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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
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    Bruce Bartlett 07/26/11 04:01 PM, 0 Comments
    In a tough economy, an increasing number of bands, musicians, and church congregations are finding themselves financially strapped. When it comes time to record the next big album, be it praise music or hard rock, the DIY route is being increasingly chosen when money isn’t available to spend several days or weeks in a studio at the hourly rate. Some performers shun the studio for other reasons. “I get too nervous in the studio… I’ll just record myself with a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallDigitalEngineerMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • audio education
    PSW Staff 07/26/11 04:30 AM, 1 Comment
    Synergetic Audio Concepts (SynAudCon), renowned worldwide for providing essential real-world audio education, has released its in-person seminar schedule for the remainder of 2011. “SynAudCon Digital: Audio, Processing & Networking” is a three-day seminar that will be presented September 26-28 in Indianapolis. The course provides a comprehensive introduction to digital audio, digital signal processing and networking. The materials presented shorten the learning curve for understanding everything from data formats to networked audio systems, with an emphasis on the practical. SynAudCon will… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Monday, July 25, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/25/11 04:45 PM, 0 Comments
    Line 6 Inc. has introduced the MIDI Mobilizer II, its latest portable MIDI interface that connects all classic and modern MIDI equipment to Apple iPhone and iPad.  Descended from the first-generation MIDI Mobilizer (the world’s first MIDI interface for Apple iOS devices), MIDI Mobilizer II is the ideal MIDI interface for GarageBand for iPad and other CoreMIDI music apps. “MIDI Mobilizer II makes portable music production easy,” remarked Chris Grigg, Line 6 mobile products manager.  “Anyone with an iPhone or… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/25/11 04:15 PM, 0 Comments
    Loud Technologies Inc. (“LOUD”) today announced that Alex Nelson, formerly LOUD’s VP of Worldwide Sales, will lead its newly expanded Music Gear (“MG”) Business Unit in the elevated role of President and General Manager. This move completes the alignment of all brand strategy, product development, engineering, product management, demand planning, operations, marketing, training sales and service for its Ampeg, Crate, and Mackie brands under the now fully autonomous MG Business Unit. “Alex is perfectly suited to lead our MG Business… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25/11 04:00 PM, 0 Comments
    BOSS is now shipping the MICRO BR BR-80 Digital Recorder, an updated and improved version of its popular MICRO BR multitrack recorder. The first MICRO BR, launched in 2006, was a big hit among musicians, offering pro-quality multitracking in a handheld device only slightly larger than an iPod™. With an eight-track upgrade, the latest BOSS guitar and vocal effects, built-in rhythms, onboard stereo mics, fun jamming and practice features directly inherited from BOSS’ eBand® JS-8, and a Live Record mode… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigitalStudioAudio

  • Friday, July 22, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/22/11 02:30 PM, 0 Comments
    PreSonus has introduced the AudioBox 22VSL, AudioBox 44VSL, and AudioBox 1818VSL, a series of compact, rack-mountable USB 2.0 interfaces with integrated software that provides the dynamics processing and EQ of a StudioLive Series mixer. All three AudioBox VSL Series interfaces incorporate Class A XMAX preamps with 48-volt phantom power; 24-bit, 96 kHz converters with 114 dB dynamic range; and PreSonus’  loud (150 mW), clean, clear headphone output. All three models also provide MIDI I/O and zero-latency monitor mixing. As noted,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectMixerNetworkingProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, July 21, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/21/11 09:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Jim Kaiser, president of the Audio Engineering Society, has announced that Roger Furness, AES executive director since 1994, will step down from his position at the end of 2011. An AES member since 1975, Furness has served as section chair, vice president AES Europe and as AES president. To ensure continuity in all aspects of the AES organization, the Executive Committee has asked him to remain as executive director emeritus throughout 2012. “My seventeen years as AES executive director have… View this post
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  • Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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    Kyle P. Snyder 07/20/11 04:14 PM, 13 Comments
    You may be shocked to learn this, but there actually are DAW’s other than Pro Tools. You’re stunned, right? I just knew you would be. All kidding aside, I tend to do most of my work in Pro Tools, mainly because I just like the program better than the other options. However, I do have occasion to mix in other DAW’s from time to time depending on the needs of clients. For instance, the other day I was mixing across… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogTechnologistPollDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerSystemTechnicianAudio

  • jbl
    PSW Staff 07/20/11 03:43 PM, 2 Comments
    Recording industry veteran Rafa Sardina recorded and mixed tracks for Lady Gaga’s recent album, Born This Way, using JBL LSR28P studio monitors. Sardina is an 11-time Grammy-winning producer, mixer and recording engineer, whose credits include projects with Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Shakira, Mariah Carey, Dr. Dre, Beyoncé, Sheryl Crow and Macy Gray. Sardina worked with producer Fernando Garibay on Born this Way at The Mix Room in Burbank, California. According to Sardina, JBL LSR studio monitors have become an integral… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • rep best thread
    PSW Staff 07/20/11 03:28 PM, 0 Comments
    A discussion that began in the “Whatever Works” REP Recording Forum here on ProSoundWeb that’s packed with relevant/useful points and references. Question posed by Andy I’m a student and going to be taking on some mixing projects for self development, and am wondering how much time you set aside to mix/re-mix a track you’ve never heard before? Reply by compasspnt Good question. It’s totally relative. I’ve literally spent anywhere from an hour to a month mixing one song. But in… View this post
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