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  • Friday, September 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:17 AM,
    Audio-Technica is proud to be the microphone of choice for Snarky Puppy, a Brooklyn-based instrumental fusion band led by GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, composer and producer Michael League. Since joining with the Snarky Puppy crew around 2007, engineer/mixer Eric Hartman has been behind the console for several acclaimed albums from the ensemble, including We Like It Here, which the band released this year. A key element of these albums’ success has been Hartman’s extensive use of Audio-Technica microphones in the band’s… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:44 PM,
    Larry Fishman, the founder and president of Fishman, was recently invited to address designers, engineers and product managers at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA. Fishman delivered a presentation entitled “Inspiring Tools for Musicians: A Confluence of Engineering and Art” to a standing-room only audience. Many in attendance raised their hands when he asked, “How many of you are engineers?” The follow-up question, “How many of you are musicians?” produced an equal response. “At that point I knew I was among… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessEducationStageStudioTechnician

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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:04 PM,
    With sound quality a top priority, mix and mastering engineer Gonzalo González E. wanted to expand his studio offerings, while maintaining the high quality of recording for which his clients are accustomed. With the needs of his growing studio in mind, González was advised by 57 Pro Audio, API’s Chilean distributor, to add a standard 1608 console. The 1608 is a perfect match for the size of CHT Estudios, as well as both the independent and bigger international label clients… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 12:39 PM,
    The new DR-22WL from Tascam is the first portable recorder to include WiFi for transport control, file transfer, and audio streaming to your smartphone or PC. Other innovations like the new Scene Dial make it easier than ever to capture great-sounding recordings and share them online. The DR-22WL includes a set of stereo condenser microphones, arranged in true XY pattern for ideal stereo imaging. The eight-position Scene Dial selects recording settings for typical situations, or can be set to full… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductEngineerStudio

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/17/14 11:10 AM,
    The Audio Engineering Society (AES) and Open Control Architecture (OCA) Alliance will be working together at the upcoming 137th AES Convention in Los Angeles towards the ratification of the alliance’s proposed Open Control Architecture as an AES public standard. OCA defines communications protocols for reliable and secure control and monitoring of AV device networks of 2 to 10,000 nodes. AES project “AES-X210” is currently working to render OCA into a ratified AES standard. At the convention, alliance members will be… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsProductBusinessDigitalEducationEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignal

  • sanken
    PSW Staff 09/17/14 08:19 AM,
    Rob Macomber, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning chief engineer of the Music Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center for SiriusXM Satellite Radio, regularly utilizes Sanken CUW-180 stereo microphones in his work. The CUW-180 is comprised of two cardioid condenser mics combined in one compact body. Each of the two 180-degree capsules is independently adjustable with 15-degree detent, providing a versatile mic for a variety of stereo and surround recording applications. “The CUW-180s perform wonderfully anywhere and everywhere,” says Macomber. “On a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioTechnician

  • eventide
    PSW Staff 09/17/14 08:09 AM,
    Eventide  announced the immediate availability of the new UltraReverb plug-in, providing reverbs from the H8000 plus compression, EQ, and delay, all integrated. UltraReverb is compatible with AU, VST, or AAX64 for Mac or Windows, and is equipped with over 300 presets. UltraReverb is available for only $79 through midnight Eastern U.S. Standard Time, October 17, 2014 from Eventide.com or through Eventide plug-in dealers worldwide. After this promotion ends, UltraReverb native plug-in will retail for $199. UltraReverb overview:  —9 Reverbs including… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 10:11 AM,
    iZotope, Inc. has released RX 4, the next generation of its industry-standard audio repair toolkit, RX. iZotope’s software transforms flawed audio into pristine, usable material by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems. RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced incorporate significant new workflow-optimizing functionality, leaving more time for creativity in audio and video editing. For anyone in audio post production, broadcast, dialogue editing and mixing, independent filmmaking, or music production, RX 4 can make poorly recorded audio intelligible… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • radial engineering
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 06:13 AM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the StageBug SB-48UB, a unique phantom power supply that enables a guitar, bass or mandolin player to connect a condenser microphone to a Radial PZ-Pre or PZ-Deluxe.  According to Radial circuit and mechanical designer Nancy Smith:  “Over the past couple of years we have seen a tremendous take up of the PZ-Pre on professional stages, particularly with blue grass instruments, acoustic guitars and upright basses. And since the PZ-Pre is able to combine two inputs using… View this post
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