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  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    recording
    Matthew Weiss 04/11/12 10:35 AM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   In my previous article, Mixing Rap Vocals Part 1, we discussed the importance of having an end game for your vocal sound. In this article I’m going to give you techniques for actually getting there. I’ve read (too) many articles about mixing vocals. Cut 300 Hz, boost 2 kHz, compress 4:1, yada yada. Unfortunately these articles don’t actually give you any real resource – they simply speculate on generalities. What… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorStudio

  • studer
    PSW Staff 04/11/12 08:46 AM,
    The new Studer Vista 1 Compact is a true Vista console in a compact and low-cost configuration. Being unveiled at the upcoming NAB 2012 Show in Las Vegas, the new desk comes complete as a single chassis, with control surface, I/O connections and DSP all integral, considerably reducing weight and footprint. The Vista 1 Compact is suited to both fixed and portable systems, while its compact size makes it a natural choice for OB and ENG vans, with a price… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    eaw
    PSW Staff 04/10/12 01:34 PM,
    EAW has announced the launch of the Red Certification training program in support of the company’s new Powercube power and processing modules. EAW will award the Red Certification status after completion of a two-day seminar conducted at the customer’s location. “Powercubes deliver tremendous capabilities to owners of EAW mobile production line array systems,” states EAW president Jeff Rocha. “Red Certification ensures that Powercube owners get the most out of these exciting, new products.” The Red Certification training seminar was designed… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorAudio

  • Monday, April 09, 2012
    d.a.s. audio
    Paul Watson 04/09/12 03:10 PM,
    The D.A.S. Audio journey began more than 40 years ago, when a new enterprise named “Dynamic and Sound” was created by Juan Alberola in Valencia, Spain in 1971. Alberola, with a serious passion for audio, began designing and manufacturing his own loudspeakers and components, initially for studio monitoring and home listening, and all built in-house. Just a few years later, that focus also included producing larger loudspeakers for Spain’s thriving dance club, fueled by the country’s reputation as a European… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallAmplifierBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorAudio

  • krk
    PSW Staff 04/09/12 02:10 PM,
    A new software and firmware update is now available for the KRK Systems ERGO audio recording interface and room correction system designed to measure and analyze phase and frequency problems within a listening environment. To correct room issues, the internal digital signal processor analyzes and corrects room problems, improving the response at the listening position which results in mixes which translate far better to other playback systems. This latest version includes support for Apple Mac OSX Lion 10.7.3 and Microsoft… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMeasurementProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • image
    Adam Shulman 04/09/12 01:31 PM,
    An understanding of the sound reinforcement system optimization process as described in my previous article (here) leads to what may be a startling conclusion: with relatively little effort, this technology could be leveraged immediately. A number of products are currently on the market that begin to leverage this technology. These range from stand-alone beam-steering column loudspeakers from companies such as Renkus-Heinz, Tannoy and EAW to higher-power arrayable products such as Martin Audio MLA, Duran Audio Target, and Renkuz-Heinz IC Squared.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessor

  • microphones
    Dennis A. Bohn 04/09/12 10:23 AM,
    This article is provided by Rane Corporation.   Selecting the right preamplifier for a given microphone, or conversely, selecting the right mic for a given preamp, involves two major factors along with several minor ones. First, the two big ones: Input headroom. Do you have enough? Noise. What will the preamp add to your mic? You need to determine whether the mic, under worst-case conditions, is going to overload the preamp input stage, and also whether the preamp is going… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollProductStudy HallAVMicrophoneProcessorAudio

  • Friday, April 06, 2012
    yamaha
    PSW Staff 04/06/12 06:37 AM,
    MGP Editor, a free software app that provides additional control of new Yamaha MGP mixer DSP settings via iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, is now available from the Apple iTunes store (here). With an intuitive graphic display, MGP Editor provides detailed control of REV-X and SPX effects parameters—as well as Hybrid Channel’s Priority Ducker, Leveler and Attenuator. Introduced at Winter NAMM 2012, the new MGP16X and MGP12X mixers include D-PRE discrete Class A microphone preamps and Xpressive EQ using Yamaha’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVConsolesProcessorSoftware

  • Thursday, April 05, 2012
    universal audio
    PSW Staff 04/05/12 04:19 PM,
    Universal Audio (UA) has announced the release of the 1176 Classic Limiter Collection for the UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins platform and new Apollo High-Resolution Audio Interface. The new 1176 collection provides unrivaled emulations of three distinct 1176 hardware units, and is indispensable for any serious engineer or producer. The new 1176 Classic Limiter Plug-In Collection models the Bill Putnam Sr.-designed FET limiter’s entire electronic path from stem to stern — including its transformers, FET and bipolar transistor amplifiers, and input/output distortion… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollVideoProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • Wednesday, April 04, 2012
    recording
    Joe Gilder 04/04/12 09:21 AM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   As I was telling one of the members of Mix With Us, I learn something new every time I mix a song… and I imagine that will always be the case. Mixing is such a wild task. It’s exciting, tedious, invigorating, and depressing… all at the same time. But there’s nothing like those final stages of a mix, when everything is finally coming together. One of the biggest hurdles you’ll run… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollConsolesProcessorSignalAudio