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by    Roger Maycock    on    09/22/2014

LOS ANGELES, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 — On Wednesday, October 8 at The Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, CA (http://www.thesoundsummit.org/la), just prior to the start of the 137th International AES Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices will host The Sound Summit LA event. The three manufacturers represent the pinnacle of the location audio capture side of professional audio, with products commonly used in the field, including DPA’s d:screet™ Miniature Microphones and d:dicate™ 4017B Shotgun Microphone, Lectrosonics&#...

by    Roger Maycock    on    09/22/2014

Hickory, NC – September 2014… Recent health care changes—such as new documentation requirements, electronic medical records, and increased pressure to complete documentation during the patient’s actual office visit—have created new challenges for medical professionals. While laptop computers and tablets have certainly increased computing mobility, the need for real-time data entry into electronic medical records (EMR) has become quite a challenge—particularly if one’s typing skills are marginal. To better meet the demands of his profession while stream...

by    Music Marcom    on    09/22/2014

Only 8 days left to receive $100 off admission to the premier game music and sound design conference GameSoundCon and to be automatically entered to win a virtual instrument suite worth up to $5,000. Click here to get a special coupon to register for GameSoundCon and for the chance to win EastWest Complete Composers Collection Pro 2!GameSoundCon's 10th conference will be held October 7-8 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles and features two days of sessions, panel discussions and hands-on workshops from over twenty of the game industry's leading composers, sound designers and a...

by    Music Marcom    on    09/19/2014

Project files for Moby’s single “The Last Day”, from his latest album Innocents, are now available exclusively on Blend in Ableton Live and Avid Pro Tools formats for music producers to re-interpret and remix the song on the online collaboration platform at http://blend.io. 

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    09/18/2014

Students at California Baptist University’s (CBU) Collinsworth School of Music are not only taught the art of making music, but the best possible way to enhance the performance aspect of their instrument or voice. That’s why their professors and mentors turn to DPA Microphones for on-stage amplification, which ensures that students gain first-hand experience with world-renowned professional equipment. With an audio locker that features a combination of the company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics, d:fine™ Directional Headset Mic...

by    David Goggin    on    09/18/2014

 Future Youth Records, which has a long-term association with San Francisco's Studio Trilogy, has completed a preliminary chapter of the Mission Girls Remonstrance Project.  Spearheaded by FYR founder and producer Jason Wall, the project aims to create music that rallies against songs and videos that objectify and degrade women in the hip-hop music community.

by    Music Marcom    on    09/17/2014

Audiofile, a leading music technology company, today announced the availability of Loop Editor 2 on the Mac App Store. Loop Editor 2 is the perfect replacement for the now discontinued Apple Loops Utility and raises the bar with support for all loop types, beat detection, ACID files, and more.

by    David Goggin    on    09/16/2014

Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Steve Pederson recently employed the new Penteo 4 Pro stereo-to-5.1 upmixer plug-in for the current film "Into the Storm" and upcoming, "The Equalizer."  Pederson used Penteo to create multichannel surround mixes from stereo recordings by Moby and Eminem.

by    David Goggin    on    09/15/2014

 Pictured in the Music Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center is chief engineer Rob Macomber holding the Sanken CUW-180 stereo microphone.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/15/2014

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 2014: TransAudio Group, U.S. rep for ATC and other boutique professional audio companies, introduces the ATC SCM20ASL Pro MkII near-field reference monitor. The ATC SCM20ASL Pro MkII improves upon the ATC SCM20ASL Pro. Like its predecessor, the MkII is a high-performance two-way active loudspeaker that is ideally suited for critical near-field applications or as surround channels in larger systems. Its exceptionally neutral output extends across the audible spectrum and is now improved by a new amplifier design, a new ATC-made dual suspension tweeter, and a ...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/15/2014

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 2014: Mix engineer Billy Decker scored his first #1 single in 2006 with Rodney Atkins' "If You're Going Through Hell," which is among the first (if not the first) #1 country song to be mixed entirely in Pro Tools and bounced to disc. He recently celebrated his eighth #1 single with Parmalee's "Carolina." An in-demand engineer stationed in Nashville, Decker gracefully negotiates the happy demands of a 22-year marriage and two children by maintaining a rigorous work schedule. "I come in at 8:30 in the morning and leave by 5:30 or 6:00," he said. "I mix...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/15/2014

JESSUP, MARYLAND – SEPTEMBER 2014: Since introduced at the 123rd AES Convention in New York City in October 2007, the API 1608 console continues to make its way into colleges and universities across the globe. In the past year alone, more 1608s have been placed in educational institutions compared to any other year since 2007. These full-featured consoles, each with various channels of recording and mixing capabilities, now grant students, ranging from high school to graduate school, the opportunity to learn on the analog technology used in professional studios all over the world.

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