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by    Music Marcom    on    02/26/2014

Up to 70% off until February 28, 2014Hollywood, CA (February 26, 2013) – EASTWEST is offering an additional 10% discount on their award-winning Complete Composers Collection 2. This promotion ends on February 28, 2014.The Complete Composers Collection 2 is perfect for music, film, TV, and game composers: a choice of 20 award-winning virtual instruments that cover virtually every musical genre, including seven new additions:The Hollywood Gold series with Strings, Brass and WoodwindsThe Dark SideMinistry of Rock 2SpacesQuantum Leap Solo ViolinEach of these virtual instruments is a veritabl...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    02/25/2014

“My clients know they will get the right sound from the moment they walk in and see Duality”

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    02/25/2014

When seven-time Grammy® winner Gloria Estefan belts it out during a live performance, her ear is trained to pick up on any imperfections. That’s why her long-time monitor engineer, Craig Melvin, relies on the precision of DPA Microphones to eliminate noise and capture the natural sound of the live instruments used during Estefan’s orchestra-based performances. To meet these audio requirements, Melvin depends on a combination of DPA 4023 Compact Cardioid Microphones, d:screet™ 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones, d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones and d:dica...

by    Roger Maycock    on    02/23/2014

Council Bluffs, IA – February 2014… Grundorf Corporation, a leading manufacturer of equipment for musicians and audio professionals, is pleased to announce the addition of three new models to the Grundorf ABS Series professional amp rack line. Featuring anti-flex construction for additional strength, recessed, pull-out handles, and two sets of recessed wheels for better weight distribution, these new models add greater versatility to an already exceptional product line, making them a terrific choice for professional audio engineers, A/V applications, musicians, the worship market, ...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    02/20/2014

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 2014: Although Andy Torri enrolled at a Colorado music school in the late 1980s to carefully prepare himself for a life in the world of professional audio, it was a chance meeting at a local bar that held his destiny. Mutual friends introduced Torri to Todd Park Mohr, frontman for the rising act, Big Head Todd & the Monsters. The two became friends, and shortly after Torri found himself at another bar, complaining to Mohr about how hard it was to find sound engineering work in the studios around Colorado. He expected only friendly commiseration, but ...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    02/19/2014

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – FEBRUARY 2014: Specializing in preparing students for careers in communications and the arts, Emerson College, through a collaborative initiative between VMA Prof. Pierre Archambault and the TRF Audio Group, recently added a 32-channel API 1608 analog console with full automation to its studio facilities to provide high-end sonics and a transitional work-flow between its other studio facilities. The school is located in Boston, Massachusetts and currently enrolls over 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Among schools of its type, Emerson College is...

by    Roger Maycock    on    02/18/2014

Burbank, CA… February 2014… Royer Labs, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of high quality ribbon microphones, is pleased to announce a series of eight instructional videos to demonstrate Grammy® Award winning producer / mixer / engineer Ross Hogarth’s electric guitar recording techniques using Royer ribbons. Posted online at, these videos are an excellent tool for aspiring recording engineers of all levels to learn from one of the most highly respected studio professionals of our time.

by    David Goggin    on    02/18/2014

 Bryan Barr of Pine Grove, PA, is the winner of the Vintage King Chandler Giveaway. Barr is now the proud owner of the Chandler Limited GAV19T, recognized as one of the hottest guitar amps in current production.

by    Music Marcom    on    02/18/2014

Ableton Live 9 is undoubtedly the most flexible audio application available today!Montclair, NJ (February 18, 2014) - Sound Design, Mixing, and Mastering with Ableton Live 9 deepens, enlivens, inspires, and improves your tracking, audio production, and performance skills with Ableton Live 9. From in-depth discussions of mixing and mastering that you would expect to learn in an audio production school to inspiring recipes for audio magic and mayhem, this book is designed to help you find your way int a much larger musical world. Filled with audio-making and audio-mangling recipes, tips, and mix...

by    Music Marcom    on    02/17/2014

Hollywood, CA (February 17, 2014) – Award-winning recording engineer and EASTWEST founder Doug Rogers has recently collaborated with the legendary Steven Wilson (Blackfield, Porcupine Tree) to produce one of the Master Series' virtual instruments: Steven Wilson’s Ghostwriter. Some of Steven’s most innovative sounds, as well as a selection of especially created instruments and replications of some instantly recognizable classic sounds by other legendary producers and engineers are now available for all musicians.Please watch the session video  "The Making of Ghostwriter" ...

by    David Goggin    on    02/17/2014

 TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik, the South Windsor, CT based manufacturer of vacuum tube-based microphones, has partnered with Platinum Sound Recording Studios, a leading recording studio complex in New York City, to develop a private in-studio demonstration spot for servicing all New York City and tri-state area dealers and clients.

by    Roger Maycock    on    02/12/2014

 Los Angeles, CA – February 2014… Dial in any pop / rock genre radio station these days and, before long, you’ll undoubtedly hear the music of Maroon 5. With an impressive list of hits to their credit, the release of their current hit CD—Overexposed, on the A&M/Octone label—continues that successful trend. Recorded in the world-class facilities of Conway Recording Studios, the album is a showcase for the band’s signature sound; and a significant part of that sound was crafted using signal processing equipment from Shell Rock, IA-based Chandler Limit...


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