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  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/20/13 12:50 PM,
    She sees dead people, and for Theresa Caputo, communicating with them is her life. While there are those who dispute her abilities, Caputo’s gift has propelled her to fame - thanks in no small part to her show, the Long Island Medium (now in its fifth season), which airs on The Learning Channel (TLC). Caputo has taken her gift live to the stage with Theresa Caputo LIVE The Experience.  Theresa is able to connect with her audience by being right… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/19/13 06:41 PM,
    In partnership with direct developer Brainworx, Universal Audio has added the Maag EQ4 Plug-In to the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform. In a self-professed quest for “audio perfection,” Cliff Maag designed the EQ4 to provide exceptional transparency and top-end presence while maintaining a true, natural sound. Based on his classic — and long-discontinued — NTI EQ3 from the ’80s, the EQ4 features Maag’s legendary Air Band control, a major component to the vocal mix chain on Madonna’s Ray of Light as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 06:03 PM,
    Rob Bernstein, the sole owner of Hob Sound in Framingham, MA, recently purchased a Soundcraft Si Expression 2 to accommodate his production and mixing needs. As a one-man business that provides sound equipment for a wide range of events, Bernstein requires a versatile console to match his needs. In addition to recallable features and analog-type controls, the Si Expression Series comes with GEQ effects on every bus as well as built-in Lexicon effects. Within 15 minutes of working with the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 05:38 PM,
    Solid State Logic has started to roll out its commercial distribution network for the live sector, with distribution for the new Live console in France to be handled by SSL France, with Juke Box Ltd as the official SSL Live dealer. And, in Italy, the console will be distributed by Cablateam. “SSL has been established for a long time in both France and Italy,” says Philippe Guerinet, director of international sales for SSL. “We have been working closely for many… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerMixer

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 02:44 PM,
    Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today announced the release of Cubase iC Air, allowing users of Cubase 7 or Cubase Artist 7, together with Leap Motion Controller or Intel systems powered by the Intel Perceptual Computing SDK, to control Steinberg’s popular DAW intuitively by the command of gestures. “With the advent of various gesture recognition technologies we’ve been looking into possibilities to control Cubase in a novel way by using simple hand gestures as an alternative control alongside the conventional mouse… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 02:37 PM,
    Brigham Young University – Idaho wanted a new sound reinforcement system for its Barrus Auditorium Concert Hall and Taylor Chapel that would provide higher quality audio without being visually intrusive. Barrus auditorium also functions as a chapel and the original sound system lacked clarity and wasn’t up to today’s standards in terms of quality for vocals and instrument reproduction. “The university had authorized us to upgrade but the music department was very concerned about hanging a conventional system in the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 02:20 PM,
    Every summer, countless mountain bike enthusiasts converge on Whistler, British Columbia, to experience Crankworx, the largest freeride mountain bike festival in the world. This year’s event marked the 10th anniversary of this iconic festival, which featured the world’s top talent competing for over $175,000 in prizes, as well as a weekend concert series, contests, clinics, and more. Pro audio specialists Gearforce of Coquitlam, BC, provided sound again this year, with veteran sound engineer Ryan Brubacher facing a grueling, 10-day schedule… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 02:12 PM,
    Sound Devices introduces the 633, a six-input mixer with integrated 10-track recorder. It includes Sound Devices’ proprietary PowerSafe technology and a unique four-way power supply for maximum operational runtime. The 633 has a full complement of I/O designed into a compact, portable device, ideal for over-the-shoulder applications. The powerful 633 mixer/recorder features six inputs, with three high-bandwidth mic/line XLR inputs complete with phantom power, high-pass filter, input limiter and variable pan. Three additional line-level inputs appear on TA3 (mini-XLR) connectors.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMixerRemoteTechnician

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    PSW Staff 11/19/13 01:53 PM,
    Having topped Pollstar’s first quarter ticket sales charts for the past three years, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular is playing 58 shows across the U.S. through March 2014. Blackhawk Audio of White House, Tenn. is providing a Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system for the contemporary Christian music concert tour. “Winter Jam’s music goes from hip-hop to hard rock, and from pure pop to spoken word,” says Jerry Holcomb, production manager and FOH engineer for Winter Jam. “The… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, November 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/18/13 06:08 PM,
    Universal Audio has captured Fairchild’s revered tube character with the new Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection for the UAD Powered plug-ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces. In 2004, Universal Audio released the Fairchild 670 Legacy plug-in, heralded as the best Fairchild 670 emulation available. Now UA has improved the original time constants and gain reduction curves while modeling — for the first time ever — the complete tube-powered amplifier and transformer sections of their hardware counterparts. Far beyond other Fairchild… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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