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by    Heather J. Davis    on    03/31/2014

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: As The Village approaches its fiftieth year of making compelling soundtracks and hit records, its technology and the artists who make it their creative home continue to evolve. Early sessions with the Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan still echo as contemporary hit-makers, such as Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Taylor Swift, and John Mayer, track, mix, and master tomorrow’s classics and inspired The Village to add a pai...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    03/31/2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA – MARCH 2014: As part of a complete architectural and electronic renovation, Virginia Arts Recording recently replaced its large-format digital console with a sixteen-channel API 1608 analog console with API’s P-Mix fader automation. The north-central Virginia-based studio has been serving local musicians, labels, and radio stations for over thirty years.  The current owners, Chris Doermann and Sean Dart, ar...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    03/31/2014

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – MARCH 2014: If mix engineers had the same cultural currency as sports heroes, Tony Maserati would be a household name the world over. The veteran mix engineer has worked with all of the music industry’s biggest and brightest stars, from Lady Gaga to Notorious B.I.G., from Mariah Carey to Puff Daddy, and from Christina Aguilera to R. Kelly. Recently he completed three weeks of mixing for Beyoncé’s self-...

by    David Goggin    on    03/31/2014

Brainstorm Electronics, of Los Angeles California, has appointed Sommer Cable as new distributor. Brainstorm Electronics, a leader in synchronization solutions since 1987, specializes in word clock, video sync and time code equipment.

by    David Goggin    on    03/27/2014

 Popular rock band Umphrey's McGee are touring with a wide assortment of TELEFUNKEN dynamic microphones for vocals and drums. "Keeping the drum kit out of a drummer's vocal mic is difficult.," says FOH mixer Chris Mitchell.  "The M81-SH offers great rejection while still sounding natural and strong."

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    03/26/2014

Solid State Logic, the world’s leading provider of tools for creative audio professionals, is proud to announce that legendary rock producer and engineer Richard Chycki

by    Music Marcom    on    03/25/2014

The Tone Fanatic's Guide to Integrating Amps and Effects by Scott Kahn

by    Roger Maycock    on    03/24/2014

March 2014… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce three new p...

by    Roger Maycock    on    03/24/2014


Burbank, CA … Mojave Audio (David Royer’s 2nd microphone company) and Royer Labs, in partnership with Sweetwater Studios, recently participated in the 2014 Folk Alliance Conference and Winter Music Camp held at the Westin and...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    03/24/2014

"With the advent of the AWS 924, our bookings have elevated from busy to massively busy"

by    David Goggin    on    03/24/2014

 Mike Minkler, multiple Oscar-winning re-recording mixer at TODD-SOUNDELUX in Hollywood has upgraded to the new Penteo 4 Pro plug-in that discretely converts stereo to 5.1, offering exacting control over sound image placement to create high-quality, natural-sounding surround.   

by    Roger Maycock    on    03/18/2014

Dallas, TX… Known as the King of Country and called a living legend by many industry critics, country music artist / producer George Strait is in the midst of a two year, multi-city tour kn...


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