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by    Music Marcom    on    01/29/2016

iZotope’s RX 4 Advanced and Iris 2 have won awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement at the 31st Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, the highest honor within the pro audio and sound recording industry, which recognizes the most outstanding products in the world of music making, live performance, video games, television and film. The award ceremony was held on Saturday, January 23 during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

by    D. Pagan Communications    on    01/29/2016

With state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) is one of the most successful and renowned arts training institutions worldwide.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    01/29/2016

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – JANUARY 2016: “I kind of accidentally fell into producing,” claims Josh Wilbur. “I started playing in bands in high school and then naturally gravitated to the other side of the glass. I thought I was just an engineer until someone pointed out that I was really engineering and producing the bands I was working with.” That’s fine with Wilbur, whose passion is great music and the creative process that brings it to life. In his view, recording technology is merely a tool to elicit and record great music. He started out in rock music, th...

by    MSMedia    on    01/28/2016

  North Hollywood, CA (January 2016) — For nearly 28 years, Clear Lake Recording Studios has taken pride upon being a world-class studio built to meet the needs of major label projects, while still remaining accessible to local producers, engineers and independent artists. Acoustician George Augspurger designed Clear Lake’s Studio A to include an exceptionally well-tuned control room, a vast live room and two isolation booths. Complementing this acoustically accurate space is top of the line equipment -- the best musical instruments, an impressive collection of vintage ge...

by    MSMedia    on    01/28/2016

  Costa Mesa, CA (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that as of January 15th, 2016, the company has sold 750,000 units of K Family Loudspeakers since the initial launch of the K Series in 2009. The popular K Family of Loudspeakers, which include the K Series and KW Series powered loudspeakers as well the as KLA Series active line array loudspeakers are used the world over in a wide variety of applications such as musicians/bands, DJs/dance, performance venues, A/V rental, production and houses of worship.  

by    Brainstorm Media    on    01/28/2016

The new CAD Audio GXL-EU wireless system for European operation is designed for easy, flexible use and exceptional wireless connectivity in an efficient dual system configuration.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    01/27/2016

ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS – JANUARY 2016: Wireless audio manufacturer RF Venue, Inc. has released the second generation of its popular OPTIX™ system, an affordable RF over fiber platform that allows the remote placement of wireless audio antennas using single-mode fiber optic cable. OPTIX consists of two modules: a transmitter placed at the remote antenna site, and a receiver at the rack or FOH location. Both modules have been redesigned with new components, connectors, and enclosures for improved performance and ease of use.

by    MSMedia    on    01/27/2016

 Costa Mesa, CA (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to introduce the new E Series range of passive loudspeakers, designed for sound reinforcement in entertainment applications, such as live performance, DJ and dance music, karaoke and stage monitoring and production. With their high-capacity continuous power ratings, the E Series loudspeakers will perform well with any quality, professional power amplifier. And when used as part of the complete E Series Entertainment System – with the company’s powerful PLD and GXD amplifiers and TouchMix Digital Mixers, the E Series takes a...

by    Brainstorm Media    on    01/27/2016

Fishman is partnering with WiTricity to develop new wireless power applications for acoustic and electric stringed instrument technology.

by    David Goggin communication arcs    on    01/27/2016

During the final day of this year's Winter NAMM convention, Vintage King Audio and Gearslutz hosted a festive gathering at the VK Los Angeles showroom and demo studios.

by    MSMedia    on    01/26/2016

 Anaheim, CA (January 2016) —Taylor Guitars has become well known for the array of eclectic artists over the years who have performed on the company’s stage, including Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz, Coheed & Cambria, Night Ranger, Plain White T’s, Steven Curtis Chapman, Barenaked Ladies, Christopher Cross, Blondfire, Vintage Trouble and many others. For several years as well as this year, Taylor has chosen QSC as their live sound solution of choice at Winter NAMM, with two hangs of KLA active line array loudspeaker systems and KW122 active loudspeakers. 

by    Roger Maycock    on    01/26/2016

Photo Courtesy of Insomniac.  Orlando, FL – January 2016… EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival) Orlando 2015, the electronic dance music festival hosted by Insomniac Events recently completed its 2-day run on the grounds of Tinker Field. This year’s extravaganza saw performances by a wide range of artists, including DJ's Simon Patterson, Paul Van Dyk, and Ferry Corsten along with electronica and house music artists Green Velvet, Claude Vonstroke, and many more. Both the music and the crowds were upbeat and, to ensure it stayed that way throughout the entire event, the music...


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