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  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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    Daniel Keller 06/29/16 11:46 AM,
    Courtesy of Universal Audio.   You’ve prepared for this recording for months. Your guitarist has spent hours, even days, agonizing over the tone for her solo. Your singer has wrestled over and over again with what now amounts to an awesome vocal. Your drummer’s locked in to the click track tighter than a proverbial gnat’s posterior. And yet, somehow, something’s still not right. The tracks just don’t pop the way they do in your imagination. While you’ve been working hard… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneMixerSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 09:23 AM,
    Studio veteran Chris Freels, head engineer, producer and co-owner of Edmond, Oklahoma’s The Music Group recording complex, recently chose to have Carl Tatz Design, TEC Award-winning studio design firm install a Dual version of its PhantomFocus monitoring system in the studio A control room. Utilizing Yamaha NS10 near-fields and Dynaudio AIR 25 mid-fields, the two sets of monitors share the same laser-optimized and tuned sweet spot. “To be honest, we were a little skeptical as to whether or not we… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 06:51 AM,
    Listeners can hear a difference between standard audio and better-than-CD quality, known as high-resolution audio, according to a new study published in the June issue of the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society (JAES) by Dr. Joshua Reiss of the Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).  The meta-study compared data from 18 studies involving 450 participants listening to samples of music in different formats. In total, the studies involved over 12,000 different trials where participants were… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalEducationMeasurementStudio

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 09:37 AM,
    For more than 50 years, Television New Zealand (TVNZ) has served up programming to Kiwi viewers — and for almost half of that time, the national broadcaster has placed its trust in Calrec Audio. TVNZ has just installed its latest investment in Calrec, a brand-new Artemis Light audio console and a Concord processor upgrade on the network’s existing Artemis Beam desk. “We’ve enjoyed a long and successful partnership with Calrec, going back to 1996 when we brought in two analog… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 09:19 AM,
    “My background is in the studio so I can appreciate good workmanship,” says Suffolk New College Music Technology Course leader, Craig Shimmon, who’s very pleased with the arrival of the new Audient ASP4816 desk. “The other lecturers have commented on the superior build quality and the clean preamps; the layout is a dream to teach with,” he adds. Installed as part of an upgrade to the studio at the college, the analog mixing console forms an integral part of the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 09:06 AM,
    After more than a decade on the road with touring artists and as a house audio engineer at the Irving Plaza/Fillmore music venue in New York City, Daniel Willis established AV Technik a full-service AV firm in his hometown of South Portland, Maine. Willis has selected the Roland XS-83H 8-in x 3-out multi-format AV matrix switcher as his main AV switcher for clients ranging from music artists to corporate conferences to live events “It does a lot of things and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMixerStudio

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    Joe Gilder 06/28/16 06:04 AM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   I know it may be hard to believe, but I too used to believe this was true. I had simply never given it much thought. Maybe you’re in the same boat? The issue was, I made the mistake of confusing headroom with dynamic range. Put simply, when I looked at the master fader, if there was a lot of room between the loudest peak of my mix and 0 dBFS (clipping,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureProductionAudioDigitalMeasurementMixerMonitoringSignalSoftwareStudioSystem

  • Monday, June 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 12:36 PM,
    Estudio Sacramento, founded by Daniel Saiz, has been operating as a commercial recording studio for 20 years. Saiz still owns and runs the facility and has recently installed a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality δelta SuperAnalogue console. “It is like an injection of adrenaline for my business,” says Saiz. “I’m receiving a lot of calls just because I have changed the desk… The clients love it.” Saiz recalls that when he first started the studio, it was rare for a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 10:29 AM,
    Slovakian violinist and producer Filip Jancik is rapidly gaining an international reputation as one of the best young classical musicians to cross over into the world of pop and rock. One of the keys to Jancik’s sound is DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099V instrument microphone for violin, which he uses for all of his live performances and also for any recording projects he undertakes. Now based in Vienna, where he has his own studio, he often plays with top musicians as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 10:03 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping the GeoFusor, a versatile sound diffusor based on the geodesic dome pattern. The GeoFusor’s dimensional shape offers smooth, even diffusion and allows back filling with absorptive material for enhanced low-end control. The GeoFusor is wall- and ceiling-mountable and is offered in two sizes (12 x 12 and 24 x 24-inches). The 24 x 24-inch GeoFusor is sized to fit in ceiling grids and offered in fire-rated and non fire-rated variations. The GeoFusor’s contemporary aesthetic complements… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationSound ReinforcementStudio



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