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  • Friday, July 20, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/20/12 08:12 AM,
    To meet its high standards of television production, Jiangsu TV recently invested in a brand new 8-channel and 4-channel HD EFP audio system. To work in conjunction with this purchase, the station also invested in Soundcraft Vi6 and Vi1 digital consoles to mix the in-house shows on the 8-channel and 4-channel systems, respectively.  The 8-channel audio system is configured through the Vi6 through two Soundcraft stageboxes and fiber wiring. The main functionality for this setup is for the popular “If… View this post
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudioAudio

  • Thursday, July 19, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/19/12 12:41 PM,
    Castlesound Studios, located in Scotland, has installed a Solid State Logic AWS 948 Hybrid Console/Controller. The new console was recently used to complete music tracks featuring renowned Gaelic singer, Julie Fowlis, for the soundtrack for the new Pixar feature ‘Brave.’ Replacing an original AWS 900, the AWS 948 provides Castlesound with an expanded channel count and new features to adequately handle larger productions. “As our business has progressed, we felt the need to get a console with a greater number… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudioAudio

  • allen & heath
    PSW Staff 07/19/12 09:28 AM,
    Allen & Heath has released a major firmware and driver update for the GS-R24 recording console that includes integrated support of the HUI protocol for direct integration with DAW applications with HUI MIDI control presets, such as ProTools and Reaper. Users will also benefit from a range of enhancements to the FireWire interface driver. HUI, which synchronizes DAW software and connected hardware devices, is now emulated by three virtual MIDI ports in the GS-R24’s new firmware, tunneled over the mixer’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectMixerSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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    Matthew Weiss 07/18/12 10:59 AM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   Strings are arguably the most expressive instrument next to the human voice. Knowing how powerful string instruments can be, it’s often intimidating recording them. It’s impossible to give an exact formula for the best string sound – but I have a few key tips that will really help you get that beautiful singing string sound. A Sense of Space Figure out where the strings will be in the mix, and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogConsolesMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/17/12 07:19 AM,
    Harman Professional and the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy hosted their first-ever “From Mic to Mix” event at Los Angeles’ Conway Recording Studios. Open to The Recording Academy members and industry professionals, “From Mic to Mix” featured a live acoustic recording session by the pop/soul group Elaine Faye & Company, engineered by 2-time GRAMMY winner Nathaniel Kunkel, and showcased the latest recording products and technologies from AKG, JBL Professional and Lexicon. Nathaniel Kunkel has earned GRAMMY Awards… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollEducationMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/17/12 06:43 AM,
    Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre in Armagh, Northern Ireland, is one of the first venues in the world to install Allen & Heath’s new GLD digital mixer. The GLD mixer is comprised of a GLD-80 mixer plus an AR84 I/O rack in the control room, and an AR2412 rack down on the stage floor. Replacing an existing analogue desk, the installation is part of a wider overhaul of the venue’s analogue audio infrastructure, which includes installing Cat5 around the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalInstallationStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/17/12 06:28 AM,
    Vintage King Audio has opened VKLA, a private Los Angeles showroom and demo studio on Sunset Blvd., to better serve pro audio professionals in the heart of the world’s biggest recording market. “We’re extremely proud of VKLA and eager to give our clients access to this extraordinary facility,” remarked industry vet Tom Menrath, recently named head of VK’s Strategic Development. “VKLA provides an unprecedented opportunity to compare the finest gear in the world in a proper recording studio environment. “Visits… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesEngineerStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/17/12 05:33 AM,
    Blues sensation Ana Popovic, a “Best New Artist” W.C. Handy Award-nominee, is tracking her next release at Ardent Studios in Memphis.  Born in Belgrade, Serbia, Popovic formed her first band when she was 19, gaining a strong following throughout Europe and with her band, Hush, opening for such Blues stalwarts as Junior Wells. Recorded in Ardent Studios’ new Solid State Logic Duality-equipped Studio C, musicians included Frank Ray Jr., Hammond B3; John Williams, bass; and Tony Coleman, drummer for BB… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductConsolesEngineerStudioAudio

  • Monday, July 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/16/12 04:11 PM,
    Aphex has introduced HeadPod 4, a compact, portable headphone amplifier capable of driving four separate stereo outputs with individual level controls from the selected input source. HeadPod 4 combines four independent Aphex stereo amplifiers and high quality converters in a rugged metal case and offers low distortion and wide frequency response with plenty of headroom. HeadPod 4 overcomes the limitations of typical headphone amps through the use of four completely independent stereo amplifier channels that ensure minimum distortion and crosstalk… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAmplifierSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, July 13, 2012
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    Joe Gilder 07/13/12 09:08 AM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   With all the tutorial videos, podcasts, and webinars I do, I spend a lot of time in front of a microphone, recording spoken word. I almost always use a dynamic microphone (my trusty AKG D5). When I first started doing tutorial videos, I would go for my best “radio voice,” and put the microphone right up next to my mouth. As we all know, our good friend—Proximity Effect—exaggerates the bass frequencies… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogDigital Audio WorkstationsMicrophoneProcessorStudio