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by    Roger Maycock    on    10/30/2013

Charlotte, NC – October 2013… Neutrik USA, the leading supplier of robust and reliable professional connectivity solutions for audio, video, and data, is pleased to announce the recipients of the company’s 2013 premierePARTNER Awards program. The premierePARTNER Awards recognize ten select companies that have developed an innovative product that incorporates Neutrik-brand connectors and meets the highest level of innovation for their segment of the industry.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    10/29/2013

olid State Logic, the world’s leading provider of tools for creative audio professionals is proud to announce that producer and studio owner Paul Savage has upgraded his Chem19 Studios, with an AWS 948 Hybrid Console/Controller. Chem19 is a commercial recording studio which occasionally doubles as an in-house studio for artists on the Chemikal Underground record label. Since re-opening as a fully-upgraded creative environment for high-level recording in 2006, it has played host to an impressive selection of artists that includes Calvin Harris, Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai, King Creosote and D...

by    Music Marcom    on    10/28/2013

Master Steinberg’s powerful multi-platform audio production softwareMontclair, NJ (October 25, 2013) – Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, is now shipping Power Tools for Cubase 7 by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth.Cubase is a program that transforms your computer into a complete recording studio, providing every button, knob, switch, and fader found in a hardware-based studio, plus a few extra controls that don't normally exist in that realm. Cubase 7 offers practically unlimited tracks for mu...

by    David Goggin    on    10/28/2013

 Gov't Mule's new album, "Shout!", is the tenth studio album from the acclaimed power blues group, and a departure from all their previous releases.  Their first album for Blue Note Records is a double-album -- one set collecting 11 new tracks, and the other featuring an all-star line-up of artists interpreting those songs.

by    Lauren De Bellis    on    10/28/2013

Stanton®, a Gibson Pro Audio brand and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs, joined forces with Scratch DJ Academy, to make a splash on the high seas. Now families can learn how to DJ while cruising aboard some of America’s top cruise lines.

by    David Goggin    on    10/24/2013

 Vintage King Audio proudly hosted the 5th annual triumphant return of Afterglow, the premier recording industry after-party during the 2013 AES Convention.  This year a day of demos and an evening bash was held at the legendary Chung King Studios, known around the world as "The Abbey Road of Rap."

by    Roger Maycock    on    10/23/2013

Los Angeles, CA – October 2013 … With the advent of digital recording and mixing, tremendous strides have been made in areas such as snapshot and dynamic console automation. And while nobody wants to return to the days when re-setting a mixer for either a concert or studio project required lengthy preparation, everybody seems to agree that analog equipment had an inherent warmth that digital lacks—hence the popularity of tube equipment, ribbon microphones, and the like. Perhaps nowhere is this preference for analog warmth more evident than with the work of studio and live mix...

by    David Goggin    on    10/23/2013

 The METAlliance  (Music Engineering & Technology Alliance) has announced that Sennheiser has become the newest Pro Partner of the organization.  Pro Partner membership is limited to companies that have shown a capacity and proclivity to manufacture and distribute products that meet the organization's professional audio qualifications.

by    Music Marcom    on    10/22/2013

“This is the perfect trail guide for musicians, engineers and anyone else interested in how the universe of sound operates.” – Jovino Santos Neto, Brazilian American jazz pianist, composer, and arrangerMontclair, NJ (October 22, 2013) – Hal Leonard, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history and more, releases Beyond Mastering, the highly anticipated second book by mastering engineer Steve Turnidge.In his first book, Desktop Mastering, Turnidge gave readers a tour of his unique approach to mastering, all the whi...

by    Music Marcom    on    10/22/2013

Select 3 EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP titles and save 60% off the retail priceHollywood, CA (October 22, 2013) –, the industry leader in virtual instruments distribution, is offering Scary Deals this month, which allows musicians to purchase any 3 of the eligible EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP virtual instruments for 60% off the individual retail price.All eligible titles can now be played with EASTWEST’s newest version of its proprietary software PLAY 4to support Avid's new AAX format. This will allow Pro Tools 11 users to work with EASTWEST’s virtual instruments in 64-bit,...

by    Music Marcom    on    10/21/2013

Flawless vocal production is just a click awayAES, New York City, (October 18, 2013) - iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, has released Nectar® 2 Production Suite. Designed specifically for voice, Nectar 2 harnesses the power of iZotope’s award-winning vocal technologies to quickly and easily treat your voice to sweet results. Whether you're tracking or mixing, Nectar 2 is designed to deliver professional vocals fast.“When developing Nectar 2, we focused on adding cutting edge tools like the new Harmony and FX modules, as well as classic tools that have made voca...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    10/21/2013