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  • Tuesday, November 08, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/08/11 10:14 PM, 0 Comments
    Lawo is pleased to announce the new Version 4.14 software update for the company’s highly acclaimed mc² Series consoles, including the flagship mc²90, mc²66, mc²66 MKII, and mc²56. Featuring loudness metering, downmix functionality, full support for the company’s Extra Faders option, and more, V4.14 is packed with a brilliant set of new tools designed to enhance a sound engineer’s workflow. For some time, an ongoing deterioration in the ‘Loudness war’ has been taking place in television broadcasting. The result: TV… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Sunday, November 06, 2011
    11/06/11 10:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Minnetonka Audio Software has released a major new version of their SurCode for Dolby™ E family of encoding and decoding products. SurCode for Dolby E provides easy integration of Dolby E elements into existing workflows on a wide variety of industry–leading audio workstations. Linear PCM, with complete metadata support, can be encoded and decoded in real time and in the background at faster than real time speeds with convenient, familiar, cross–platform plug-ins. Version 2.0 of SurCode for Dolby E brings… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Thursday, November 03, 2011
    Bobby Owsinski 11/03/11 03:09 PM, 1 Comment
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   While most of the consumer world is just getting used to the idea of cloud computing, corporations have been using it for years. For those of you who don’t know, cloud computing means storing your data and even your apps on an external server that’s accessed via the Internet. A number of behind the scenes companies like RackSpace offer cloud services, but Google and Amazon also have huge server farms around the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollDigitalProcessorSoftware

  • Wednesday, November 02, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/02/11 12:56 PM, 1 Comment
    PreSonus has released FireControl 2626, a stand-alone application that provides Mac OS X 10.7 Lion compatibility for the original FireStudio (26 x 26) audio/MIDI interface. With this release, all FireStudio Series interfaces, including discontinued models, are compatible with OS X Lion. FireControl 2626 is exclusively for the FireStudio (26 x 26) and OS X Lion; FireStudio users who are running earlier versions of Mac OS X or who are using Microsoft Windows do not need and should not install this… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSoftware

  • Friday, October 28, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/28/11 11:36 AM, 0 Comments
    Willow Creek Church in South Barrington, IL, recently installed two Powersoft K3 amplifiers to power the six Danley Sound Labs TH-115 tapped horn subwoofers that provide dynamic low-frequency support to the sanctuary sound system. Seven years ago, Willow Creek Church, one of the largest churches in the U.S. in terms of both membership and facilities, commissioned a new sound reinforcement system to serve its main sanctuary, which has a capacity of more than 7,200. Until recently, the subwoofers were driven… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationPowerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/25/11 05:29 AM, 0 Comments
    Renkus-Heinz unveiled two major enhancements to its family of digital beam steering loudspeaker products at the recent 131st AES Convention in New York. The IC8R-II is a major evolutionary update to the Iconyx range, introducing significant performance improvement over its predecessor, the IC8R, combining a new Triple Tweeter High Frequency Array Coax with the equally new RHAON (Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network) v1.8 beam steering module. The new Triple Tweeter design creates a continuous, close spaced high frequency line source that… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductLine ArrayLoudspeakerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, October 24, 2011
    pro tools
    PSW Staff 10/24/11 04:04 PM, 0 Comments, a tutorial-video publisher specializing in audio software education, has announced a new partnership with Avid - as the official Avid Learning Partner Online, has released 5 feature-length tutorials covering all aspects of audio editing using Avid’s industry-leading Pro Tools 10 software. Link: Promo Video: Image: Produced by Grammy Award winning engineers, industry pros, and certified Pro Tools instructors,’s new line of Pro Tools 10 tutorials is available now. Individual tutorials are priced at $19.50… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationSoftwareStudio

  • universal audio
    PSW Staff 10/24/11 09:32 AM, 0 Comments
    Universal Audio (UA) has released the new flagship UAD-2 QUAD Omni 6 DSP Accelerator Packages, available in either PCIe card or Satellite FireWire unit formats. They represent Universal Audio’s most powerful and flexible processing hardware, packaged with the most complete UAD plug-in bundles for professional users. Specifically, the UAD-2 QUAD Omni 6 gives producers and engineers all 53 UA-developed plug-ins up to and including UAD software v.6.0 – saving thousands of dollars versus buying the plug-ins individually. The Omni packages,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • tc electronic
    PSW Staff 10/24/11 09:08 AM, 0 Comments
    At the just-concluded AES Convention in New York, TC Electronic introduced the new LM6 Radar Loudness Meter plug-in meter. The radar display has proven an efficient solution when upgrading audio production for broadcast, film and music from unsatisfactory peak level indicators to loudness-based metering. With the introduction of the new LM6 Radar Loudness Meter plug-in, audio professionals using programs such as Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Nuendo, Wavelab, Cubase and Sequoia - on a Mac or… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Sunday, October 23, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/23/11 04:41 PM, 0 Comments
    Waves Audio has unveiled Bass Rider, an easy-to-use plugin that rides bass levels automatically. A companion to Waves’ popular Vocal Rider plugin, Bass Rider does not change the natural sound of bass. Optimized especially for the frequency range and envelope characteristics of bass instruments, Bass Rider covers all the “basses” -  DI, amplified, acoustic, synth, upright, etc. Unlike a compressor, Bass Rider works note by note, without disturbing their inner dynamics, so they sustain and decay naturally. Since Bass Rider… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollVideoProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio