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  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    Daniel Keller 04/16/14 05:56 PM,
    Courtesy of Universal Audio.   Love it or hate it, data compression (not to be confused with audio signal compression, which is a different issue) schemes like MP3, FLAC, AAC, and other relatives have fundamentally changed music as we know it. The battle between fidelity and portability was long ago declared no contest, with convenience winning hands-down over sonic quality. But while the ability to compress what was once a wall full of vinyl into your pocket is a boon… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 03:48 PM,
    The first meeting between McFadden Sales and Shure occurred in 1939, when founder Bill McFadden met S.N. Shure and decided to strike a partnership. This year, Shure is celebrating 75 years with McFadden Sales as a Shure sales representative. “When you look back at the history of our company, there are a number of factors that have contributed to our success,” says Mark Humrichouser, general manager for the Shure Americas Business Unit. “One of those success factors is the strong… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 10:50 AM,
    The new Radial Engineering JR2-DT remote is now shipping. The JR2-DT is a dual-function control switch that enables the user to A/B toggle devices, such as the Radial SW4 and SW8, as well as to remotely mute a system, from a desktop position. “Since we launched the Radial SW8 backing track switcher, we have had several requests to produce a custom remote control to enable the user to reach over to switch from one backing track to the other should… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductBusinessManufacturerStudioSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 10:24 AM,
    Located in one of the oldest towns in northern Italy, True Colours Studio is dubbed a ‘well-heeled project’ by owner Mauro Santinello. What began in 2005 as a single recording and control room has now grown into a facility with three recording rooms for commercial audio projects, jingles, and most recently some major Italian recording artists. To accommodate the needs of its growing presence in the music scene, True Colours has added THE BOX to its studio, citing its “high… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 09:52 AM,
    George - Aris Anastassopoulos, one of the location sound engineers for Back2Back Productions’ Pedal to the Metal, is tasked with capturing the roar of the engine as the car passes the camera—challenging work with little margin for error. In order to accomplish it he relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology from Lectrosonics. Anastassopoulos has been working in professional audio for better than fifteen years—starting as a recording engineer for classical and orchestral recordings in addition to handling live sound… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 02:01 PM,
    Universal Audio Direct Developer partner Brainworx has released three new plug-ins for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces. Available for purchase via UA’s Online Store for $199 each, the Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier, bx_refinement, and bx_saturator V2 plug-ins are part of new UAD Software v7.6. Available exclusively for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo-equipped workstations, the Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier Plug-In is an exacting emulation of the dual EL84-powered boutique guitar amp. Inspired by British classics such as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsVideoProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 01:40 PM,
    John Penn, CEO of Undercurrent Labs, producer, 3D sound designer and songwriter, insists upon the sonic accuracy of his D8 studio reference monitors from Equator Audio when working on projects. Undercurrent Labs is the technology development arm of InspireMedia Interactive, an IPTV network with 3D audio and surround capabilities that streams both live video and VOD (Video-on-Demand) to any Internet enabled device. As the company CEO, Penn wears many hats that include business development, managing client relationships, as well as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    Bruce Bartlett 04/15/14 12:44 PM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Audio.   Some of the most popular instruments in many genres of music are keyboards, so let’s look at some techniques to capture a grand piano, upright piano, Leslie organ speaker, digital keyboard or synthesizer. Grand Piano This magnificent instrument is a challenge to record well. First have the piano tuned, and oil the pedals to reduce squeaks. You can prevent thumps by stuffing some foam or cloth under the pedal mechanism. One popular… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio

  • lightning boy
    PSW Staff 04/15/14 08:34 AM,
    Lightning Boy Audio (LBA) has announced the availability of the 1401 stereo microphone amp and the Ghost Box, a combination that forms a versatile all-tube stereo microphone preamp. Through the use of high quality components such as NOS paper in oil capacitors, NOS tubes, Carnhill iron and the careful layout of point-to-point wiring, the 1401 Preamp (short name) and Ghost Box command a stereo image with high fidelity.  The preamp was designed to serve as the output amplifier for the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio

  • Monday, April 14, 2014
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    Bobby Owsinski 04/14/14 02:51 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Reverb. It’s use goes through cycles from a lot to almost none, but you’ll usually find at least some reverb-type ambience used in every mix. The problem is that you can’t really tell much of a distinction between the different types of some inexpensive plug-ins or boxes. In case you’re a little fuzzy about the differences between the types of reverb available, here’s a little refresher excerpt from The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMeasurementProcessorSignalStudio





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