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  • Monday, March 28, 2011
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    Bobby Owsinski 03/28/11 07:59 AM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   I’m always surprised when I hear that someone just bought a pair of studio monitors just on someone’s recommendation or because they read that some engineer uses them. I’m even more surprised when I hear about how haphazardly the listening tests were when they do get a chance to audition them. Here’s an excerpt from The Studio Builder’s Handbook that provides some useful tips for choosing some monitors that you’ll love listening… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollEducationInstallationLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Friday, March 25, 2011
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    PSW Staff 03/25/11 07:30 AM, 0 Comments
    The U.S. subsidiary of headphone and microphone manufacturer Sennheiser has named Full Compass Systems, Ltd. its 2010 dealer of the year for excellent sales, customer support and comprehension of Sennheiser’s diverse line of systems integration solutions. To express its thanks, Sennheiser made a generous donation to the Fender Music Foundation in the name of Full Compass. The donation supports funding and resources for musical education programs across the country. “We are pleased to announce Full Compass as Dealer of the… View this post
    Filed in: AVRecordingAVInstallationInterconnectMonitoringSignalStudioTechnicianAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/25/11 07:07 AM, 0 Comments
    Cumbernauld College in Scotland recently completed a new building, housing its recording studio complex, and chose two Solid State Logic AWS 900+ SE consoles for the main control rooms. The consoles achieve superior sonic imaging through SSL’s signature SuperAnalogue™ sound, while delivering sophisticated integrated DAW control, making them the perfect choice for the teaching environment. The AWS in the main control room is joined by an X-Rack filled with dynamics modules. “We offer beginner courses for a certificate in Sound… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Thursday, March 24, 2011
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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 02:36 PM, 0 Comments
    The U.S. subsidiary of headphone and microphone manufacturer Sennheiser named Guitar Center, Inc. its 2010 dealer of the year for excellent sales, customer support and comprehension of Sennheiser’s diverse line of microphones, wireless systems and headphones. To express its thanks, Sennheiser made a generous donation to the Fender Music Foundation in the name of Guitar Center. The donation supports funding and resources for musical education programs across the country. “We are pleased to announce Guitar Center as Dealer of the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessDigitalManufacturerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 01:04 PM, 0 Comments
    EastWest has announced distribution of the Evolution Series World Percussion Virtual Instrument in the North American market. Evolution Series, an Australian sample library developer, has recently created the next generation World Percussion virtual instrument. Available from April 1, World Percussion is designed to satisfy the most discerning film, TV, game composers and producers. It is a powerful and easy-to-use sample library using state-of-the-art equipment, a world-class scoring stage, and a treasure trove of beautiful instruments. As a massive 220 gigabyte… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 11:20 AM, 0 Comments
    VocalBooth is pleased to announce a newly expanded dealer relationship with Indianapolis based Auralex Acoustics. VocalBooth will now offer the full breadth of the Auralex line of acoustic treatments and sound control products. “We are really excited about working much closer with Auralex to represent their exceptional line of acoustic products,” stated Guy Coleman, VP of Sales for VocalBooth. “We have been featuring Auralex Studiofoam as both standard and color upgrades in our products for a number of years,” Coleman… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductInstallationMeasurementMicrophoneSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 07:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Allen & Heath has announced the introduction of their latest offering in their range of Xone headphones, the XD-20 in-ear monitors. Complementing Xone XD-53 and XD-40 professional DJ headphones, the XD-20s provide a set of quality, lightweight headphones designed for track browsing and replay. The XD-20s’ acoustic properties have been optimised for electronic music reproduction, providing extended bass and crisp, detailed highs. They are also designed for comfort, with lightweight construction, soft ear seals, and excellent noise isolation. “Our professional… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductEngineerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 06:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Renegade Labs has introduced the new Mx Metering System, a high-resolution multichannel add-on for the firm’s series of digital edit suite audio mixers. The unit is fully customizable with VU, PPM or K meter ballistics and a wide range of industry-standard meter scales. The Mx Metering System can be panel-mounted to an existing 328 Series or M16 mixer, or rack-mounted in a separate 2RU panel. “Surround metering is straightforward using the built-in surround views available with a single push of… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalMeasurementMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 06:48 AM, 0 Comments
    SurgeX International has announced the launch of the SA Series surge eliminators and power conditioners. The SA Series is specifically designed as a professional surge elimination power distribution platform for audio, video, broadcast, computer and all other valuable or sensitive electronic equipment. SurgeX International founder Michael McCook stated “SurgeX International SA products provide proven SurgeX technologies in a form factor suitable for compact installations, portable use or retro-fitting installations with existing power distribution facilities.” “They are an ideal power conditioning… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollProductAVInstallationInterconnectPowerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/24/11 06:25 AM, 0 Comments
    Vintage King Audio made its mark on the lone star state with their first ever Pro Audio Showcase & Mixer at SXSW on March 17th.  Hosted at The Bubble Recording Studio, which was founded in 1998 by Alex Lyon and Chris “Frenchie” Smith, representatives from Vintage King and leading names in equipment manufacturing were on hand to demo gear and answer questions.  Brands like A Designs, Apogee, Barefoot Sound, Rascal Audio, Retro Instruments, Rupert Neve Designs, sE Electronics and Shadow… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAnalogDigitalMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio