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by    Roger Maycock    on    05/30/2014

Adriana Kelder, Producer for the Caravan Stage Company Charlotte, NC – Based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, the Caravan Stage Company is a theatrical troupe that operates tours in Canada, the United States, and internationally throughout England, Europe, and the Mediterranean. While this in and of itself might not be particularly unique, the fact that this group does all of this aboard a custom built, flat keeled vessel is. Not only does the production crew and all the actors and actresses reside aboard the vessel, it also serves as their performance venue. And to ensure the most rob...

by    Music Marcom    on    05/30/2014

Hollywood, CA (May 30, 2014) – EASTWEST and Steven Wilson offer an exciting contest starting now through the end of June. Composers and musicians who create a demo with Ghostwriter (or a trial version) can enter to win the full version, 2 VIP tickets to a Steven Wilson concert and the chance to meet the band. A free 10-day license can be obtained at the contest entry page (iLok required).The demo can be in any style and needs to be 2 minutes or longer and must be made using only the 800+ instruments and presets in Ghostwriter.Entries can be submitted at the contest entry page. The top 10...

by    Music Marcom    on    05/30/2014

More of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Greatest Records RevealedMontclair, NJ – (May 29, 2014) - Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published Behind The Boards II, by Jake Brown. The initial volume of Behind the Boards was the first definitive rock-record producer's anthology of its kind, taking readers inside the studio to experience the creation of life-changing music by the biggest artists and bands in music history!Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Record...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    05/30/2014

EDM producer Raoul van Grinsven, has added an SSL AWS Hybrid Console/Controller to his Innersound Studios in Eindhoven, Holland. van Grinsven is part of a new wave of electronic producers discovering the unique difference an SSL SuperAnalogueTM audio console can make to the final mix and is using his AWS for mixing and mastering a range of EDM projects. Also known as the hardstyle DJ Zany, van Grinsven regularly tours major dance venues across Europe, Australia and the U.S. When he’s in the studio, the AWS gives van Grinsven new clarity and depth to his sound.

by    Roger Maycock    on    05/28/2014

Shell Rock, IA – May 2014… Chandler Limited, recognized globally for signal processing and related music and audio products that deliver the classic analog warmth recording and performing professional musicians seek, is pleased to announce the release of its new TG2-500 Pre Amp. Building upon the popularity of the company’s acclaimed TG2 Pre Amp / DI, the new TG2-500 delivers the classic sound of the EMI TG12428 pre amp used in EMI/Abbey Road recording and mastering consoles in the late 60s and early 70s—in the company’s 500 series module form factor.

by    Roger Maycock    on    05/28/2014

 Burbank, CA … Mojave Audio, a company founded by David Royer (known for his work with ribbon microphones), is pleased to announce the debut of the company’s online media library. Featuring a vast collection of audio samples and video tutorials, examples, and session overviews, the new Mojave Audio online media library is an outstanding reference for learning about miking techniques and the Mojave Audio microphones used to capture any given sound or music source. 

by    Roger Maycock    on    05/28/2014

 Los Angeles, CA – May 2014… Whether it’s teaching a small class or streaming to an audience of thousands, when it comes to showing off a product or demonstrating a technique, freedom of movement and consistent sound are vital. Headset and earset microphones are ideal for this type of work, as the microphone’s capsule remains in consistent proximity to the speaker’s mouth. After experimenting with a variety of possible miking solutions, Scott Wilkinson, Editor of AVS Forum ( found the ideal microphone—the classic E6 Earset from Menlo Pa...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    05/27/2014

One of Mexico’s most popular rock groups, Zoé, is using an SSL Live console to drive the group’s wedges and in-ear monitors for their latest world tour.

by    Roger Maycock    on    05/21/2014

Austin, TX – May 2014… With a background that encompasses residency in New York, Kingston, Jamaica, Boston, MA, and Austin, TX, singer / songwriter / guitarist Jess Klein is a well-known artist who has performed at Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival as well as on ABC’s popular morning TV show Good Morning America. With a musical style that reflects a combination of Americana, Rock ‘n Roll, plus Blues and Folk, her influences range from Howlin' Wolf to Motown to Springsteen to Joni Mitchell. She has recorded seven solo albums and sung harmonies on numerous other artists' a...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    05/20/2014

The engineering team for Jason Aldean’s Burn It Down tour is bringing the artist’s popular brand of country rock to the next sonic level with an SSL Live console for both FOH and monitoring. A triple platinum artist who has released such albums as My Kinda Party, Relentless and Wide Open, Aldean has been wowing fans for years, packing in tens of thousands of enthusiastic attendees at each of his shows. For his latest U.S. tour, Aldean’s team is benefiting from the flexibility of Live and its trademark SSL sound quality.

by    Music Marcom    on    05/20/2014

Blend (, an online network where musicians share and collaborate on tracks, announces support for FL Studio project file format. In addition to allowing musicians to publish, pull, and collaborate on tracks made with FL Studio, Blend will automatically detect the version, plug-ins and BPM for each project.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    05/19/2014

When founding members of the multi-platinum band LIVE established Think Loud Studios in their hometown of York, Pa., a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality Analogue Console/Controller was the only choice for the world-class facility’s expansive Studio A. The extensive experience that the group and their engineers have with classic SSL analogue consoles led them directly to Duality.


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