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by    David Goggin    on    04/30/2013

 ansy Division founder Jon Ginoli has recorded the version of his memoir "Deflowered -- My Life in the Pansy Division."  Formed in 1991, the band was the prototypical SF gay punk band and has shared the rock stage with such acts as Rancid, The Vandals, Jimmy Eat World, Supergrass, and Green Day.

by    Roger Maycock    on    04/28/2013

Buena Park, CA – April 2013… Goby Labs, dedicated to bold innovation in the areas of musical instrument accessory products, is pleased to announce the introduction of the Goby Labs Thingy Series, which consists of the Goby Labs Guitar-hook Th...

by    David Goggin    on    04/25/2013

For the fourth year in a row, every day during the ASCAP 2013 "We Create Music Expo", The Professional Monitor Company (PMC) & Vintage King Audio entertained and educated the ASCAP audience with a star roster of music producers, songwriters, composers and engineers. 

by    Heather J. Davis    on    04/24/2013

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 2013: A 32-channel 1608 console will contribute to the education of many audio engineering students at the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music for years to come. The 1608 console can be found in Studio C of the college and was installed in the beginning of January, just in time for the spring semester.

The school, located in Los Angeles, has been an important part of music education in sout...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    04/24/2013

BUFFALO, NEW YORK – APRIL 2013: James Calabrese, owner of Soundscape in Buffalo, New York has purchased a 32-channel 1608 with an expander. The veteran composer, engineer and studio-owner chose the 1608 console as the prized piece of his upstate New York dwelling.

“I first heard an API when I was in New York helping to cut tracks for Miki Howard's debut album Come Share My Love and the engineer used a Lunchbox to EQ the massive...

by    Roger Maycock    on    04/22/2013

Roxanne Wakoski (left) with Andrea Calderwood (Vocal Program Chair) 
Los Angeles, CA…
by    Music Marcom    on    04/22/2013

Hal Leonard Publishes Mastering Auto-Tune

The definite guide to the most important music technologies of the past 15 years

MONTCLAIR, NJ (April 15, 2013) - From bedroom studios to the stages at Coachella, Auto-Tune pitch correction has become an integral part of music production and performance. Mastering Auto-T...

by    Roger Maycock    on    04/19/2013

Jacksonville, FL – April 2013… Located in the Times-Union Performing Arts Center, Jacoby Hall is home to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. As the area’s most prominent home t...

by    Roger Maycock    on    04/19/2013

Shell Rock, IA – April 2013 … Chandler Limited, recognized globally for signal processing and related music and audio products that deliver the classic analog warmth recording and p...

by    David Goggin    on    04/18/2013

 Popular Hollywood composer, arranger, and conductor Chris Walden has taken up residence in Ocean Way's new Studio C production suite.  Walden, who has worked often in Ocean Way's big Studio's A and B tracking/mixing rooms is now at work in the new adjacent writing room.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    04/17/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 2013: The Women’s Audio Mission (WAM) is a San Francisco-based, non-profit organization “dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts,” a worthy undertaking given women’s serious underrepresentation (less than 5%) in professional audio. To that end, WAM operates a professional recording studio staffed by women and intermixes its operation with collegiate-level ...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    04/17/2013

DPA Microphones’ new d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone has made internationally acclaimed jazz singer Claire Martin OBE very happy indeed. Since switching to the new microphone, Martin says she has never heard so much clarity in her voice and that the difference is so noticeable even her sound engineers are making positive comments.


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