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  • Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Matthew Weiss 05/15/14 02:18 PM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   Drum recording is generally regarded as one of the trickiest tasks for an engineer. I’m here to tell you it’s not, as long as you understand the basic principles and have a clear vision of what you want. I’m going to outline an approach to drum recording that will consistently work. This isn’t the only way to do it by any stretch, but it’s a failsafe. The magic word is… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogVideoStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneSignalStudioTechnician

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    PSW Staff 05/15/14 01:50 PM,
    iIzotope Inc. has released the eighth sound library for Iris, an award-winning software synth built on spectral selection technology. Designed for exclusive use with Iris, Resonant features a fresh palette of playable, acoustically inspired patches built around bell, glockenspiel, kalimba and vibraphone-like samples. Choose from more traditional musical instruments, or experiment with wild and unusual sounds based on cans, tubes and lampshades. Featuring metal, wood, plastic, and other pitched percussion sources, Resonant offers bright and clean sounds ready to fit… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/14 10:57 AM,
    Focusrite’s RedNet range of network audio interfaces are playing a key role in the live broadcast and recording of some of Brazil’s biggest entertainment events. Recently, Brazilian outside broadcast (OB) company Mix2Go invested in multiple RedNet units as part of their wider digital audio/visual network for the broadcast and recording of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final Draw event. Like most professionals working in live sound, remote recording and broadcast, sound engineers Daniel Reis and Beto Neves from Mix2Go have… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundDigitalEngineerInterconnectStudio

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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    Bruce Main 05/14/14 05:55 PM,
    Several years ago I was managing a touring sound company, and we decided to take a stab at contracting. Because our expertise was in large systems, we focused on big installations like stadiums. In those days, most sports facilities were being designed with 12-channel boards, wimpy amplification and loudspeaker clusters kindly called “flying junkyards.” We perceived a huge gap between what was being offered to the average sports fan and what we were consistently providing to other entertainment patrons at… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerInstallationMicrophoneNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/14/14 09:57 AM,
    Globally itinerant musician and producer Will Holland recently purchased a Prism Sound Titan USB multi-track audio interface, making him the latest high-profile buyer to utilize the product. Holland, aka Quantic, is currently setting up his latest studio in New York, after spells on the UK’s south coast in Brighton and seven years spent in Bogota, Columbia. His background encompasses a wide range of music styles – he started his career in instrumental hiphop and electronic music before expanding into producing… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/14/14 08:25 AM,
    Legendary producer Steve Pageot picked up his first Harman AKG recording microphone at the age of 19, from where he ambitiously combined his engineering skills with a passion for music, leading to an esteemed career in music production. Inspired by electronic engineering magazines, he taught himself how to mix and record songs three years later. Today, he uses several AKG microphones and headphones that have seen him through countless studio sessions. Having worked on multiple high-profile albums with Krayzie Bone,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/13/14 09:08 AM,
    Operating out of the home of sound engineer Kjetil Arvesen Nesheim, Kan Lyd is a growing professional project studio for mixing and overdubs. While recording and mixing full productions, Kjetil often travels with his studio gear to record throughout multiple locations. To create the sounds of a big studio through smaller recording spaces, Kan Lyd has commissioned API’s THE BOX console to accommodate the needs of recording artist clients with worldwide audiences. Kjetil had dreamed of owning a high-end console… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Monday, May 12, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/12/14 08:39 AM,
    Multi-suite post production facility Creative Sound in Paris is delivering its services with three Solid State Logic C300 HD master studio systems and one C10 HD. The studio and its team have won numerous awards at Cannes and other European film festivals for European cinema projects and has an extensive history of creating French language versions of international films, including such recent projects as The King’s Speech, Diana, Homefront and August: Osage County, as well as the upcoming releases Selfie… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/12/14 08:01 AM,
    Marsh Mastering, headed by Stephen March, has been behind the soundtracks for some of Hollywood’s best known films and TV shows, as well as many audiophile collections and other high-end recordings. Marsh is particular about his mixing environment and has spent considerable time and scrutiny creating a space for critical listening and decision making. “When I’m in a mastering room, one thing I want to be able to do is to just lay bare the audio,” he states. Marsh has… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Friday, May 09, 2014
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    Wiliam Wolf 05/09/14 05:14 PM,
    From the archives of the late, great Recording Engineer/Producer (RE/P) magazine, enjoy this in-depth discussion with legendary producer George Martin at A.I.R. Studio London, conducted by William Wolf. This article dates back to the January/February 1971 issue. William Wolf: What do the letters “A. I. R.” stand for? George Martin: Associated Independent Recordings. WW: Has A.I.R. done any independent production locating the talent, etc. as yet? GM: Yes, but not much. We left our respective companies just over five years… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerMixerProcessorStudioTechnician

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