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  • Monday, March 04, 2013
    Bobby Owsinski 03/04/13 02:38 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Here’s an excerpt from The Music Producer’s Handbook, available here. Maybe the most crucial time in the entire recording process is the time before you actually record, which is known as preproduction. Almost always, the more time you spend in preproduction, the smoother the recording will go. It’s in preproduction where the songs are chosen, arrangements worked out, and parts are learned so well that the only thing to concentrate on during… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerStudioTechnician

  • Friday, March 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/01/13 01:06 PM,
    IK Multimedia is proud to announce the AmpliTube Orange, a complete set of 17 officially certified models of Orange amps and cabinets for AmpliTube 3 (standalone/plug-in). First introduced during London’s “swinging ‘60s” era, Orange amps are renowned for their warm and luscious tube tone and characteristic crunch. IK is the only company to offer models with Orange’s official certification, and every guitarist, engineer and producer will want to own this definitive collection. “We work closely with the IK engineers and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsVideoAmplifierConcertSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/01/13 07:24 AM,
    Professional audio plug-ins developer Camel Audio is proud to announce availability of Biolabs: Light Space, the latest in a line of highly-affordable and creatively inspirational ‘powered by Alchemy’ range of sound libraries, compatible with their free Alchemy Player v1.5 or Alchemy v1.5 — the ultimate sample manipulation synthesizer… Created by respected sound designer biomechanoid, the unique sound explorations of Biolabs: Light Space are filled with light and shade, movement and detail, fragile beauty, and subtle, shifting colours. Biolabs: Light Space… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsVideoConcertSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/01/13 06:19 AM,
    Nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Classical Compendium in 2013, producer John Schneider has relied on Harman’s AKG K240 headphones. For the last five years Schneider has been recording and mixing the unique music of Harry Partch with his band, PARTCH in his studio with the help of the K240 headphones. The band’s most recent 3-disc album – Partch: Bitter Music – was produced by Schneider with AKG headphones as they offer the “most realistic sound” available. Harry Partch was… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingEngineerStudio

  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/28/13 02:43 PM,
    Japanese pro-audio manufacturer Fostex has announced that the company’s first 2-way powered studio monitor system, the PMO.3, is now shipping. Offered in three color styles that include gray, white and classic black, the PMO.3 is a professional quality speaker system that combines a dedicated 3-inch LF fiberglass cone woofer and ¾-inch HF silk dome tweeter drivers together with a built-in class D amplifier for unparalleled performance in its class. Compact in stature, yet efficient and robust in accuracy, the PMO.3… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerPowerStudio

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/27/13 08:17 AM,
    Audiofile Engineering, creators of professional audio software for Mac OS X and iOS, announces Vio, the first app for iPhone and iPad released under the new Square B brand. Vio is designed for anyone who wants to transform their voice. In the hands of an experienced musician or producer, it is a creative tool to design new vocal sounds. The audio engine behind Vio goes beyond existing voice effects to create novel, futuristic vocal styles. Vio’s sound spaces vary in… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Bruce Bartlett 02/26/13 04:45 PM,
    From 1957 to 1962, pop and rockabilly star Rick Nelson recorded a string of number 1 hits such as Be Bop Baby, Believe What You Say, Poor Little Fool, Lonesome Town, It’s Late, Stood Up, Hello Mary Lou, and Travelin’ Man. Although these hits were produced before multitracking and digital recording, their sound quality is incredible—powerful and punchy, wide range, with extremely low hiss. What a sound they got 50 years ago. By studying the recording techniques used back then,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollEngineerMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, February 25, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/25/13 01:20 PM,
    Apogee Electronics is pleased to announce the availability of iPad, iPhone and iPod touch compatibility for Quartet, a 4 input, 8 output USB audio interface. Maestro, Apogee’s control software for Quartet, is now a free download from the app store and the 30-pin cable for connecting Quartet to any compatible iOS device is available on the Apogee website. A simple firmware update is also required. Quartet is the first professional multi-channel audio interface that makes a direct digital connection to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerStudio

  • Thursday, February 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/21/13 03:17 PM,
    Spend a few minutes chatting with globe-trotting Italian producer/engineer Pietro Foresti, and it’s easy to see that he’s passionate about his work. It’s a joy that’s contagious; his love of music is equaled by his excitement about the artists he works with and the technology he uses to create and record it. A true musical chameleon, Foresti’s diverse discography ranges from the metal-tinged punch of Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Guns & Roses) and power punk of Scott Russo (Unwritten Law)… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/21/13 07:57 AM,
    Royer Labs is pleased to announce that the company received the prestigious Technical GRAMMY Award for its ribbon microphones and the profound impact those microphones have had on the recording process. Technical GRAMMY Award recipients are determined by vote of The Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Chapter Committees, as well as The Recording Academy’s National Board of Trustees. The award is presented to individuals and companies who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerMicrophoneStudio