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by    Heather J. Davis    on    01/23/2015

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 2015: ATC, the English loudspeaker manufacturer led by Billy Woodman and renowned for building reference monitors that are unflinchingly truthful, is introducing the ATC SCM45A at NAMM 2015. The SCM45A is a completely new design but shares many features with the highly-successful SCM25A. It fills a gap in ATC’s product range for a mid-size three-way that can be used in near- or mid-field positions, has high output and extended low frequency for its size but without compromising the overall balance for which ATC is so well known.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    01/23/2015

DPA Microphones and the Villalobos Brothers, the contemporary Mexican ensemble known for their debut album Aliens of Extraordinary Ability, have teamed up for the closing performance of the 2015 NAMM Show. Set to hit the GoPro Stage at the Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center on Sunday, January 25 at 4 p.m., the Villalobos Brothers will perform a unique blend of songs that celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music, with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music, which lends perfectly to the natural reproduction of the DPA d:facto™ Vocal and d:vote™ 4099 Instrum...

by    Christine Sammarco    on    01/22/2015

Michigan-based electronic artist, producer, DJ and remixer Matthew Dear, Ghostly Records' first signing, has bought a pair of PMC twotwo.8 reference monitors for his personal recording studio, an impressive facility based around a Mac Pro running Logic and a 1979 vintage Spectra Sonics mixing console.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    01/22/2015

New VHD Pre Module brings the acclaimed SSL VHD Pre to the 500 format rack platform

by    Music Marcom    on    01/21/2015

Audiofile, a leading music technology company, announces the release of Triumph 2.5 on the Mac App Store. Built on the success of the company’s Wave Editor, Triumph 2.5 represents the next generation in audio editing, mastering, sound design, podcasting and post-production with new features, powerful DSP and a refined workflow.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    01/21/2015

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – JANUARY 2015: “For me, nothing is more exciting than working on music,” says composer and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Lentini. “It’s a privilege, a magical job. Composing, working with musicians, recording – it’s all exciting.” Based in his native Italy, Lentini is a composer for film and TV who is perhaps best known for his collaboration with Chinese director Wong Kar Wai on the Oscar-nominated feature The Grandmaster. His music for the film, Stabat Mater, plays a pivotal role, and Lentini – though an affable col...

by    D. Pagan Communications    on    01/21/2015

Gaslamp Studios based its new mix room around the SSL AWS 948 Console while enlisting the talents of a Grammy®-nominated mix engineer and a world-class acoustics expert. 

by    Heather J. Davis    on    01/21/2015

WEBSTER, NEW YORK – JANUARY 2015: Ashly Audio, leading manufacturer of high-value multichannel amplifiers and processors for the installed sound and related markets, announces that industry veteran Scott Leslie will join the company as Executive Vice President. Ashly and its parent company, JAM Industries, are committed to a new growth strategy and they are drawing on Leslie’s vision, experience, and leadership to help execute it. In the newly-created position, Leslie reports to Ashly CEO and President Mark Wentling and oversees the R&D, marketing, and the North American sales ...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    01/21/2015

Dan Spitz, co-founding member, co-producer and lead guitarist of the American thrash metal band Anthrax, and vocalist Michaela Paige, a Top 12 contestant on Season 3 of NBC’s hit reality TV show The Voice, have collaborated to form P.S., a unique blues duo with the mission of raising autism awareness around the world through a soon-to-be-released, self-titled acoustic EP. For the project, Spitz plays several unique Weissenborn lap slide guitars, which he recorded using a stereo pair of DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 4011A Cardioid Microphones, an equally distinctive micropho...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    01/20/2015

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 2015: With three Grammy wins and one Latin Grammy win already to his name, renowned mastering engineer Gavin Lurssen has been nominated for yet another Grammy Award this year in the category Best Engineered Album for mastering The Way I'm Livin' by country music singer Lee Ann Womack (which is also up for Best Country Album).  He shares the nomination with fellow Grammy-winner Chuck Ainlay, who recorded and mixed the album using ATC SCM25A active three-way near-field monitors. When the project moved to Lurssen’s L.A.-based studio, his b...

by    David Goggin    on    01/20/2015

Aerosmith's perennial rocker Steven Tyler has chosen Barefoot Sound's MicroMain27 Gen 2 monitors for his home studio in Los Angeles.  Barefoot's New MM45s To Be Shown For First Time at Winter NAMM

by    Meghan Pochebit    on    01/19/2015

M1 Distribution, an international distributor of high-end, boutique recording equipment, will introduce seven new analog products at the 2015 Winter NAMM Convention, including new gear from Shadow Hills Industries, Black Box Analog, Mesanovic Microphones, Overstayer Recording Equipment and Buzz Audio at Booth 6859 in Hall A. 

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