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  • Thursday, December 09, 2010
    PSW Staff 12/09/10 07:25 AM, 0 Comments
    French film and Television post production studios, INA (L’Institut National de l’Audiovisuel), Bry-sur-Marne Cedex, Auditoriums de la Coupole, Paris, to name a few, have embraced the Solid State Logic C300 HD Master Studio System because of its advanced programmable ergonomics, intrinsic power, reliability and sound quality. These recent installations join existing C300 HD systems at Creative Sound, Paris, with two C300 HD consoles, and DigiSon Studios, Boulogne-Billiancourt, with one C300 HD. The INA, the repository of all French radio and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, December 08, 2010
    Chris Huff 12/08/10 12:40 PM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   As the holidays grow near, you’re undoubtedly becoming more aware of potential issues within your church sound system. While now might not be the best time to completely re-tool, there’s never been a better time to make small improvement sand plan for the future. Here are my top 10 tips to improving your worship audio. 1. Use proper microphone placement • Choir mic’s that hang from the ceiling are set there… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollDigitalEducationEngineerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 11:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Tascam has introduced its Portastudio application for the Apple iPad, bringing 30 years of easy-to-use home recording to the popular device. Portastudio is based on – and nearly the same dimensions as – the Tascam Porta One four-track cassette recorder that revolutionized recording in 1984. The Portastudio app records four tracks, one at a time, with VU meters and a cassette transport contributing a vintage vibe. When a production is complete, the app can mix your recording to a stereo… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 10:27 AM, 0 Comments
    Linear Acoustic has posted on its website detailed answers to questions TV broadcasters have concerning passage of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act. Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act or CALM Act is a bill passed by Congress that will affect audio production, processing, transmission, and metering for all U.S. TV broadcasters. The bill currently awaits the President’s signature for final passage. “We can simplify the facts for broadcasters,” said Linear Acoustic President Tim Carroll. “Since the CALM Act is based… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingPollProductDigitalEducationEngineerMixerProcessorSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 08:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Santa Barbara Sound Design, has replaced a digital work surface in Studio A with a 32-input Rupert Neve Designs 5088 analog mixing console. The console, which has recently been fitted with Martinsound Flying Faders automation, is used in combination with the studio’s very large collection of custom rack-mounted vintage Neve preamp and EQ modules. Studio owner Dominic Camardella notes that the facility has housed a vintage Neve console for a majority of its years of operation. “The board is wonderful.… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollAnalogConsolesMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 07:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Adlib Audio has supplied an L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC modular WST line source FOH system to the Spa Bridlington for its 3,800-capacity Royal Hall venue. Technical manager Emrys Jones required a system that could cope with a demanding events schedule and performances ranging from tea dances and sporting events through to comedy, rock concerts and punk festivals. Adlib Audio was appointed as audio supplier by approved electrical contractor K Binks Heating. The Art Deco Royal Hall ballroom and Edwardian spa theatre have… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2010
    PSW Staff 12/07/10 02:52 PM, 0 Comments
    Guitar Center has announced today it is now selling online, through its website at, to more than 90 countries worldwide. To facilitate this global online expansion, Guitar Center has partnered with FiftyOne, the leading provider of international e-commerce services and infrastructure to United States retailers with global ambition. Guitar Center is using the FiftyOne platform to extend its e-commerce operations into more than 90 countries and to accept payment in 42 currencies, with all applicable taxes, duties, and shipping… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductBusinessDigitalLoudspeakerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementStudioSystemAudio

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    Bruce Borgerson 12/07/10 01:22 PM, 0 Comments
    This article is the second in a series on the historic Muscle Shoals studios. The first part is available here. After signing Jimmy Cliff to Island Records in 1971, label owner and producer Chris Blackwell was determined to introduce Cliff to wider audiences both in America and Europe. Deciding it might help to cut some songs with more of an R&B flavor, he brought Cliff to Muscle Shoals where, according to Hawkins, “we cut six, eight, maybe even ten songs.”… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollAnalogEducationEngineerMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/07/10 08:20 AM, 0 Comments
    One of the highlights of the recent AES convention in San Francisco was API’s introduction of its brand-new Channel Strip. The API Channel Strip includes a 512C mic pre, the famous 550a EQ, the 527 compressor and the 325 line driver, all well-known and highly-coveted pieces in their own right, now packaged together. Each processing piece can be switched in or bypassed individually, and a flip switch allows the compressor to be placed after the EQ if desired. Additional features… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogProcessorSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/07/10 07:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Calrec Audio has announced that NEP Supershooters, aleading mobile production company, has acquired two of the company’s new Artemis consoles, both to be deployed primarily for name-brand sports production in early 2011. Like its big brother Apollo, the more compact Artemis console relies on Calrec’s proprietary Bluefin(TM) 2 high density signal processing for power, and integrated Hydra2 networking to unify inputs and outputs regardless of the source’s physical location. NEP’s first Artemis is currently being installed in SS29, a new… View this post
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