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  • Friday, November 28, 2014
    PSW Staff 11/28/14 04:07 PM,
    Right Coast Recording in Columbia, PA has long been a haven for area and national artists, from local luminaries like Burning Bus, Beru Revue and Jump the Gun to top artists like Billy Joel, the Dixie Chicks and Yes. Built around a main studio space that encourages live tracking sessions, the studio combines old-school and cutting-edge recording technologies, utilizing Harman’s Lexicon plug-ins and processors as key sonic elements. “We’ll use whatever it takes to get the right sounds for our… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/28/14 10:23 AM,
    Waves Audio has introduced the new Pumper plug-in, designed for achieving an instant ducking effect. The latest addition to the OneKnob Series, the new Pumper simulates side-chain compression, saving users the need to route the kick track to the side-chain input of a compressor. The plug-in can be used for making either an entire mix or individual tracks pump with the beat, a popular effect in modern dance music—for example, to make space for four-on-the-floor kicks.   The simplicity of… View this post
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  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/26/14 06:44 AM,
    Lynx Studio Technology has introduced a new line of PCI Express Cards that combine the connectivity of the Lynx AES16e PCI Express card with the audio quality of the Lynx Aurora converters. The first two offerings in the line are the E44 and E22 cards. The E44 offers four analog input and output channels and four AES/EBU channels, expanding on the I/O offered by the LynxTWO-A card. The E22 provides two analog input and output channels and two AES/EBU channels,… View this post
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  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 11/26/14 06:00 AM,
    Audio-Technica has appointed Apex, NC-based Millar Electronics as its new manufacturer’s rep firm for the southeastern U.S., including Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Founded in 1924, Millar Electronics specializes in the pro audio and A/V integration industries. The announcement was made by David Marsh, Audio-Technica director of sales, professional markets, and signifies A-T’s continued emphasis on growth in all markets, particularly installed sound. Millar Electronics principal Herman Civils (outside sales, NC/SC Region) is joined in representing… View this post
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  • aes
    PSW Staff 11/26/14 05:46 AM,
    The Audio Engineering Society (AES) recently held a successful interoperability testing event, in cooperation of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), of its AES67-2013 standard at the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) in Munich, Germany. The event was held to demonstrate the functional compatibility of a number of different implementations of the AES67 standard for high-performance streaming audio over IP networks across a varied range of platforms and products. This standard specifically provides comprehensive interoperability recommendations in the areas of synchronization, media… View this post
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  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014
    PSW Staff 11/25/14 01:21 PM,
    As befits its Nashville location, Belmont University has close ties to the music industry—its Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business (CEMB) is the world’s only AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)-accredited Music Business program as well as the first ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)-accredited Audio Engineering Technology program. Among its numerous activities the school runs four professional-quality recording studios on campus, the historic Quonset Hut Studio, Ocean Way Nashville Studios—and now, the recently renovated… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/25/14 10:13 AM,
    Rado Stefanov, sound mixer for Counting Cars, a spin-off of the popular Pawn Stars program, has taken a unique approach to reality show recording and sound mixing. Instead of using a traditional boom technique, he relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4063 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones for both talent and ambient sound recording. Airing on the History network, Counting Cars chronicles the daily activities of Danny “The Count” Koker and his team at Count’s Kustoms, a car and motorcycle restoration and customization… View this post
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  • Monday, November 24, 2014
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    Jon Tidey 11/24/14 03:51 PM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   A multiband compressor is a powerful tool for controlling dynamics. The signal is split into three or more frequency ranges and processed independently. This is different from a standard compressor which operates on the entire frequency range at once. Standard compressors are great, but sometimes you’ll find that with any significant amount of gain reduction you start to get a very dull sound. With multiband compression, each frequency range has an… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 03:12 PM,
    Hal Leonard Books has published Mixing and Mastering with ProTools 11 and Producing Music with ProTools 11,both by certified Pro Tools trainer Greg Lorbecki and Avid pro audio specialist Greg “Stryke” Chin. Given Pro Tools 11’s high-tech enhancements in delivery speed, ultra-low latency, inclusion of the Avid Audio Engine, and HD video-editing capability, users need practical guides to get up and running quickly and efficiently. In these focused guide, Lorbecki and Chin unlock the full potential of ProTools 11 as… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 09:57 AM,
    Veteran mastering engineer Herb Powers, Jr., a winner of numerous Grammy Awards and innumerable Platinum- and Gold-certified albums, trusts Metric Halo SpectraFoo sound analysis software, a Metric Halo ULN-2 A/D/A interface along with Metric Halo plug-ins to make it all happen. His list of clients includes Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Nelly, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, Salt-N-Pepa, Run DMC, Afrika Bambaataa, Outkast, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Puff Daddy, Jennifer Lopez, Pink, and countless others. “We’re in the business of… View this post
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