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by    Christine Sammarco    on    10/01/2014

The 137th AES Convention, which is being held in the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 9-12, 2014, is an important one for UK-based loudspeaker manufacturer PMC (Booth 1628), who will be publicly exhibiting a new high-end product aimed at the large-scale reference monitor market for the very first time internationally.

by    Music Marcom    on    10/01/2014

EASTWEST, the industry leader in virtual instruments for over 25 years, has released Hollywood Orchestral Percussion, produced by award-winning team comprised of Doug Rogers, Nick Phoenix, Thomas Bergersen, and engineer Shawn Murphy. This release completes the company’s flagship Hollywood Orchestra, which also includes Hollywood Strings, Hollywood Brass, and Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds.

by    David Goggin    on    10/01/2014

 With over a year and half of development and beta testing with top recording engineers, the newly designed M60 FET (Field Effect Transistor) small diaphragm microphone is TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's first non-vacuum tube, FET-based solid-state condenser microphone.  

by    Heather J. Davis    on    10/01/2014

SANTIAGO, CHILE – SEPTEMBER 2014: With sound quality a top priority, mix and mastering engineer Gonzalo González E. wanted to expand his studio offerings, while maintaining the high quality of recording for which his clients are accustomed. With all the needs of his growing studio in mind, González was advised by 57 Pro Audio, API’s Chilean distributor, to add a standard 1608 console. The 1608 is a perfect match for the size of CHT Estudios, as well as both the independent and bigger international label clients that it works with. “We usually record bands of...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    10/01/2014

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Ivor Drawmer, maker of classic analog, and now digital, pro audio signal processing equipment, drew on his thirty-plus years behind the soldering iron to create the Drawmer 1973, a three-band FET stereo compressor. Drawmer's longtime distributor, TransAudio Group, will distribute the 1973 in the USA. Three features set apart the Drawmer 1973 from other multichannel dynamics processing solutions. First, the all-analog 1973 sounds noticeably better than the wide variety of multiband plug-ins popular with mixers. Second, the 1973's controls are sensibly selected and intuitively...

by    David Goggin    on    09/30/2014

 plus24, the exclusive Sanken Microphones distributor is exhibiting at AES the Chromatic Series, designed for studio recording engineers who demand the highest level of transparent, accurate and natural sounding recordings.  See and hear the entire family of Sanken microphones at AES Booth #1034

by    David Goggin    on    09/29/2014

 Prominent classical music recording engineer/producer David Bowles has purchased the new Digital Audio Denmark AX32 AD/DA converter from US distributor plus24.

by    Heather Ball    on    09/25/2014

Robert Lang Studios is a living legend. This two room facility serving the Seattle and North Western U.S. creative community has a storied history as a creative space for groups, such as Nirvana, the Dave Mathews Band and legendary producers Butch Vig and John Goodmanson. As part of its ongoing commercial development and delivery of advanced education in collaboration with local colleges, the facility has upgraded one of its control rooms with an SSL Duality console.

by    Music Marcom    on    09/24/2014

Alan Parsons’ Art & Science of Sound Recording: The Book, is a complete rewrite and reappraisal of the award-winning video series. Parsons takes his approach to sound recording to the next level as the book provides ample space to present more technical background information, more detailed diagrams, and more in-depth discussion on each of the twenty-four topics, from “A Brief History of Recording “ to the now-classic “Dealing with Disasters.”

by    Music Marcom    on    09/23/2014

Westlake Pro, a leading retailer of professional audio, recording gear, live sound equipment, and technical services is heading into the final week of their month-long September Gear Giveaway and will draw the Grand Prize on September 30.

by    Roger Maycock    on    09/22/2014

LOS ANGELES, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 — On Wednesday, October 8 at The Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, CA (, just prior to the start of the 137th International AES Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices will host The Sound Summit LA event. The three manufacturers represent the pinnacle of the location audio capture side of professional audio, with products commonly used in the field, including DPA’s d:screet™ Miniature Microphones and d:dicate™ 4017B Shotgun Microphone, Lectrosonics&#...

by    Roger Maycock    on    09/22/2014

Hickory, NC – September 2014… Recent health care changes—such as new documentation requirements, electronic medical records, and increased pressure to complete documentation during the patient’s actual office visit—have created new challenges for medical professionals. While laptop computers and tablets have certainly increased computing mobility, the need for real-time data entry into electronic medical records (EMR) has become quite a challenge—particularly if one’s typing skills are marginal. To better meet the demands of his profession while stream...


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