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by    Vanessa Bishop    on    03/04/2015

Monitor Engineer turns to company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics for the legendary jazz musician’s piano

by    Roger Maycock    on    03/03/2015

Council Bluffs, IA – March 2015 … Grundorf Corporation, a leading manufacturer of equipment for musicians and audio professionals, is pleased to introduce the new GMT-004 Guitar Maintenance Table. Designed as the ultimate toolbox / guitar workspace for both electric and acoustic guitars, this one-of-a-kind work table features separate compartments to keep tools, strings, and supplies handy.

by    Music Marcom    on    03/03/2015

After relentless touring in 2014, the metal band Of Mice & Men stepped into Hybrid Studios in their home base of Orange County, California to record some new material. The sessions resulted in four new songs, which appear as bonus tracks on their February 24, 2015 release of Restoring Force: Full Circle, a follow-up to their 2014 album Restoring Force on Rise Records.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    03/03/2015

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – MARCH 2015: Metric Halo's distributor for Thailand, Kimleng Audio, is hosting KimMix 2015, a Sound Engineer Mixing Competition. The contest is running now and ends March 8th. There is no purchase necessary. Contestants receive a brief training about the Metric Halo product line, which includes high-end multi-channel interfaces and beautiful-sounding plug-ins, and then mix a song provided by Kimleng Audio using a Metric Halo interface, Metric Halo plug-ins, Focal studio monitors & headphones, and the DAW of their choice (Logic, Cubase, or Pro Tools)....

by    David Goggin    on    03/02/2015

Enterprising rocker Drew DeRieux has wrapped up his debut project at United Recording (formerly Ocean Way), with senior staff engineer Wesley Seidman also producing.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    02/25/2015

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 2015: Metric Halo, maker of high-end professional audio interfaces and plug-ins, is proud to support the Seattle Composers Alliance (SCA). Metric Halo will donate two Production Bundles for the SCA’s online auction in the weeks leading up to its annual Spring Fling fundraising gala, music showcase, and silent auction (Monday, March 9, 2015). The Production Bundle is Metric Halo’s complete collection of great sounding, easy-to-use plug-ins, including ChannelStrip (the enduring classic), Character (signal path modeling), HaloVerb, Precision De-...

by    Brainstorm Media    on    02/25/2015

CAD Audio’s new U39 professional USB condenser microphone with TrakMix™ headphone monitoring is ideal for home recording, social media. podcasts, gaming, audio for video, journaling and other computer-based audio applications.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    02/25/2015

The duo performed at the legendary after-awards party using company’s d:facto™ Vocal Microphones

by    David Goggin    on    02/23/2015

Eclectic New Orleans funk band Galactic has embraced a variety of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik for their stage and studio work.

by    Music Marcom    on    02/19/2015

Hybrid Studios, Orange County’s premier multimedia AV production facility, has recently upgraded the power distribution system on their sound stage, greatly increasing its maximum capacity and power handling for large-scale projects.

by    Music Marcom    on    02/19/2015

Aiming to pave new ground in game development by sharing the process with the players, Cloud Imperium Games is currently developing Star Citizen, a record-shattering crowd funded title that combines classic space sim game play with Hollywood-caliber visuals. Working with a combination of in-house audio engineers and gamers presented the company with unique audio content and licensing needs, which Pro Sound Effects, the next level sound effects library company, was able to accommodate with a customized multi-user licensing solution.

by    Roger Maycock    on    02/19/2015

Engineers Gus Pollek and Jack Vad (l to r) placing Royer SF-2 ribbon mics on side-by-side pianos while recording the San Francisco Symphony on stage at Davies Symphony Hall. Photo: Kristen Loken San Francisco, CA – February 2015… West Side Story, the timeless musical set in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City that explores the rivalry between two gangs—the Jets and the Sharks—while drawing inspiration from William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, was recorded by the San Francisco Symphony for release on SACD and digital download. Released on the SFS Me...


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