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  • Monday, July 25, 2011
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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
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • 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
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollBusinessDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerMixerStudio

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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    Bobby Owsinski 07/19/11 03:01 PM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   I’ve been asked by a few people how I would go about getting a bass sound, since I mentioned that I’d approach things differently from the way Yossi Fine did in my Getting A Bass Sound In The Box post. Actually, the sound of the bass isn’t as important as the relationship it has with the kick and snare drums, since they all reinforce one another if blended correctly. Here’s my approach,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio

  • Monday, July 18, 2011
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    PSW Staff 07/18/11 08:01 AM, 1 Comment
    Studiomaster has published details of its new Class AD Polyphase proprietary amplifier development in a technical reference document on the company’s website. First announced at this year’s Prolight+Sound exhibition in Frankfurt, the company states that the technology provides improvements in sound quality, efficiency and power density over current Class D designs. The new topology combines a number of design innovations with a Studiomaster patented “polyphase” output stage, with the goal of providing the equivalent sonic performance of an analog design… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierAnalogDigitalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • plug-ins
    PSW Staff 07/18/11 07:26 AM, 6 Comments
    Minnetonka Audio Software and SoundField have reached an agreement whereby Minnetonka will distribute SoundField’s stereo-to-5.1 upmixing technology as part of Minnetonka’s AudioTools Server family of products. AudioTools Server is a software framework for adding audio–related processing, quality control and management functions to file–based workflows within existing asset production systems, while SoundField’s UPM-1 plug-in converts stereo content to 5.1 surround while retaining stereo and mono folddown compatibility. Designed to seamlessly integrate into today’s multichannel, file–based post production workflows, the UPM-1 is… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, July 15, 2011
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    Cliff Goldmacher 07/15/11 09:22 AM, 0 Comments
    This exclusive article is provided by AudioFanzine. Also see “EQ And Compression For Vocals & Acoustic Guitar.” Despite the preponderance of exceptional drum samples and loops on the market, for certain genres of music (notably country and rock) there is no substitute for a great session drummer playing on a well-recorded and mixed drum kit. One thing that samples and loops can’t provide is the great rhythmic instincts an accomplished live player draws upon when responding to a specific song.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudioAudio