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  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    universal audio
    PSW Staff 04/15/14 02:01 PM,
    Universal Audio Direct Developer partner Brainworx has released three new plug-ins for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces. Available for purchase via UA’s Online Store for $199 each, the Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier, bx_refinement, and bx_saturator V2 plug-ins are part of new UAD Software v7.6. Available exclusively for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo-equipped workstations, the Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier Plug-In is an exacting emulation of the dual EL84-powered boutique guitar amp. Inspired by British classics such as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsVideoProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 01:40 PM,
    John Penn, CEO of Undercurrent Labs, producer, 3D sound designer and songwriter, insists upon the sonic accuracy of his D8 studio reference monitors from Equator Audio when working on projects. Undercurrent Labs is the technology development arm of InspireMedia Interactive, an IPTV network with 3D audio and surround capabilities that streams both live video and VOD (Video-on-Demand) to any Internet enabled device. As the company CEO, Penn wears many hats that include business development, managing client relationships, as well as… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    Bruce Bartlett 04/15/14 12:44 PM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Audio.   Some of the most popular instruments in many genres of music are keyboards, so let’s look at some techniques to capture a grand piano, upright piano, Leslie organ speaker, digital keyboard or synthesizer. Grand Piano This magnificent instrument is a challenge to record well. First have the piano tuned, and oil the pedals to reduce squeaks. You can prevent thumps by stuffing some foam or cloth under the pedal mechanism. One popular… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio

  • lightning boy
    PSW Staff 04/15/14 08:34 AM,
    Lightning Boy Audio (LBA) has announced the availability of the 1401 stereo microphone amp and the Ghost Box, a combination that forms a versatile all-tube stereo microphone preamp. Through the use of high quality components such as NOS paper in oil capacitors, NOS tubes, Carnhill iron and the careful layout of point-to-point wiring, the 1401 Preamp (short name) and Ghost Box command a stereo image with high fidelity.  The preamp was designed to serve as the output amplifier for the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneProcessorSignalStudio

  • Monday, April 14, 2014
    Bobby Owsinski 04/14/14 02:51 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Reverb. It’s use goes through cycles from a lot to almost none, but you’ll usually find at least some reverb-type ambience used in every mix. The problem is that you can’t really tell much of a distinction between the different types of some inexpensive plug-ins or boxes. In case you’re a little fuzzy about the differences between the types of reverb available, here’s a little refresher excerpt from The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMeasurementProcessorSignalStudio

  • Friday, April 11, 2014
    Tim Crich 04/11/14 02:14 PM,
    Regardless of how long you’ve been in the business, there’s always room for improvement. Here are some tips to help your hearing, career, and maybe even blood pressure while in the recording studio. Praise The Lowered Work at lower volume levels. If the level must be up, get your sounds, then insert your earplugs, checking the sound once in a while at lower levels. There is nothing in the recording studio as important as your hearing. Longevity in the recording… View this post
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  • aes
    PSW Staff 04/11/14 01:32 PM,
    The 136th Audio Engineering Society Convention (Saturday, April 26, through Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Estrel Hotel and Convention center in Berlin, Germany) will feature the European premiere of Project Studio Expo (PSE), which will take place on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27. PSE, which has been a well-attended event at the last two AES Conventions in the U.S., offers a venue for focusing on some of the most timely and relevant areas of interest facing today’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationMicrophoneSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/14 11:35 AM,
    Wisseloord Studios (Netherlands) recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of the re-opening of the studio. Coinciding with the anniversary, Wisseloord unveils its new Studio4, known as the Vintage Room: a one-room concept studio, with the look and feel of a living room, but with technical amenities catering to smaller productions, tracking sessions, collaborative songwriting, and the like. This feel-at-home space features a Neve 8016 desk with 1073 preamps, and a 12-channel 1960’s EMI console, reputedly to be the one used to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/11/14 09:34 AM,
    The AND Group, a collection of music management and media companies who are working with some of today’s top music insiders and hit makers, have found the demand for Dangerous Music products grow as more artists, DJ’s and other like-minded professionals use them.  . “We’re a hybrid between a traditional artist management company, a publishing licensing company, and an experiential marketing company for brands,” says company co-founder Lucas Keller. “The marketing we do is specific to music and entertainment, a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessInterconnectStudio

  • Thursday, April 10, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 02:18 PM,
    As part of a complete architectural and electronic renovation, Virginia Arts Recording recently replaced its large-format digital console with a 16-channel API 1608 analog console with P-Mix fader automation. The north-central Virginia-based studio has been serving local musicians, labels, and radio stations for over 30 years. The current owners, Chris Doermann and Sean Dart, are embracing that history and the industry’s pivot to analog with the new API console and a 24-track, 2-inch tape machine. Virginia Arts Recording also retains… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesInstallationStudio

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