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by    Roger Maycock    on    07/31/2013

 Chicago, IL – August 2013… Michael Mason’s flute improvisations in the world of jazz and world music are well known and his list of credits includes performances with music industry icons James Newton, Arturo Sandoval, Ian Anderson, and Edward ‘Kid’ Jordan to name but a few. With a pedigree that includes having recorded seven compact discs for the Southport Records/Chicago and Lake Effect Records labels, Mason’s work is highly regarded. So when the performance calls for sound reinforcement, what microphone does this leading flutist insist upon? None ot...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    07/31/2013

SEOUL, KOREA – JULY 2013: When MI Corp signed on as a distributor earlier this year, it was clear that they would make a great API representative in Korea. Now, taking the next step, MI Corp has become Korea’s representative, making the coveted console available to an entire market that was previously untapped.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    07/31/2013

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – JULY 2013: In only a dozen years, Jonathan Loeser has risen from newly-minted SAE Institute graduate to FOH engineer for multi-platinum country act Rascal Flatts. Along the way, he has worked as FOH engineer & production manager for Olivia Newton-John, FOH & monitor engineer for Prince’s “Welcome 2 America” tour, and FOH Engineer for Colbie Caillat’s 2011 Tour. The amiable engineer secured those gigs by delivering consistently excellent results, largely free of hiccups or hassles, through careful planning. One of his go-to tricks i...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    07/31/2013

VANCOUVER, CANADA – JULY 2013: Veteran monitor mixer and founder of Vancouver-based audio company Gearforce, Robert Nevalainen ensures the many channels of wireless audio systems used on Bryan Adams’ international tours function flawlessly. After reading an article on polarization diversity for wireless microphone antennas, Nevalainen decided to evaluate the Diversity Fin cross-polarized antenna, from RF Venue, against other directional antennas while on a six-city tour through Australia. “We did an A to B type test comparing the Diversity Fin against our stock Shure and Senn...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    07/31/2013

WHAT: Metric Halo announces their 2013 Summer Sale Extravaganza, running now until September 15, 2013.  Featuring the best deals ever offered on Metric Halo’s award-winning products, the 2013 Summer Sale provides you with an excellent opportunity to experience Metric Halo’s legendary quality first-hand. A 30-day, money-back guarantee backs Metric Halo’s hardware products so you can try them out in your studio with no risk. Metric Halo also provides a free 30-day demo for its software products, so you can try before you buy.

by    Music Marcom    on    07/30/2013

iZ Announces New High-Efficiency Power Supply For iZ RADAR 6 And ADA II New high-efficiency power supply makes for a quieter recording experience New Westminster, BC, Canada (July 30, 2013) – iZ Technology, long-time innovator of music and audio products, has announced the development of a new power supply for its prestigious hard disk multi-track recorder, RADAR 6, and its standalone converter, ADA II. This new environmentally friendly development reduces thermal energy waste enabling a quieter, cooler, and more reliable recording experience for the user. In the words of iZ ...

by    David Goggin    on    07/30/2013

 Vintage King Audio and the popular video series Pensado's Place teamed up for Gear Expo 2013, the premiere audio event of the Summer in Los Angeles. While Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick chatted on stage with a top roster of artists, producers and engineers, attendees viewed new and vintage gear and met with sales representatives from prominent audio manufacturers.

by    Music Marcom    on    07/26/2013

BASSMAXX Launches DiaMon DJ112: Huge Sound, Tiny Box Self-powered monitor with amazing size to output ratio and unique design Austin, TX (July 25, 2013) – BASSMAXX proudly announces the availability of their new, very compact and very loud DiaMon DJ112. The DiaMon DJ112 gives venues more options for speaker placement without compromising on sound. It also provides mobile DJs big system volume while keeping setup time and effort to a bare minimum.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    07/25/2013

The Garden, a sophisticated mix and dubbing studio in the heart of Brooklyn featuring an outdoor, namesake garden lounge area, is growing its business with a Solid State Logic AWS Hybrid Console/Controller. The studio, consisting of a large control room and drum kit-sized dubbing room, successfully bridges the gap between in-the-box and out-of-the-box mix projects with the AWS as the center of the operations. The Garden relies on SSL’s sonic legacy to attract and retain clients.

by    Music Marcom    on    07/23/2013

First Winner Chosen: Location Sound GiveawayFirst of 50 prizes was a Lectrosonics UCR411A Digital Hybrid Wireless SystemNorth Hollywood, CA (July 25, 2013) – Location Sound’s Most Awesome 50 Days of Audio Gear Giveaways Ever (at is now in full swing, and the first winner, Ramsey Mellette, a location audio mixer in Los Angeles, CA, walked away last July 15 with a Lectrosonics 411A Digital Hybrid Wireless System and a big grin on his face. (click headline for full story...)

by    Lauren De Bellis    on    07/18/2013

While mixing the Pet Shop Boys’ current Electric world tour, the band’s longtime sound engineers, Holger Schwark (FOH) and Seamus Fenton (monitors), needed to transfer signals and keep the sound within the digital domain. In order to do so, the duo have been relying on a multicore system from Optocore, the leading provider of scalable, high-bandwidth, low-latency fiber-optic networks for the transmission of audio, video and data in a variety of markets, including pro AV, live and fixed installations and broadcast.

by    David Goggin    on    07/18/2013

 Vintage King Audio is the 2013 'Best Online Presentation' winner, as recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) at the Top 100 Dealer awards.  Chosen from among hundreds of peers in music instrument and product retailing from around the world, Vintage King's efforts and business practices exemplify the very best in category.


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