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  • Thursday, August 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/22/13 09:58 AM,
    Berklee College of Music has chosen iZotope to outfit its lab and studio facilities with industry leading software products. In addition, iZotope will partner with Berklee for educational events and training opportunities. iZotope’s award-winning products Ozone 5, RX 2, Alloy 2, Iris, Nectar,Trash 2, and Stutter Edit are now available in audio technology facilities accessible to both Electronic Production & Design and Music Production & Engineering major programs. Designed with numerous audio production workflows in mind, these iZotope tools will… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/22/13 09:33 AM,
    Brooklyn Castle is a documentary that tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. To ensure every nuance of the dialog was faithfully captured, the production team relied on Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics. Brian Schulz served as Director of Photography and Producer for Brooklyn Castle and fully understand the challenges of field production. Because of that… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/21/13 01:01 PM,
    Swiss PA company, Auditech, employed the company’s new Allen & Heath Qu-16 compact digital mixer as the FOH mixer at international athletics meet, Athletissima. Held annually in Lausanne, Athletissima attracts a host of top athletes and several world records have been set during the games. The stadium’s FOH audio is divided into 4 zones, 3 (north tribune, round east, round west) fed through an iDR-8 matrix mixer, with the VIP area (south tribune) fed directly from the Qu-16 FOH mixing… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 12:41 PM,
    The assembly hall (Konzilsaal) in the German city of Konstanz is a historical venue—back in 417, the first and only election of a Pope in Germany took place there.  Preserved in its original state and used as a concert and event venue today, the hall offers a unique historic atmosphere together with memorable sound. The audio quality is compliments of a VIVACE acoustic system recently installed by the Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup. During classical concerts, up to 800 listeners are grouped… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 12:35 PM,
    This summer’s premier North American ’90s group tour—Under The Sun – is a five-band show that plays in just about every type of venue “under the sun” during its marathon 36-city sweep. Traveling on tour buses with limited space and having to quickly set up gear to illuminate stages of all shapes and sizes presented some tricky challenges for Ian Staer. Circuit Six’ Staer is the lighting designer for Smash Mouth, headliner of the show, which also features decade icons… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 11:34 AM,
    PESA has announced that Christopher Thomas has joined the company as executive vice president of engineering and CTO. Thomas will be responsible for all hardware and software engineering projects at PESA and, given his vast technical experience, will play a key role in developing the technology roadmap for PESA. Thomas has held senior executive management positions at Avocent, now Emerson, Maxvision, and Intergraph. Leading engineering teams and directing technology, he has played a major role in the significant growth with… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessInstallationInterconnect

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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 11:24 AM,
    The band Flying Colors—consisting of drummer Mike Portnoy, keyboardist Neal Morse, bassist Dave LaRue, and guitarists Steve Morse and Casey McPherson - boasts an astounding pedigree that includes a litany of highly acclaimed bands (Dream Theater, Dixie Dregs, Kansas, Alpha Rev, Deep Purple, Transatlantic, Spock’s Beard) and a seemingly endless list of stage and studio credits.  The band members’ busy schedules created some challenges in recording their debut album, with only a scant few days available for the band and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerProcessorStudio

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    Bobby Owsinski 08/21/13 04:10 AM,
    Anyone who’s ever mixed a live recording knows that it’s a lot different than mixing tracks recorded in the studio. How? Dealing with audience tracks for one, and leakage for another. With that in mind, here are a series of steps you can use to maximize that mix. 1. Set Mixing Priorities Assuming that you’re not going to replace instruments that are played badly or don’t sound that great, your mix may be determined not by the instruments themselves but… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • aviom
    PSW Staff 08/21/13 03:55 AM,
    Aviom has announced that it has licensed Audinate Dante digital audio networking technology. “Audinate’s Dante has become a standard in digital audio networking for the pro audio industry, and incorporating Dante connectivity into our personal mixing system makes it possible for our personal mixers to be connected directly to many of the best digital consoles on the market,” explains Aviom president and CEO Carl Bader. “By incorporating Dante, we have both simplified the setup of systems with the new A360… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVConsolesEthernetInterconnectMixerNetworkingSignal

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    PSW Staff 08/20/13 02:03 PM,
    Sean Karpowicz has joined Harman Professional, where he will serve as product manager for Soundcraft Si Series mixing consoles. Karpowicz comes to Soundcraft from VenueMagic, a show control software platform, where he served as marketing director. Prior to that, he worked as product manager at Gemini, responsible for pro audio product design and management. Karpowicz has an extensive background as a front of house and recording engineer, and is still active with both. He also performs with several music projects,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerMixer

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