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  • Monday, February 06, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/06/12 01:09 PM,
    Radial Engineering has introduced the Shuttle, a new multi-function effects insert module for the 500 Series frame format and the Radial Workhorse. The Shuttle offers three insert loops: —Loop-1 is a front-panel insert that employs 1/4-inch TRS connectors for fully balanced connectivity—Insert-2 is an unbalanced insert that is also front panel mounted that easily interfaces to standard effects devices—Insert-3 is available on the Workhorse using the Omniport, which is wired following convention with tip-send, ring-return, making it ideal to interface… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductProcessorStudio

  • lexicon
    PSW Staff 02/06/12 09:00 AM,
    Lexicon has announced the availability of the individual plug-ins from its PCM Native Effects and PCM Native Reverb Bundles, with a total of 14 plug-ins available, including Pitch Shift, MultiVoice Pitch, Chorus, Resonant Chords, Random Delay, Dual Delay, Stringbox, Vintage Plate, Plate, Hall, Room, Random Hall, Concert Hall and Chamber. “Offering the individual plug-ins from our PCM Native Effects and PCM Native Reverb Bundles represents our commitment to provide Lexicon users with greater flexibility and ease to obtain exactly the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • rep files
    Chris Huston 02/06/12 05:56 AM,
    As a complete oversimplification, a microphone is an instrument which measures differences in air pressure. It is not surprising that somebody would, in light of the interest in Quadraphonic sound, experiment and perfect an instrument which would measure and transduce the differences in air pressure around a full 360 degrees - to effectively create a quadraphonic microphone. Figure 1 (click to enlarge) Such a truly Quadraphonic device, developed by engineer Carl Countryman and producer Brad Miller, is in external appearance… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollSlideshowMicrophoneSignalStudioAudio

  • Friday, February 03, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/03/12 11:37 AM,
    Blue Microphones announces Mikey Digital, a plug-and-play external microphone for recording stereo audio on the latest iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models using iOS audio apps or the video function.  It offers automatic and manual gain control and a multi-source auxiliary input for direct recording of guitar and other sound sources. “Mikey Digital is the highest quality and most versatile solution for capturing professional recordings on your iOS device with most audio apps or the built-in video camera,” says John… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, February 02, 2012
    microphones
    PSW Staff 02/02/12 01:30 PM,
    MXL has introduced the V67 Recording Kit, which includes the V67GS microphone as well as two V67N microphones, as well as mounts, adapters and a case. The V67GS is a large-diaphragm cardioid condenser mic that combines Class-A FET circuitry and a transformer /coupled output for an open sound. The gold-sputtered diaphragm is 6 microns thick, and the capsule measures 1.26 inches. Frequency response is 30 Hz to 20 kHz. The V67GS offers a smooth rising presence peak which is preferred… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • recording
    Joe Gilder 02/02/12 01:10 PM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   A reader is puzzled by stereo (2-mic) acoustic guitar recording: I recently got into mixing acoustic guitar with 2 mics. The problem is that I do not know how to create as much ‘space’ as some tracks I know of. I’ve tried XY, ORTF, and spaced pair. XY and ORTF are too narrow. Spaced pair seems reasonable (following the 3:1 Rule), but the mic pointed closest to the body becomes overly… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollMicrophoneSignalStudio

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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    Bobby Owsinski 01/31/12 09:44 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   During a long discussion about vintage instruments in the studio this week, it prompted me to think about this excerpt from The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook (written with writer, composer and good buddy Rich Tozzoli) that describes some of the intangible factors that went into manufacturing Gibson humbucking pickups in the 50’s and 60’s. As you’ll see, there are a lot of external factors that went into making a pickup back then,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollProductSignalStudio

  • Monday, January 30, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/30/12 01:24 PM,
    Supporting New Wave Entertainment in its content production for creative marketing campaigns and original TV programming is Fairlight’s EVO and Xynergi consoles. New Wave Entertainment, located in Burbank, California, specializes in the creation of content, which spans the realm of creative marketing for TV networks and major motion picture studios to original TV programming. Their work has supported campaigns for blockbuster movies such as Avatar, Harry Potter, The Hangover Part 2, Happy Feet Two, and Alvin and the Chipmunks. Some… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Friday, January 27, 2012
    microphones
    PSW Staff 01/27/12 09:56 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, Lauten Audio and its North America distributor, Audio Plus Services , introduced the FC-387 Atlantis microphone, a solid-state multi-functional, large-diaphragm condenser outfitted with multiple switches for three different polar patterns, gain, and unique timbre settings. The FC-387 is for recordists seeking a diverse and useful modern FET studio microphone, offering a blends of full and rich low and mid-range, as well as smooth and unique high-mid and high-frequencies. The multiple switches located on each side… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
    namm 2012
    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:55 AM,
    Welcome to ProSoundWeb’s ongoing coverage for the NAMM 2012 Show. Held January 19-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the show drew more than 95,000 attendees from the world of professional audio and music, coming from more than 100 countries. The show floor hosted exhibits from 1,400-plus manufacturers, with hundreds of new products expected to make their debut. NAMM also provides an ever-growing slate of educational courses and programs. In addition, the show offered well over 100 live performances and events… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementStudioAudio