complex underwent a full technology modernization, including new audio, conferencing, and interpretation systems, as well as video, digital signage, and information technology systems. The systems were designed and installed by… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Friday, July 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 11:43 AM,
    When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the concert in Rio, honoring the close of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate recording microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. With the entire world watching, Grammy Award-winner Jesse Lewis, audio producer for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 11:36 AM,
    Manhattan-based Avatar Studios, formerly known as The Power Station, is one of New York’s legendary recording facilities. It is also home to producer / composer/ engineer David Kahne, who has a resume that reads like the music industry’s “Best of…” list. Central to Kahne’s production efforts are studio reference monitors from Equator Audio. For the uninitiated, David Kahne is a musician, composer, engineer, mixer, producer, A&R man, and music supervisor. In one or more of these capacities, he has worked… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 10:31 AM,
    iZotope, Inc. and Black Octopus have released Modern Grooves, a new expansion pack for iZotope’s acclaimed drum sculpting and beat sequencing plug-in, BreakTweaker. Featuring modern, clean, and crisp sounds with a dash of retro throwback, the expansion includes more than 300 sounds with 40 presets—all designed to have a timeless feel and work well with a wide range of material. In an interview with iZotope, Black Octopus founder Toby Emerson describes his approach to creating Modern Grooves: “I hope the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 10:23 AM,
    Poznań-based Gigant Sound Letus, one of Eastern Europe’s leading production companies, have announced a major investment in Outline’s flagship loudspeakers. Their new inventory includes substantial stocks of GTO, DBS 18-2 subwoofers and the all-new GTO C-12 compact line-source module. Founded in 1993 by owner Jurek Taborowski, Gigant Sound Letus is a dominant force not only in Polish rock, pop and classical productions but also throughout eastern Europe and as far afield as the US. Their full-time staff of over thirty… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 10:14 AM,
    The 79-year-old Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in Ashland has chosen Meyer Sound MINA line array loudspeakers to anchor the first full reinforcement setup in its 1,190-seat, outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre. With a stage house and thrust stage originally built for non-amplified performances, the theatre now benefits from an architecturally pleasing audio solution that heightens vocal clarity and musicality for the audience, while making performing easier for the actors. “The Meyer Sound system has completely changed the experience for both artists… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 10:06 AM,
    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has provided entertainment to the local community since it opened in 1904. From burlesque and Broadway touring shows, to silent films and movies – the venue has been a fixture in Worcester, Massachusetts for more than 100 years. Over the years the space has been modified with additions and renovations. The latest transformation was completed in 2008 when the Theatre returned to its former glory and was christened the Hanover Theatre for the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/17/14 05:23 PM,
    Control Point Technology of Lebanon, PA recently installed a Martin Audio MLA Compact loudspeaker system as part of the new high-tech Event Center at Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, WV. The intimate 1,200-seat venue is designed to get guests as close to performers as possible, opening on July 4th weekend with Creedence Clearwater Revisited and scheduled to feature artists such as The Spinners, The Romantics, The Smithereens, Marshall Crenshaw, Tommy Tutone and Sinbad. Control Point was tasked with audio, video… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystem