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  • Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/08/14 12:53 PM,
    Located in the heart of Manhattan, Heavy Melody Music composes original tracks for film and video game trailers, designs sound and music for video games and television, and functions as a post-production facility.  Four friends run the studio, as well as software development company Heavyocity Media – a resource for composers and sound designers looking for production-ready musical and sound design elements.  Producing for both companies requires a wide range of technical audio needs, which is why each of Heavy… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/08/14 12:29 PM,
    As one of the few boutique music production companies operating in the Kent countryside of the UK, Rimshot Productions is uniquely positioned to cater to a wide variety of recording artists. Having provided production, studio and mastering services for many years, owner Mike Thorne has equipped the studios at Rimshot Productions with AKG microphones to ensure world-class quality of service throughout the company’s history. Situated in the countryside just an hour away from London, Rimshot Productions was built a few… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, April 07, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/07/14 01:12 PM,
    At the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas this week, Avid (booth SU902) is previewing cloud collaboration workflows, an online marketplace, and an open metadata schema that will help audio professionals to work together with remote contributors, manage projects and media, and find new outlets for content monetization. “The media industry is going through a period of unprecedented change, and to be successful, audio professionals need to create, share, manage, track, and distribute their content in powerful new ways,” states… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductEngineerEthernetInterconnectMixerNetworkingSoftwareStudio

  • presonus
    PSW Staff 04/07/14 12:23 PM,
    Having worked with UK rockers Def Leppard in the studio and as concert front-of-house engineer for well over a decade, Ronan McHugh has had ample opportunity to try out lots of different gear with the band. McHugh has been using the new PreSonus ADL 700 tube channel strip to record the band’s first studio album since 2008’s Songs from the Sparkle Lounge, and he gives the channel strip high marks all around. “Before we started working on the album, I… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertDigitalProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • sennheiser
    PSW Staff 04/07/14 12:06 PM,
    At this week’s NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas, Sennheiser [booth C3217] has unveiled the new MK 8 large-diaphragm, multi-pattern condenser studio microphone. It offers five selectable polar patterns (omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, supercardioid, figure-of-8), a low cut/roll-off filter, and selectable pad. “The MK 8 expands Sennheiser’s successful series of large-diaphragm condensers, and professional users will appreciate its versatility,” says Sebastian Schmitz, microphone product manager. “Its sound is direct and harmonious, characterized by a defined bass, beautifully rounded mids and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • recording
    Bobby Owsinski 04/07/14 07:20 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   One of the things that musicians, engineers and producers sometimes have trouble with is how much to charge for their time. Here’s an excerpt from The Music Producer’s Handbook that covers the pros and cons of all the alternatives. It’s aimed at producers, but just as applicable to engineers, musicians, and any professional trying to decide how much to charge. What if a local band asks you to produce them? What do… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessEngineerStudioTechnician

  • yamaha
    PSW Staff 04/07/14 06:47 AM,
    At this week’s NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems (booth C2143) has announced version 1.5 software of the NUAGE advanced production system, which will be available in May via free download. The new version will allow remote control of R Series audio interface head amplifiers from NUAGE Fader/Master control surfaces. In addition to providing a broader selection of I/O options for NUAGE systems, the software also allows Yamaha CL Series digital console inputs to be shared… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, April 04, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/04/14 01:44 PM,
    Fostex has announced the first change to its 6301 Series of active monitor loudspeakers in more than 30 years of production, with the line now joined by new 6301N models. The four new models retain the robust die-cast construction of the current 6301, with new features including a 20-watt class D amplifier, multi-voltage power handling, a detachable power cable, and an energy-saving stand-by mode. The compact dimensions are almost identical to the current 6301, with the only difference being a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsProductAmplifierAVLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • ssl
    PSW Staff 04/04/14 11:34 AM,
    Solid State Logic  has announced the appointment of Dr. Enrique Perez Gonzalez as chief technology officer of the SSL board of directors, a promotion from his current role as head of R&D. “Enrique is one of those rare individuals who has deep technical ability, first-hand experience of our markets and the skills to manage product research and development effectively,” states SSL CEO Antony David. “Even more importantly, he has the vision to build upon our technical heritage and the resources… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessConsolesManufacturerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio

  • radial engineering
    PSW Staff 04/04/14 03:45 AM,
    Currently in the midst of The Band Perry’s first world tour, “We Are Pioneers,” front of house engineer Jon Garber is utilizing a wide range of tools from Radial Engineering. The Band Perry has been on a huge popularly surge, with Garber, who joined the band after nine years with Rascal Flatts, touring for more than 170 shows a year. “The main challenge I have right now is that we’re on a different PA every night, so making it consistent… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInterconnectSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

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