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  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    lynx studio technology
    PSW Staff 11/26/14 06:44 AM,
    Lynx Studio Technology has introduced a new line of PCI Express Cards that combine the connectivity of the Lynx AES16e PCI Express card with the audio quality of the Lynx Aurora converters. The first two offerings in the line are the E44 and E22 cards. The E44 offers four analog input and output channels and four AES/EBU channels, expanding on the I/O offered by the LynxTWO-A card. The E22 provides two analog input and output channels and two AES/EBU channels,… View this post
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  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 11/26/14 06:00 AM,
    Audio-Technica has appointed Apex, NC-based Millar Electronics as its new manufacturer’s rep firm for the southeastern U.S., including Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Founded in 1924, Millar Electronics specializes in the pro audio and A/V integration industries. The announcement was made by David Marsh, Audio-Technica director of sales, professional markets, and signifies A-T’s continued emphasis on growth in all markets, particularly installed sound. Millar Electronics principal Herman Civils (outside sales, NC/SC Region) is joined in representing… View this post
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  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/25/14 01:21 PM,
    As befits its Nashville location, Belmont University has close ties to the music industry—its Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business (CEMB) is the world’s only AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)-accredited Music Business program as well as the first ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)-accredited Audio Engineering Technology program. Among its numerous activities the school runs four professional-quality recording studios on campus, the historic Quonset Hut Studio, Ocean Way Nashville Studios—and now, the recently renovated… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/25/14 10:13 AM,
    Rado Stefanov, sound mixer for Counting Cars, a spin-off of the popular Pawn Stars program, has taken a unique approach to reality show recording and sound mixing. Instead of using a traditional boom technique, he relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4063 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones for both talent and ambient sound recording. Airing on the History network, Counting Cars chronicles the daily activities of Danny “The Count” Koker and his team at Count’s Kustoms, a car and motorcycle restoration and customization… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, November 24, 2014
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    Jon Tidey 11/24/14 03:51 PM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   A multiband compressor is a powerful tool for controlling dynamics. The signal is split into three or more frequency ranges and processed independently. This is different from a standard compressor which operates on the entire frequency range at once. Standard compressors are great, but sometimes you’ll find that with any significant amount of gain reduction you start to get a very dull sound. With multiband compression, each frequency range has an… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 02:53 PM,
    Shure Incorporated today announced holiday product rebates on select SM microphones and, for the first time, a rebate offer for the SE215 Sound Isolating Earphones and SE535 Sound Isolating Earphones. Customers who purchase SM57 and SM58 microphones can earn up to $60 back ($10 back on up to six individual microphone purchases). This also includes a special $30 rebate on the DMK57-52 Drum Microphone Kit. For earphone products, customers can save $10 on SE215 models and $50 on SE535 models.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/24/14 09:57 AM,
    Veteran mastering engineer Herb Powers, Jr., a winner of numerous Grammy Awards and innumerable Platinum- and Gold-certified albums, trusts Metric Halo SpectraFoo sound analysis software, a Metric Halo ULN-2 A/D/A interface along with Metric Halo plug-ins to make it all happen. His list of clients includes Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Nelly, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, Salt-N-Pepa, Run DMC, Afrika Bambaataa, Outkast, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Puff Daddy, Jennifer Lopez, Pink, and countless others. “We’re in the business of… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, November 21, 2014
    black lion audio
    PSW Staff 11/21/14 08:35 AM,
    Black Lion Audio has introduced the B12A MKII, a single-channel microphone preamp in the style of an API 312A. The MKII version offers an upgraded input transformer, higher gain, and lower noise than the original B12A. It also includees an output transformer, a Hi-Z input, phantom power, pad, phase, and is housed in a 1U, 1/2 rack chassis. “The original B12A was very popular, but we were continually being asked by customers to modify them for more gain,” commented Nate… View this post
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  • Thursday, November 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/20/14 01:14 PM,
    Source Distribution recently sold the API BOX to popular mixer/engineer Scott Rosser. Rosser, who has remixed many of the biggest pop names in the industry including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Mariah Carey. Currently working from his home, Rosser knew he needed the right gear before finding a new space outside of him home studio. A solution arrived in April when Rosser ordered the BOX after just one demo session with Andy Bensley of Source Distribution. “Source kindly set up a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/19/14 02:20 PM,
    Keyboardist Derek O’Neill, of King Creosote fame, recently added a Solid State Logic Sigma to his personal studio equipment line up, along with an SSL Stereo Bus Compressor, and it make a significant difference while working on sound design for the recent project From Scotland with Love, a film and soundtrack released for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Designed for the DAW user that seeks the sound of an SSL console while retaining the convenience of working “in the… View this post
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