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Shure Introduces PSM 300 Stereo In-Ear Monitoring System

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:25
Shure in Niles, Ill., unveils the PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor System: the P3TR112GR (PSM 300 system with SE112-GR earphones) and P3TRA215CL (PSM 300 system professional bodypack with SE215-CL earphones). The core system also includes the P3T (PSM 300 wireless transmitter), P3R (PSM 300 bodypack receiver) and P3RA (PSM 300 professional bodypack receiver).

October 2014 Editor's Note: Every Page an L.A. Story

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 06:00
Mix magazine's Editor's Note, in the October 2014 issue of Mix

GameSoundCon Speakers, Attendees To Be Interviewed For Documentary 'Beep'

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:07
GameSoundCon announces that Karen Collins, a leading and prolific academic in the field of game audio, will bring her film crew to GameSoundCon, the premier game music and sound design conference, to cover the event and to interview attendees and speakers for the Kickstarter-funded documentary, 'Beep: A Documentary History of Video Game Music and Sound'. GameSoundCon 2014 will be held on October 7-8 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.

Megadeth's David Ellefson Uses PreSonus Studio One Professional for Personal Projects

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:28
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson keeps busy with an impressive range of his own projects. His DAW of choice for these projects is PreSonus Studio One Professional.

Aphex Moves Its Headquarters to Salt Lake City

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:12
Pro audio brand Aphex announces that it has relocated its headquarters to Salt Lake City to increase operational efficiencies by being closer to parent company DWV Entertainment, as well as the core Aphex creative and engineering teams. The move was completed in September and includes the opening of a new Aphex warehouse in Utah to complement existing manufacturing and shipping facilities in California.

Production Mixer David Macmillan to Receive the CAS Career Achievement Award

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 15:47
Cinema Audio Society President David E. Fluhr, CAS, announces that the organization will honor Production Mixer David Macmillan, CAS, with the Cinema Audio Society’s highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award. The award will be be presented on February 14, 2015, at the 51st CAS Awards in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles.

Adder at Skywalker Sound

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:50
Skywalker Sound’s efforts to connect editors, mixers and studios throughout its multi-room Marin County facility and across vast distances go back more than 20 years. The company was one of the first to embrace 512x512 routers in-house and was pioneering in its use of EDNet technology to connect its Bay Area and Southern California facilities back in the early to mid-1990s.

SPL-USA Joins Audio Plus Services

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:41
As of September 15, 2014, Audio Plus Services, the distributor responsible for making Focal one of the leading monitors in North America, and SPL-USA, have agreed to join their resources to support the increasing growth of the German brand SPL.

Chameleon Labs Acquired by V3 LLC

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:31
Chameleon Labs, manufacturer of analog studio products, announced on September 26 that it has been acquired by V3 LLC, a company headed by Marcelo Vercelli, who is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in designing and building live sound, studio electronics and speaker products.

Joe Perry, In His Own Words

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:44
On October 7, the legendary guitarist will release a book called 'Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith'. Here, he sits down with Mix magazine contributor and producer of the Soundworks Collection, Michael Coleman.

Universal Audio Announces UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:41
Universal Audio in Scotts Valley, Calif., announces its new line of UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators: QUAD Core ($999), QUAD Custom ($1,399), OCTO Core ($1,499), OCTO Custom ($1,899) and OCTO Ultimate ($5,999); all prices are street prices.

Deluxe Sound Department Launches Canada's First Dolby Atmos Mixing Stage

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:06
Deluxe Toronto Ltd., a division of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., global supplier of a broad range of services and technologies to the entertainment industry, announces a major upgrade of its mixing rooms. Improvements include the introduction of Dolby Atmos technology to Mix 1—Canada’s largest film mixing stage.

Gear Expo Nashville 2014 on September 27

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:51
The second annual Gear Expo will be held Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Nashville’s Berry Hill neighborhood at 2826 Dogwood Place, Nashville, 37204. Known as “Nashville’s Pro Audio Block Party”, this event is a creation of Pensado’s Place, the acclaimed weekly educational Web series, in conjunction with Vintage King Audio, a leader in professional audio sales, studio consulting and comprehensive gear servicing.

Radial Introduces the StageBug SB-48UB Phantom Power Supply

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:12
Radial Engineering in Vancouver, British, Columbia, debuts the StageBug SB-48UB ($150 MSRP), a phantom power supply that enables a guitar, bass or mandolin player to connect a condenser microphone to a Radial PZ-Pre or PZ-Deluxe.

Alto Professional Live Series Mixers Now Available

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:53
Alto Professional announces the availability of its Live Series analog mixers: the 8-channel, 2-bus Live 802 ($229); 12-channel, 2-bus Live 1202 ($279); 16-channel, 4-bus Live 1604 ($499); and 24-channel, 4-bus Live 2404 ($599); all prices are street prices. Live Series mixers offer a modern look, low-profile design, low-noise, high-headroom DNA preamps, extensive EQ, built-in compression, Alesis DSP effects, and USB audio/connectivity.

Drawmer Introduces the 1973 3-band FET Stereo Compressor

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:20
The all-analog Drawmer 1973's ($1,825 MSRP) features include three independent compressor sections with two variable-frequency 6dB/octave crossovers to separate them into low, middle, and high frequency compression sections. Each section contains familiar threshold, gain, attack, and release controls, along with gain-reduction metering.

Audiofile Releases Loop Editor 2 for Mac

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:51
Audiofile in Minneapolis announces the availability of Loop Editor 2 on the Mac App Store, on sale for a limited time for $29.99 (regular price is $49.99). Loop Editor 2 is intended as a replacement for the now discontinued Apple Loops Utility and offers support for all loop types, beat detection, ACID files, and more.

Avid Artist Suite Pro Tools | Duet, Pro Tools | Quartet USB Audio Interfaces

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:26
At IBC in Amsterdam, Holland, Avid and Apogee announced two new Avid Artist Suite products for music recording and stereo audio post: Pro Tools | Duet ($1,099) and Pro Tools | Quartet ($1,899) USB audio interfaces. These solutions feature Avid branded versions of Apogee’s award-winning Duet and Quartet audio interfaces, each paired with Avid’s industry-standard Pro Tools 11 software for Mac and Windows customers.

Al Schmitt Is Awarded Berklee Honorary Doctorate

Mix Magazine Pro Audio News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:32
On September 10, producer and engineer Al Schmitt was presented with a Berklee honorary doctor of music degree by the college’s president Roger H. Brown at a ceremony at Capitol Records’ famed Studio A in Los Angeles. The event also commemorated the 25th anniversary of Berklee Today, the college’s alumni magazine.
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