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by    David Goggin    on    06/28/2013

 The Lonely Island's new "The Wack Album" was mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood.  Mastering engineer Brian "Big Bass" Gardner was joined in the studio by Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone.

by    Music Marcom    on    06/28/2013

iZotope, Inc., Cambridge, MA (June 27, 2013) - iZotope,a leading innovator in digital signal processing, has partnered with Avid Technology to provide Insight, an Essential Metering Suite, with every copy of the new Media Composer 7, an industry-leading nonlinear editing solution. Insight, a collection of fully scalable, customizable meters for post production and broadcast applications, will be installed automatically with Media Composer and free to use for 30 days.

by    Music Marcom    on    06/28/2013

Hal Leonard Publishes The Rickenbacker Electric Bass - 50 years as Rock’s BottomMontclair, NJ (June 24, 12013) – Ever since the mid-1950s, Rickenbacker basses have been establishing the musical bottom for rock, jazz, and funk. Rickenbacker’s iconic 4001 bass is just one of nearly 40 distinct models produced in the last six decades. Players and collectors have longed for a reference for the different models, features, finishes, and details. The Rickenbacker Electric Bass – 50 Years As Rock’s Bottom provides hundreds of color photos and descriptions, along with the ...

by    David Goggin    on    06/27/2013

 TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is adding two new models to its popular dynamic microphone lineup.  The new "Shorty" compact M80-SH provides the bright, open sound of the standard M80, while the new low profile "Shorty" M81-SH produces the darker, richer tones of the M81.

by    Heather Ball    on    06/26/2013

Stanton® DJ, a part of the Gibson® Pro Audio Division, is once again bringing the future of DJ gear and talent to DJ Expo 2013 in Atlantic City, NJ, August 13-15. Three-time Grammy Award winner, hip-hop legend, and Stanton headliner DJ Premier will kick off this year’s stellar roster of events on Tuesday, August 13 at 3:30 p.m. by spinning on Stanton’s STR8.150 Turntables at booth #500. There will be additional appearances throughout the show by leading Stanton artists Biz Markie, DJ Miss Joy and DJ Serafin showcasing the unique SCS4.DJ USB Mixstation.

by    Music Marcom    on    06/25/2013

Enter to win some serious audio gear!North Hollywood, CA (June 25, 2013) – Location Sound is celebrating the launch of their redesigned website with one of the largest and longest giveaways in the audio industry yet. The name fits the occasion: The giveaway will start on July 15 and last for 50 full days. The Location Sound team secured what can only be described as the most awesome loot of audio gear audio professionals have ever laid eyes on.  

by    Heather J. Davis    on    06/25/2013

QUEBEC, CANADA – JUNE 2013: When singer-songwriter Florent Vollant updated his studio, it was a 32-channel API 1608 console that found its home in an interesting place in the far north. Established in 1997, Vollant’s Studio Makusham is located in Mani-Utenam, Quebec, Canada, a part of the Innu Reserve, where over 3,000 indigenous people reside.

by    Roger Maycock    on    06/24/2013

Las Vegas, NV – June 2013… As the third largest hotel in the world and the largest hotel resort complex in the United States, the MGM Grand Las Vegas is one of the true cornerstones of Las Vegas entertainment. From the 2013 ACM Awards to the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Robert Guerrero boxing match, the MGM Grand is one of the most in-demand venues for entertainment of all types. With its broad assortment of clubs, conference centers, and arenas, the MGM Grand has something for everyone. And to ensure the best audio performance at its many events, Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman microp...

by    Music Marcom    on    06/24/2013

EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP Releases Complete Composers Collection 2Select 7 or more from 20 world-class virtual instruments – up to 70% off – ships on “plug n play” external hard driveHollywood, CA (June 24, 2013) – EASTWEST is proud to announce the newest version of their Complete Composers Collection, the popular customizable bundle which allows users to individually select a minimum of 7 award-winning EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP Virtual Instruments and save over 70% off the list prices of the items chosen.

by    Music Marcom    on    06/21/2013

EASTWEST Announces Quantum Leap Stormdrum 3Featuring legendary drummer Mickey HartHollywood, CA (June 20, 2013) – Following nearly a decade of success of Stormdrum 1 and2, EASTWEST offers up a new collection of superb percussion samples in Quantum Leap Stormdrum 3 (SD3). This virtual instrument sets a new standard in percussion sound quality and performance, and it is a must for film, TV, and game development. 

by    David Goggin    on    06/19/2013

 Vintage King Audio, the world's premier retailer of new and vintage recording equipment has added a hand-picked selection of gear aimed toward the guitar-tone fanatics of the world. The newly available assortment of pedals, amplifiers, and guitars were pulled together from some of the finest boutique builders and the most well-respected manufacturers in the industry.

by    Music Marcom    on    06/18/2013

Register Today!  Location Sound Corp. Presents Seminar"Dante Digital Networking On Set"This Seminar will be streaming live at This free seminar is a demonstration of Audinate's Dante Network as it interfaces with Dante-enabled devices from pro audio and video manufacturers such as Sound Devices, Lectrosonics, Shure, Yamaha, and Focusrite. There will be a Q&A session where representatives from each manufacturer, including Audinate, will be on hand to answer your questions.Presenters:Landon Gentry, Mana...


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