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by    David Goggin    on    10/17/2014

  "Tracking In Session with The Guys" The METAlliance (Music Engineering and Technical Alliance) Academy is coming to Nashville's famed Sound Stage Studios for an immersive recording event on December 6 & 7.  "Tracking in Session with The Guys" attendees will participate and interact with METAlliance founders: Chuck Ainlay, Ed Cherney, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg, Elliot Scheiner, and Al Schmitt in live recording sessions. 

by    David Goggin    on    10/16/2014

 Vintage King Audio, the leader in professional audio sales, studio consulting, and comprehensive gear servicing teamed up with TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik to make this a very special AES in honor of its return to Los Angeles. Dubbed the "Telefunken Microphone Summit," Vintage King and Telefunken recorded a live session with Zane Carney and Friends showcasing a full range of dynamic and condenser models from the microphone titan.

by    Music Marcom    on    10/15/2014

Music production collaboration network announces support for stem-only projects-- In addition to the existing support for major DAWs, Blend (, the premier platform for collaborating on music projects, now also supports the universal, multi-track stem format to share music sessions. The first project published in this format is OK Go's "I Won't Let You Down" from their newly released studio album Hungry Ghosts.

by    Heather Ball    on    10/10/2014

U.K. loudspeaker manufacturer PMC is proud to publicly announce the first sale of PMC's QB1-A reference monitors. The sale of two pairs of the new reference monitors to Capitol Studios has been confirmed at the AES Convention in Los Angeles as part of the ongoing refurbishment program at Capitol, with one pair destined for Studio A, the other for Studio B.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    10/09/2014

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – OCTOBER 2014: Metric Halo announced the start of the 2014 Fall Sale with the best deals ever offered on Metric Halo gear. Save up to 58% off list prices on all products including hardware and software. With this sale, customers will save up to $1,100 off Metric Halo’s award-winning hardware products, and up to $400 off Metric Halo’s award-winning software products.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    10/09/2014

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 2014: The TransAudio Group is proud to announce the release of two new MOSFET Class A/B design dual mono power amplifiers from ATC – the P1 Pro and P2 Pro. At 150W/ch into 8 Ohms and 300W/ch into 8 Ohms respectively, these fan-less, rack-mountable power amplifiers offer the perfect solution for any studio wishing to get the best out of their passive monitors, including the all-new ATC SCM20PSL Pro.

by    David Goggin    on    10/09/2014

 Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc.(NYSE:HPP) announced today the launch of United Recording under the original name of the famed recording studio located at 6050 Sunset Blvd. United Recording, located at Sunset Gower Studios, was formerly known as Ocean Way Recording. United Recording, one of the world's most recognized music recording studios, is responsible for record sales of more than one billion units. United Recording was founded in 1957 by the legendary recording engineer and electronics inventor Bill Putnam with the backing of Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.

by    David Goggin    on    10/09/2014

 Barefoot Sound is introducing their newest studio monitor, the MicroMain45 at AES 2014 in Los Angeles, Booth #1031.  Featuring the same revolutionary signal path, amplifier and driver technologies as the flagship MiniMain12, the MicroMain45 is stripped down to the bare essentials to deliver the renowned Barefoot power, resolution and accuracy at a more affordable price.  

by    Nicole Rosen    on    10/09/2014

Company to incorporate variety of d:dicate™, d:screet™ and d:vote™ Microphones into piano for attendee headphone listening stations

by    Music Marcom    on    10/08/2014

Ozone 6, a complete mastering platform featuring an elegant and modern interface, will preview to the public at AES 137

by    Nicole Rosen    on    10/08/2014

DPA Microphones presents the latest versions of its d:facto™ Vocal and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones at the 137th AES Convention (Booth 1109). Among the updates are the golden finish and nickel grids for the d:facto, which follow DPA’s continued commitment to providing the best vocal microphone on the market. Representatives will also discuss the d:vote 4099 Rock and Classic Touring Kits.

by    David Goggin    on    10/08/2014

 Award-winning Penteo 4 Pro will be demonstrated on the Avid S6 pro mixing pod at Avid's Booth #1201 at AES, October 10 - 12.  Penteo 4 Pro discretely converts stereo to 5.1, offering exacting control over sound image placement to create high-quality, natural-sounding surround.  Penteo has won the 2014 Editor's Choice award by Pro-Tools Experts as has been nominated as one of 2014's plug-in of the year by Resolution Magazine.


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